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Pool Games For The Whole Family

posted on Thu, Aug 9 2012 3:18 pm by YMCA

To help you and your family get the most out of this last month of summer, we have put together some of our favorite pool games and activities that are a hit for adults and kids of all ages. However, before you begin, it’s important to remember that safety is an important part of water fun. Therefore, be sure that all youngsters have strong swimming skills and that you always have adult supervision on hand while in the pool.

Here are a few summer pool games that will help add a little splash to your outdoor summer fun:

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Is Your Child Ready For Back-To-School Sports

posted on Tue, Aug 7 2012 11:48 am by YMCA

Make sure your child has everything they need for sports this school season.

While the month of August is a great time for fitting in last-minute summer vacations or spending some good, quality time with friends and family, there is always the ever-present reminder that school is right around the corner sitting in the back of your head, constantly reminding you of all the work that still needs to be done.

A new school year means a chance for new beginnings, new experiences and new friends for kids everywhere. Whether your child is heading to a new school this year (transferring to high school or middle school means big changes), or you are simply preparing for the average back-to-school tasks that come each fall, there are a number of things in which you should prepare for in order to ensure that your child is ready for the classroom this coming school season.

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