Renaming Announcement

FOR THE FIRST TIME IN ITS 130 YEAR HISTORY – YMCA RENAMES FACILITY IN HONOR OF LEGACY DONORS  South Meridian Y & new aquatic center renamed for generous philanthropists  BOISE, I.D., June 29, 2021 – On the eve of opening its new $13 million aquatic center, the Treasure Valley YMCA is making a major announcement.

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June 30, 2021

Heat Wave Safety

At the YMCA, the health and wellbeing of our community is our top priority. As we anticipate extremely warm weather conditions in the Treasure Valley this coming week, we are taking all the necessary precautions to ensure the safety of our members, guests, and staff. To learn more about the adjustments we are making at

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June 29, 2021

5 Days of Action

Welcome to the Five Days of Action! The Five Days of Action is a week-long campaign that is designed to raise awareness and inspire all adults to take action to protect children from sexual abuse. The Treasure Valley Family YMCA is committed to the safety of the children in our community and the Five Days of

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June 7, 2021

Become an Aquatic Center Charter Member at the South Meridian YMCA!

Our Purpose is Deeper Than a Pool! JOIN TODAY! We are excited to announce that the Aquatic Center at South Meridian YMCA is opening July 1, 2021. To enjoy the following special benefits as an Aquatic Center Charter Member, join between May 30-June 30! Become a Charter Member! Charter Member Benefits No joining fees! Use

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May 28, 2021

NATIONAL WATER SAFETY MONTH

Due to the pandemic, Idaho children missed out on many typical summer activities last year, including swim lessons. As National Water Safety Month kicks off this May, David Duro, Treasure Valley Family YMCA President and CEO, sees an increased need for these essential, life-saving programs. 

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May 4, 2021

Listening and Responding to Children about Abuse

Listening and Responding to Children Throughout April we’ve addressed the importance of understanding the Y’s abuse prevention policies, recognizing red flags and boundary violations and how to talk with your children about abuse. Now, it’s important that all parents and caregivers know how to respond to boundary violations and warning signs if children tell you

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April 30, 2021

2021 Summer Youth Sports Guide

Summer Youth Sports Leagues are open for registration! Check out the Y’s 2021 Summer Youth Sports Guide below for details about our upcoming sports leagues, camps, and programs. To view program listings and register today, click the hyperlinked program titles in the PDF! 2021 Summer Youth Sports Guide In the Y’s Summer Youth Sports programs,

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April 23, 2021

Talking with Your Children About Abuse

Many parents and caregivers find speaking to their children about abuse to be uncomfortable. Framing these conversations around other safety conversations you have may help you work through some of that uncomfortableness. Below you’ll find age-appropriate ways to talk to your child about boundaries and preventing abuse. Young Children Parents can start these conversations simply

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April 22, 2021

Child Abuse Prevention Month: Recognizing Boundary Violations and Warning Signs

At the Y, creating safe spaces for youth to learn, grow and thrive is our top priority – especially following the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Kids need a safe space now more than ever, and we take pride in the measures we’ve taken to help keep your kids safe. Here are some important tips

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April 17, 2021

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

  It’s Child Abuse Prevention Month, and all month long we’ll be providing tips and advice for parents and caregivers to help prevent and spot child abuse. Follow along all month! The development of children is the core of which the Y’s values were built. This is why the safety of all children in our

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April 10, 2021

Hiring Event- South Meridian YMCA Aquatics Center

Join us for an Aquatics Hiring Event at the South Meridian YMCA! Idaho’s newest Aquatic Center, located at the South Meridian YMCA is opening soon and we’re currently accepting applications for Swim Instructors, Lifeguards, and Water Fitness Instructors.  Aquatics Hiring Event Date/Time: April 23, 2021 from 3-8pmLocation: South Meridian YMCA5155 S Hillsdale Ave, Meridian, ID

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April 7, 2021

2021 Summer Day Camp Guide

GREAT SUMMERS START AT THE Y! Summer is a time for kids to be kids. And Y day camp is the place to make every precious summer day a great one! At Y day camp, kids can develop skills, self-confidence, new friendships, and a sense of belonging—all while having tons of fun. From games and

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April 2, 2021