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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 […]

YMCA National Age Group Rankings Announced!

[September 18, 2018 – Shreveport, LA] 2017-2018 YMCA National Age Group Rankings The YMCA of the USA has released the final 2017-2018 National Age Group Rankings. Rankings are a composite of results of YMCA teams from across the country in both Short Course Yards and Long Course Meter formats. YUSA reports the Top 10 swimmers […]

RRAC Announces Assistant Swim Team Director

[Shreveport, LA – August 21, 2018] The YMCA of Northwest Louisiana welcomes Tyler P Lloyd in his new role as full-time Assistant Swim Team Director for Red River Aquatic Club. Tyler leads our Level I & II Groups as well as the newly developed Pre-Competitive program. In addition to coaching, Tyler is the head of […]

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