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Darkness to Light: Preventing Child Sexual Abuse Training

April 24 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

  Fill out my online form.   The Greater Valley YMCA is marking Child Abuse Prevention Month with Five Days of...

Healthy Kids Day

April 27 | 10:00 am - 9:00 pm

Healthy Kids Day® Saturday, April 27, 2019   Are the kids in your life already dreaming of summer? When kids are inspired,...

Northampton County Bar Association Charitable Foundation’s "FOUNDATION KICKOFF”: An Evening with David Akers

May 1 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

  Join us on May 1 at ArtsQuest for the Northampton County Bar Association Charitable Foundation’s "FOUNDATION...

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The Greater Valley YMCA is a volunteer-led, nonprofit, community organization. The Y is committed to strengthening community by positively changing lives every day. At each of our branches, we concentrate our efforts in three areas: Healthy Living, Youth Development, and Social Responsibility. And we do so in a way that upholds the Y’s traditional family values of Respect, Responsibility, Caring, and Honesty.

 

For over 100 years, the Y has made tangible differences in the communities of Allentown, Bethlehem, Catasauqua, Easton, Forks, Nazareth, those comprising the Slate Belt region and the Lehigh Valley as a whole. Founded as individual YMCAs as early as 1897, the following branches of the Greater Valley Y merged together between 2010 and 2015: the Nazareth YMCA, the Suburban North Family YMCA, the Family YMCA of Easton, Phillipsburg & Vicinity and the Bethlehem YMCA. In 2014, the Forks YMCA Education Center was established. The Slate Belt branch was opened in 2015. In January 2017, the Allentown YMCA joined the Greater Valley YMCA.

 

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Congrats Greater Easton Development Partnership! We are proud to be serving the community alongside of you this summer providing a parks and free lunch program! Be watching for more details soon!


YMCA Of Easton, Phillipsburg and Vicinity - PA

April 19 at 10:06am -

A great day to celebrate with 125 of our friends. The 50th Annual Father Son Breakfast.


In February of 2018, Clayton realized he needed a lifestyle change. After numerous doctor’s appointments dealing with health issues like high blood pressure, high cholesterol and sleep apnea, Clayton realized that without changing his ways he was at risk for a life threatening illness. Clayton reflected on this period of his life stating, “I was on a path to live a short life.” Clayton began to reexamine his eating habits and joined the Y, visiting five to seven days weekly working out and developing healthier habits. He found the Y staff supportive of his weight loss and wellness goals, and found a new Y family that rallied around this new life chapter. “The Y has been my home away from home,” he remarked, “from the bottom of my heart, I am truly humbled.” Almost a year later, Clayton continues on a healthier path and has lost over 100 pounds.

Thanks to the Y’s financial assistance program, Clayton was able to pursue his health goals surrounded by motivating staff, members and health champions. The Y is here supporting all on their health journeys, regardless of background or financial ability. To support the Bethlehem Branch during this year's Annual Campaign, click here: https://bit.ly/2CkNG7v


Greater Valley YMCA

April 19 at 6:28am -

The pool is closed for the rest of the night due to unforeseen circumstances. Sorry for any inconvenience.


“Preschoolers are the FASTEST land mammals!” Join TINY RUNNERS (ages 3-7) for the Spring II session starting April 29th!

For more information on Tiny Runners or more Youth Programs please stop by our Welcome Center or online at https://www.gv-ymca.org/location/easton


YMCA Of Easton, Phillipsburg and Vicinity - PA

April 18 at 5:13pm -

Our Mission  |  To put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.