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Thursday, April 6, 2017
April 5, 2017MOUNT VERNON — With groundbreaking for the new Skagit Valley Family YMCA facility set for September, the YMCA has announced its design and construction team.Jeremy McNett of Underwood & Associates in Anacortes was hired in the fall...
Thursday, March 30, 2017
MOUNT VERNON — Dave Cleave’s philosophy is simple, and it didn’t take the longtime Skagit County swimming coach long to explain it Saturday afternoon at the Skagit Valley Family YMCA.Cleave said when someone is old enough to be sitting in a rocking...
Thursday, March 16, 2017
March 9, 2017MOUNT VERNON — In a packed hearing room Tuesday, the Board of Skagit County Commissioners pledged $600,000 to the Skagit Valley Family YMCA.The money will be paid out in $150,000 chunks over the next four years, said Commissioner Ron...
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
The city of Sedro-Woolley has pledged $50,000 to the Skagit Valley Family YMCA to help it build its new facility.The City Council voted last week on the contribution, which is expected to be paid in $10,000 installments each of the next five years,...
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
We are pleased to share the YMCA Oasis has officially become an Underground Writing location! Underground Writing is a literature based creative writing program serving at-risk, incarcerated and recovery communities in Northern Washington through...
Friday, February 3, 2017
AMERICAN HEART MONTH TIPSFebruary is American Heart Month, and as a leading community-based organization dedicated to improving the nation’s health, the Skagit Valley Family YMCA offers the following tips to help families in Skagit County be heart...
Tuesday, January 10, 2017
WOW! Together, we did it! We are $118,798.33 closer to building our new Y. Thank you for your generous gifts and a special thank you to the Ferguson Foundation for matching the first $50,000.
Monday, December 19, 2016
MOUNT VERNON — The Skagit Valley Family YMCA is closer to building its new home.About $8.8 million has been raised toward the $11 million the YMCA wants to raise through private donations and foundation grants to built its facility off Hoag Road.The...
Thursday, November 10, 2016
On Friday, October 14th, the Skagit Valley Family YMCA hosted our 28th Annual Halloween Carnival. Even in the blustery weather that evening, our event was attended by over 175 local children and their families who enjoyed our gym packed with...
Thursday, November 10, 2016
It may just look like playtime, but experts agree that what happens in preschool classrooms can influence the next years of a child’s education. “Preschool is the foundation of education,” said Lisa Chu-Greenough, the lead teacher at the Y @ Central...

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