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Friday, June 25, 2021


World’s largest swim lesson helps keep kids afloat

As we dive into summer, are area children ready for fun in the sun? With the help of the Nir Family YMCA, they will be. The YMCA partnered with Waves of Wilmington swim team to offer kids across New Hanover County free swim lessons.

YMCA of Southeastern NC gearing up to launch swim safety and summer programs

Summer is about a month away but the YMCA of Southeastern NC is preparing to kick off a number of camps and other programs for the summer. 

YMCA keeping COVID cases low across North Carolina

Since reopening in September after being shut down for six months due to the pandemic, YMCA's across the state have been one of the most successful organizations at keeping their COVID rates low. 

41st annual YMCA Wrightsville Beach Sprint Triathlon happening this weekend

The 41st annual YMCA Wrightsville Beach Sprint Triathlon will take place on Saturday.

YMCA offers extended learning program this fall

The YMCA is offering a program to help kids with their online classes and take care of them while their parents are at work.

Charlotte YMCA to restart exercise, swimming, camp programs in June

Charlotte-area YMCAs will restart programming in June, including swimming, outdoor exercise, child care and summer camps.

YMCA opens activity center in Ogden

The YMCA of Southeastern North Carolina has expanded to Ogden. The new location was announced Wednesday.

Add a little boogie to your summer at NHRMC Dancin’ in the Park series

The goal for Dancin' in the Park is to get everybody off the couch this summer, even just for a few hours.

NC man accused of pleasuring self inside YMCA women’s steam room

A Raleigh man is accused of going into a women's steam room at a YMCA and pleasuring himself in the presence of two women. 

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What Did We Miss? Cicada causes driver to crash car

One driver has a new grudge against the cicadas PLUS a bear becomes perilously perched upon a utility pole.

Part of Independence Boulevard shut down due to retention pond flooding

The Wilmington Police Department has shutdown a section to of Independence Boulevard due to flooding caused by a retention pong.

FUN: Children’s Museum of Wilmington Mud Day

The event will be June 25 and 26 from 9a.m. to 12p.m. 

New Hanover County inspector provides insight into Miami building collapse

A deadly apartment building collapse in Florida has many asking what caused the tragedy, and a local building inspector is offering some perspective.