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Mill Creek Family YMCA launches new Miracle League Basketball Program

Miracle League Basketball

MILL CREEK—Miracle League Basketball, a new adaptive sports program for athletes with diverse abilities, kicks off its inaugural season at the Mill Creek Family YMCA on Sunday, February 25. This program joins other YMCA of Snohomish County Miracle League programs, including baseball and bowling, providing another opportunity for athletes with diverse abilities to experience the […]

The dream is still alive: Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Martin Luther King

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., born on January 15 of 1929 in Atlanta, Georgia, was a civil rights activist and pastor of Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church.  Born as Michael King Jr., his father, King Sr., was so fascinated with the Protestant Reformation that he changed his then 5-year-old son’s name to be after […]

Public invited to celebrate MLK Jr’s legacy with weekend events of inspiration

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EVERETT—YMCA of Snohomish County will honor and celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by hosting its 3rd Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Inspirational Weekend on January 12-15, 2024. The weekend kicks off with an inspirational breakfast on January 12 from 7 – 9 am at the Angel of the Winds […]

Monroe/Sky Valley Family YMCA welcomes new Executive Director

Monroe Sky Valley Family YMCA

MONROE—The Monroe/Sky Valley Family YMCA is excited to announce its new Executive Director, Anthony Schmidt, who brings nearly 15 years of YMCA experience to Monroe, with extensive work in membership and programs. He has spent all of his Y career at the Marysville Family YMCA, with a brief stint as interim executive director in Monroe […]

YMCA of Snohomish County Honors Volunteers of the Year

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EVERETT, Wash., July 2, 2023 – The YMCA of Snohomish County resumed hosting its Volunteers of the Year Awards Breakfast on Wednesday, June 14. This annual celebration returns for the first time post-pandemic. Volunteers from all six branches, the Board of Trustees, and the Youth Development Board were honored and recognized for their service to […]

YMCA of Snohomish County sends largest student delegation to the 76th Youth Legislature

YMCA Youth Legislature

EVERETT, WA. May 21, 2023—Youth delegates from the YMCA of Snohomish County recently attended the 76th Youth Legislature in Olympia, WA, a 4-day conference bringing together students from across Washington state to participate in a mock legislature session. The Snohomish County delegation was the largest in the state, consisting of 48 Youth and Government students […]

YMCA of Snohomish County Celebrates Lifeguard Academy Graduates

YMCA Lifeguard Academy

EVERETT, Wash., February 10, 2023—The first graduating class of the YMCA of Snohomish County’s Lifeguard Academy celebrated their accomplishments on Saturday, February 4 at the Everett Family YMCA. Seven students completed the comprehensive youth development program equipped with critical skills they can add to their resumes. “We’re incredibly proud of our graduates,” said Thomas Wunderlich, […]

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