Heritage Dinner 2023

The Y’S 36th Annual Heritage Dinner Recap The Treasure Valley Family YMCA’s 36th Annual Heritage Dinner was a night to remember, as it brought together friends, supporters, and community members to celebrate the legacy of those who have contributed so much to the YMCA’s work. In this recap of the event, we’ll take you through

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October 11, 2023

132nd Annual Meeting Award Recipients Honored

The Treasure Valley Family YMCA has recognized individuals for their years of volunteerism and service to the Y and the community. These awards were presented at the Y’s 132nd Annual Meeting on June 7, an event that brought people together to celebrate our local YMCA leaders who are creating positive change within their community, including

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June 14, 2023

2023 Civic Engagement Scholarship Winners

Each year the Treasure Valley Family YMCA invites high school students to apply for the Civic Engagement Scholarship as part of the organization’s commitment to youth development and social responsibility. This year, the Y was able to distribute $42,000 to help three local students with the next step of their educational journey. Applications were evaluated

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May 26, 2023

ROSE Awards 2023

Winners of the annual Boise hospitality awards honored at Morrison Center ceremony On April 21, 2023, Visit Boise announced the winners of its Recognition of Service Excellence (ROSE) Awards honoring exceptional employees in the local tourism and hospitality industry at a Morrison Center ceremony. The awards recognize those who positively enhance visitor experiences with their enthusiasm

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May 16, 2023

132nd Annual Meeting

Save the date for the 2023 Treasure Valley Family YMCA Annual Meeting Wednesday, June 7 2023 The Grove Hotel Ballroom 245 S Capitol Boulevard 11:30 a.m. Check-in 12:00 -1:30 p.m. Lunch & Presentation Board & CEO Remarks YMCA Year in Review Service to Youth Awards Vern Emery Award Presentation Honoring 2023 Recipient: Martha Emery PURCHASE

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May 10, 2023

Capitol Classic Kids Run For All

The Saint Alphonsus Capitol Classic Kids Race on June 3 is open to kids ALL abilities. We are offering a new resource for children who want to participate in the race that have different abilities. Boise High student-volunteers will ensure they have buddies along with them throughout the route. That includes a 1 mile run

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May 10, 2023

Safety Around Water

71% of the world is water, children are 100% curious May is Water Safety Month and May 15 is International Water Safety Day. It is a day to spread drowning awareness and water safety education by any means possible. Lack of water safety education has allowed accidental drownings worldwide to continue. According to the CDC, Idaho has

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May 9, 2023

Member Inspires Change

Last year we were inspired by Nick Miller, a YMCA member, to expand our offerings to an underserved community. Nick is a member of the Boise Bombers Wheelchair Rugby team, as an athlete he dedicates time to his physical health and wellbeing. He is a frequent visitor to the Caldwell YMCA and enjoys training, but

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April 4, 2023

Swimmers Qualify for National Championship

The Boise Y Swim Team’s “Mighty Eight” ready to compete at the national level. Eight student swimmers from the Treasure Valley are on their way to represent Idaho for the 100th Annual 2023 YMCA National Short Course Swimming Championship on April 3-7 in Greensboro, NC. Under the leadership and coaching of Todd and Vicki Marsh,

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March 31, 2023

Five Days of Action 2023

Join Five Days of Action to Help Prevent Child Abuse, April 24-28 April is Child Abuse Prevention Month. As part of our commitment to protecting the children in our community, we’re participating in the Five Days of Action – a week-long campaign to increase awareness of child sexual abuse and empower and equip us all

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March 30, 2023

2023 Spring & Summer Program Guide

Find Your Fun. Find Your Y. It’s time to plan for the spring and summer. We have classes, programs, and fun runs for every age and interest. Try our interactive guide to be directed to your favorite programs right from your device! PROGRAM PLANNING WORKSHEET 2023 SPRING & SUMMER PROGRAM GUIDE DOWNTOWN BOISE YMCA ADDITIONAL

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March 29, 2023

Engage for a Change

Here at the Y we focus on youth development, healthy living and social responsibility for all; we advance our cause by building a stronger and more equitable community where everyone has the opportunity to learn, grow, thrive, and reach their full potential with dignity. With our mission in mind, we hosted Engage for a Change!

