FROM OUR PARTNER IN HEALTH, SAINT ALPHONSUS: March is Brain Injury Awareness Month!

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month! This is a great time to raise awareness of Brain Injuries with spring season sports right around the corner. According to the Brain Injury Association of America, each year an estimated 2.5 million children and … [Read more...]

YMCA Civic Engagement Scholarship for Seniors, Due April 1

If you are a high school senior or know a high school senior, be sure to check out the Treasure Valley Family YMCA Civic Engagement Scholarship. Apply online through the Idaho Community Foundation. Applications are due April 1st. Each high school … [Read more...]

JOHN FERY: Remembering a Member of Our Y Family and an Idaho Legend

A Special Message from our CEO, David Duro​: Our Treasure Valley Community and the entire State of Idaho community lost a philanthropic legend this past weekend - John Fery. In the wake of his passing, I reflected on the impact John has had on our … [Read more...]

NEW KNOWLEDGE ADVENTURES! Spring Course Catalog for People Over 50

2017 Spring Course Registration opens on February 21st!  Mark your calendars - classes fill up fast! Download 2017 Spring Catalog! New Knowledge Adventures gives a whole new meaning to experiential learning! For $35, you can spend your spring … [Read more...]

2017 Annual Campaign Kick Off Celebration

Thursday, February 9th Jack's Urban Meeting Place Pioneer Room 5:30pm "THE HAND YOU ARE DEALT" 6:30pm PRESENTATION 7-8pm PACKET PICK UP AND PRIZE WHEEL! Please join us for an exciting evening to Kick off our YMCA 2017 Annual … [Read more...]

Message from Y Partner, Saint Alphonsus: AVOIDING WINTER INJURIES

Avoiding Winter Injuries Winter sports are a great way to stay active during colder months, especially if you participate with common sense and caution. Do not take on more than your skill level will safely allow and wear protective equipment to … [Read more...]

AN ARTICLE FROM STARS: From Tuber to Uber … Can Exercise Harm Your Heart?

We all know that physical activity and exercise are good for you. Exercise lowers blood pressure, improves blood sugar/diabetes, lowers blood cholesterol, helps maintain optimal body weight, improves mental health, and can reduce your risk of and … [Read more...]

NEWS RELEASE: City of Meridian to Purchase Homecourt YMCA

CITY OF MERIDIAN and TREASURE VALLEY FAMILY YMCA FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 10, 2016 CONTACT: Kaycee Emery, City of Meridian 208-489-0538 kemery@meridiancity.org Scott Curtis, Treasure Valley Family YMCA 208-344-5502 ext … [Read more...]

March Brain Injury Awareness Month – A message from STARS

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month! This month is a significant focus of Saint Alphonsus Rehabilitation Services (STARS). STARS’s Brain Injury Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) for its … [Read more...]

Avoiding the “Winter Blues”: Tips From STARS

The month of February can be harsh, winter is in full force.  As the days get shorter and the nights get colder, even the best of us can get a little down.  The "winter blues" are characterized by the mild depression, lack of motivation, and low … [Read more...]