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New Wellness Classes in Glenorchy

New Wellness Classes in Glenorchy

Barossa Park YMCA Wellness Centre is proud to be able to offer a new range of wellness studio classes at our state of the art facility, located in Glenorchy.  Classes in Tai Chi, Yoga, Pilates and more are available.  For more information, please check out the wellness Studio Timetable… View the Wellness Studio Timetable here… Continue Reading

Visit Pass Sale – y5me

Visit Pass Sale – y5me

Buy a 10 Visit Pass and get 5 visits to the ‘Y’ for FREE…that’s a total of 15 Visits for the price of 10 (a discount of 34%).   DOUBLE BONUS…introduce a friend (new to the Y) and you get the Y5me (5) free visits PLUS an extra 5. Yep that’s 10 FREE visits for you… Continue Reading

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… Continue Reading

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.… Continue Reading

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… Continue Reading

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… Continue Reading

Enrollments now open…2019 YMCA Swim School

Enrollments now open…2019 YMCA Swim School

Enrollments are  now open… Classes are now filling fast…  Preschool – Learn to Swim Program…Age 3.5 to 5 Years School age – Learn to Swim Program…Ages 5 and up Intermediate – Learn to Swim Program…all ages At the YMCA swim school, we pride ourselves on turning beginners in to competent swimmers and aim to nurture… Continue Reading

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… Continue Reading

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… Continue Reading

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