Camping at the Y Keeps Youth Moving, Learning and Exploring All Summer Long


Summer is the ideal time for kids to get up, get out and explore. But, for some kids summer means no access to recreational and educational activities to help them learn, grow and thrive during out-of-school time. As a result, they can experience learning loss and gain weight twice as fast than d...

Tagged: summer camp, athens ymca, day camp, resident camp

The Athens YMCA Welcomes New Youth & Athletics Directors


The Athens YMCA is pleased to welcome new Youth and Athletics Directors Jacqueline Shirley and Gina Jackson. Jacqueline Shirley is a native of Gainesville, Georgia. She moved to Athens to attend the University of Georgia where she earned her BA in Spanish. She became involved in the Athens YMCA ...

Success for Summer Evans!


Y member, Summer Evans, shares her success story… My name is Summer Evans and I started the Athens YMCA on April 1, 2013. First let me say, I work full-time and have 2 kids ages 15 and 3. Getting to the Y has not always been easy but I make it a priority and a necessity. So some days I may ...

Tagged: weight loss, fitness goals, ymca member

Shae Wilson-Gregg New CEO of Athens YMCA


Shae Wilson-Gregg is the new CEO of the Athens YMCA.

Visit our ARMC Nurse


Visit with April Dorsett RN & BSN, our Athens Regional Nurse. Her hours are Tuesdays and Wednesdays 9am-1pm. Stop by for a blood pressure check, ask any questions about health, get nutritional information, etc.