More Than A Workout

You can be assured that whatever activity your family or child engages in, you'll have a safe and positive environment to grow at the Y. Discover some benefits you and your family receive as a member of the YMCA.

Spring Into Sports

January generally is a time many adults make a New Year’s resolution around health and wellness but what about the kids? Youth sports are a great way to get kids active and in a health new routine. The Y offers a variety of sports for active kids or those just starting out.  

Find Your 30!

With the arrival of the New Year, there's no better way to kick it off with trying something new in your exercise routine! Try out new music, new moves and meet new friends in a 30-minute group exercise class. Find your 30 today!  

My Y Journey: Christopher

We know it's difficult to create healthy habits when we don't have a set purpose or reason behind them. We sat down with Christopher Quinonez to tell us more about his purpose in his Y Journey. 

Kick Start Your New Year's Resolutions

Starting the new year off in a healthier mindset can be a very positive change in both your life and the life of your entire family. Here are five tips for starting your year off right!

PRESIDENT'S FIRST FRIDAY REPORT

There's so much going on within the Dallas YMCA Association! President and CEO, Curt Hazelbaker, gives his monthly take on what's happening and where we are going in his newsletter.

PRESS RELEASES

YMCA SERVICES DURING GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN

Dallas, January 15, 2019 – For federal employees and their families while on furlough during the Federal Government shutdown, the YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas is waiving a month of membership dues for our current members impacted through January, as well as offering free workouts to non-members also impacted. 

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DALLAS YMCA CFO NAMED NONPROFIT CFO OF THE YEAR BY DALLAS BUSINESS JOURNAL

Dallas, November 15, 2018 – YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas Chief Financial Officer, David Bornowski, was named Non-Profit CFO of the Year by the Dallas Business Journal at their annual awards luncheonThe Dallas Business Journal's annual CFO awards program honors financial professionals in North Texas for outstanding performances in their roles as financial stewards.  

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KNOW THE RISKS: NOVEMBER IS NATIONAL DIABETES AWARENESS MONTH

Dallas, November 5, 2018 – November is National Diabetes Awareness Month and a time for all Dallas area residents to assess their risk for developing prediabetes or type 2 diabetes. Currently, of the 84 million people with prediabetes only 10 percent know they have the condition. In addition to the high risk of developing type 2 diabetes, people with prediabetes are also at risk of developing other chronic diseases such as heart disease and stroke.

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CHILDHOOD OBESITY IS A FAMILY AFFAIR

DALLAS (September 1, 2018)  September is Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, and while the dangers of childhood obesity are well chronicled, many families need support changing their families’ habits with the goal of overweight and obese children obtaining and maintaining a healthy weight. The YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas wants families in North Texas to understand how adopting healthy habits together can help reduce childhood obesity.

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IRVING FAMILY YMCA WELCOMES NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR TO THE COMMUNITY

IRVING (August 31, 2018) - On September 4th, 6pm – 8pm the YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas and the Irving Family YMCA is hosting a Meet & Greet with new Executive Director Jesse Pazdernik at the Irving Arts Center located at 3333 North MacArthur Blvd, Irving, TX 75062. Jesse brings 15 years of YMCA experience, where he recently served as Associate Executive Director for the Rancho Family YMCA of San Diego County before joining the YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas as Executive Director of the Irving Family YMCA.

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DAYMARK LIVING FOUNDER RECEIVES GOV. ABBOT’S LONE STAR AWARD

WAXAHACHIE (August 21, 2018) John Poston, founder of the Ashford Rise School of Dallas at the Moody Family YMCA and Daymark Living, received the Governor’s Lone Star Achievement Award for his 20 year service to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Poston is also the recipient of the Dallas Y's 2017 George L. Allen Leadership Award for his outstanding leadership in service to our community or group of people who experience unique challenges.

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AT&T AWARDS $65,000 TO YMCA OF METROPOLITAN DALLAS PROGRAM EMPOWERING MIDDLE & HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS

DALLAS (August 21, 2018) AT&T awards the YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas $65,000 for the Y Achievers program that empowers students to reach their highest potential. The contribution supports the continuous expansion of the program to help middle school and high school teens. The Y Achievers program is a national YMCA program that was started in Houston, Texas to provide African American teens with a positive sense of self and aspirations for professional careers in the workforce. Today, the program helps low-to-moderate income students and families across the country.

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