Volunteers Stuff Hundreds of Christmas Stockings for Troops Overseas

OPERATION CHRISTMAS STOCKING A SUCCESSFUL MISSION YMCA of Orange County Stuffs Hundreds of Christmas Stockings for Troops Overseas The YMCA of Orange County has recently completed its annual Stockings for the Troops Christmas season campaign to send much needed items to our country’s military men and women currently serving overseas.  652 brightly colored stockings were…

Nutrition and Physical Activity Can Be Rewarding

DEVELOPING HEALTHIER YOUTH Orange County Children Learning That Nutrition and Physical Activity Can Be Rewarding Orange County, CA – The YMCA of Orange County is finishing another season of Earn a Bike, its growing health awareness program targeted at educating underserved elementary school students in proper nutrition and the importance of physical activity.  The most…

YMCA of Orange County to Renovate and Enhance Camp E.L.K. in Wrightwood, CA

A camp to call home YMCA of Orange County to Renovate and Enhance Camp E.L.K. in Wrightwood, CA The YMCA OF ORANGE COUNTY (YMCAOC) has recently acquired a resident camp in the Angeles National Forest, located near Wrightwood, CA. The Department of Forestry has approved the transition of the historical resident camp – Camp E.L.K.…

TECHNOLOGY CHALLENGE TO ENGAGE MEMBERS IN FITNESS

TECHNOLOGY CHALLENGE TO ENGAGE MEMBERS IN FITNESS The YMCA of Orange County will be hosting an event in the month of October that mixes technology with fitness. On Thursday, October 1st, several Orange County YMCA fitness facilities will kick off the “Let’s Move” challenge which is powered by their Technogym® line of cardio equipment. This…

DEAR DADS – A Special Message from an Adventure Guides Dad

DEAR DADS – A Special Message from an Adventure Guides Dad   The YMCA of Orange County recently received an email from one of the dads who participates in our Adventure Guides program alongside his two extraordinary daughters.  Both of his girls have a rare form of dwarfism called Morquio Syndrome and have used the past year…

THE Y BRINGS THE COMMUNITY TOGETHER FOR 3rd ANNUAL BACKPACK DRIVE

THE Y BRINGS THE COMMUNITY TOGETHER FOR 3rd ANNUAL BACKPACK DRIVE YMCA Backpack Drive collects & provides over 750 backpacks full of supplies to families in need August 28th, 2015, Orange County, CA. The YMCA has a long history of helping families and strengthening communities. The Annual Backpack drive is aimed at helping hundreds of…

COMMUNITIES COMING TOGETHER – The Murrieta Family YMCA Grand Opening a Huge Success

COMMUNITIES COMING TOGETHER The Murrieta Family YMCA Grand Opening a Huge Success Murrieta, CA – the Murrieta Family YMCA held a Grand Opening on Saturday, August 22nd where over 700 people attended for a day of fitness and family fun! Attendees enjoyed free smoothies from Jamba Juice, lunch from Subway, sample classes such as Spin,…