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- YMCA Offers Free Day for Veterans
» November 2, 2017
The Kosciusko Community YMCA is offering a free day for veterans on Veterans' Day November 11. You can also get in free if you're wearing red, white and blue.
- YMCA Collects Coats
» October 25, 2017
The Kosciusko Community YMCA is collecting coats for Combined Community Services by offering $25 off their joiner's fee for anyone who brings in a new or gently used youth or adult coat on November 1st and joins that day.
- The Kosciusko Community YMCA puts a focus on Diabetes Prevention for residents in the community
» October 12, 2017
The Kosciusko Community YMCA's Diabetes Prevention Program will have two offerings this fall. For evening participants class starts on Mondays on October 30 at 5:30 p.m. and for morning participants it will start on Thursdays on November 2 at 10:30 a.m. To participate in the program, preregistration is required. Please contact the YMCA of Greater Fort Wayne call center line at 260-755-4940 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. A Y membership is not required for participation.
- Free Week at the Y for Teachers
» October 11, 2017
The Kosciusko Community YMCA would like to offer free admission to all the teachers in our community October 23-29. Coming in as a guest on these days means you have access to everything a member would have access to including group exercise classes and the pool.
- Youth Learn Their First Basketball Skills at the Y
» September 15, 2017
Registration is going on now for Division 1 and 2 of Youth Basketball, for age 3 to 1st grade at the Kosciusko Community YMCA. Games will be played on Saturdays from October 21 to December 2. Registration will continue through October 20 with a late fee after October 15. You do not have to be a Y member to play.
- YMCA Partners to Offer a Respite Program for Parents of Children with Special Needs
» September 12, 2017
The Take-a-Break Respite Program will offer parents and caregivers of those with special needs ages 3-13, an opportunity for a break.
- Cancer Survivor Classes Offered Again at the Y
» September 5, 2017
The Kosciusko Community YMCA will be offering new LIVESTRONG® at the YMCA classes this fall. The 12-week physical activity and well-being initiative helps people affected by cancer reach their holistic health goals.
- Parenting and Marriage Seminars Coming up at the Y
» September 1, 2017
This fall the Kosciusko Community YMCA wants to help you grow as a family by offering two parenting classes and a series of marriage seminars. They're open to everyone; you don't have to be a member of the Y to participate in these opportunities.
- Free Day at the Y, when you bring in a roll of paper towels
» September 1, 2017
On Friday, September 8 the Kosciusko Community YMCA will be offering free admission to anyone who brings in a donation of a roll of packaged paper towels.
- Classes and Events at the Y this Fall
» August 18, 2017
Kosciusko Community YMCA will be starting fall classes on September 5. Classes will run through October 29. Classes for youth will include swim lessons and gymnastics classes for all ages. Registration for the Fall 1 session starts for everyone on August 21. Adult classes and events for the fall include free A1c screenings, Badminton, Adult Spanish, Pickleball, Kathy's Cancer Conversations, 8 Weeks to fitness, ESL and more.
- English as a Second Language
» August 15, 2017
Aprender inglés: Aprender los básicos de inglés con el programa "Ventures." La clase se reune los martes, desde el 11 de septiembre al 11 de diciembre, 6:30-8:00 p.m.
- New Cheer Team at the Y!
» August 2, 2017
This fall, the Kosciusko Community YMCA will be launching a new cheer team- The YMCA's Warsaw Legacy Elite. Teams will be offered to athletes 5-14 years of age based on age and skill level. The team will take place from September to April.
- Free Day at the Y, when you bring in a pet treat
» August 1, 2017
On Monday, August 7 the Kosciusko Community YMCA will be offering free admission to anyone who brings in a donation of pet treats. Admission is good for one person. The pet treats will be donated to the Animal Welfare League.
- Soccer for both youth and adults at the Y this fall
» July 31, 2017
Registration for youth outdoor soccer runs until August 11 for age 3 to 6th grade at the Kosciusko Community YMCA. The first game will be August 19 and the last September 30. The Y will also be offering an Adult Soccer League on Monday nights, 5:30-7:30 p.m. starting August 14 until October 9.
