YMCA Christmas Extravaganza

The YMCA was fortunate to celebrate its 11th Christmas Extravaganza on Saturday, December 13, 2014.  This annual event brought out 1,100 parents and children for a day of fun, food, and toy sharing. The event began with the youth playing in bouncy castles, tug of war challenges, basketball tosses, and more.  There were hot dogs,…

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Fit Drible Dish and Swish at the YMCA

On Saturday, December 20, 2014, the YMCA served as a host site for the NBA’s Fit Dribble, Dish & Swish program. The NBA FIT Dribble, Dish & Swish program is a free competition that provides boys and girls, ages 7-12, the opportunity to showcase their basketball skills against their peers in the New York City…

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To Whom Honor is Due

The YMCA, like most organizations, has a committed staff that works behind the scene to ensure that the organization puts its best foot forward.  In September, Westchester Women of Influence honored two staff family members of the YMCA. Diana Murad was born and raised in Amman, Jordan.  She is married and is the proud mother…

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Making Fatherhood a Priority

DSC_0136 DSC_0137 DSC_0140 DSC_0141 DSC_0144 DSC_0146 DSC_0087 DSC_0093 DSC_0094 DSC_0101 DSC_0104 DSC_0118 DSC_0120 DSC_0124 DSC_0128 DSC_0129The Yonkers Family YMCA is working to help fathers serve in their rightful place as members and co-leaders for their families.  Quarterly, the YMCA has special events with Fathers and their children such as Father/Child (and Father figures) on Saturday, September 27, 2014.