HICKORY, NC – Hickory residents benefit from free swim lessons at the Hickory Foundation YMCA.
This summer, the City of Hickory offered city residents the opportunity to have their children learn to swim for free through two summer sessions at the Hickory Foundation YMCA. Fifty-three Hickory residents registered for the two summer sessions. Even though the program ended July 28, the city is committed to offering swim programs at the YMCA in the winter and spring, as well as the summer. The City of Hickory and the YMCA are committed to teaching the community to swim.
Throughout the time the City of Hickory has partnered with the YMCA, April 2011 through July 31, 2012, the YMCA has had 1,656 enrolled in their swim program of which 232 registrations came from the City’s involvement. Both the City and the YMCA hope to involve more of the community in the programs in the future.
The YMCA of Catawba Valley’s Chief Executive Office