2018 YMCA YOUTH BREADGINEER WINNERS!!! Our Winners of the Gingerbread house building contest as part of the YMCA’s free holiday activities week leading up to Christmas break! We had over 25 gingerbread house entries in this event with almost 100 participants for this free event! YMCA members & guests have voted over the last week […]

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Last month, shortly before thanksgiving, the Ottumwa Family YMCA’s Discovery Lane Early Learning Center had their annual Thanksgiving feast! With the organizational help of the center director, Teresa Ross, they celebrated the coming holiday with a wide assortment of food. The children decorated craft hats and brought food to share for this fun event promoting […]

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On Monday, December 3rd the Ottumwa Family YMCA youth volunteered for a worth cause and supported the Salvation Army by ringing bells for their red pail donation buckets. The youth had been discussing volunteer opportunities for this season and were extremely excited to help others in some way. With the help of Kayla Eckerman, YMCA […]

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