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YMCa Offers youth soccer program

March 12, 2019
The Kandiyohi County Area Family YMCA will offer its NEW  Youth Soccer Season for kids ages 3 to 8th Grade.  The program focuses on skill development, rules of the game, sportmanship, character development and fun.  Everybody plays and everybody wins.  Nicholas McBeain, Program Director, states, “Our program encourages kids to play hard, to work with their teammates, to be good sports, and to enjoy the game.”

Volunteer coach applications are being accepted.  A coaches clinic will be held on Thursday, April 4 at 5:30 pm.  Those interetested in coaching may contact Nicholas McBeain at 320-222-9622 or at nicholasm@kandiymca.org.  Season begins April 6th! 

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YMCA offers youth basketball program

January 2, 2019
The Kandiyohi County Area Family YMCA will offer its upcoming Youth Basketball Season for kids ages 3 to 3rd Grade.  The program focuses on skill development, rules of the game, sportmanship, character development and fun.  Everybody plays and everybody wins.

Volunteer coach applications are being accepted.  A coaches meeting will be held on January 10 at 5:30 pm.  Those interetested in coaching may contact Nicholas McBeain at 320-222-9622. 

The season begins on January 12 at the YMCA with skills assessments and drills for grades 1-3. 

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NEw Year's Resolutions

December 26, 2018
2019, Rethink and Reframe Your New Year’s Resolutions!  Along with singing “Auld Lang Syne” at the start of the New Year, making resolutions is a tradition for millions of Americans. However, while choosing a resolution can be easy, sticking to them is hard. A YMCA survey found that less than a quarter of respondents kept their resolutions. Many (71 percent) tried, but stated that they fell short of their goals, while 40 percent confessed that gave up within the first few months, even weeks, of the New Year!  While there is no “right way” to keep a resolution, the Kandiyohi County Area Family YMCA, is encouraging community members to give their New Year’s resolutions a boost by:

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Holiday HEart HEalth

December 19, 2018
KANDIYOHI COUNTY AREA FAMILY YMCA OFFERS SIMPLE TIPS TO GIVE THE LIFETIME GIFT OF HEALTH AND WELL-BEING TO FAMILY AND FRIENDS THIS HOLIDAY SEASON Long-term Health Risks for Obese Youth Increases Urgency for Helping Families Make their Holidays “Heart Healthy”

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New Membership and Programs

December 12, 2018
As 2019 approaches the YMCA is preparing for changes in its membership structure and new programming.  The new options will allow the Y to be more inclusive and serve a wider audience.  “We will be offering more options for kids, families and adults to engage within the YMCA,” said Joanna Schrupp, President and CEO Jenny Holweger. “The YMCA continues working to help communities, families and individuals make stronger connections to their YMCA.” 

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Welcome week

August 29, 2018
Communities and Organizations Across the US, Including Kandiyohi County area Family YMCA Join Welcoming America in Celebrating New Americans During Welcoming Week.  
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Before and After School Age Child Care Program

August 23, 2018
After School, The Y Helps Kids Reach Their Potential!
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YMCA Launches Diabetes Prevention Program

June 7, 2011
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YMCA Mission Impact 2011

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Just Call it the Y

October 12, 2010
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YMCA Military Outreach Program

April 7, 2009
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YMCA Day Camp Develops Youth's Potential

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YMCA Healthy Kids Day is April 26th

(PDF) Awaken Summer Imagination Article

Capital Campaign Press Releases on Giving

  • ACMC Donation PDF November 5,2012
  • MinnWest Technology Campus Donation PDF November 17, 2012
  • Lakeland Broadcasting and the Linder Family PDF January 21, 2013
  • Prinsco, Duininck Concrete and Duininck, Inc.  PDF February 5, 2013
  • Willmar Area Community Foundation PDF April 22, 2013


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