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Summer Out Loud Challenge

Three weeks of family fun and prizes! The Summer Out Loud Challenge is the YMCA’s free three-week program promoting summer fun for the whole family. Launching July 12, the Challenge is open to YMCA members and the community.
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Mission Moment

Keeping kids safe with bicycle helmets We thank our friends at the law firm of Kisling, Nestico & Redick (KNR) for providing bicycle helmets to children in our camps.
Ed Gemerchak, Executive Director of Y-Haven
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Y-Haven Backyard Project

Help us beautify our courtyard for those in treatment for addiction Y-Haven, a program of the YMCA of Greater Cleveland, provides housing, addiction treatment and other supports to 250 women and men who are homeless, re-entering the community from incarceration and those seeking to recover from opioid addiction.
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Join our team!

We're hiring right now! The Y has excellent part-time, flexible positions in our Summer Camp, School Age Child Care, Lifeguard and Swim Instructor programs available right now.
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BASE and Preschool at the Y

It’s not too soon to register for BASE and Preschool The YMCA of Greater Cleveland’s Before and After School Enrichment (BASE) and Preschool programs deliver Y-quality care and youth development. We strongly encourage anyone interested in these services for next school year to register as soon as possible while spaces remain.
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Your support puts our mission into action

Supporting your branch helps your community  Many people know of the YMCA as a recreational organization where people come to exercise, send their kids to camp or participate in wellness programs.  While we are all these things, we are so much more.