Horn to lead YMCA’s fundraising campaign

Jim Horn As a board member for the last six years, Jim Horn knows the how deeply Chester County benefits from the YMCA of Greater Brandywine, so accepting the role as this year’s fundraising campaign chair came without question. He’s eager to share the Y’s story from an even larger platform and his voice will begin to amplify during the kickoff of the Y’s annual campaign at 5:30 p.m. on...

YMCA: $1 joiner fee 11/13 – 11/15 in honor of World Diabetes Day

The YMCA of Greater Brandywine invites the community to join in the fight against Diabetes – special events, expert advice and fun incentives planned   The statistics are staggering; 86 million American adults have prediabetes and another 2.9 million are living with diabetes. Today’s children are being diagnosed with type 2 diabetes at unprecedented rates. One of the best ways to...

"Try the ‘Y’ Tuesdays" – free YMCA access in August

    During the month of August, the YMCA of Greater Brandywine, will open its doors to the public – free of charge – at all nine branches for “Try the Y Tuesdays.”  On August 4, 11, 18 and 25, members of the community are welcome to visit any one of the branches and have free access to the facilities.    Send article as PDF   

YMCA hosts FREE outdoor swim Memorial Day Weekend

Outdoor pools open to community – event places a focus water safety On May 23, 24 & 25, the YMCA of Greater Brandywine will kick off summer by opening its outdoor pools for FREE to all members of the community. This event is designed to highlight the importance of swim lessons and water safety skills and gives families the opportunity to enjoy a day of outdoor fun at the pool. Promoting...

YMCA to hold open houses, Jan. 18

Come to the Y for an afternoon of family fun and games! On Sunday, January 18, branches of the recently merged YMCA of Greater Brandywine will be free and open to the public from noon until 3:00 p.m.   Use the opportunity to swim in the pool, play games, work out, and check out everything the Y has to offer. Non-members can enter a drawing to receive a free three-month membership – one will...

Brandywine, Upper Main Line YMCA announce merger

The Boards of Directors of the YMCA of the Brandywine Valley and the YMCA of the Upper Main Line voted to form a new regional association on June 17. The new association will be named the YMCA of Greater Brandywine. The effective date of the merger will be January 1, 2015. Shown from left: Joe Viscuso, Chair of the YMCA of the Brandywine Valley Board of Directors; Denise L. Day, President and CEO...