At the Ellerslie Leisure Centre managed by YMCA, Trevor Anderson is famous for rowing 1.8 million metres on the rowing machine. But it’s not the only milestone he’s managed to clock up - next week he’ll be celebrating 60 years with wife Monica.
Ask Greg Alford, ANZ’s Director of Institutional Relationships, why he supports YMCA’s efforts to empower young people and he doesn’t have to think long for an answer: “We all benefit from helping young people prepare for their future. Giving them the opportunity to develop leadership and other life skills is a great way to build strong communities.
Don your superhero cape, run with YMCA and show young people that anything is possible. Entry includes a race pack, superhero cape, transport from the Mt Albert or North Shore YMCA and a BBQ at the finish line
The YMCA Auckland and Waikato network has taken a proactive step to reaffirm its commitment to child safety by becoming New Zealand’s first accredited Safeguarding Children organisation through the internationally-renowned Australian Childhood Foundation (ACF).
Summer. It’s the season of fun in the sun and holidays at the beach. But for working families, summer can also be a long slog spent juggling work and looking after the kids. Community recently caught up with Celeste and Emma, two mothers who work full-time, to discuss the challenges, and how YMCA holiday programmes and camps are helping them survive the summer