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At the Y, amazing stories of impact are happening every day! We are excited to share our latest news with you. If you are a member of the media and would like more information about the stories you find here, or have other inquiries, please contact our communications team!

Media Inquiries: Erica Faulkner, VP of Communications

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Good Friday Breakfast

On April 7th, the Y welcomed members, volunteers, donors, staff, and the community for our 60th annual Good Friday Breakfast. Bill Bolling was honored with the Y's highest volunteer honor, the Bransby Christian Leadership Award.  

Safety Around Water

May is National Water Safety Month. While swimming can be a very enjoyable activity this summer, it is important to remind all parents and caregivers of the importance of water safety.


We are continuing our partnership with Skillshot Media & Ghost Gaming to provide two esports tournaments this summer! Join the Y's summer esports league and experience an exciting and rapidly growing activities among kids.

Media Requests - Members of the media are welcome at the Y for broadcast and print shoots dependent upon the content of the piece and the potential disruption to members. All requests should be sent to Erica Faulkner at

Photo and Film Shoots - Facility rentals may be available to accommodate photo and film shoots depending on timing, schedule and content. All film crews must have the proper certificate of insurance. Location specific rental fees will apply. All requests should be sent to Erica Faulkner at