Family

The Gaston County Family YMCA believes that all youth and families deserve the opportunity to discover who they are and what they can achieve. That’s why, through the Y, millions of youth today are cultivating the values, skills and relationships that lead to positive behaviors, better health and educational achievement. Our YMCA offers many Family Programs that assist in the healthy development of families in our community. From After school to Family Nights our Y takes pride in building a healthy foundation of spirit, mind, and body in each one of our participants.

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Programs

Fall Kid’s Consignment Sale – August 10, 2019

Available at: Cherryville,  Pharr,  Stowe,  Warlick

SHOPPING AND SELLING FOR A CAUSE Calling all shoppers! Calling all consignors! All are Welcome – Not just Y Members! 60% of sale goes to consigners. But the remaining proceeds benefit the YMCA Annual Giving Campaign and provide life-changing opportunities for those in need. All items left at the end of sale will be donated…

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Resource Connection Gateway

Available at: Cherryville,  Pharr,  Stowe,  Warlick

Connecting the Gaston County Communities How would you handle these situations: A friend suddenly loses their job without warning Someone stops you in a parking lot and asks for a handout You are overwhelmed by your financial situation A friend is bereaved or depressed Your coworker asks you where he can get some parenting guidance…

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Celebrate With Us: Party at the Y

Available at: Pharr,  Stowe,  Warlick

There’s nothing more fun than parties at the Y! Birthday, graduation, or any kind of celebration, the Gaston County Family YMCA is available for weekend parties. Your child’s special day will be an extraordinary one here at the Y. We offer a variety of birthday parties to meet the desires of children of all ages…

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Swim Club

Available at: Stowe,  Warlick

The YMCA Youth and Teen Swim Club is designed for swimmers who are ready for the next level.  With a focus on the four competitive strokes, swimmers will improve their technique, learn teamwork, and build endurance. Along with swimming, there will be an emphasis on building confidence and leadership skills. Swimmers must be able to…

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Teen Leaders’ Club

Available at: Stowe,  Warlick

Ages: 13 years old (as of May 31, 2019) – 18 years old Leaders’ Club presents an exciting opportunity to develop leadership skills and experience personal growth through focus workshops, healthy living activities, and social responsibility opportunities where the teens get to serve in and around the Y. Weekly meetings focus on values of the…

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HEPA at the YMCA

Available at: Cherryville,  Pharr,  Stowe,  Warlick

The Healthy Eating and Physical Activity (HEPA) Initiative is the Gaston County Family YMCA ‘s answer to a challenge made by First Lady Michelle Obama to improve the standard of nutrition and activity for children in our care as well as their families, YMCA members and staff. By implementing and adhering to HEPA standards our…

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