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Many Still Hesitant to Make a Splash in Public Pools? – YMCA Says Yes

If you’re beating the heat at a public pool this Summer, there’s a lot more to keep in mind this year amid Coronavirus concerns. Local YMCA facilities, are among the re-opened public pools that have adopted new health and safety precautions, but are people still hesitant to take a dip during the pandemic? Greater Montgomery YMCA officials say the recent…

Montgomery YMCA Offering Childcare to Medical Workers and First Responders

The YMCA of Greater Montgomery is offering Essential Childcare for Medical and First Responders in the area. With schools and day cares closing, child care is in need. The YMCA Goodtimes Center location at 2325 Millridge Drive will be where childcare will be provided. The program is $25 daily (Members and Non-Members) and a $100 weekly (Members and Non-Members). Categories:…

New Indoor Pool Announced at YMCA Groundbreaking Event

The Cleveland Avenue’s historic YMCA of the Greater Montgomery Area announced plans to construct a new two million dollar, state-of-the-art indoor pool at a groundbreaking ceremony on Thursday. YMCA President Gary Cobbs says the pool will be used to benefit the community by offering swimming lessons to children. “Swimming lessons are very critical for children in this area,” Cobbs said….

YMCA holds 19th annual Kevin Turner golf benefit

The 19th year of the Kevin Turner YMCA golf tournament is the first without its namesake.

Montgomery, Ala. (www.alabamanews.net)—It’s the 19th year of the Kevin Turner YMCA golf tournament in Turner’s beloved hometown of Prattville, but this year the tournament is different because its “driving force” is missing. Turner passed away back on March 24 ending his battle with ALS, but the tournament that bears his name still drew hundreds. Tournament director Keith Cantrell suggests he had a…

YMCA Offers Summer Programs to Keep Youth Engaged

Summertime can mean idle hands for many children now that school is out,  but the YMCA of Greater Montgomery is hoping to change that. The YMCA has several summer camp programs taking from now until the start of the new school year. One program is taking place at the Goodtimes YMCA on Bell Road. It’s a daily camp designed to offer kids…