The Y Kicks off "YMCA's Beat Cancer Boot Camp" on Saturday, October 13, 2012 at 8am at the Lighthouse/City YMCA. This health and well-being program is designed to empower and inspire cancer survivors.
The Y Encourages Southern Arizona Families to Address Healthy Living during Childhood Obesity Awareness Month.
YMCA of Southern Arizona pilots Let's Move Y Families in Collaboration with the University of Arizona and Pima County to make Tucson a Healthier Community.
Congressman Grijalva visits our newest facility, Mulcahy YMCA at Kino Community Center.
Y Smiles - Free Dental & Wellness Clinic Open to the Public. The YMCA of Southern Arizona in collaboration with the Arizona Dental Foundation, United Concordia and Dental health Committee are proud to offer this FREE Dental and Wellness Clinic for our participants and the community.
The Y Receives Innovation Grant to Test Cost Effectiveness of Diabetes Prevention Program Among Medicare Population. Demonstration Grant is Expected to Save Medicare Program an estimated $4.2 million over 3 years and $53 million over six years.
YMCA's Diabetes Prevention Program: You Can Take Control (Southern Arizona Class Schedule).
YMCA's Diabetes Prevention Program Results Show Group Behavior Changes Can Improve Individual Health and Potentially Save Billions in Future Health Care Costs.
The Y Takes on Diabetes
Please join us in congratulating Issiah Washington, an Angel Youth Center staff member. Issiah received the Rodel Promising Student Teacher honor. The Rodel Foundation of Arizona is recognizing teachers who beat the odds with outstanding student achievement in high-needs schools. Rodel Exemplary Teachers are honored in the community and become mentors to the most promising student teachers. Only 11 are selected in the state for this honor.
Please join us in congratulating Darrell Patton, Ott Family YMCA Coach for receiving a 2012 Double-Goal Coach Award. RJ Bergman, Ott YMCA Program Director, nominated Darrell for the award because of the positive impact he has on kids in our basketball program. Darrell is the head coach of the Tucson Magic Basketball organization here in Tucson and about 5 to 9 of his teams participate in our basketball league. He is a role model coach and is always positive with Y kids. He teaches Y Kids to respect the other players, coaches and most of all the game of basketball. Congratulations Darrell!
YMCA Launches 2012 Strong Kids Campaign
The Y Partners with Kraft Foods and National Latino Children's Institute to offer Salsa Sabor Y Salud (Food, Fun and Fitness) Nutritional Program.
New York Times: YMCA Adopting Health Policies for Youth.
Arizona daily star: County May Shift Rec Center to YMCA
Free summer camp for kids of military personnel
9-8-11 az daily star
angel youth center opens at the northwest y
jUNE 30, 2011 - the Tucson Story: Working with activate tucson, the ymca helps to "pioneer healthier communities"
In communities across the country, the Y is a leading voice on healthy living. The Y brings families together, encourages good health and fosters connections through fitness, sports, fun and shared interests. As a result, millions of youth, adults and families receive the support and resources they need to achieve greater health and well-being.
It is because of the tremendous strides that we have made in our community, Tucson was one of four cities selected to be studied for our Healthier Communities Initiatives.