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Posted by Ruthann on 10/06/2015
The YMCA of the Blue Water Area is collecting gently used children's clothing for Kids In Distress (K.I.D.S) until Friday, October 9. If you have kids clothing that is still in great condition, please feel free to drop it off in the collection box at the Welcome Center today. We will deliver all donations to K.I.D.S. For more information, contact K.I.D.S. at (810) 326-4505.
Ruthann on 09/30/2015
Have you always wanted to run a 5K but don't know how to get ready? Join our Couch to 5K Program beginning on October 6 and work your way up to a 5K in just two months - Right in time for the 2015 Jingle Bell Run!
Ruthann on 09/29/2015
The YMCA of the Blue Water Area is an incredible place to work. Right now the Y has full-time and part-time career opportunities in a variety of areas. We are currently seeking individuals for the following positions:
Full Time Coordinator - Lead Teacher
Full Time Coordinator - Swim and Water Safety
Warm World Child Care
School Age Programs
Click on the 'Be Involved' tab to learn more!
Denise on 09/25/2015
Saturday, September 26 in St. Clair
Make it a family event – enjoy the sounds of old-fashioned steam whistles, the beautiful new St. Clair Plaza and have a child identification CD made courtesy of the Mason’s all in one fun trip.
Posted by Ruthann on 09/22/2015
The Mutt-ster Mash comes to the Y on Saturday, October 17 and we need volunteers! It promises to be a fun-filled event with dozens of adorable friends on hand so visit Volunteer Spot today to sign up. Come be part of the fun!
Ruthann on 09/11/2015
The Mutt-Ster Mash 5K/2K is coming October 17th - Sign up today!
Ruthann on 09/08/2015
Home School Gym & Swim is a fantastic way for home schooled students to get their gym credit during the school year. Call Audrey Mitchell at (810) 987-6400 ext. 119 for more information.
Denise on 09/03/2015
Parents - don't forget the registration deadline for Fall I sports and swim programs is September 9.
Labor DayRuthann on 09/01/2015
Reminder: The YMCA of the Blue Water Area will be closed on Monday, September 7th, to allow our staff and volunteers to celebrate Labor Day with family and friends.
Jodi on 08/21/2015
This Saturday, August 22nd from 12:00 - 2:00 PM here at the Y. Come get muddy at the Y! Puddle Paw is a kid’s outdoor obstacle course. This fun and energetic event, specifically designed for youth, includes a slip and slide, run, mud pits, and lots of other fun obstacles. Kids will be competing against children of their own age group.
New Y Merchandise!Ruthann on 08/11/2015
Check out some of the new merchandise available at the Y Welcome Center! T-shirts in various colors are just $8 each, Racerback T’s are $15 and Hoodies for $25! Stop in today and ask for the styles/colors available ~
Ruthann on 08/06/2015
ATTN Dog Lovers! The Dog Jog 5k/2K Run/Walk that was scheduled for this Saturday is being transformed into the “Mutt-ster Mash” on Saturday, October 17. Mark your calendar today and register by clicking 'Mutt-ster Mash!' above
Posted by Jodi on 07/20/2015
Click on the link above for a schedule of Programs and Classes during Maintenance Week - July 27th - August 2nd.
Ruthann on 07/03/2015
Want to see photos from our recent Blue Water Half Marathon, 10K & 5K? Check out this link from Sadler Photography!
Happy 4th of JulyPosted by Denise on 07/03/2015
Reminder: The YMCA of the Blue Water Area will be closed on Saturday, July 4th, to allow our members, guests, staff and volunteers the opportunity to celebrate with family and friends. Have a wonderful 4th of July!
Ruthann on 06/28/2015
A fantastic day for a run! For all the results, follow this link: http://results.xacte.com?mid=422
Summer Fun!Ruthann on 06/25/2015
June 29 - July 3 Celebrate - Party Time! Hop the Gap Games as well as music and a BBQ on Friday. Members are invited to a BBQ on the front lawn on Friday - don't forget to wear your Red, White and Blue!
