Recognizing Boundary Violations and Warning Signs

At the Y, creating safe spaces for youth to learn, grow and thrive is our top priority – especially following the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Kids need a safe space now more than ever, and we take pride in the measures we’ve taken to help keep your kids safe. Here are some important tips for parents to know as we work together to keep kids safe from abuse.

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Talking with Your Children About Abuse

Many parents and caregivers find speaking to their children about abuse to be uncomfortable. Framing these conversations around other safety conversations you have may help you work through some of that uncomfortableness.

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Listening and Responding to Children

Child Abuse Prevention Month is all about preventing abuse, but it’s also important to know how to listen to and respond to children if they tell you about abuse.

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Child Abuse Prevention Safety Measures

The development of children is the core on which the Y’s values were built and the reason why the safety of all children in our care is our number one priority.

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April 10, 2021

Annual Meeting Video Recording

If you missed the Annual Meeting on April 8, 2021, you can watch it here.  The video highlights all the good work the Lake County Y did in 2020. STRONGER TOGETHER! 

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March 8, 2021

Lake County Y 2021 Annual Meeting

YMCA shares how they adjusted to meet community needs during 2020.


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We are so excited to announce the launch of our NEW Virtual Y! 2020 has reshaped the way we live and here at the Lake County Y, we've improved the way to access your favorite virtual and on-demand workout classes! You'll also want to check out the So Much More section. Here you'll find videos and information on motivation, spirituality, health, kids

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Our mission is to put Christian principles into practice through programs and services that build a healthy spirit, mind, and body for all.  The impact is felt when individuals make a healthy choice, when mentors inspire a child, and when a community comes together for the common good.

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