December 18, 2017

Ground broken for DG’s 5K-Funded Ropes Course

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A ground-breaking ceremony was held today (Saturday. 9 December 2017) for the ropes challenge course being built by the YMCA with funds from the 2017 Deputy Governor’s 5K Challenge.. The event, which took place in April with around 2,000 participants, raised a record $85,000 from the walk/runs held in Cayman Brac and Grand Cayman. “I […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

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  Advent Season Events at Savannah United Church 9 Dec. – Saturday Christmas Cantata “Under a Starry Sky” @ 6:30pm   10 Dec. – 2nd Sunday in Advent  Cantata “Under a Starry Sky” 10am Lighting the Candle of PEACE   17 Dec. – 3rd Sunday in Advent  Youth Christmas Programme 10am Lighting the Candle of […]

YMCA celebrates 5 years in the Cayman Islands!

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Celebrating 5 Years of the YMCA in the Cayman Community The YMCA of the Cayman Islands is celebrating five years of service and commitment to the community this month. With a focus on youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, the Cayman Y has quickly and significantly made a positive impact on our Islands. Over […]

Finding purpose at the Y [Cayman Islands]

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These days, many people are looking for a career path that provides more fulfilment than just a regular pay check. They want to do something that makes a difference, that impacts their community, maybe even the world. More than ever, young and old alike are seeking purpose and passion in their endeavours. This was indeed […]

1000 Man March donates to YMCA

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Cayman Islands YMCA receives donation from the 1000 Man March “ We are very proud to make this donation [$500] and support the various programmes and efforts of the YMCA. The 1000 Man March Outreach, is a Faith based Christian organization for men of all ages, and we share the goal of developing and building […]

DG 5K Challenge funds support Cayman Brac youth camp

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A group of 10 young people from Cayman Brac recently travelled to Grand Cayman for a week-long, YMCA summer camp and leadership programme. The camp was held from Sunday, 13 August to Friday, 18 August. The trip was made possible by a portion of the funds raised for the YMCA at the DG’s 5K Challenge […]

Swim programme teaches Caymanian children much more than water skills

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Life Lessons and Possible Career Paths Mixed in with Fun in the Water Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, June 25, 2017 – A group of Caymanian children are learning to swim and snorkel through the West Bay ECO Warriors program hosted by Sunset House and organized by staffer Emma Jane Fisher, who has long believed in […]

DG’s 5K Challenge

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Record Cayman Islands DG’s 5K Challenge Crowd Turns Out For YMCA There was a sea of blue t-shirts in George Town today (Sunday, 30 April 2017) as walkers and runners took part in the 2017 Deputy Governor’s 5K Challenge. Wearing the event’s signatory colour, participants helped raise money for this year’s chosen charity, the YMCA […]

Cayman DG’s 5K Challenge

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Franz Manderson Invites All to Take Part in DG’s 5K Challenge With only a few days remaining until the 2017 DG’s 5K Challenge, Deputy Governor Franz Manderson is inviting everybody in the Cayman Islands to take part in the event, The annual walk/run takes place on Cayman Brac on Sunday, 23 April and Grand Cayman […]

Maples Group Supports YMCA Cayman Islands with $50k Donation

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Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands | The Maples group is pleased to announce its sponsorship of the YMCA Cayman Islands with a donation of CI$50,000 from the Maples Foundation. “The YMCA is so very grateful to Maples for this generous donation, and their commitment to support our Islands is compelling,” commented YMCA Chairman, Andrew Johnson. “The […]