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YMCA SiteVisit
March 28, 2014
Schertz, TX Family YMCA location
♪YMCA♪
History of the “Y”
GeorgeWilliams, 1844 Anthony Bowen, 1853
Abraham Lincoln
MLK, Jr.
Andy Rooney
Dan Rather
Malcolm X
YMCA-USA
Let’s Move
Campaign
Healthy Kids
Campaign, 1992
Group Members
JESSICA GALLARDO: Description of adult participants; barriers to participation;
how does organization help or not help to overcome barriers
WANITA MERCER: Site Purpose, mission, history, and services of the organization
CYNTHIA PLUEGER:Current research about the organization; information about
its impact in the community/adults
MONICA POOLE: Summary of site visit; application to adult learning theories in the
textbook
LOUISETTE ZURITA: Powerpoint, Introduction, History of the Organization &
Conclusion
Sunshine at theYMCA
HISTORYYMCA
Young Men Christian Association
Cause Driven Organization
• focus on youth development
• healthy living
• social responsibility in the communities they
serve.
Programs, Services and Initiatives
Pioneering HealthierCommunities (PHC)
Statewide Pioneering HealthierCommunities
(Statewide PHC)
Action Communities for Health, Innovation and
EnvironmentalChange (ACHIEVE)
Racial and EthnicApproaches to Community
Health (REACH)
Community Impact:
Through fundraising, rebuilding efforts and programs designed to rekindle
hope in the affected communities, theY has assisted in the following….
June 2001:YMCA World’s Largest Run
Sept 2001:Responded to several world crises
2004: Pacific Rim tsunami
2005: Hurricane Katrina
2010: Earthquake in Haiti
2002: National Diversity Initiative
2004: Activate America and the
Healthy Community work
(with the CDC).
2008: College Goal Sunday
2010: Brand Revitalization
Name Change to the “Y.”
TheY is for everyone!
Programs, Services and Initiatives
• Enable children to realize their potential
• Prepare teens for college
• Offer ways for families to have fun together
• Empower people to be healthier:
spirit/mind/body
• Prepare people for employment
• Welcome and embrace newcomers
• Helps foster a nationwide service ethic
Barriers for Membership:
Time
Money
Daycare
Overcoming Barriers:
Low cost for membership
Several classes at different times
Open on weekends
Child Care offered Mon-Sat
SCHERTZ YMCA
SchertzYMCATime and Location
Branch Hours
Mon-Fri 5am-9pm
Sat 7am-6pm
Sun 1pm-5pm
Address: 621 Westchester, Schertz,TX 78154
Purpose:
That they may all be one. As you, Father,
are in me and I am in you, may they also
be in us, so that the world may believe
that you have sent me.
~John 17:21
• Judeo-Christian principles
• Spiritual development
• Character development
• Respect
• Discipleship
YMCA Mission:
To put Judeo-Christian principles into
practice through programs that build
healthy spirit, mind and body for all.
History of SchertzYMCA:
2010
Partnership betweenYMCA of Greater S. and
the City of Schertz,Texas.
50,000 sq. ft. facility
Employee & Citizen Wellness Program
Manages City Pool Aquatics Programs
Aquatics center coming soon
1,000 sq. ft. Splash Park
Over 7,000 members
Adult Services:
• Open Gym/Open Floor
• Group Exercise Classes
• Personal Fitness Program
• ACTIVTRAX
• Bible Study
• Daily, On-Site Child Care
• “Night Out” Child Care
• Adult Sports:Volleyball and Basketball
• Community/Family FunTime and Fitness
• Senior/DisabilityAssistance
• Discount Membership Program
On-action reflection
•Walked in with one perspective/left with another
Conceptualized relationship
•YMCATrainer/guide (Teacher)
& Adult Learning group (CE)
•Understandings/Exp. differed
•First class group union (AE)
Experience & Learning
Knowles unfreezing & freezing
Not just your ordinary gym
•Mission
•Community
•Faith
•Health
•Development
•education
•Wellness
•Diversity
Find that there is opportunity for self-training
•Take control of your diet and work out regime
Self-Directed Learning
Accessibility.
Training & knowledge sharing.
Invitation to engage.
Exercise with a trainer, a class, your family or alone.
Participate
& Learn.
Kolb’s Experiential Learning Cycle
♪YMCA♪
Bibliography:
Ymca.net. 2014. theY. [online] Available at:
http://www.ymca.net/ [Accessed: 15 Apr 2014].
Chris,YMCA Staffer. 2014. YMCA Information. Interviewed
byWanita Mercer, Jessica Gallardo, Cynthia Plueger, Monica
Poole, Louisette Zurita [in person] SchertzYMCA, March 28.
