Annual Campaign Week Two: Jorge’s story

In the cabana of Klahanie’s Highland Gardens neighborhood, about 20 Kindergarten through 12th grade students gather to participate in the Y’s on-site afterschool homework/enrichment program.

Jorge Annual Campaign Feb 2018

Jorge, a third-grader, is one of many who has benefitted from the help of the HG volunteers from the Y’s Teen Leadership Board, teens

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Sammamish Kiwanis Jumpin’ Jive to Thrive Fundraiser to be held March 3rd

Live music and dancing, food, drinks and a silent auction are just part of the fun the Sammamish Kiwanis group will bring to town when the Sammamish Kiwanis Jumpin’ Jive to Thrive fundraiser takes place the evening of Saturday, March 3rd.

JumpinJive March 2018

When you register, on the drop-down box that states “What organization do you wish to designate your ticket sale proceeds to go to,” please be sure to select the Sammamish YMCA, as a portion of your ticket purchase will go straight back to the Sammamish Community YMCA Annual Fund Drive,

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Annual Campaign Week One: Allora’s story

As the Child & Family Therapist for the Sammamish Community Y, Allora Tvedt hopes to break down the stigma of mental health by offering counseling and education services in the Y’s less traditional setting.

Allora banner Feb 2018

“Life is meant to be lived in a community,” says Allora. “You shouldn’t have to bear something alone.”

This new position, funded by donors like you, was

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Our Annual Fund Campaign is here!

Thank you for helping us to make a positive difference in our local community

Annual Fund 2018 banner

Hello and welcome to the Sammamish Community YMCA’s 2018 Annual Fund Campaign! During the next six weeks we will share some inspirational stories as we work towards our goal of raising $165,000.

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The Angst Project: Coming March 7th

Eastlake High School and Inglewood Middle School parents: Please join us the evening of
Angst Screening Flyer March 2018 Wednesday, March 7
for a panel review following the showing of The Angst Project – and IndieFlix Original documentary.

The Angst project explores

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Cooking Demo: Cooking for Two and Empty Nesters

Your kids have grown and flown and “family dinners” have become an intimate twosome. Take heart, now you can rejoice in cooking for less picky palates and stretching your food budget farther!

couple cooking together Feb 2018 cooking class

In this demonstration class you will learn how to

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Dance with T followed by tea!

Both Y members and the local community are invited to come waltz, tango, foxtrot and learn some other great dance moves taught by the fabulous Teresa Osborn – Health and Wellness Program Supervisor at the Sammamish Y. the first Friday of each month.

tea dance Jan 2018

“If you do not know how to dance, no fear – I will go through some basic steps,” Teresa says. “It will

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Free coding class for kids in grades 2-6 on Sunday, Feb. 4th

Hand in Hand We Code (HHWC) welcomes kids in grades 2-6 to attend a FREE coding event hosted at the Sammamish Y on Sunday, Feb. 4. HHWC student teachers use a program called Scratch, which simulates real code by incorporating the logic and concepts involved in basic coding.

Kids Coding Jan 2018 post

Mark your calendars!
Date: Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018

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