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Saturday, September 25, 2021


1,000+ athletes to compete in YMCA Wrightsville Beach Sprint Triathlon this weekend

The YMCA Wrightsville Beach Sprint Triathlon will take place this weekend for its 42nd year.

YWCA Lower Cape Fear to host curbside voter registration event

YWCA Lower Cape Fear will host a curbside voter registration event next week.

Pooch Plunge happening this weekend at Legion Stadium Pool

The City of Wilmington and the YMCA have partnered to continue a favorite annual tradition, the Pooch Plunge.

Labor Day marks last day of pool time for Wilmington and YMCA

Families enjoyed Wilmington pools Monday, the last day of pool time for some this year.

Nir Family YMCA holds a job fair to bring in numerous part time employees

The Nir Family YMCA is looking to add several part time employees to their growing organization, and spent Saturday searching for candidates to fill specific roles. 

Wilmington public pools are in need of lifeguards

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) —The city’s pools have officially been open for almost a month. As temperatures continue to rise, they're seeing more visitors throughout the...

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. 

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NHCS holds a job fair to fill a number of openings within the school system

New Hanover County Schools currently has numerous openings around the area, and held a job fair this weekend in an attempt to fill those roles. 

Dozens of volunteers spend the morning planting a community garden at Greenfield Lake

Dozens of volunteers turned out Saturday to plant a community garden of leafy greens and root vegetables at Greenfield Lake in Wilmington. 

WWAY 5th Quarter September 24, 2021

Week 6 is done. See the video for the complete episode of The 5th Quarter.

Wilmington recycling company ‘Turtletrash’ turns your trash into treasures

A new coastal-conscience waste and recycling company is working to keep plastics local and out of the ocean.