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

YMCA Expects to Invest Nearly $250,000  in Additional COVID-19 Safety Measures

We are excited to announce that as a part of our ongoing efforts to create one of the safest and most responsible environments possible, the Treasure Valley Family YMCA is installing an air purification system in all its facilities—a sophisticated bipolar ionization (BPI) process to further prevent the spread of COVID-19 and other pathogens.  ”The

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April 20, 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

New Reservation Platform

We are excited to announce that we are launching a new Treasure Valley Family YMCA reservation platform that allows you to save a spot in both virtual and in-person classes and appointments with just a click of a button!  This improved system will replace our existing MotionVibe reservation platform and allow you to optimize your

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March 18, 2021

YMCA Civic Engagement Scholarship for Seniors, Due March 15

If you are a high school senior or know a high school senior, be sure to check out the Treasure Valley Family YMCA Scholarship for Civic Engagement. Applications are due March 15.

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January 14, 2021

Treasure Valley Family YMCA Receives Major Donation from Mackenzie Scott

The Treasure Valley Family YMCA has received a $10 million donation from philanthropist MacKenzie Scott in support of the organization’s work to strengthen communities.

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December 21, 2020

Treasure Valley Family YMCA Remains Open and Operational Amid Governor’s Move Back to Stage 2.

Many of you have heard that Governor Brad Little has moved the state of Idaho back into Stage 2.  Stage 2 guidelines have minimal impact on any of the current operations of the YMCA.  The only change to our current operations is the closing of our kiddie pools as recommended in the Indoor Gym section

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November 15, 2020

Fall Y-Ball and AAU Basketball Leagues Postponed Following CDH Recommendations

The Treasure Valley Family YMCA has announced that it will postpone fall Y-Ball and AAU basketball leagues following recommendations by Central District Health (CDH). While all YMCA programs follow strict physical distancing and cleaning protocols, CDH is recommending that sports programs be postponed until they reevaluate on Oct. 28, 2020. “We have made the unfortunate

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October 17, 2020

The Y Strong Community Challenge

TIRED OF BEING TIRED? Free 6-Week Transformation.   Join the challenge! Oct 12–Nov 20  Six weeks. 10,000 teammates. For 20 minutes a day, five days a week, we’ll experiment with challenges and rhythms designed to open us up to a purpose-driven life that is STRONG. Take the Challenge, have some fun, and discover what it means to

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September 28, 2020

Treasure Valley Family YMCA to Offer Expanded Child Care Program

(BOISE, ID) – The Treasure Valley Family YMCA, a leading non-profit organization, has announced that it will expand school-age child care to support families when the school year begins. This child care program will align with adjusted school district calendars and virtual learning environments and will provide academic support along with physical and enrichment activities.

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August 5, 2020

Open Swim Returns to the Y

Open swimming time is back at the Treasure Valley Family YMCA! Beginning July 27, you and your kids can enjoy swimming in our rec and kiddie pools with a reservation through our MotionVibe portal. Click on the links below to learn more and register. Login to Reserve Your Spot Aquatic Center Guidelines How to Use

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July 27, 2020