Welcome to the official YMCA of Austin Twitter feed! The Y: for youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. IG and SC: austinymca #ForABetterUs
Looking for a way to put your best foot forward this spring with a new fitness challenge? Register for the @cap10k help the Y while you're at it! Find out how to save 💰 on registration for the Statesman Capitol 10,000 here: bit.ly/ymcacap10k https://t.co/dIg8wHHTxb
#WednesdayWisdom: You may know the a Y Instructor invented the game of basketball, but did you know that professional football got its start at the Y, too? RT this fun fact to pass the #YTrivia along! 🏈 https://t.co/5eeTKVBGaL
We're not stopping yet! The giving is still going! Make a donation to the Y’s Annual Giving Campaign by clicking on the link below. Your gift, no matter how big or small, gives the Y experience to a neighbor in need. Click to give your gift today: bit.ly/ymcagive https://t.co/2Kqxerp7gO
#SXSW isn’t the only thing happening in the city this week! Join the Cause Squad and become a part of a band of community members determined to provide programs and services for all. Click here to make a donation: bit.ly/ymcagive https://t.co/SlYi5a6UKh
We spy with our little 👁: our very own CEO @JamesFinck with other #YAdvocates working for change! Way to go, James! 👍 twitter.com/NealDenton/sta…
Beat the buzzer!⏰ It's the LAST DAY to register for Spring Youth Sports. Get in on the game in soccer, volleyball and baseball by signing up today! Register: bit.ly/2z2Nk1Q https://t.co/jp9ZHbEQh7
It's (almost) springtime!🌤🌸 Read this guest blog from our friends @ATX_Family and check out 3 ways to get outside and enjoy the warmer weather with your kiddos: bit.ly/2HlyQO2 #HealthyLiving #FamilyFirst https://t.co/4v3QaJRSH3
🗣Calling all #youthdevelopment professionals! Help prepare little learners for a future of academic success! Apply for our open ELR Assistant Teacher position and join our team today! 👍 APPLY: bit.ly/2IfoBfN https://t.co/hOlD0fqNqM
Turn your passion for swimming into a career at the Y!💦 We're looking for a determined professional to join our staff as a Swim Coach! Think you're a perfect fit or know someone who is? Start your application now! APPLY: bit.ly/2IhWhJy https://t.co/Qnmzt5WO0O
RT @YAustinCareers: We’re hiring Afterschool Staff to join our team for the Spring 2018 semester in Northwest Austin! Staff can enjoy emplo…
RT @YMCANorthAustin: Attention to all families, we are having a movie on the lawn, in front of the our Y, this Friday March 9th at 6pm! It…
Happy #InternationalWomensDay!🚺 On this day and every day otherwise, we celebrate, uplift and acknowledge women and girls all over the world. Check out these incredible snapshots of girls going to school across the globe & get inspired! #PressforProgress huffingtonpost.com/entry/55-incre… https://t.co/5buZ9OLOYm
Do you know what time it is? It’s game time! Spring Youth Sports registration has been EXTENDED through March 12! Sign up for volleyball, baseball, soccer and more by clicking below now! ⚽️🏐⚾️ https://t.co/Jkqv56PQqe
#WednesdayWisdom: Did you know some of Hollywood's now brightest stars, like film producer Aaron Speling and Vince Vaughn, were once Y Members or Staff? RT this post to pass the #YTrivia along! https://t.co/6UZuQTjXBB
#SpringBreak is right around the corner! Register for our Spring Break Camps and get your kiddo ready for a week of fun. Get all the details and start your registration!🌤😎 Register here: bit.ly/2FhfBsE https://t.co/woIYfqm8hP
Thanks for sharing @JSines911! Looks like winner on and off the court to us! 👍🥇 Register for Summer Basketball here: bit.ly/2oKLAqG twitter.com/JSines911/stat…
