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The Williams YMCA of Avery County

Thw Y Aquatics Center will reopen June 1st. More information regarding Group Exercise, out of school programs and other programs will be released next Tuesday. More information

Initiatives

OUT OF SCHOOL PROGRAMS

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The YMCA administrative and development staff have been working with Mitchell County Schools to develop an after school and summer camp program for Michell County children and youth.  The YMCA and Mithchell County Schools, as co-applicants, recently submitted a grant proposal to the NC Department of Public Instuction to fund the project.  Given that funding isn't cut due to the pandemic crisis, we should know if the project is funded by September or October 2020.

BUILDING SITE DEVELOPMENT

The YMCA is working with community leaders and stakeholders to place a YMCA facility in Mitchell County.  Katie Willett is exploring building site or the renovation of an existing building for that purpose. In 2018 the YMCA and the Mitchell Wellness Initiative sponsored a community survey of what facilities and programs were needed in Mitchell County.  More than1,300 people responded. You can view the survey results HERE

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