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Want to make a difference in the lives of children every day? The YMCA of Collier County is looking for enthusiastic, energetic, passionate, team oriented and motivated after-school counselors and teachers to work with children throughout Collier County!
We are currently hiring for: After School Counselors, Early Learning Teachers (Naples), Early Learning Floaters (Naples), YREADS Assistants and Kid Zone (Naples).
Working at the Y gives talented individuals the opportunity to change lives and strengthen communities. Click here to explore open jobs and careers with the YMCA on Indeed.com: https://indeedhi.re/3wLnWhj
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Last week we had a special visit from Comerica Bank . We are so excited and thankful to be selected as recipients of the giving program. The program honors and celebrates charitable organizations that are raising expectations in Southwest Florida.
Their generous donation will be used to help build a new playground for our early learning program. Thank you, Comerica bank, for your support!
Don't Miss The Bus!! OnSpot Dermatology is here until 5:30 pm today!
We ended another great week of camp with an all day inflatable party & an afternoon field day filled with fun water-based games. Our Cornerstone Church & Golden Gate summer sites also joined in the festivities!
Our Manatee campers got a special visit from Greater Naples Fire Rescue District this week. Thank you for cooling of our campers!
Week 4 of camp has been one for the books! Campers learned about different cultures around the world, and we ended our week with a Culture Festival in the gym. Thank you to all the parents who attended, we hope you had an amazing time!
Happy 4th of July! Have a safe, happy and healthy holiday.
Reminder, we are open today!
Facility Hours: 5:30 am - 9:00 pm
Pool: 6:30 am - 3:00 pm
Tennis Center: 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Kids Zone: 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Volleyball Half Day Camp: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm. All other scheduled camp programs will not be held.
Teamwork + confidence + fun!!
Playing sports at the Y is fun for everyone. Kids ages 4-13 can choose from basketball, soccer, volleyball, and t-ball. No matter which sport they get involved with, they will learn confidence, sportsmanship and teamwork!
New season begins September 12th, sign up today!
Register online here 👉 www.greaternaplesymca.org/youthleagues
The Today Show visited the Jeep Rogers Family YMCA to spotlight the important role the Y is playing in teaching water safety and swim lessons. The story features an interview with NBC’s TODAY Show Anchor Craig Melvin and his brother Ryan (age 36), who is taking swim lessons.
Craig Melvin’s brother learns how to swim at 36 According to the Red Cross, one in five Americans don’t know how to swim – and Craig Melvin’s younger brother, Ryan, was one of them. He shares why now was the time to learn and stresses the importance of feeling comfortable in the water.
Week 3 of was filled with fun, animals & excitement! Throughout this week, campers enjoyed learning about different animal families & helping out with our longhouse garden. In keeping with this week’s theme (Animal Planet Week), campers took a trip to the Naples Zoo at Caribbean Gardens.
We wrapped up the week with visit from the Collier County Sheriff's Office and campers enjoyed making keychains, bracelets and Thank You banners.
Thank you Friends of Rookery Bayfor sharing and hosting our campers!!
Gaynor Early Learning Center June Parent Open House!
The open house provided a great opportunity for parents to explore their child's classroom, view their child's art projects and participate in activities with the room. We look forward to our next open house next month!
Sending our love and thanks out to all the dads this Father’s Day. Did you know the first Father’s Day celebration in the U.S. was at a YMCA? Every kind of dad is special and important, so take the time to honor yours today!
Week 2 of is in the books!! Today we ended another week of camp by having a Decades Dance Off with all of the groups, Campers had a great time dancing to throwback songs and guessing what decade they were created in. Our 4th Grade group stole the show with their performance of the "Chicken Dance".
Thank you to the Naples Botanical Garden for hosting our kids this week and providing a wonderful educational experience!
Donate blood and help save a life! We invite you to donate blood and help give the gift of life during our next Community Blood Drive.
Sign up to donate blood on Friday, June 24th from 9AM to 3PM at the Naples YMCA branch.
Schedule your appoint here 👉 https://bit.ly/YMCABloodDriveJune2022
Our first week of summer camp 2022 is in the books! Here’s a quick recap:
New Friends ✅
New Experiences ✅
And, of course, lots of smiles! ✅
We can't for week 2!
Our new equipment is beginning to arrive! Six brand new treadmills, six motion adaptive trainers (so cool and can step like a stair master!), two new rowers, squat machine, glute extension along with three new adjustable benches and incline bench were delivered and installed today.
We invite you to check them out during your next visit to the Y!
Stay tuned for future deliveries…
Karate and Mixed Martial Arts with The Fight Coach / Focus Counter-Violence Roy Porter! This class gives children the opportunity to improve their focus, confidence, discipline, and overall self-development through self-defense.
