The Harvey E. Najim Family YMCA is a welcome addition to District 3, where the population has the highest risk for health complications in Bexar County.
Parents often find their choices narrow quickly when they are looking for an after-school program built to serve children with learning differences.
For the children whose lives are changed through the services of the YMCA, Big Brothers Big Sisters, and the many other out-of-school-time agencies in San Antonio, there is no question as to the value of these services.
The new facility rethinks what it means to be well and informed with innovative spaces to encourage exercise, healthy eating, knowledge, and collaboration.
When the Harvey E. Najim Family YMCA opens in spring 2017, the Southside community will have a new place for its children to play, exercise, and learn.
This year, 42 Texas children have drowned – 16 of them in a backyard or apartment pool – and three of them were in Bexar County, according to the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services.
The year 2016 has a special meaning to the YMCA of Greater San Antonio; 140 years ago the organization began their journey of building a stronger and healthier San Antonio.
The U.S. Department of the Interior, in conjunction with the American Express Foundation, will fund a two-year volunteer initiative in San Antonio to get young people and their families outdoors.
The 8th edition of San Antonio’s Síclovía is heading to Southtown come Sunday, March 29, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The later than usual start will allow Palm Sunday worshipers to attend services and still join the 50,000 other cyclists, pedestrians, pet walkers, skateboarders and random others who will gather outdoors for the one-day street festival that features just about everything except cars and trucks.
I don’t know what I was expecting when I showed up at the Tripoint YMCA to meet a familiar figure hitting the weights.