July 6 - 10 Shooting for the Stars - It’s Sci-Fi Week! Popcorn and movie Friday and don’t forget to dress up as your favorite Star Wars character!
July 13 - 17 Superheroes - Who’s YOUR hero? We’ll find out this week because we will have slips at the Welcome Center for members, volunteers and staff to tell us their superhero and why they are so important, and we will be posting them throughout the Y. On Friday, dress up as your favorite superhero.
July 20 - 24 Color Wars - We’ll be hosting family color wars this week so be ready to declare your favorite color.
July 27 - 31 Construction - It’s Maintenance Week and we are in heading into the “Caution: Y Fun Zone.” This week it is all about volunteering with two cookouts - one on Tuesday and one on Friday.
August 3 - 7 Artful Antics - Studio 1219 and some college are students will be invited to the Y and we will display art projects from children as well as featuring crafts in the building.
August 10 - 14 Mystery Week - We are organizing a Scavenger Hunt for members, volunteers and staff. A fun and mysterious week for sure!
August 17 - 21 Let It Snow - On Friday we will have Christmas music and Santa hats as well as holiday decorations and snow cones. This week will also kick off our annual KIDS campaign.
August 24 - 28 Movin’ and Groovin’ - Everything from the pool party to the music will be all about the 60’s. Time to get your groove on! August 31 - Sept 4 Best of the Best - Wrapping up our summer of Fun Fridays and special events, we will post photos of some of the events of the summer and relive the Best Summer Ever!
Posted by Ruthann on 06/19/2015
Summer Meal Program - The YMCA is partnering with the Port Huron Area School District to provide meals for children throughout the Blue Water Area this summer. The statewide “Meet Up and Eat Up” program offers free breakfast and lunch to children 18 and under.Check out http://www.port-huron.k12.mi.us/…/BUILDING%20TIMES%20AND%20… for more information and additional Meet Up and Eat Up sites.
Posted by Ruthann on 06/19/2015
The Blue Water Half Marathon will be run on Sunday, June 28th, and we still have many volunteer slots available. If you'd like to be part of this wonderful event, click on the Volunteer Spot link and sign up today: http://vols.pt/61G2x1
Posted by Ruthann on 06/11/2015
Check out all the results from the 2015 Senior Summer Games!
Denise on 06/02/2015
Congratulations to the 24 elementary schools that participated and thank you to the donors that provided more than $22,000 for kids to walk to earn books to read this summer. Thank you to the St. Clair County Medical Society Foundation for making this project possible. Click on the link for a listing of schools and donors.
Ruthann on 05/29/2015
The Blue Water Half Marathon, 10K & 5K is June 28th! Have you signed up yet? What are you waiting for? The earlier you register - the more cost savings! The price for the Half Marathon event changes on June 1st, so the time to sign up is NOW for the best event pricing! Register today for any of the races! Don't wait - SIGN UP NOW!
Denise on 05/28/2015
Deadline for early registration is June 1, so don't delay - register today online or at the Y!
Ruthann on 05/22/2015
There's still time to sign up to volunteer for the Macker - Click on the volunteer link to sign up now!
Denise on 05/19/2015
Brackets are set for the Macker! Be sure to check them out. If you are looking for a hotel for this weekend, visit http://mainstreetlodgeandsuites.com/ and mention you are with the Macker. They are our partner hotel for this year's event.
Memorial DayRuthann on 05/19/2015
Reminder: The YMCA of the Blue Water Area will be closed on Monday, May 25th, to allow our staff and volunteers to celebrate with family and friends.
Posted by Ruthann on 05/18/2015
Schools Out! Join us on June 12th for our End of School Holiday Camp ~ School-aged children kindergarten through 6th grade have the opportunity to make new friends and engage in indoor and outdoor activities in a safe, positive environment.
Denise on 05/15/2015
Register today for the Senior Summer Games to be held on Thursday, June 11 at the Y!
