YMCA of Greater Syracuse News & Headlines

August 04, 2017

Summer Impact at the Y

The Y believes that every kid deserves the opportunity to discover who they are and what they can achieve. Through the YMCA of Greater Syracuse, thousands of youth today are cultivating the values, skills and relationships that lead to positive behaviors, better health and educational achievement. This impact is seen thro ...more

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March 23, 2017

CEO Hal Welsh Announces Retirement

After 42 years of involvement with the YMCA, our CEO and Executive Director, Hal Welsh, has announced his intention to retire to the YMCA Metro board. Welsh, a native of Philadelphia, took over our association in 1993 and helped turn it around from the brink of failure to the growing, impactful and financially-sound f ...more

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February 07, 2017

Northwest Family YMCA Lifeguards Honored

Four young lifeguards at the Northwest Family YMCA were recently honored by local emergency responders for their life-saving efforts last year. A young man suffered a cardiac event while swimming with a friend in the Northwest pool in June of 2016. Thanks to the aquatics staff at the Y, along with assistance from Y members ...more

Filed under People
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