Make it a Summer to Remember with the Y!

News | Jennifer Dykes | June 16, 2023

Summer Bucket List Slide

Starting June 19, you can join the Heart of the Valley YMCA's Summer Bucket List by texting SUMMER to 844-889-6222! Find your sunshine through more than 50 activities that will get you outside and having summer fun. Grab your family, friends, and even your pets, to complete as many activities as possible to win prizes throughout the summer. Check off at least 20 activities to be eligible to win the Grand Prize of $2,000! With challenges ranging from getting lost in a book to volunteering at a non-profit organization to participating in a YMCA group exercise class, everyone can find some fun and interesting things to get them out of their comfort zones. The best part? We want everyone in our community to have a screen-free summer; Y members and non-members alike are encouraged to join the Summer Bucket List Challenge! The Summer Bucket List is part of the Strong Life community, where we are changing thousands of lives every day. We strengthen people in spirit, mind, and body, and we inspire and motivate each other every day to be better than the day before.

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The Heart of the Valley YMCA is one of the area’s largest nonprofits focused on engaging individuals and families in youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. The Y is dedicated to helping people achieve goals, make friends and find a true sense of belonging. Branches offer quality time for families to be together, resources for parents, and a variety of opportunities for seniors to be active. The YMCA ensures these opportunities are available to everyone no matter their ability to pay with generous support from community partners and donors. For more information about the Y, visit, call (256) 428-YMCA or stop by a Y branch near you.

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