Water Safety Tip #4 - Practice Treading WaternnTreading water is a survival technique that enables you to keep your head above water, preventing you from sinking under and potentially drowning.
Camp Kekoka is a fun, educational and engaging program that fosters the spiritual, physical and emotional well-being of our campers. Aligned with the Alexandria, VA Police Department, we provide a shore-side camping experience to inner city kids. We provide scholarship assistance so any child wishing to attend Camp Kekoka may do so. ...
Camp Kekoka is a fun, educational and engaging program that fosters the spiritual, physical and emotional well-being of our campers. Aligned with the Alexandria, VA Police Department, we provide a shore-side camping experience to inner city kids. We provide scholarship assistance so any child wishing to attend Camp Kekoka may do so.more
[PRESS RELEASE] We're going mobile! Thank you to Sentara Healthcare for their generous donation to make the Y in Motion initiative possible. Y in Motion will be able to give families with a limited access to education, resources, and programs the ability to improve their health through YMCA programs. nnRead more at http://ow.ly/ZbpX50J5xJw.
Safety Around Water Tip #3 - Call 911 for help. nnWhen you see someone struggling in the water, the first thing you should do is call 911.
Don't forget, you can bring your mom to join you at the Y for free this week. When she joins, we'll waive the join fee as well.
71% of the Earth is covered in water and kids are 65% water - they're meant to be. It's #WaterSafetyMonth and hear from Natalia and Itza the importance of knowing how to swim. nn#ymcavp #swimlessons #swimming #watersafety
The results are in! Thank you to all those who voted for the YMCA of the Virginia Peninsulas through your Target Circle app. With your votes, Target will be donating $3,017 to the Y. nnIf you'd like to donate and make an impact, visitnhttps://www.ymcavp.org/donate
We are hiring Overnight Summer Camp Counselors! Please consider joing our team!
Water Safety Tip #2 - Reach, Throw, Don't Go!nnYou can help assist someone by throwing them a life ring or extending a long object out to them, but never try to save someone yourself. nn#watersafety #ymcavp #watersafetymonth
Mental health is how we think, feel, and act. Join the Y in normalizing conversations around mental health for Mental Health Awareness Month. #WeAllHaveMentalHealth