Why the YMCA

YMCA Youth and Government students have been preparing for months to go toe-to-toe with other teens from all over North Carolina.  On February 11 – 14, more than 1,000 teens will...
It’s time to have a heart to heart.Heart disease claims the lives of more than 2,200 Americans each day. It ranks as the number one killer of American women.That’s the bad news....
Discovering leadership strengths and purpose in life had Clarence E. Lightner Y Achievers talking excitably about possibilities. Tru Pettigrew, CEO of Tru-Access,  was the guest...
At the Y, you’ll find people just like yourself trying to live life a little bit healthier – at every age and stage of life, at every level of activity.“The older I get, the more...
More than 2,000 people gathered on January 18 to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at the 36th annual Interfaith Breakfast held at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel. ...
On January 11, Wake County school administrators proposed the largest expansion of year-round schools in nearly ten years.Most Wake County families are familiar with a traditional...
Make this summer better than ever for your child. The Y offers Summer Day Camps that inspire kids to explore talents and build skills.  You’ll appreciate our caring counselors and...
"Take a deep breath. Relax. You can do it." That’s our YMCA of the Triangle Vice President of Youth Development Kim Keith's advice about entering kindergarten. And, she’s talking...
Joyce retired from the Y after working here for 22 years. Today, she volunteers on the Christian Leadership Committee that plans the National Day of Prayer as well as Bible...
The Bent family joined the Y for the After School program. Once Veronica saw how her sons were developing more abilities and making good friends, the family became more involved...

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