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Register now for Spring Break Camp at the Y – a few spots remain!

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Spring Break is March 31-April 4 for Cobb County Schools. Keep your kids busy and entertained all week long at the McCleskey-East Cobb YMCA.

Kids ages 5-12 are eligible to attend. Cost is $40/day for members, $60/day for non-members. The camp day begins at 7:30am and ends at 6pm.

The Y camp offers a variety of activities for kids. Activities will be themed and consist of arts and crafts, swimming in a heated pool, cooperative games, sports and team building activities.

Click HERE to register online. McCleskey-East Cobb YMCA is located at  1055 East Piedmont Road, Marietta. For more information, call 770-977-5991.

 

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Volunteer Opportunity for Active Older Adults‏ at the YMCA

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Volunteers are needed for inter-generational program that encourages healthy eating and active living.  Lunch and Learn is planned to share more information about this opportunity. To learn more, attend the FREE Lunch and Learn on Friday, April 19th, from 11am-1pm at the McCleskey-East Cobb YMCA Activity Room, 1055 East Piedmont Road. Open to Everyone (ages 50+) interested in learning more about volunteering with the YMCA and kids ages 5-10.  Time commitment is short, but the return is HUGE!
RSVP  by Wednesday, April 17th by calling Membership Desk (770) 977-5991

 

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Widow-to-widow support group offers grief help

Have you recently become a widow or know someone who has? The widow-to-widow grief support group can help. Held every Monday from 7-8pm at McCleskey-East Cobb YMCA, the group is free and open to the public. Contact Stacey Doutherty at: s.doughterty@bellsouth.net for more info.

McCleskey-East Cobb YMCA is located at 1055 East Piedmont Road.

 

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Not just for members – Family fun at the Y!

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Family Nights at the McCleskey Y allow families a time and a place to come together to have a good time, participate in a variety of fun activities, share and communicate and strengthen their relationships and meet other families. Family Fun Nights are free and open to all facility members as well as program and community members.

The next Family Fun Night will be held at the McCleskey-East Cobb YMCA March 2 from 6-8 pm and the theme is Magic, Magic, Magic! Parents and kids will enjoy a special night of mesmerizing, magical fun!

McCleskey-East Cobb YMCA is located at 1055 East Piedmont Road. For more information call (770) 977-5991.

 

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Dynamite Days Off Camp at the McCleskey YMCA

During school holiday breaks the Y is excited to provide healthy and fun activities for children ages 5-12. Qualified counselors will lead activities that will help build your child’s self confidence, strengthen their social skills, deepen their respect for others and build lasting relationships. Activities may include swimming, crafts, sports and group games. Pack a lunch, drink, two snacks, swim suit and towel.

2013 camps will be held at the McCleskey YMCA January 2-4, January 7, April 8-12, Aug 5-6, Oct 7-8, Nov 25-27, Dec 23, 26, 27, 30.

Camp costs $35/day for members, $55/day non-members, and is from 9 am-4 pm. Free extended care is available from 7:30 am-6 pm.

McCleskey East Cobb YMCA is located at  1055 East Piedmont Road, Marietta. More info: 770-977-5991.

Calling all artists: Arts & Crafts Fair at McCleskey-East Cobb YMCA

McCleskey-East Cobb YMCA will be hosting an exhibit of artists and crafters offering their creations, products and services at the Y on September 14-15 9am-5pm. Admission is FREE. A $1 raffle for items donated by artists will also be held. Items will be on display a week before the fair and the drawing will be held Saturday at 4 p.m. You do not need to be present to win. Booths are available for vendors of hand-made arts and crafts. Contact Linda Jackson for more information at: lindaj@ymcaatlanta.org or 678-564-2120.

McCleskey-East Cobb YMCA is located at 1055 E. Piedmont Rd. Marietta, GA  30062.

 

Attention Seniors: Register now for the Fall Prevention & Home Safety Lunch and Learn at the YMCA

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Lunch and Learn Fall Prevention and Safety in the Home (Ages 50+). Cobb in Home Care will be presenting this workshop held at the McCleskey-East Cobb YMCA on Friday, May 18. Learn to protect yourself in the home and take steps to prevent falls. Free lunch is provided. RSVP by calling 770-977-5991.

McCleskey-East Cobb YMCA is located at 1055 E. Piedmont Road in East Cobb.

Lunch and Learn Fall Prevention and Safety in the Home (Ages 50+)

On May 18, a Lunch and Learn Fall Prevention and Safety in the Home workshop will be held for seniors ages 50+. Cobb in Home Care will be presenting this workshop held at the McCleskey-East Cobb YMCA. Learn to protect yourself in the home and take steps to prevent falls. Free lunch is provided. RSVP by calling 770-977-5991.

McCleskey-East Cobb YMCA is located at 1055 E. Piedmont Road in East Cobb.

Lunch and Learn (Ages 50+) Strong Muscles: Strong Bones

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On May 4th, Wellstar will be presenting this workshop held at the McCleskey-East Cobb YMCA. Learn the advantages of strength training! Instructor will present proper techniques to perform strength exercises which can improve your balance as well as increase bone density. RSVP by calling 770-977-5991.
The McCleskey-East Cobb YMCA is located at 1055 East Piedmont Road.

YMCA Water Wise Initiative offers free swim assessments at McCleskey-East Cobb YMCA

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Starting this Sunday April 22, the McCleskey-East Cobb YMCA will offer free swim checks as part of the YMCA Water Wise Initiative.  From 11am – 12pm, you can bring your child to the YMCA in Marietta and certified swim instructors will assess your child’s swim ability.  Are you sure your child will be safe in the water this summer?  The McCleskey-East Cobb YMCA wants to educate parents, children and caregivers about the learn-to-swim resources available in our community.  By raising awareness and providing the opportunity for more kids to learn to swim, we are saving lives.

To inquire about the YMCA’s Water Wise program, please contact Sarah Ernst at 770-977-5991 or sarahe@ymcaatlanta.org.

 

Who:  Children ages 3-18

What:  Free Swim Assessments

When:  Sunday, April 22nd, Sunday, May 20th, Sunday, June 24th, Sunday, July 15th and Sunday August 12th

Time:  11am-12pm

Where:  McCleskey-East Cobb YMCA (1055 E. Piedmont Rd. Marietta, GA  30062)

What to Bring:  Towel, Swimsuit, Goggles

 

No Registration Required.  Free for all!