#MondayMotivation: Happy Monday, friends! Looking for a way to put your best foot forward this week? Check out our video about how to train for the upcoming @cap10k in our Zero to 10K training program! Learn more about Zero to 10K Training here: bit.ly/ymca10ktraining 🏃‍♀️🏃 https://t.co/jVLHYIbuJp
Amplify Austin may be over, but the giving is still going! THANK YOU to all of our Cause Squad champions who have helped us raised OVER $206,000!🎉🏆 Your geneorsity has proved that we are truly #BetterTogether. We ❤️ you! #AmplifyTheY #AmplifyATX https://t.co/Ga8d7bLWeA
We just hit $205,000!🎉 Help us in thanking our partners at @StDavidsFDN for their always-generous support and providing matching funds to all of their grant partners who participate in #AmplifyATX! ❤️ 20 mins left! Donate: bit.ly/amplifythey https://t.co/sWu4Orlfyn
It's the FINAL COUNTDOWN! We want to send a special THANK YOU to our friends and generous donors #LoyalIT for helping us get to $204,319.75 raised so far! Help us make it to 450 donors with a donation to the YMCA of Austin! Give: bit.ly/amplifythey https://t.co/pzgrpIEm65
We just got a gift from our 410th donor and we had a little dance break to celebrate! Thank you to everyone on the Cause Squad who has donated already. The givin' is still going! Help us climb the leaderboard with a #AmplifyATX donation here: bit.ly/amplifythey https://t.co/YVpIRlV8y6
Looks like the late night hustle of our #AmplifyATX Watch Party donors was a HUGE success! We won the prize for most donations before 12am last night!🥇 THANK YOU to all our Cause Squad members & to our friends @google for getting us going! Keep giving: bit.ly/amplifythey https://t.co/SoXith5bz6
Winning is always great when it makes us #BetterTogether!🎉 Help us keep the spirit going with a gift to the Y during #AmplifyATX! Donate: bit.ly/amplifythey twitter.com/ilh_igh/status…
That’s a wrap! Thanks for joining us and keep the Giving going until 6pm tomorrow! Amplify The Y here: bit.ly/amplifythey #BeCauseY #AmplifyTheY
@YMCANorthAustin Exec. Director gives a shoutout to our incredible company donors and friends at @HinesPool for their continued support ❤️ #AmplifyATX #AmplifyTheY #BetterTogether https://t.co/fjkI2kARYs
Congrats to our raffle winners, the Britton Family on their new @AustinOpera tickets! 🎟🎶Take us with you? #AmplifyATX #AmplifyThey https://t.co/ppdrf6hlvS
Quick group pic to celebrate our 50th donor! Let’s keep it going! Give here: bit.ly/amplifythey #AmplifyTheY #BeCauseY https://t.co/hsWzvvAEBk
Our Campaign Co-Chair Estrella Barrera gets us ready for our 7-8pm power hour! ⚡️💵 Donate here: but.ly/amplifythey #AmplifyATX #AmplifyTheY https://t.co/WNq87qVA4Y
Our #AmplifyATX Watch Party is on NOW! Stay tuned for more updates here, on Facebook and on our Snapchat! #AmplifyTheY https://t.co/yI1MKmsGnq
Thanks, Kami! This is just what we needed to get in the #ThankfulThursday spirit! ❤️ twitter.com/kgeoffray/stat…
HURRY!⏰ It's the LAST DAY to join the Y for $0!💸 Click the link to get started and save $48 while you still can: bit.ly/AYFebJoin https://t.co/tZ4D61ydhq
#WednesdayWisdom: Did you know that the YMCA of Austin has been providing Financial Assistance to our community since 1953? Help us continue our promise to all with a donation to our Annual Giving Campaign: bit.ly/ymcagive https://t.co/kxKBbuwI2k
#AmplifyAustin is right around the corner. Help us get ahead of our fundraising goal before the clock starts with a donation to our Annual Giving Campaign!❤️ Click the link to give: bit.ly/amplifythey #AmplifyTheY #ForABetterUs https://t.co/u8PHAdZ1vv
