YMCA of Greater Houston

YMCA of Greater Houston Gears Up for a Summer of Fun

HOUSTON (June 3, 2022) – The YMCA of Greater Houston is ready to be the go-to spot of summer fun for local families. Through a variety of exciting programs, classes and services, the organization remains focused on positive and impactful ways to the unite the community. Whether it be making new friends through classes, events and clubs or gathering at the pool to cool off, there is a place for everyone at the YMCA this summer.  As a purpose-driven […]

YMCA Of Greater Houston Kicks Off Annual Safety Around Water Campaign

The organization works to provide equal access to essential water safety education and resources As summer approaches, the YMCA of Greater Houston kicks off its annual Safety Around Water (SAW) campaign as part of the YMCA’s commitment to reduce drowning rates and keep our community safe around water. The campaign works to provide essential swim programs that empower youth, build healthier families and foster inclusive communities. The SAW program is entirely free and accessible to the community […]

YMCA Of Greater Houston Hires Luke Dooley As Executive Director Of Camp Cullen

Dooley to expand and elevate the Camp Cullen overnight summer camp experience The YMCA of Greater Houston is pleased to welcome Luke Dooley as the new Executive Director of Camp Cullen, a 500-acre community-focused summer camp along the shores of Lake Livingston. Dooley is Trinity-based and has worked with the YMCA since 2006. He brings 16 years of experience leading summer camps to Camp Cullen programming, including prominent roles such as Associate Executive Director of YMCA Camp […]

YMCA Of Greater Houston Continues Strong Momentum Of Impact Within The Houston Community 

Through community commitments, meaningful partnerships and purposeful initiatives, the Y releases first quarter 2021 impact highlight The YMCA of Greater Houston is announcing first quarter 2021 impact initiatives as a result of community commitments, impactful partnerships and purposeful opportunities. The nonprofit is transforming its model to do more for the Houston communities. The YMCA of Greater Houston’s initiatives in 2021 are more inclusive, solution-oriented and establish the Y as not a place, a purpose. “I’d like to […]

YMCA Of Greater Houston Partners With GetSetUp To Provide Enrichment Classes To Older Adults  

The live, interactive educational platform is designed to elevate equity through obtaining new skills, prevent loneliness, combat social isolation and create opportunities The YMCA of Greater Houston proudly announces its partnership with GetSetUp, a social and learning community designed for individuals over 50, with classes led by experts available around-the-clock on every topic. The live, interactive educational platform promotes lifelong learning and will focus on supporting older adults to drive digital adoption while increasing member engagement through small, […]

YMCA of Greater Houston Removes Limits and Reimagines Opportunities in 2021 with “Be Why” Initiative

Ongoing efforts will solve community inequities, inspire action, showcase the Y differently and launch a new Impact Membership offering The YMCA of Greater Houston announces “By Why,” a multi-faceted initiative targeted to end isolation, fight inequality, inspire youth to thrive, restore hope and well-being for refugees and immigrants, remove limits and reimagine opportunities for all and view the YMCA in a new way. The YMCA of Greater Houston was founded 135 years ago as a place where […]

The YMCA Of Greater Houston Launches HTX+, A Transformative Virtual Platform

The first-of-its-kind virtual platform is geared to tackle social isolation by providing Houstonians resources to strengthen spirit, mind and body in the comfort of their homes The YMCA of Greater Houston announces the launch of HTX+, a new on-demand, one-of-a-kind virtual platform with fitness and wellness courses and resources for all ages. The multilayered platform includes fitness, HTX Kids, ForeverWell, YLife, mindfulness, virtual personal training, educational resources and more. Since the start of the pandemic, The Y has taken unrelenting […]

YMCA Of Greater Houston Hosts 5Th Annual Triumph Of The Human Spirit Virtual Art Show And Auction

Art showcase that celebrates the work of refugee and immigrant artists from around the globe who now call Houston home The YMCA of Greater Houston will host its 5th annual Triumph of the Human Spirit virtual art show and auction starting Tuesday, November 17 – Thursday, December 10. Triumph of the Human Spirit is Houston’s premier refugee and immigrant art showcase celebrating the work of artists from around the globe who now call Houston home. Each of the 10 […]

YMCA Of Greater Houston Receives Funding For Covid-19 Child Care Assistance 

Programs provide free tuition to help families in need get back to work In response to the economic crisis facing the community, child care providers, and families due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Harris County has awarded the YMCA of Greater Houston funding to support residents with child care and virtual learning services to help them get back to work in their communities. This funding is a result of the Harris County Commissioners Court’s unanimous vote to spend […]

The YMCA offers a FREE taste of summer fun for families on Healthy Kids Day

All 29 YMCAs in Greater Houston are open to the public on April 22 HOUSTON – The YMCA of Greater Houston is committed to healthy living and wants to share the activities that will keep children’s bodies and minds in good shape over summer break at YMCA Healthy Kids Day ® on April 22. Free to all families, Healthy Kids Day will be hosted by all YMCAs in the Greater Houston area from 10 a.m. […]