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Senator Peacock – YMCA Senator of The Year

[May 15, 2018 – Baton Rouge, Louisiana] Sen. Barrow Peacock was awarded the YMCA Senator of the Year on May 15 in a surprise presentation at the Capitol. Gary Lash of the YMCA of Northwest Louisiana joined YMCA representatives in Baton Rouge to present the award. Senator Peacock is recognized for his advocacy and support […]


RRAC Hosts Spring Invitational

YMCA of Northwest Louisiana/Red River Aquatic Club hosted their first Spring Invitational competition April 27-29, 2018 at the BHP Billiton YMCA. Nearly 200 swimmers from 7 teams in Louisiana and Arkansas competed throughout the weekend. RRAC came away with the win by over 1,400 pts, nearly 50% more than second place. RRAC swimmers placed 1st […]


2018 YMCA Masters Nationals

Representing the YMCA of Northwest Louisiana, Wendy Enderle competed at the 2018 YMCA Masters National Swimming Championships April 19-22, 2018. The meet took place at the International Swimming Hall of Fame in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Wendy walked away a 5 time National Champion and 3 time National Runner-Up: 1st in the 50, 100, & 200 […]


2018 YMCA Urban Adventure Race

May 5, 2018 until next year…CONGRATULATIONS to all the participants who accepted the challenge! 1st Place – Male Team: Jeff Spikes & Adam Hart 1st Place – Female: Shanna Durr and Gayle Rambin 1st Place – Co-ed: Jason Riffle & Angel Martin   Athleticism, Strategy, and A LOT OF FUN! This popular Y race was […]


Association Announces New Executive Director For BHP Billiton YMCA

Flagship Facility Continues To Thrive Under New Leadership [Shreveport, Louisiana – April 9, 2018] – One year into its life and the BHP Billiton YMCA is exceeding expectations on every level. The facility’s exponential membership growth and program development is a testament to the community’s desire to grow stronger and healthier. Gary Lash, CEO of […]


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