- Community Needs Assessment
» July 6, 2017
We invite you to participate in the Y's Strategic Planning process by answering a few simple questions about the needs you see in our community.Fill out this survey through July 22.
- Summer Classes and Events at the Y
» July 5, 2017
Kosciusko Community YMCA will be starting the second session of summer classes on July 17. Classes will run through August 27. Classes for youth will include swim lessons, youth fitness and gymnastics classes for all ages. Registration for summer classes will start on July 10 for everyone. In addition to classes, the Y is offering several events for all ages this summer, see the "Event" page for more information.
- YMCA's Kids' Club Before and After School program
» July 3, 2017
The Y's afterschool program combines academics with play for youth who may otherwise be left unsupervised. Eisenhower, Harrison, Jefferson, Lincoln, Madison, Mentone, Pierceton and Washington Elementary Schools all host the YMCA's Kids' Club sites from 6:00 a.m. until school starts and again after school until 6:00 p.m. for children entering Kindergarten through 6th grade. Claypool and Leesburg will only offer the before school care. Registration going on now.
- Free Day at the Y, when you bring in toiletry items
» June 29, 2017
On Wednesday, July 12 the Kosciusko Community YMCA will be offering free admission to anyone who brings in a donation of a toiletry item including toothbrushes, disposable razors, and travel sized toothpaste, soap, shampoo and conditioner.
- Adaptive Performing Arts Camp for Free!
» June 7, 2017
Kosciusko Community YMCA will be offering a new Adaptive Performing Arts Camp for free this summer June 19-23, 12:00-2:00 p.m. For anyone with a disability age 13 and up, the camp with be directed by the directors of the University of Saint Francis Jesters Program at the K21 Health Services Pavilion.
- Free Days in Honor of Men
» May 30, 2017
In honor of Men's Health Week, the Kosciusko Community YMCA will be offering free admission to men age 18 and up from June 12-18. On June 17th the Y will be offering free admission to fathers and their families in honor of Father's Day.
- Summer Classes and Events at the Y
» May 22, 2017
Kosciusko Community YMCA will be starting summer classes on June 5. Classes for youth will include swim lessons, youth fitness and gymnastics classes for all ages. Registration for summer classes has started for everyone. In addition to classes, the Y is offering several events for all ages this summer.
- Free Days in Honor of Women
» May 2, 2017
On May 13 the Kosciusko Community YMCA, will be offering free admission to mothers and their families in honor of Mother's Day. Free admission will also be offered to women age 18 and up from May 14-20 in honor of Women's Health Week.
- Keep Kids Active and Trying New Things this Summer at the Y
» April 14, 2017
The Kosciusko Community YMCA is encouraging parents to keep their kids physically active and mentally engaged by signing them up for one or several of the YMCA's 7 sports camps or the YMCA's day camp, Camp Little Eagle. This year at the Kosciusko Community YMCA, specialty camps include camps for ages ranging from 3 to 17, focused on gymnastics, fitness, basketball, soccer and golf.
- The YMCA's Summer Day Camp, Camp Little Eagle, Helps Youth Exerpience Their Best Summer Ever
» April 11, 2017
The YMCA's Camp Little Eagle is offering day camp to give kids entering Kindergarten through those entering the 8th grade an adventurous, active and healthy summer. Camp Little Eagle takes place from June 5 to August 11, 6:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
- Tball League for ages 3-1st grade at the Y
» April 10, 2017
Registration for Tball for ages 3 to 1st grade will be open until April 30. The first game will be May 6 and the last June 17.
- YMCA Sharks Swim Team Wraps up the Winter Season and Begins Again for the Summer
» April 7, 2017
The Kosciusko Community YMCA Sharks swim team had a great swim season. The team was able to host 3 dual meets at the new Parkview Warsaw YMCA pool. This season the team increased to 94 swimmers ages 5 to 17. The Kosy Sharks swim team finished up their winter season at Y State on March 3-5, 2017 at Notre Dame. The team finished 3rd at Y State.
