YMCA OF GRAYS HARBOR
The YMCA of Grays Harbor named Franzine Potts as its new Chief Executive Officer, effective February 7th. Selected by the Y’s Board of Directors, following an extensive search, Franzine will succeed Kurtis Dawson who stepped down in December. “We are privileged to...read more
The CEO of the YMCA of Grays Harbor is responsible for establishing and implementing the mission, vision, goals, and values of the YMCA within the organization and the community. The Successful Candidate Will Achieve Excellence in the Following Roles: Establish and...read more
A message to you during this holiday season… On behalf of the YMCA of Grays Harbor Board of Directors, I would like to announce Kurtis Dawson’s decision to accept a position as CEO of the YMCA of Southern Arizona. It is with understanding and enormous gratitude that...read more
The Y’s commitment to meeting the needs of the Grays Harbor community is truly shown through the early learning readiness program known as Care & Kids. Care & Kids provides a stimulating and caring environment to help children (0-5 years) develop their...read more
Summer is all but gone, and fall is upon us, which means another year of Y Preschool is about to start. The Y provides high quality licensed preschool during the traditional calendar school year. Statistics show that a large number of children from low-income...read more
During the summer months, children who lack quality learning experiences tend to lose academic skills over the school break. Such losses, which equate to two months of a grade level each summer, accumulate year after year. Studies have shown that by the end of eighth...read more
The YMCA of Grays Harbor has partnered with the Aberdeen School District this summer to provide a strong program combining fun and food. This year our Park and Play program serves lunches to kids at three parks in town, serving anywhere between 50 to 150 lunches and...read more
PLAY WITH A PURPOSE
Harbor After School
Harbor After School provides academic assistance along with recreational play and enrichment programming led by YMCA Mentors.
Kids with a safe place to be afterschool
Kids receiving healthy snacks
Kids with supportive mentors
Kids reading and getting homework help
Kids getting exercise
According to the CDC, 80% of Adults in America don’t get enough exercise. Don’t follow the crowd, come back into the Y today and keep working out.
MY Y STORY
MY Y STORY
To put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind, and body for all.
AREAS OF FOCUS
- Youth Development
- Healthy Living
- Social Responsibility
The Y offers more than programs and services, we ensure that every individual has access to the esesentials needed to learn, grow, and thrive.
Our fitness classes not only improve someone’s physical health; they help unleash a new outlook on life.
Our family activities not only bring families together, they help families stay together.
Our youth programs not only teach children to dribble or how to swim, they provide kids lifelong lessons like confidence and teamwork.