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A Preview Tour of the Northwest Cary YMCA

Cary, NC – For many years now, Cary has only had one YMCA, the recently renamed Taylor Family YMCA off of Cary Parkway. But construction is nearly completed on the new Northwest Cary YMCA and we got a chance to tour it for a sneak preview. Read more

Cary YMCA Changes Name to Honor Past Leaders

Cary, NC – For almost 25 years, the Cary YMCA has been known to locals as just that: the Cary YMCA. But now the center has changed its name to reflect the family that influences its current child programs. Read more

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New YMCA Planned for Northwest Cary

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Cary, NC — A new, full-service YMCA will open next to Crosspointe Church in Northwest Cary in January 2017. The funding for the Y is made possible by a partnership with the church.  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

Bank of America Supports Y Learning with $25,000 Gift

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Story from staff reports. Photo of Reedy Creek Middle School by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC- The YMCA of the Triangle received a $25,000 gift from the Bank of America Charitable Foundation on Thursday, April 25. Read more

Great Harvest Raises $4400 for YOTA

Story by Lindsey Chester, photos by Casey Toth

Cary, NC- Sunday, our friends at Great Harvest Bread Company raised money for the YOTA swim team’s scholarship fund in a unique way. They had team members come in and bake and sell that day’s bread. Read more

Events: This Sunday, Making Dough for Y Scholarships

Story by Lindsey Chester. Photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – This Sunday, October 30, 50 swimmers from the Y’s YOTA team will be baking bread, muffins and more to raise money for scholarships. It’s a great story of giving back, and you can help from 10am to 3 pm. Read more

George Sharpe Joins Kraft YMCA Board

Apex, NC— This week, George Sharpe begins his three-year term as a member of the Kraft Family YMCA Advisory Board. Read more

Super Skippers Win Gold

Super Skippers perform at Chapel Hill competition March 5

Story by Connie Freeman, photo by Blair Booth

Cary, NC- The Cary YMCA Super Skippers brought home 34 overall medals —  12 of which were gold – from a regional jump rope competition in Chapel Hill recently. The Super Skippers won more than half of the total medals at the event. Read more