YOU'RE INVITED!🎉 Come party and watch the #AmplifyAustin leaderboard with us at the new @google Austin HQ during our Watch Party on March 1 from 6-8pm! Get more details about the all the fun by clicking the link below. #YIGive #AmplifyTheY business.facebook.com/events/4129048… https://t.co/iu0eAAREkP
Only 2️⃣ MORE DAYS! Lasting change requires heart and support along the way. Join the Y for $0 now through February 28! Join for free: bit.ly/AYFebJoin https://t.co/5YOHBIo2Cl
#MondayMotivation We love seeing our kiddos get into the Annual Giving Campaign spirit & raising money to help other children. Check out this video of students from Negley Elementary @HaysCISD from their Pie in the Face fundraiser & start the week with a 😀. #ForABetterUs #YIGive https://t.co/8dDokswwt2
YOU'RE INVITED!🎉 Come party and watch the #AmplifyAustin leaderboard with us at the new @google Austin HQ during our Watch Party on March 1 from 6-8pm! Get more details about the all the fun by clicking the link below. #YIGive #AmplifyTheY business.facebook.com/events/4129048… https://t.co/DJqhorqREX
RT @texasyg: Our 2018 Junior Youth and Government State Conference is about to begin with Opening Ceremony. Stay tuned! #TXJYG18 #YGYall ht…
#AmericanHeartMonth isn't over yet! Read how to incorporate 18 superfoods into your diet and show your health some ❤️! #HealthyLiving #Nutritionmonth bit.ly/2F08Z0z https://t.co/s6j9E3H6YR
#FriYAY just got a whole new meaning! Bring your bestie to the Y for a FREE workout TODAY and celebrate our first BFF Friday! 👯 More: bit.ly/ymcabff #YBFF https://t.co/xNPJiFVooD
📰In the News: Did you know the Y offers a Diabetes Prevention Program that has been medically proven to help reduce the chances of developing the chronic disease? Read more about our program in this feature by the @austinherald! austindailyherald.com/2018/02/a-last… https://t.co/SU1LP9ujnB
Fridays are meant for friends. That’s why TOMORROW February 23, we’re inviting all Y Members to bring a buddy to the Y for FREE! Click the link to learn more about our NEW BFF Fridays and pair up! #YBFF bit.ly/ymcabff https://t.co/lEnGW72IHG
Our generous donors and Y Family always give us reason to be grateful and prove yet again that we're #BetterTogether.❤️ #ThankfulThursday #Gratitude twitter.com/Fayruz/status/…
RT @ymca: From smoothies to snacks, it's way easier than you think to sneak more veggies into your daily diet. ow.ly/Hzxz50gtZvJ #H…
RT @YMCAAustinHays: Be sure to stop by our Healthy Living Fair happening TODAY from 4pm-7pm! We'll see you there! #HealthyLiving https://t.…
#WednesdayWisdom: Did you know Carter Woodson, creator of #BlackHistoryMonth precursor, Negro History Week, organized the first-ever week of commemorating the accomplishments of Black Americans at the Wabash Avenue YMCA more than 100 years ago? RT to pass the #YTrivia along! #BHM https://t.co/kz0zbrcJyn
Happy #BlackHistoryMonth! Celebrate this month of U.S. History with the whole family by giving these 5 activities from our guest bloggers at @ATX_Family a try: bit.ly/2EFsl8J https://t.co/ximn7YiUiF
The #FridayFeeling is going strong at our Metro office! Watch this quick clip of us sending a BIG thank you to our Metro Board Chair Kate Henderson and all of our incredible Board Members to start the weekend off right! #Gratitude #ForABetterUs https://t.co/tKTEtJ28RK
We stand with all those affected by the horrific event that took place Wednesday at Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. Meet #JacobTheComfortDog, who has been deployed to Parkland to help the community find peace and heal and catch the #FridayFeeling. ❤️ @K9ComfortDogs https://t.co/wJvE5Dv3RK
