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Health: Baby Boomers and the Zumba Craze

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Cary, NC — There’s a whole lotta shakin’ going on at the Cary YMCAs: It’s the Zumba classes. With reportedly nine classes at the Cary Y and eleven at the Kraft facility, Zumba, with its high intensity activity, is clearly a crowd pleaser. Can any age take part? Read more

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Youth Basketball Just Got Even Less Expensive

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Cary, NC — As if things couldn’t get any better at the Cary Y, Youth Basketball prices have been rolled back more than 33% this season. Registration is open now through September 20.

Youth Basketball: Game On

Youth sports build character, strength, agility, teamwork and confidence. The Cary Y runs an incredible number of programs for children of all ages and needs. It’s a wholesome and professionally run atmosphere for kids.

But youth sports shouldn’t be the privilege of the fortunate few. In that spirit, The Cary Y has rolled back the cost of you basketball by more than 33% for members and non-members. There’s even financial assistance for the most needy.

From the Cary Y:

Age, grade and skill level determine team assignments. Volunteers coach our teams, and all kids play. All YMCA sports leagues emphasize teamwork and fair play.

Registration is open for the Fall 2013 season. Register by September 20, 2013.

Youth Basketball in Action

Here’s a fun video from the Y that shows the diversity and range of the program in one minute.

Game On from Cary Family YMCA on Vimeo.

Cary Y Youth Basketball

  • Grades 7-8 (Boys)
  • Grades 5-6 (Boys)
  • Grades 3-4 (Boys)
  • Grades 5-8 (Girls)
  • Grades 3-4 (Girls)
  • Grades 1-2 (Coed)
  • Kindergarten Development
  • Pre-K Development (Ages 3-4)

Practices/Games

  • Starts Sept. 23, 2013

Cost

  • $69 (Was $92) (Member)
  • $80 (Was $107) (Participant)

Financial assistance is available.

Registration

To register, you have to go to the Cary Y at 101 YMCA Drive. No online registration is available.

Registration ends Sept. 20, 2013.  For more information, visit http://www.ymcatriangle.org/programs-services/sports/youth-basketball/cary-family-ymca.

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Picture from Cary YMCA.

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Pool Safety for Parents & Kids

pool safetyCary, NC – Pool safety; it’s not the first thing that comes to mind when we think of summer fun. But if you are a lifeguard or swim instructor, you are training to prevent drowning and pool accidents across the hundreds of pools in the Triangle. Read more