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

Summer Day Camp Hiring!

Great Summers Start at the Y. Do you want to be a part of the magic that makes YMCA Summer Day Camps a formative and FUN experience for children? All Treasure Valley Family YMCA facilities are now accepting applications for Summer Day Camp Counselor positions. So keep reading to learn more and APPLY TODAY! Browse

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March 24, 2021

South Meridian YMCA Aquatics Center Hiring!

Looking for a fun, flexible, AND rewarding job? 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. Applicants at all skill levels are encouraged to apply, and training and support is available for all applicants interested in beginning

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March 23, 2021

Annual Campaign Virtual Kickoff Event

Join us April 1 for our 2021 Virtual Annual Campaign Kickoff! We invite you to JOIN US for a fun and inspiring virtual event to kick off our 2021 YMCA Annual Community Campaign! You will have an opportunity to learn more about how the Y is responding to urgent needs in our community and how YOU can make a positive

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March 22, 2021

Invite a Friend Giveaway!

YMCA Membership Promotion This month, we’re waiving join fees for all NEW Treasure Valley Family YMCA members through March 31! Not a member yet? JOIN TODAY! We are also inviting YOU to join in our “Invite a Friend” Giveaway promotion this month. To participate, please follow the steps below: Pick up an “Invite a Friend” referral card from our friendly front desk staff

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March 5, 2021

Spring Break Aquatic Programs

SPLASH and Spring Break Diving Camp offer kids the chance to dip their toes in the water of swimming and diving lessons. Click the buttons to view program listings and register for SPLASH and Spring Break Camp SPLASH – Spring Break Swim Lessons Spring Break Diving Camp When school is out, the Y is in!

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March 2, 2021

Black History Month

Did you know that Black History Month has roots associated with the YMCA? In 1915, Carter G. Woodson, a University of Chicago alumnus, arrived in Chicago to attend a national celebration of the 50th anniversary of emancipation sponsored by the state of Illinois.

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February 23, 2021

2021 Spring Break Camp Guide

Check out the Y’s 2021 Spring Youth Guide below for details about our upcoming Spring Break Day Camps with both full-day and half-day options available! To view program listings and register today, click the hyperlinked program titles in the PDF. 2021 SPRING BREAK CAMP GUIDE When school is out, the Y is in! In the

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February 22, 2021