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March 23, 2023

2023 Spring Break Program Guide

Find your fun. Find your Y. It’s time to plan for spring break. We have classes, programs, and fun runs for every age and interest. Basketball, pickleball, martial arts, yoga, swim lessons, fun runs, and day camps. Try our interactive guide to be directed to your favorite programs right from your device! 2023 SPRING BREAK

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January 25, 2023

Be Safe Around The Y

January is the season for fog, rain and snow in the Treasure Valley. That’s also a season to reminder individuals who are driving, walking or riding around the Y to be safe. Be sure to slow down, avoid distractions, and be aware of your surroundings.

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January 19, 2023

Open Swim Reservation Changes

Open swim at our Caldwell, Downtown Boise and West Boise locations no longer require reservations. Please note reservations are required Monday — Friday from 9 a.m. — 4 p.m. at our Tomlinson South Meridian YMCA locations.  Reservations are still required for water fitness classes. We are thrilled to announce expanded hours for the Downtown Boise YMCA aquatics center and

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January 13, 2023

2024 Summer Program Guide

School is out. The Y is in! When school is out for the summer, stay active with the Y. We have classes, programs, camps, and events for every age and interest. Sports camps, action and adventure, swimming, STEM classes, martial arts, fun runs, and day camps. Learn more about summer child care or overnight camps

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March 1, 2024

2024 Spring Break Program Guide

Find your fun. Find your Y. It’s time to plan for spring break. We have classes, programs, and events for every age and interest. Basketball, pickleball, martial arts, yoga, swim lessons, fun runs, and day camps. Try our interactive guide to be directed to your favorite programs right from your device!

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January 24, 2024

Embrace a New Era of Fitness with YMCA 360: Your Virtual Passport to Wellness

In our fast-paced world, finding the time to prioritize health and fitness can be a challenge. But for our Treasure Valley Family YMCA members, we’re thrilled to introduce a game-changer that brings the Y experience directly to you: YMCA 360. What is YMCA 360? Imagine having your favorite YMCA classes, expert instructors, and wellness resources

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January 18, 2024

2024 Scholarship Applications Now Open

Two YMCA scholarships are now accepting applications from high school seniors in the area served by the Treasure Valley Family YMCA (Ada and Canyon Counties). Read more about each scholarship here and click the links to download applications. Current YMCA staff and volunteers or relatives of staff and volunteers may apply in accordance with the

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January 18, 2024

Y Camp at Horsethief Reservoir Wins ACA Award

The Y Camp at Horsethief Reservoir is honored to receive a 2024 Eleanor P. Eells Award for Program Excellence from the American Camp Association® (ACA). This award is designed to honor programs that develop effective, creative responses to the needs of people and/or societal problems using the camp environment or programs which demonstrate the positive

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January 4, 2024

Brain Health Symposium

Unlock your mind, enhance your life: Empowering brain health for a brighter future! Free Event | Lunch included | Saturday, October 21 at ICOM | 9 a.m.— 4 p.m. REGISTER TODAY! OUR MISSION The mission of the Brain Health Symposium is to identify and learn strategies to promote a healthy, functioning brain, and improve overall

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August 15, 2023

Summer Bucket List Challenge Winner

LOCAL CALDWELL FAMILY WINS SUMMER BUCKET LIST CHALLENGE The Summer Bucket List Adventure is a free 4 week challenge designed to help you and your loved ones enjoy and make the most of your summer.   There are 50 fun and inclusive summer activities that you can participate in inside or outside of the Y.

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August 14, 2023

Fall & Winter Program Guide

Find Your Fun. Find Your Y. It’s time to plan for the fall and winter. We have classes, programs, and fun runs for every age and interest. Try our interactive guide to be directed to your favorite programs right from your device! PROGRAM PLANNING WORKSHEET 2023 FALL & WINTER PROGRAM GUIDE Financial Assistance No one

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July 26, 2023

Alzheimer’s & Brain Health Awareness Month

Recognizing the Importance of National Alzheimer’s and Brain Health Awareness Month at the Y June is National Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month. Worldwide, more than 55 million people are living with Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia. Did you know that studies have shown that physical activity reduces the risk of cognitive decline? At the

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June 23, 2023