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2018 YMCA Souper Bowl Success

YMCA Football Season Comes to a Close with Community Spirit & Community Service On Saturday, November 3rd, YMCA teams came together for a favorite YMCA annual tradition. Fans, athletes, cheerleaders, coaches, volunteers and YMCA staff enjoyed a day of football, fellowship and community service. This year’s event, hosted at Messmer Stadium and Griffen Stadium in North […]

2018 YMCA Rally Day Success

Presented by: Xpress Car Wash   WE RALLIED TOGETHER FOR A BETTER US IN NORTHWEST LOUISIANA AND RAISED OVER $60,000 TOWARDS OUR ANNUAL CAMPAIGN GOAL!     YMCA Rally Day kicked off our Annual Campaign push for the YMCA of Northwest Louisiana. Every year, the YMCA’s Annual Campaign provides financial assistance for family memberships and youth sports […]

YMCA 9/11 Inaugural Commemorative Stair Climb

  Thank you for joining us to honor the fallen TOGETHER! See you next year! Together over 100 participants climbed a total of 9,589 flights of stairs at the BHP Billiton YMCA! The money raised through your participation will be donated to a local first responders’ charity.  We hope to grow the event in years […]

YMCA Launches Program To Create Healthier Youth Athletes

“The ultimate goal of youth participation in sports should be to promote lifelong physical activity, recreation, and skills of healthy competition that can be used in all facets of future endeavors.” Joel S. Brenner, MD, MPH, Council on Sports Medicine and Fitness.   What is THE ULTIMATE GOAL? THE ULTIMATE GOAL (“the Goal”) is a […]

The Y Welcomes New Athletics Director

[September 2018 – Shreveport, LA) Jonathan Ford joins YMCA of Northwest Louisiana staff as Athletics Director. Born and raised in Shreveport, LA, Jonathan holds a Bachelors degree from LSUS in Management and Administration and a Masters in Sports Administration from Belhaven University. Jonathan’s YMCA journey began at the Moore County YMCA in Dumas, TX where […]

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