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Seasons change, days get shorter before they get longer, and we celebrate milestones in our lives. The Y is proud to be part of the fabric of life for thousands of individuals who look to us for impact in the areas of child care, youth programs, healthy living and a sense of community.

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Tips for Protecting Youth

KNOW how to recognize boundary violations and how offenders operate. It’s up to us as adults to do all we can to prevent child sexual abuse and create safe environments for children. 

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A Letter from Steve Ives

When you and your children join our YMCA family, we understand that you place your trust in us as a provider of child care, day camp, aquatics, and youth sports. Because we do not take your confidence lightly, we strive to meet that trust by effectively screening and training all staff and volunteers.

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