October 15, 2018

Grant Thornton in the Cayman Islands join the YMCA to give back to the community

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On Friday 21 September, Grant Thornton in the Cayman Islands came together for the annual ‘GT in the Community’ corporate social responsibility day. Each year, Grant Thornton’s 50,000 employees close office doors as all staff are encouraged to get involved in local community projects, with a promise of the global initiative to ‘Act, Commit and […]

Inaugural Student Volunteer Fair attracts big crowds in Cayman Islands

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GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – More than 700 students from six high schools attended the Cayman Islands’ first-ever Student Volunteer Fair at the John Gray High School Gymnasium on Friday, 22 June 2018. Organised by the Youth Services Unit (YSU) of the Ministry of Education, Sports, Youth, Agriculture & Lands (ESYAL), the all-day event was opened […]

University-bound student inspires youth at the Cayman Islands Y

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Caymanian Samuel Reid is preparing to pursue civil engineering studies in the UK but while he awaits his university experience, the 21-year old is keeping himself busy by giving back to the community through his involvement with the YMCA Cayman Islands. Reid works at the Y as a Youth Development Leader where he helps to […]

YMCA ropes challenge course

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Deputy Governor first to climb on YMCA ropes challenge course Deputy Governor Franz Manderson was the first person to climb on the YMCA’s ropes challenge course after a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the facility today (Wednesday, 11 April 2018). The course was built by the YMCA of the Cayman Islands with cash from the 2017 Deputy […]

YMCA and Cayman Islands Little League find synergy in mission and purpose

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The YMCA of the Cayman Islands (“the Y”) and the Cayman Islands Little League (CILL) have agreed to take their collaborative relationship to a new level. The deeper partnership will result in a combining of resources, allowing two of the oldest and largest providers of youth programmes in the world to unite in a shared […]

YMCA hosts Leaders Youth Conference

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Cayman Islands YMCA hosts Third Annual Leaders for Youth Conference The YMCA of the Cayman Islands recently hosted the 3rd Annual Leaders for Youth Conference, which brings together over 130 participants, including YMCA staff, volunteers, teen leaders and community partners, to learn from each other and grow as leaders in their community. The event featured […]

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 […]