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Archive for entries tagged with: 'water safety'

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

Filed under Child Development

July 20, 2016

Training to Save Lives

The YMCA of Greater Syracuse is especially aware of the importance of keeping lifeguards up-to-date on safety training in light of the recent incident at the Northwest Family YMCA in Baldwinsville, when a young man suffered a cardiac event in the pool. Thanks to the aquatics staff at the Y, along with assistance from Y member ...more

Filed under General

May 24, 2013

Donate a swimsuit, change a life

The YMCA is dedicated to helping all children grow up safe, strong and healthy. That’s why our Urban Swim Initiative offers free water safety lessons in Syracuse city pools plus free safety education for their families.Why? Because drowning is the second-leading cause of death among children. Our goal is to dramatic ...more

Filed under Aquatics

April 30, 2013

Get with the Band

Everybody needs fun, safe activities to learn, grow and thrive. Our aquatics programs, staff and facilities are designed to deliver, and we ’re always trying to improve. That’s why we’re upgrading our swim safety policy.Starting April 29, 2013, every child (age 0 to 17) in our pool must wear one of three colored wr ...more

Filed under Aquatics
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