BIG NEWS‼️ @CityofBastropTX has made it to the FINAL 5️⃣ of the #smallbusinessrevolution Main Street Project! Join us in supporting our friends of the @BastropYMCA and beyond by voting every day until February 20 & using the hashtag #MyBastrop! VOTE: smallbusinessrevolution.org https://t.co/jqcV5W3GkU
This week's #ThankfulThursday is dedicated to all of our members, like this #Bodypump class @BastropYMCA, who make every day feel like #ValentinesDay by sharing their kindness, compassion, and support to everyone in our community. ❤️ #MyBastrop #BeCauseY #ForABetterUs https://t.co/3oWTQcdeHw
Our Annual Giving Campaign is on NOW‼️ Click the link to learn how you can become a member of our Cause Squad and join us in raising funds to help move our mission forward!❤️ Donate: bit.ly/ymcagive #YIGive #ForABetterUs https://t.co/Qa44TMBApM
Send a buddy or someone special the gift of the Y Experience for FREE!😍 Click to learn how you and your #Valentine can stock up on Refer A Friend perks: bit.ly/2duPOfH https://t.co/lBfM5cFeeF
Play on!⚽️ Registration for Spring Youth Sports is open. Sign your athlete up for soccer, volleyball and more! Register here: bit.ly/2z2Nk1Q https://t.co/W5LEuVrDO4
Happy Valentine's Day from us to you!💕 On this day of love and compassion, we want to thank every member of our Y Family for allowing us to serve you and strengthen our community for all. #ForABetterUs #ValentinesDay https://t.co/sn2OLfBwal
Our Annual Giving Campaign is ON! Help us get off to a successful start with a donation: bit.ly/ymcagive https://t.co/wRd579bmKr
“I absolutely love the @livestrong at the YMCA program. And I fervently love the YMCA,” cancer survivor and @SpringsFamilyY Douglas Hoppock shares his #YStory https://t.co/CiPRUyrV2M
“The exercise at the Y is great, but the hugs are even better,” Y Member Jean McDermott said. #YIGive https://t.co/Cqr8icK2TY
“When we put our mission into action, the donations will follow,” Co-chair Estrella Barrera #YIGive #ForABetterUs https://t.co/v4OvhSTzKN
Our campaign co-chair Chris Britton introduces fellow co-chair Estrella Barrera 👏👏👏 #YIGive https://t.co/PV9N7pnhjh
Let the games begin!🏆🏆🏆 Our 2018 Annual Giving Campaign Kickoff Party has begun! Stay tuned for more Olympic-themed fun. Watch here, on Facebook or on Snapchat (@AustinYMCA) #YIGive https://t.co/o1DlyPoTJH
⚾️👍Hit a home run and register your kiddo for Spring Youth Sports season at the Y. Sign up for baseball and more! Register here: bit.ly/2z2Nk1Q https://t.co/ZvIbfgKYDk
#MondayMotivation: Meet Lucas, the first-ever #GerberBaby with Down Syndrome and start the week with a 😀! #Inclusion #ForABetterUs cnn.com/2018/02/07/hea… https://t.co/zwf2PbQp9D
Happy #BlackHistoryMonth! Celebrate this month of U.S. History with the whole family by giving these 5 activities from our guest bloggers at @ATX_Family a try: bit.ly/2EFsl8J https://t.co/w9WjHp615A
YOU'RE INVITED! Indulge in a little retail therapy for a good cause by joining us at our @KendraScott Valentine's Party TOMORROW February 8. 20% of all proceeds will help fund our @PS_AustinYMCA programming. Click for more details: bit.ly/kspartyfeb8 💎✨ #KSGivesBack https://t.co/8cT8EKB5IY
#WednesdayWisdom: Now that football season is officially over it's all about bball!🏀 Did you know the game of basketball was invented by a Y Instructor back in 1891? Get in the game by browsing our open adult & youth basketball offerings by clicking here: bit.ly/2seJDHl https://t.co/bjJJbaeOxj
Ditto 🤷‍♂️🤷‍♀️ #MyBastrop #MyTexas #SmallBusiness twitter.com/TexasYmcas/sta…
Good morning! Skip your usual cup of Joe☕️and opt for black tea instead! Not sure if you're ready to make the switch? Get the scoop on these 11 little known benefits of black tea and steep yourself a cup.🍵 #HealthyLiving bit.ly/2se3hDm https://t.co/AsVwKByNuG
