Open Arts Alliance Open Arts Alliance summer stage campers participated in a two week workshop that culminated in a performance Jungle Book Kids. The group brought in outside talent to work with the children on singing, dancing and acting.
The two week summer intensive has met weekdays from 10:00-2:30pm and the show is set for Friday at 6:00pm (Break a leg!) Continue Reading →
The new Director of Aquatics will oversee all aquatic programming in both the YMCA’s 50 meter Olympic Swimming Pool and Warm Water Pool. Continue Reading →
“You don’t want to join a group and have your partner screaming at you for making a mistake. The goal here is to learn. There are times someone will make a wrong bid, and people will allow the person to re-bid, based on advice and discussion. It’s a learning forum and a chance to play.” – John Friel Continue Reading →
Bob D’Angelo from the Greenwich YMCA, Bobby Walker from the Greenwich Boys & Girls Club, TJ Ramirez from ReachPREP, and the Greenwich Boy Scouts Council worked with the Junior League of Greenwich to design activities at Camp Seton including a “Survival Skills” workshop, a Low Ropes course and an “Amazing Race.” Continue Reading →
Greenwich YMCA Marlins Diving Team recently headed to Nationals, hoping to win some events and stay mentally tough with the sport. Diver Carolina Sculti, who has won past championships, has been integral to the team’s great feats. Continue Reading →
The event was held in the YMCA pool, where Gaines answered questions, took part in an honorary medal ceremony, and held a short swim clinic for the children. Continue Reading →
Greg Loomis said he was never a great athlete and was 80 lbs overweight. It wasn’t til he took up boxing in his early 20s that his life turned around. Now he shares his passion at the YMCA of Greenwich, helping kids, teens and adults get fit, gain confidence and learn self defense. Continue Reading →
Parents, children, and YMCA employees worked together on the effort, collecting items identified as “highest need.” Continue Reading →
On Friday, the Cardinal Fit Club, in collaboration with the YMCA, organized a ‘Back to School Boot Camp’ event during lunch block in the Greenwich High School Student Center. According to Reese Ochoa, a senior in the Cardinal Fit Club, the club is dedicated to help kids stay in shape with through events like the one on Friday and from occasional guest speakers with topics including nutrition for athletes. Last year the club partnered with Green & Tonic. During lunch shifts, students sampled smoothies, including “The Warrior,” made from made from coconut water, kale, spinach and banana. Also, a visual demonstration drove home the amount of processed sugar added to several popular drinks. Continue Reading →
Greenwich High School students gathered at the YMCA of Greenwich to spin in support of girl’s education. Organized by the Greenwich High School Girl’s Empowerment Club, the proceeds went directly to support the club’s She’s the First scholar, Lisbeth H in Peru.
Joined by the YMCA’s own, Bob Deangelo and Heather Brown, the group enjoyed an hour of invigorating exercise with great music. The class was lead by enthusiastic spin instructor, Wendy Coleman. Continue Reading →