Merriam, S. B., & Bierema, L. L. (2013). Adult Learning:
LinkingTheory and Practice.Wiley. Kindle Edition.

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  • 1. YMCA SiteVisit March 28, 2014 Schertz, TX Family YMCA location ♪YMCA♪
  • 2. History of the “Y” GeorgeWilliams, 1844 Anthony Bowen, 1853
  • 3. Abraham Lincoln MLK, Jr. Andy Rooney Dan Rather Malcolm X YMCA-USA
  • 5. Group Members JESSICA GALLARDO: Description of adult participants; barriers to participation; how does organization help or not help to overcome barriers WANITA MERCER: Site Purpose, mission, history, and services of the organization CYNTHIA PLUEGER:Current research about the organization; information about its impact in the community/adults MONICA POOLE: Summary of site visit; application to adult learning theories in the textbook LOUISETTE ZURITA: Powerpoint, Introduction, History of the Organization & Conclusion
  • 6. Sunshine at theYMCA HISTORYYMCA Young Men Christian Association Cause Driven Organization • focus on youth development • healthy living • social responsibility in the communities they serve.
  • 7. Programs, Services and Initiatives Pioneering HealthierCommunities (PHC) Statewide Pioneering HealthierCommunities (Statewide PHC) Action Communities for Health, Innovation and EnvironmentalChange (ACHIEVE) Racial and EthnicApproaches to Community Health (REACH)
  • 8. Community Impact: Through fundraising, rebuilding efforts and programs designed to rekindle hope in the affected communities, theY has assisted in the following…. June 2001:YMCA World’s Largest Run Sept 2001:Responded to several world crises 2004: Pacific Rim tsunami 2005: Hurricane Katrina 2010: Earthquake in Haiti
  • 9. 2002: National Diversity Initiative 2004: Activate America and the Healthy Community work (with the CDC). 2008: College Goal Sunday 2010: Brand Revitalization Name Change to the “Y.”
  • 10. TheY is for everyone! Programs, Services and Initiatives • Enable children to realize their potential • Prepare teens for college • Offer ways for families to have fun together • Empower people to be healthier: spirit/mind/body • Prepare people for employment • Welcome and embrace newcomers • Helps foster a nationwide service ethic
  • 11. Barriers for Membership: Time Money Daycare Overcoming Barriers: Low cost for membership Several classes at different times Open on weekends Child Care offered Mon-Sat
  • 13. SchertzYMCATime and Location Branch Hours Mon-Fri 5am-9pm Sat 7am-6pm Sun 1pm-5pm Address: 621 Westchester, Schertz,TX 78154
  • 14. Purpose: That they may all be one. As you, Father, are in me and I am in you, may they also be in us, so that the world may believe that you have sent me. ~John 17:21 • Judeo-Christian principles • Spiritual development • Character development • Respect • Discipleship
  • 15. YMCA Mission: To put Judeo-Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.
  • 16. History of SchertzYMCA: 2010 Partnership betweenYMCA of Greater S. and the City of Schertz,Texas. 50,000 sq. ft. facility Employee & Citizen Wellness Program Manages City Pool Aquatics Programs Aquatics center coming soon 1,000 sq. ft. Splash Park Over 7,000 members
  • 17. Adult Services: • Open Gym/Open Floor • Group Exercise Classes • Personal Fitness Program • ACTIVTRAX • Bible Study • Daily, On-Site Child Care • “Night Out” Child Care • Adult Sports:Volleyball and Basketball • Community/Family FunTime and Fitness • Senior/DisabilityAssistance • Discount Membership Program
  • 18. On-action reflection •Walked in with one perspective/left with another Conceptualized relationship •YMCATrainer/guide (Teacher) & Adult Learning group (CE) •Understandings/Exp. differed •First class group union (AE) Experience & Learning
  • 19. Knowles unfreezing & freezing Not just your ordinary gym •Mission •Community •Faith •Health •Development •education •Wellness •Diversity
  • 20. Find that there is opportunity for self-training •Take control of your diet and work out regime Self-Directed Learning
  • 21. Accessibility. Training & knowledge sharing. Invitation to engage. Exercise with a trainer, a class, your family or alone. Participate & Learn. Kolb’s Experiential Learning Cycle
  • 23. Bibliography: Ymca.net. 2014. theY. [online] Available at: http://www.ymca.net/ [Accessed: 15 Apr 2014]. Chris,YMCA Staffer. 2014. YMCA Information. Interviewed byWanita Mercer, Jessica Gallardo, Cynthia Plueger, Monica Poole, Louisette Zurita [in person] SchertzYMCA, March 28. Merriam, S. B., & Bierema, L. L. (2013). Adult Learning: LinkingTheory and Practice.Wiley. Kindle Edition.