Pssst....you still up? Get in on the savings before the clock strikes midnight! Join the Y for $0 here: bit.ly/18NYMembership https://t.co/Lp9Cj7xyib
YOU'RE INVITED! Indulge in a little retail therapy for a good cause by joining us at our @KendraScott Valentine's Party on February 8. 20% of all proceeds will helpf und our @PS_AustinYMCA programming. Click for more details: bit.ly/kspartyfeb8 💎✨ #KSGivesBack https://t.co/RcxlWPUlDk
OK...this time for real. It's the FINAL DAY to join the Y for free and save $48!💰 Click here to get the discount: bit.ly/18NYMembership https://t.co/8dz82ZKfrH
MondayMotivation: 🥑❤️ Read about how this 5-year-old's seizures were completely reduced after her mother incorporated two avocados a day into her diet! Get inspired and grab some of your favorite super food for lunch or dinner today! #HealthyLiving #HealthIsWealth https://t.co/lzg8H0KLXs
SURPRISE! 🎁 We’ve EXTENDED our membership savings! Conquer your fitness goals with a community behind you! Join the Y for FREE thru Feb. 5 and save $48. JOIN HERE: bit.ly/18NYMembership https://t.co/4cAOnZQm0Z
#ThankfulThursday: Thx @YMSL Northwest Hills & former @TexasSports & @NFL player Cory Redding for visiting @YMCANorthAustin last Saturday! Redding spoke on the importance of young ppl serving their communities. Check out pics below! 👍 #Gratitude #SocialResponsibility https://t.co/bFALgaMHTz
⏰It's the LAST DAY to cash in on $48 savings! Join the Y for FREE by clicking here: bit.ly/18NYMembership https://t.co/lNvRvgKSur
#WednesdayWisdom: At the YMCA of Austin, our diversity is our strength. Join a community for all for FREE now through February 5 by clicking here: bit.ly/18NYMembership #YForAll #ForABetterUs https://t.co/9cdbGz84cI
HURRY! Only 1️⃣ day left to join the Y for FREE! Click the link to join and save $48 now: bit.ly/18NYMembership https://t.co/uyhQdJMOqS
We're catching baby fever with this week's #FeelGoodTuesday post.👶💛 Like this post to congratulate parents-to-be Austin and Megan Arnold on the upcoming arrival of Baby Girl #3 ! #YBabies #ForABetterUs https://t.co/oRxLFEnwpe
RT @texasyg: The Gubernatorial Debate is LIVE!📡📡📡 Tune in on Instagram (@texasyg) or on Facebook here: facebook.com/YMCATXYG/ Follow alon…
RT @texasyg: Happening Now: Delegates are listening in to Opening Ceremony keynote speaker and @1800CONTACTS CEO, Jonathan Coon’s words of…
RT @YMCAAustinEast: 🏋️‍♀️Thinking of joining a gym? Why not try before you buy? Sample tons of Y classes and more for FREE this Saturday du…
#WednesdayWisdom: We've been in the business of building bodies for more than a century.💪 Get started on achieving your fitness goals by joining the Y for FREE this January and RT to pass this fun fact along! #YTrivia #HealthyLiving Join the Y: bit.ly/18NYMembership https://t.co/6ylgohmpYz
We're all smiles in honor of our always-bubbly Accounts Payable Coordinator Becca's birthday!😃🎂 Join us in wishing Becca a #HBD! #BeCauseY https://t.co/ulvCgUiFKI
YOU'RE INVITED! Indulge in some retail therapy for a good cause with us at @KendraScott South Congress location on Thursday, February 8! 20% of sales benefit the Y's Annual Campaign and support our neighbors who need a helping hand! RSVP: bit.ly/kspartyfeb8 #ForABetterUs https://t.co/qLObd1q86o
#MondayMotivation: Having a ruff start to your week? Give this heartwarming story about how a Golden Retriever saved a NYC boy's life and turn that frown upside down for the weekdays ahead! ❤️🐾#Caring #FurABetterUs bit.ly/2rvbnqF https://t.co/wGo8Nk72yQ
The school week may be coming to a close, but for little learners in Puerto Rico, the semester has just begun! Watch these children's reaction to their school's power being restored after the devastating Hurricane Maria and catch the #FridayFeeling! ❤️ bit.ly/2BdIUVZ https://t.co/AN8L79cDuP
