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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 Welcomes Applications for over 700 Seasonal and Permanent Positions across Greater Houston

Organization prepares for a fun-filled summer with exciting job opportunities at all YMCA locations The YMCA of Greater Houston is excited to welcome new and returning seasonal and part-time employees to the YMCA family. The organization is looking to fill over 700 positions this summer across all locations in the Greater Houston area. To ensure a safe, fun summer for all, the YMCA is in search of lifeguards, swim instructors, day camp counselors, resident camp counselors and […]

Tuition-Free Classical School hosting Virtual Career Fair

Who: Public charter school, Aristoi Classical Academy, is hosting its first-ever Virtual Career Fair. What: Virtual Career Fair for summer and academic year job opportunities.  Summer enrichment, academic teaching, and non-teaching positions are available. School officials will be available to talk about the school, the application process, and answer questions. When: March 31, 2022 @ 6:30 PM Where: Virtually from your own home. Register at www.aristoiclassical.org/careers/. Why:  Aristoi Classical Academy is providing a no-cost summer […]

19th Annual YMCA Turkey Dash

A Huge Success The 19th Annual YMCA Turkey Dash, presented by Methodist West Hospital, is in the books for 2021. Participants enjoyed four live events: 10K, 5K, 1 Mile Walk/Run, a 1 mile Kids’ Run. A Virtual Race option was also available. Runners enjoyed a new course route, post-race vendor booths and a rain free race to kick off their Thanksgiving morning! “The Turkey Dash is an event where families get together and celebrate a holiday while creating new […]

YMCA Operation Backpack

YMCA of Greater Houston is accepting donations July 6 – Aug. 6 to provide school supplies and backpacks to students in need The YMCA of Greater Houston is launching its 17th annual YMCA Operation Backpack in preparation for the 2021 school year and is accepting donations throughout July and August. YMCA Operation Backpack provides school supplies and backpacks to students in need throughout the Greater Houston Area. Houstonians are invited to assist via online donations, texting YMCABACKPACK to […]

YMCA Of Greater Houston Hires Angela Hodson As Chief Philanthropy Officer 

Hodson to lead new ‘Be the Change’ philanthropic campaign seeking to secure $25 million in community support The YMCA of Greater Houston is proud to announce the expansion of its leadership team with the newly hired Angela Hodson as Chief Philanthropy Officer. Hodson is a Houston-based leader with more than 28 years of nonprofit and charitable experience and relationships that will further elevate the Y’s philanthropy efforts. “I am beyond delighted to join the YMCA of […]

Ymca Of Greater Houston Provides Access To Water Safety Education At Splash Bash 2021  

The no-cost, 30-minute community water safety class will be offered at 19 Houston area locations on June 12  The YMCA of Greater Houston believes that everyone should have access to water safety education and is inviting all families to participate in a 30-minute water safety class at no cost at various Y locations, Saturday, June 12.   According to the Center for Disease Control formal swim lessons can reduce drowning by 88% and for every child who dies […]

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 Hosts ‘Five Days Of Action’ Awareness Building Initiative To Combat Childhood Sexual Abuse

The weeklong initiative kicks off Oct. 26-30 and features a no cost training, resources and call-to-actions encouraging Houstonians to protect children from sexual abuse Approximately 3 million cases of child abuse are reported each year in the United States alone. To help combat this issue, the YMCA of Greater Houston will host Five Days of Action, Oct. 26-30, to raise awareness and inspire adults to take action to protect children from sexual abuse. Child protection is the YMCA […]