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August 27, 2015
The glass and elevator are being installed for the new entrance
of the YWCA
YWCA Growing Our Future Construction Update Construction is coming along on Phase 1. If
you would like to learn how you can be a part of this
exciting time, please contact Heidi Majors at
If you are visiting the YWCA please remember parking for the pool
entrance is located off of Westwood. Parking for other
programs is available at
Bank of America, street parking on Gatewood Avenue and at High Point
Enterprise on Gatewood (across Elm St.)
YWCA Partners with Phoenix Academy Middle School
The YWCA High Point and Phoenix Academy
Middle School have partnered together to provide an onsite
after school program for the middle school students at the
new school located at 7847 Clinard Farms Rd.
In regards to the new partnership, Mrs. Norcross,
Phoenix Academy Superintendent states: “Phoenix
Academy is thrilled to announce the partnership with the
YWCA in after school care programs. The YWCA will provide a
middle grades program after school located at new
middle/high school facility. Together the two organizations
strive to accommodate family needs and put students first.”
After School Has Begun - Register
today! participants will
be exposed to new experiences, activities and skill sets
while learning more about thepeople around them and the person that they want to be. Youth
will do this through group activities, field trips, focus groups,
bible study, leadership development, funeducational
activities, sports, arts and crafts and much more. For
more information contact
email@example.com or visit the
after school website.
Hula Hoop Classes at the YWCA - Every Tuesday at 6
The Hula Hoop class is free to Aquatics & Wellness
Members of the YWCA and $5 for non members. For more
information contact Zack at
YWCA Studio Art Offering New Programs
This fall in addition to pottery the YWCA Studio Art program
is adding new classes and workshops. These include:
- Acrylic Painting
- All Things New
- Polymer Clay
& much more! For more information call Kathie at
Women In Transition - September 3rd
Women in Transition will meet on
Thursday, September 3rd at 6pm-7pm for our monthly support
group meeting. Women in Transition is a monthly
support group for women, ages 18 and older that are
experiencing life transitions. Women in Transition is
a free program that enables women to identify community
resources, set goals and develop tools to remove barriers.
A light meal will be served and childcare will provided for
registered participants. Please call (336) 882-4126 to
register or to obtain more information.
Every FACET of the GEMS program helps girls
honor the power of their creativity and to
inspire other people through art to look at
the world in new ways. Each 6-week program
or Facet is designed to promote uniqueness, individuality
and diversity. There are 2 sessions one for 5th - 7th
grade and one for 8th - 10th. For more information
contact Kathie at
firstname.lastname@example.org or call 882-4126.
Front Porch Conversations -
September 17th at Noon
The theme for this year's series of
Front Porch Conversations will be Putting Your Rights
into ACTion. Join the YWCA, City of High Point Human
Relations and High Point University for a panel discussion.
The September session will provide an overview of the year
and discussion around Title VI. For more
information call the YWCA at 882-4126.
Women's C-section Support Group - September 17th 6:30 - 8 pm
Come join Dr. Kim Snider and other women who have
experienced c-sections for a great support group.
For more information contact 882-4126.
"Concussion Awareness - Don't Just Shake It Off".
- September 17th @ 6 pm
Kitty Barringer, of the
Brain Injury Association of North Carolina
will present on raising awareness of concussions. To
register call 882-4126.
Swim Lessons -
Swim Lessons are offered at various times during the week
for ages 6 months to adults.
8 classes for $40 members/$60 nonmembers.
Contact 882-4126 or
YWCA Offers SCUBA Classes
Interested in becoming SCUBA Certified? Planning a fabulous
vacation anytime soon? Sign up for a SCUBA course in our
newly renovated pool at the YWCA!
For more information call 882-4126.
Calling All Brownies & Junior Girl Scouts
The YWCA is now offering badge workshops for the Junior
Jewelry Badge and the Brownie Potter badge. To
register your troop for a workshop call 882-4126 or email
YWCA Wish List
Baby Formula has an urgent need!!
Basketballs, soccer balls, footballs, foosballs
Scrapbook Paper & Stickers
hot wheel cars
Toiletries (soap, toothpaste, shampoo, etc)
TV - 32 inch or larger
Arts and Craft Supplies
YWCA Offers American Red Cross Lifeguarding Classes: Know anyone interested
in becoming a lifeguard? There is still time to sign up for
the Red Cross Lifeguard Class at the YWCA!
For Class Schedules
Click Here or contact
email@example.com The cost is $265 for YWCA Members and
$275 for nonmembers
Parties All Year Long Call today to
schedule a pool party for you and your friends. Great for
school classes, birthdays, church groups and Boy or Girl
Scout troops. The party includes one hour in the pool during
private swim hours and one hour on the patio or a party
336-882-7980 112 Gatewood Ave. High Point, NC 27262
2015 Board of Directors Lisa Poplin President
Joyce Trescot - Secretary
Elizabeth Terrell- President Elect Ann Lynch- Past President
Samantha McDevitt - Treasurer
Cristina Qubein Buckfelder
Leigh Anne Kasias
Monica Lewis Eva Ogden
Staff Heidi Majors
Executive Director Jill Smith
Finance Director Margarita Kerkado, Latino Family Center Director
Zack Miller- Aquatics & Wellness
Kelly Morales - Women's Resource Center Manager
Morrison - Teen Mom Program
Jessica Jansen - Aquatics Wellness & Youth Services Program Director