#ThankfulThursday is dedicated to our friends @greengatefarms who provide a weekly box of CSA share veggies to our Members @YMCAAustinEast. Thank you for helping us be #BetterTogether! Learn more about CSA services here: bit.ly/2EUf0bI https://t.co/pnoSkWID1c
#WednesdayWisdom: Did you know the Y has partnered with @livestrong to provide a free, 12-week program for cancer survivors and their caretakers?💪 Click the link to learn more about our upcoming LIVESTRONG at the YMCA offerings in Feb. and sign up: bit.ly/1Y3yRsl https://t.co/O0slZgTDFB
❄️ATTENTION MEMBERS & FRIENDS❄️ After assessing the ongoing weather conditions, we have revised opening of all YMCA of Austin branches to 8am tomorrow, January 17. Please check our limited schedule offerings for tomorrow on our app. We'll see you in the morning! Stay warm! https://t.co/7Sn8mRKVZN
❄️WINTER WEATHER UPDATE❄️ All YMCA of Austin branches will remain CLOSED all day, Tuesday, Jan. 16, due to icy, hazardous road conditions and the winter storm warning. Normal operations and program schedules at resume 1pm on Jan. 17. Thank you for your understanding! https://t.co/3ZWYnk8YrY
❄️ATTN MEMBERS & FRIENDS❄️ All YMCA of Austin branches will delay opening until 10AM on Tuesday, January 16, due to icy road conditions caused by the predicted winter storm. Please check AustinYMCA.org for the latest updates. Stay safe and warm! https://t.co/medZn00Vvo
Did you hear? The @CDCFlu has officially declared the flu an epidemic in the United States!🤧😷🤒 Stay healthy this season with these 5 tips from our friends at Austin Family Magazine! #HealthyLiving bit.ly/2jMUaBS https://t.co/qSh6Hfo8xm
#MondayMotivation: Happy #MartinLutherKingJr Day! We're kicking off the week with the words of the historical figure (and former Y member) to get inspired! How will you pay it forward this week?✊🏾✊🏻✊🏽✊🏼✊🏿 #Service #MLK #ForABetterUs https://t.co/z95vI5mdi5
We're celebrating our final Friday with our outgoing Payroll Manager and friend, Jeff, w/ pizza, brownies and lots of well wishes. Join us in sending Jeff off with love and gratitude for being a champion of the YMCA of Austin! Thank you, Jeff! You will be missed! 😊❤️#BeCauseY https://t.co/rnZoeISQ1U
Member Moment: We ❤️ seeing our classes full of determined Members taking charge of their health with a smile. Check out these 38 rockstars who made it to Senior Strong class at @SpringsFamilyY this morning and like this post to join us in rooting them on! #HealthyLiving https://t.co/OZKq1ejZQl
This week's #ThankfulThursday is dedicated to our friends at #AppliedMaterials who gifted us a $14,200 grant to launch aenvironmental ed. prgm for @ManorISD 4th graders!❤️🌳 Read more about the news here: bit.ly/2D5Unfa https://t.co/cV1WtMiTFb
#WednesdayWisdom: Basketball season is in full swing!🏀 Did you know the iconic game was invented by a Y employee more than 127 years ago? RT this post to pass the #YTrivia along! https://t.co/ABgQZAnRgR
Looking for a #NewJob? Join our team! 👇 twitter.com/YAustinCareers…
HEADS UP‼️ We're kicking off the #NewYear w/ a NEW season of Healthy Families programming. Make the commitment to reach your health, wellness & nutrition goals w/ the entire family. Get info abt Healthy Families (formerly known as MEND), & sign up today! bit.ly/2mczpkg https://t.co/qaurUJJeKH
#MondayMotivation: Good morning, y'all! Watch this video of 🐘 and 🦁 chowing down on leftover Christmas trees and start the week with a smile! bit.ly/2D8qB7n https://t.co/YIchi6uWOK
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