The YMCA of Greenville maintains strong partnerships with local media outlets. As a strong community leader committed to nurturing the potential of children, improving the health of our community and supporting our neighbors in need, we strive to provide the media and the community with the latest information and resources that help to strengthen the community. In this newsroom, you can find the latest press releases and information, recent news stories about YMCA and our media policy. 

If you are a member of the media working on a story regarding the YMCA, looking for video or photography at the YMCA or are just looking for story ideas, please contact:

Amanda Long
Hughes Agency

News Releases

October 7, 2020 YMCA Awarded “Best Health Club” by The Greenville News Best of the Upstate 2020

September 9, 2020 Publix Super Markets Charities Donates $8,500 to YMCA of Greenville's Annual Campaign

June 17, 2020 YMCA of Greenville awarded $50,000 in grants from The Allstate Foundation and local Allstate agents to expand youth development programs

May 15, 2020 YMCA of Greenville will reopen with commitment to safety

May 22, 2019 Diana Watson joins YMCA of Greenville as Chief Philanthropy Officer

May 9, 2019 YMCA of Greenville Annual Campaign Funds Will Change 9,220 Lives

Nov. 16, 2017 2,100 youth engage in democratic process at SC YMCA’s Youth in Government’s 31st and largest model legislature and court  (Photo)

July 23, 2018 Cameron McDowell chosen to lead Eastside Family YMCA

May 8, 2018 YMCA of Greenville raises record-breaking for annual scholarship campaign to ensure accessibility for all

March 13, 2018 Jane Coleman Awarded Lifetime Membership From YMCA of Greenville for Long-Standing Impact to SC Youth In Government Program

Nov. 8, 2017 YMCA of Greenville's Julie Hollister Awarded Social Responsibility Award by Association of Y Professionals

Oct. 19, 2017 YMCA of Greenville Opens its New Duke Energy Outdoor Classroom to Build Public Awareness of and Participation in Environmental Stewardship

May 16, 2017 YMCA of Greenville to Benefit Reedy River through $80,000 Grant from Duke Energy

May 10, 2017 YMCA of Greenville Raises Record-Breaking $1.18 Million for Annual Campaign to Ensure Accessibility for All 

May 10, 2017  American Heart Association Donates Sports Balls to YMCA

May 2, 2017   May is National Learn to Swim Month

April 2, 2017  Students Participate in Model UN program

March 28, 2017  Safety Around Water Program

Feb. 2017 - Beast Mode Games

Feb. 2017 - National Inclusion Project

Jan. 3, 2017  Sam Franklin named new COO

Dec. 28, 2016  New Year OP ED

Nov. 20,2016 Publix Outdoor Fitness Elements unveiled

Oct. 20, 2016  #40Men4Change

Oct. 4, 2016 Greenville Health System, MUSC, YMCA of Greenville collaborate on first-in-nation Exercise is Medicine Partnership (pdf)

Sept. 30, 2016 Allstate Foundation Awards YMCA of Greenville $30,000 Grant

July 28, 2016 Starting the School Year off with a Win! (pdf)

May 20, 2016 YMCA dedicates Spirit Center (pdf)

May 16, 2016 YMCA funds for mission will serve local youth and families (pdf)

May 2, 2016 YMCA Camp Greenville hires new executive director (pdf)

April 28, 2016 YMCA breaks ground on Carol E. Clement Children's Garden and Playground (pdf)

March 29, 2016 Greenville News Op Ed: The YMCA: So Much More (pdf)

March 19, 2016 YMCA holds free water safety  lessons during spring break (pdf)

Feb. 26, 2016 YMCA Camp Greenville partners with National Inclusion Project (pdf)

Jan. 26, 2016 YMCA spotlights its work in first-ever nationwide marketing campaign (pdf)

Jan. 18, 2016 Greenville Health System and the YMCA partner to expand exercise options for cancer survivors (pdf)

Nov. 12, 2015 Y Camp Greenville breaks ground on Heart of Camp project (pdf)

Sept. 21, 2015  The Allstate Foundation Awards YCMA of Greenville $20,000 Grant (pdf)
                         Thank you video!

March 15, 2015 YMCA holds free Water Safety Week for the community (pdf)