Register your child for camp before May 31, 2014 to take advantage of the early bird discount! We have new and exciting summer camps that are sure to provide lifelong memories for you and your family. Please see below for our branch-specific Summer Camp 2014 Program Guide. Make sure your child experiences a summer of creativity, teamwork, new adventures, healthy living and positive friendships. Look forward to more information regarding Open Houses and a Back to Camp Party!
Click here to see our Summer 2014 Camp Brochure.
YMCA Potomac Overlook has partnered with Behavioral Health Navigators and Fort Washington Medical Center to offer H.E.A.L., a FREE community nutrition and fitness program for residents 16 and older.
Change the way you eat
Manage chronic health issues
Jump start your active living with exercise
Click here for our flyer. Space is limited, so call 301-203-2452 today to register!
Have a Cup on Us
We are now offering Keurig coffee service, available daily from open until 10:30 am! Our service will include occasional seasonal varieties such as flavored coffee, hot cocoa or tea. We will provide regular coffee, sweetener, sugar, and creamer throughout the year.
We invite you to relax in the lobby and enjoy a refreshing cup of your favorite drink! You'll also have the opportunity to review information regarding our programs and services, or sign up for summer camp. See you in the morning!
Man 2 Man Mentoring - launching in march
YMCA Potomac Overlook is launching an onsite mentoring program in March 2014! Designed to give middle school boys a positive role model, students will be paired with high schoolers for sessions twice a week through the end of the school year. Mentor and mentee pairs will cover:
Life skills development
Health and nutrition
The high school students will receive a monthly stipend and help mentees to:
Aspire to education excellence
Prepare for higher education and employment
Improve academic performance
Increase knowledge of general health practices
If you have a high school male student or middle school student who would benefit from this program, please contact our Associate Executive Director, Lucresha Murphy via email. Look forward to more information regarding an information session to be held later this month!
Now Hiring a program coordinator
We are seeking to hire a male program coordinator to provide support for and oversight of the Man 2 Man Mentoring Program. The coordinator is responsible for ensuring program components are met and helping to mentor/support the high school mentors. The position is $10/hour and you are expected to work between 10-15 hours per week. The coordinator is responsible for occasional attendance at the sessions, administrative record-keeping on program activities and communication to participants and parents.
You should be able to connect with youth on the basis of past or current professional experience and have a desire to help young men succeed in academics, social settings and career options. Please send your resume and cover letter to our Associate Executive Director, Lucresha Murphy via email. You must successfully pass a Criminal Background Check (CBC) and reference check to be considered for any position with the YMCA.
Caring for our Community
In 2013, we provided $60,976 in scholarships and subsidies to Fort Washington and our surrounding neighborhoods. Every dollar donated or spent at YMCA Potomac Overlook stays in your Y and community.
In order to give support to those who need us most, we rely on your generosity. Please consider making a contribution on your next visit to the branch. You can also click here to donate online. Make sure you designate YMCA Potomac Overlook for your funds to benefit our community! We provide receipts for your tax reporting purposes.
If you have time to give, and would like to serve as a volunteer, please contact our Membership Coordinator, Suzanne McCarthy via email to discuss ways you can get involved.