News and Events

March 7, 2023
Our 2023 Captain’s Challenge encourages dads and kids to “Choose your own Adventure” through the Y Guides program and beyond. By spending intentional time together, Big Guides and Little Guides can share an exciting adventure and  build on strong relationships, service to our community, and... read more
October 15, 2022
My name is Lou "Howlin' Hippo" Seaman. I am originally from Michigan and spent the first half of my life there. I graduated from Western Michigan University with a bachelors degree in Health, Physical Education, and Recreation. While working on my degree, I was also a full-time Program Director for... read more
August 3, 2022
Y Guides Pals and Friends,The Y Guides Team, participants, volunteers and program as a whole have been so fortunate to have Chas Sharp, more fondly known as Swift Arrow, along for the Y Guides journey with us over the past five years!While we are so excited for Swift Arrow for his next adventure,... read more
June 2, 2022
Hey Pals and Friends!As we finish another amazing year in Y Guides, I want to say thank you for being a part of this amazing program. If you’ve followed your Y Guides manual and earned your patches, then you have surely made some memories that will last a lifetime. That’s what this program is all... read more
April 20, 2022
As you are wrapping up this program year with Y Guides, and hopefully continuing on your Y Guides journey in one way or another, consider these thoughts from Thomas, a member of the Y Guides Advisory Board. One of my favorite song lyrics is "you won't find moments in a box." This has been a good... read more
April 20, 2022
It is a great day to be at the YMCA!My name is Desmond "Blue Whale" Miller, and I am originally from Greensboro, NC. I graduated from North Carolina A&T State University and received a degree in Early Childhood and Family Development. I grew up swimming and being an active child in the... read more