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10709 Indian Head Highway, Fort Washington, MD 20744
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Saturday • 7:00AM to 6:00PM
Sunday • 7:00AM to 5:00PM

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WHUR Coat Drive - Oct. 11
Nutrition & Fitness Program
Man 2 Man Mentoring Program

Spin, sweat & Smile at our annual spin-a-thon!
Saturday, October 18, 2014, 7am-1pm

Register online or at the Y’s front desk!

Join us at YMCA Potomac Overlook as we ride together to make a difference to improve healthy living, social responsibility and youth development. This 6-hour ride supports our Caring for Community fund, which gives local residents the ability to participate in vital YMCA programs. 

Help us raise $60,000 by signing up to be part of a team or making a donation. We need 29 teams, each with two riders and a captain. Riders must be 13 years or older, do not need to be YMCA members, and each rider will ride for 2 hours. Each team’s goal is to raise a minimum of $2,000 for the ride. 

Our premier Spin Instructors will lead the event as follows:
7–9am Salome • 9–11am Tim • 11am–1pm E


YMCA & WHUR-FM Annual Coat Drive
Saturday, October 11, 2014, 10am-3pm
YMCA Potomac Overlook

Please help needy area kids and adults stay warm this winter. Donate new or gently used coats, jackets, hats, scarves and gloves at our annual drive. We will also be collecting new, unwrapped toys for families who may otherwise have nothing under their tree this year.

Last year, through WHUR-FM’s coat drive, we provided over 260 coats to families in DC and MD this fall. Imagine the impact you can make.

Change Your Life, Improve Your Health

H.E.A.L. (Healthy Eating Active Living)

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.

H.E.A.L. will:
  • 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!

Man 2 Man Mentoring
YMCA Potomac Overlook launched 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: 
  • Academic achievement
  • Life skills development
  • Health and nutrition
  • Recreation
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!
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