- Corporate Challenge 2017
» April 5, 2017
There's still room for more organizations if they register for the Corporate Challenge by April 20. The Opening Ceremonies and the first set of events of the Corporate Challenge will take place the evening of Thursday April 27. Other events are scheduled for the evening of Friday April 28, all day Saturday April 29, and the afternoon of Sunday April 30.
- Free Day at the Y, when you bring in spray window cleaner
» March 31, 2017
On Tuesday, April 11 the Kosciusko Community YMCA, both the Parkview Warsaw branch and the North Webster branch will be offering free admission to anyone who brings in a donation of spray window cleaner.
- Spring Classes and Events at the Y
» March 29, 2017
Koscisuko Community YMCA will be starting spring classes on April 10 and they'll run through May 28. Classes for youth will include swim lessons, youth fitness and gymnastics classes for all ages. In addition to classes, the Y is offering several events for all ages this spring, see the Welcome Center to sign up.
- Roundabout Detour Routes to the YMCA
» March 28, 2017
Due to the construction of a roundabout at the Husky Trail and Mariners Drive intersection, the City of Warsaw has provided these detour routes to the YMCA effective April 3.
- Spring Break Camp at the Y
» March 27, 2017
Make sure your kids don't get bored this Spring Break; send them to the Spring Break Camp at the YMCA. Monday, April 3 through Friday, April 7 kids will spend each day jam packed with learning and activity. The program runs from 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. for children kindergarten through the 6th grade.
- AWS awards the Kosciusko Community YMCA an inclusive programming grant
» March 20, 2017
The Kosciusko Community YMCA was recently awarded a grant that will enable them to grow their efforts to support and engage those in our community with physical or intellectual disabilities. The YMCA will also be offering its 1st Annual Community Resource and Disability Awareness Fair for free on March 25, 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. The Y will be showcasing several organizations to increase awareness of local, regional, state and national services and resources for those with disabilities.
- The YMCA to offer Community Good Friday Breakfast
» March 9, 2017
On the morning of April 14th the YMCA will host its second annual Good Friday Breakfast featuring speaker Eric McElvenny and a hot breakfast served by Mad Anthony's. Open to everyone, this is a community event hosted at Christ's Covenant Church in Winona Lake. There are individual tickets available for $25/person and also whole tables available for $200.
- Marriage Seminars Coming up at the Y
» March 2, 2017
This spring the Kosciusko Community YMCA wants to help you grow relationally by offering a series of marriage seminars. They're offered on the 3rd Wednesday of the month from 6:00-7:30 p.m. The next seminar, on March 15, "Rekindling the Fire in your Marriage" will cover prioritizing your relationship, how to be creative with connecting and setting goals.
- Free Day at the Y, when you bring in a roll of paper towels
» March 1, 2017
On Friday, March 17, both branches of the YMCA will be offering free admission to anyone who brings in a donation of a roll of paper towels.
- Kids Develop Positive Values through Indoor Soccer
» February 3, 2017
Registration for Indoor Youth Soccer for ages 3 to 3rd grade is going on now at the Kosciusko Community YMCA
- Winter 2 Classes and Events at the Y
» January 31, 2017
Kosciusko Community YMCA will be starting their second session of winter classes on February 20. Classes will run through April 2.
- Kosciusko Community YMCA Announces New CEO
» January 30, 2017
After a nationwide, four-month search, the Kosciusko Community YMCA has announced its new CEO. A search committee of YMCA board members selected Jim Swanson to lead the nonprofit based on feedback from staff, board members, community leaders and a presentation and interview process.
- Kosciusko Community YMCA has a successful year impacting lives with the LIVESTRONG at the YMCA program
» January 20, 2017
LIVESTRONG at the YMCA is an evidence-based program built on best practices for cancer survivor exercise. The goals of the program are to empower adult cancer survivors to improve functional capacity and to increase their quality of life through an organized program of fitness and strength offered in a supportive, small-group setting.
- Bible Studies and Marriage Seminars Coming up at the Y
» January 5, 2017
This winter the Kosciusko Community YMCA wants to help you grow spiritually and relationally as they offer two bible studies and a series of marriage seminars.
- Frigid 5k Overall Race Results
» January 2, 2017
- Frigid 5k Age Group Results
» January 2, 2017