Fitness Center Refresh!
We are upgrading our cardio equipment in the Fitness Floor from June 7th - June 8th. During this time, some portions of our fitness center will be unavailable. Thank you for your patience and appreciate your cooperation during this process.
Congratulations to all Collier County High School graduates and thank you for joining us at Project Graduation. 400+ Graduates were able to celebrate, keep safe and create lots of memories!
THANK YOU to the PG committee, sponsors, volunteers, staff and community for your continued support in making Project Graduation a success. A special thank you to the
Collier County Public Schools, led by Superintendent Dr. Kamela Patton, and all of the high school principals for their continued support.
In memory of those who gave so much and made the ultimate sacrifice, on this , we thank you for your service.
Yesterday was graduation day! Congratulations to our grads and their families. We are so proud of you, and we can't wait to see the amazing things you accomplish. Thank you to all the families who joined us on this special day!
Now Hiring! Do you want to make a difference in the lives of thousands of children, adults, teens and seniors in Collier County? We’re looking for talented, energetic individuals who are committed to excellence in serving our members and our community.
We’re looking to bring new team members on board in a variety of positions, including: Summer Camp Counselors and Enrichment Leaders, Preschool Teachers, Event & Development Director, Healthy Community Director, Tennis Coordinator, Lifeguards and Swim Instructors, Sports Counselors, Maintenance Associate and more!
When you join the Y team, you become part of a family dedicated to improving the lives of others. The YMCA of Collier County has been a pillar in the community for more than 55 years and with your help, we’ll continue strengthening our neighbors, members, partners, and ourselves in spirit, mind, and body.
Interested? Apply now on indeed: https://indeedhi.re/3wLnWhj
"Naples family opens heart and home using Ukraine Take Shelter platform"
We are incredibly grateful to be able to support the Makelandra family offer free summer camp for their children this summer. Thank you to the incredible donors who made this possible!
Naples family opens heart and home using Ukraine Take Shelter platform Alethea Shapiro looked at how she could help other Ukrainian families after fleeing to Southwest Florida. “I decided you know this is such a horrible situation nothing I’ve ever seen in my lifetime where do you begin and so I just began with one family,” Shapiro said. Shapiro thought Ukraine T...
Summer Camp is 2 weeks away! Swimming, arts & crafts, outside play, field trips and much more to explore at YMCA summer camp! Spots are available and filling up fast, don't delay! Lunch included!
Camp locations now include: Naples YMCA (Limited spots available), Cornerstone United Methodist Church, Golden Gate Elementary
Register today for the Best.Summer.Ever! Click here to learn more and sign up! www.greaternaplesymca.org/camp
Reconnect with your inner athlete -- Registration for Adult Sports is Now Open!
It’s never too late to join a sports league. Adult sports are a great way to stay fit and maintain a healthy lifestyle. Our programs are also a great way to meet new people and compete in your favorite sport. Don’t miss out… join a league today!
Adult basketball, volleyball and wiffleball leagues start June 15th!
Sign up here: https://bit.ly/YMCAAdultSports2022
The Y helped build bikes for children in need at the Bikes For Tykes “Bike Build” Event last week.
Bikes For Tykes in cooperation with the Kiwanis Club of Naples and Grace Place Naples conducted a “Bike Build” - 50 Bikes were assembled by volunteers and given to 50 excited children!
May is High Blood Pressure Education Month, a time to focus on improving cardiovascular health, as well as on hypertension and stroke prevention. While high blood pressure and heart disease are serious conditions, the good news is a healthy heart is achievable through lifestyle changes such as lowering sodium intake, eating healthier, and getting more physical activity.
Take action to improve heart health and reduce high blood pressure with this month’s Nutrition Seminar. Join us this Thursday as our Registered Dietitian, Diana Vittorio, discusses high blood pressure and how to reverse it for better cardiovascular health.
Discussion Topic: Reversing High Blood Pressure
Date: May 19, 2022
Time: 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Cost: Members: $35 | Non-members: $45
For more info or to register, please contact visit www.greaternaplesymca.org/nutrition-seminars or stop by the front desk!
May is ! At the Y, we know that mental health goes hand in hand with physical health.
Help the Y get the conversation going about mental health this Mental Health Awareness Month by sharing these facts with your friends and family: www.greaternaplesymca.org/mental-health-awareness
Do you see your child as a performer? Our performing arts camps combine the traditional fun of YMCA day camps with specialized skills and learning from our outside providers. This camp will teach your child the fundamentals of performance through dance, drama, and song in a fun and safe environment to help build their confidence.
Space is limited, sign up today!
For details, camp dates and pricing:
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