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The Athens YMCA is a vibrant, cause-driven nonprofit charity delivering contemporary programs focused on family, healthy living, and developing people of all ages. We are committed to nurturing the potential in youth, promoting healthy living, and fostering a sense of social responsibility in all that we do. For more information, call 706.543.6596.
FACILITY HOURS OF OPERATION:
Monday-Friday 4:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Saturday 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sunday 1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
CHILD WATCH HOURS:
Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Saturdays 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Mar 27, 2015 by Jacqueline Shirley
Infectious… this is how Coach Charles, a YMCA track coach, describes fifth grader Dretavious Foster. “His enthusiasm and energy are infectious! He comes to practice ready to work and does everything with a smile.” Dretavious did not always have this attitude about running. Someone else in his life had this infectious attitude and passed it along to him. It all started one Saturday morning. Dretavious woke up at 7 o’clock that morning as his guardian, Justin, was coming in from a run. Dre...