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Colorado Sports Hall of Fame Donates to YMCA of Metro Denver Youth Sports Program

January 25, 2016

Colorado Sports Hall of Fame (CSHOF) announced YMCA of Denver Metro as a recipient of its 2015 CSHOF “Championship Saturday”, CSHOF Induction & Awards Banquet and the CSHOF Golf Classic. YMCA of Metro Denver is receiving a $5,000 donation.

YMCA Receives $1 Million Donation on Colorado Gives Day

December 10, 2015

Arlene Seaton, a longtime member and friend of the Schlessman Family YMCA, donated $1 million to the organization on Colorado Gives Day – the biggest online donation ever made on Colorado Gives Day and one of the largest single donations given to the Y.


September 14, 2015

This time of year, students are heading back to school, and ready to get to know new teachers, schedules, and friends. But for many kids, back-to-school means unexpected challenges, or a return to tough situations.

Volunteer Mentors Needed

August 12, 2015

Mentors wanted to provide positive experiences, strong role models for At-Risk youth. Young adults and students looking to enhance their lives and do something meaningful can make a lasting impact in the YMCA’s Reach & Rise Mentoring Program.

Stay safe in the water

May 19, 2015

Memorial Day marks the start of summer water fun. With the return to outdoor pools and to lakes and rivers rushing with Colorado’s melting snow comes the increased need for precautions in and around the water.