Teressa Johnson, thank you for sitting down with us. You’ve been at the YMCA for over a year now as Director of Youth Development and inside that time you have tackled a lot. One of them is Power Scholars which started up at the beginning of the Summer 2016. Could you tell us what Power […]
VIEW INFORMATION EnhanceFitness continues growing and now in 2016 receives a major boost from the Blaine Senior Services Fund in the form of a grant that provides 50% off enrollment. This grant will be available to everyone however the fund is limited and will expire. Join the program that has already made incredible changes in the […]
Tis the Season for Giving Each year the Wood River Community YMCA comes together to support our local children. In partnership with the Advocates the Y members have fulfilled Christmas wishes for over 200 children. The YMCA community gave wholeheartedly which is evident by this photo. It is the little things that make our community amazing. Keep giving!
Sun Valley CrossFit and the YMCA hosted a 1000 Meter Cross Country Ski Ergometer Challenge. One hundred people participated November 6th through the 8th, ranging in age from 6 years to 80 years old. The top finishers were Alex Margolin, age 51, with a finishing time of 3:24.1 and Cindy Ochoa, age 27, with a finishing […]
Cameron brings to the Wood River YMCA nearly a decade of Aquatics management experience as the former Director at the BCRD AquaticCenter. Cameron has a Recreation Management degree from UNC-Wilmington as well as an extensive background as a competitive swimmer. She enjoys helping people become comfortable in the water and also to become stronger swimmers.
Your Safety Comes First! The Y will be upgrading the lifeguard training for our current and new guards from November 8-Dec. 13. Due to the time required for this, we must adjust our pool hours on Sundays during this period. We apologize for any inconvenience during this time. The quality and competency of our lifeguards […]
Make A Splash is a national child-focused water safety initiative created to save lives and teach every child in America how to swim. YOU can make a difference in the Wood River Valley by volunteering with Make A Splash this winter at the YMCA. You’ll work with the YMCA aquatics staff to help all of […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: YMCA goes 100% Saline Ketchum, Idaho – October 20, 2015 – The Wood River Community YMCA is home to the best-in-class 100% saline Aquatics facility that continues to improve. The Aquatics Department boasts a five-lane lap pool, zero-entry splash pool complete with 130-foot water slide, lazy river, and a hot tub. Three […]
STORY AND PHOTOS BY KAREN BOSSICK