YMCA Gift Cards

YMCA Gift Cards

YMCA Gift Vouchers – 2 Year Expiry Date for Online Voucher Orders Get your voucher posted out (freight free!) YMCA Gift Cards are available at all Y centres across southern Tasmania. These can be used for virtually anything at your local YMCA centre…. Memberships, swimwear, classes, lessons and much more. You choose your amount…and we’ll… Read more…

Award winning swim instructors

Award winning swim instructors

Article by Maddie Jordan, YMCA Swim School Coordinator. Here at the YMCA of Hobart we have a fantastic team of swimming instructors. Recently some of our staff were nominated and received awards for their excellent work.  Austswim Annual State Awards nominees were Kim Hill, Alyce Hennessy and Ada Crantock with both Kim and Ada receiving… Read more…

Reducing our footprint

Reducing our footprint

By YMCA Programs Officer, Louise Ims Since 2018 the YMCA at Glenorchy has been working towards reducing our environmental impact and providing ways for our members to participate. As a way to reduce our waste we changed from using single use plates to using reusable plates and cutlery.  As our staff love their coffee, we… Read more…

Happy Birthday YMCA – 175 years!

Happy Birthday YMCA – 175 years!

Happy 175th birthday YMCA 🎂 The YMCA was founded in on 6 June, 1844 during the Industrial Revolution in England, a time of great despair and poverty. George Williams, a truly inspired 22 year old, decided that something had to be done. He gathered together a few friends to form a society that met regularly… Read more…

YMCA’s ‘CEO For A Day’

YMCA’s ‘CEO For A Day’

Chloe Morgan, our Chief of business development, recently got the chance to participate in the YMCA’s ‘Young CEO Movement’. This national program provides opportunities for staff at Y’s all around Australia to work with their CEO’s & receive training opportunities to develop leadership skills, build connectivity & truly live our belief of young inspired people.… Read more…

YMCA To receive $6m redevelopment funding

YMCA To receive $6m redevelopment funding

YMCA of Hobart is overwhelmed by the announcement this morning by Independent for Clark, Andrew Wilkie that the federal government will be providing $6 million for the redevelopment and transformation of YMCA Glenorchy. In a statement released by Mr Wilkie, a long term supporter of the YMCA, this morning he said, “I’m delighted that the… Read more…

Foodbank calling for donations…

Foodbank calling for donations…

YMCAs across Tasmania are now supporting Foodbank as official collection centres around the state. In the past 12 months, thousands of emergency food boxes have been despatched by Foodbank to Tasmanian families doing it tough. This is an amazing effort by the Tasmanian branch of Foodbank although, it’s only scratching the surface of what needs… Read more…

YMCA wins Get Moving Tasmania Physical Activity Award 2018

YMCA wins Get Moving Tasmania Physical Activity Award 2018

The YMCA of Hobart are thrilled and honoured to be awarded the ‘Get Moving Tasmania Physical Activity Awards’ at the recent 2018 Community Achievement Awards. The award recognises the important role that organisations such as the YMCA play in promoting and providing opportunities for everybody to be active and healthy.   Their nominated programs provide opportunities… Read more…

YMCA linked to The Children’s University…

YMCA linked to The Children’s University…

YMCA Programs are now linked to The Children’s University Recognising the achievements of young people aged between 7 and 14 years by awarding formal certificates and graduations. YMCA programs at our various centres in southern Tasmania are now recognised as learning destinations by The Children’s University.  The concept is simple:  Register your child with The… Read more…

Northern Suburbs Table Tennis League

Northern Suburbs Table Tennis League

Interested in playing table tennis? Northern Suburbs Table Tennis League (NSTTL) is now based in the Lionel Kable Stadium at YMCA Glenorchy and catering for players of all ages and abilities. Roster games ($5 per night): Mondays 7pm – Veterans over 30 Wednesdays 6.30pm – All ages Social games ($5 per game): Thursday 10am Friday… Read more…

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