Denise on 05/12/2015
It's that time! Free athlete physicals will be available for PHHS and PHN students for the 2015-26 school year. Don't forget that all student athletes must have a sports physical on file prior to the first try-out or practice date.
Denise on 05/12/2015
Check out this interview with Tim Lubbers on EBW TV. Make sure to come on down Memorial Day weekend. We are looking for a great time in Port Huron!
Posted by Denise on 05/05/2015
There is still time! Register today for the Gus Macker 3v3 Basketball Tournament being held May 23-24. Online registration ends at 11:59 PM Sunday, May 10.
- Ruthann on 04/17/2015
Posted on 03/30/2015
Job Posting: Swim & Water Safety Coordinator. Qualified individuals should apply and inquire via Amy Meldrum at (810) 987-6400 ext. 115 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Posted on 03/27/2015
Click on the title for a copy of the flyer with all the details. Classes begin at the Mercy Health Center Fort Gratiot on Monday!
Posted on 03/17/2015
McLaren Port Huron will host its 26th Annual Children’s Fun & Fitness Festival Saturday, March 21 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the hospital. This free event gives children the opportunity to become familiar with the hospital environment in a way that is fun and active, get them excited about their health, and promote fitness.
Registration at the door begins at 9 a.m. and ends at 12:30 p.m. For more information about the 26th Annual Children’s Fun & Fitness Festival, call HealthAccess at (800) 228-1484, or visit www.mclaren.org/phfun.
Posted on 03/16/2015
The Y is seeking clerical support staff please click the link for more details or e-mail a résumé to email@example.com
Posted on 03/14/2015
What a great way to start out the St. Patrick's Day celebrations in Port Huron! Thank you to everyone who ran, cheered, volunteered and sponsored today's Leprechaun Loop.
Posted on 03/12/2015
Click the title to view this years Route and Directions.
The course is altered due to the bridge construction so take a peak! Packet pick up will be Friday from 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM and Saturday from 7:30 - 9:00 AM.
Posted on 02/18/2015
Kindergarten through 6th grade children can join in the fun here at the Y for Snow Camp when school is closed! A full day of activities including swimming, crafts, gym time and snacks are available. Camp starts at 6:30 AM and runs to 6:00 PM.
Posted on 02/16/2015
Raising a child isn't easy, and most people have to learn as they go along. Parent University can help. Find out what experts and other parents say about some of the issues you face. Learn about products and services available in St. Clair County. Get ideas to make your job easier and your child happier.
Date: March 7, 2015 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Location: St. Clair County RESA, TEC Building at 499 Range Road Marysville, 48040
Cost: $15.00 due by February 25 (Continental Breakfast and Lunch Included)
Click here to register
Posted on 02/09/2015
It's the perfect time to check out the schedule and try a new class or activity. Even though most of our classes are free to members, we do ask that everyone register so that we can plan for space. Take a minute and sign up today!
Posted on 01/06/2015
Check out the Y Dot Challenge today!
Register for Winter Session Now!Posted on 12/22/2014
Be sure to check out all of the exciting things being offered in the Winter Session starting December 29th. The website is now up to date so register today!
Y Offers Membership OptionsPosted on 12/09/2014
Take a new class. Meet a new friend. Volunteer.
We can do more together!
Check out the Y's new membership rates that go into effect January 1 and be part of something more.
Holiday Session: December 8 - 31, 2014
Have you wanted to try a program or membership but didn't want to commit to a full session or a membership? Here's your opportunity! Check out the Y's Holiday Membership.
Jingle Bell Run Results Are In!Posted on 12/06/2014
Posted on 11/26/2014
Share a video, story or photo to tell us how the Y has impacted your life. Click on the link to post on Facebook or e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Posted on 11/21/2014
Thank you to everyone who made our 125th Anniversary - Night of Champions Event possible!
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Posted on 11/03/2014
Join us for a Night of Champions Celebrating the Y's 125th Anniversary! Click the title for all the details