Business Spotlight - The YMCA of Burlington and Camden Counties

The-YMCA-of-Burlington-and-Camden-Counties.jpgThis week's District Seven business in the spotlight is the YMCA of Burlington County. The mission of the YMCA has evolved over time, but is still grounded in its core belief of building strong kids, families and communities. They achieve this by developing programs committed to improving an individual's spirit, mind and body.

They lean on their belief that their cause is centered around youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. So, whether you need a good workout, swim lessons, or early childhood education and child care the YMCA of Burlington & Camden Counties is your place to be.

To learn more about membership or other programs offered please call (856) 231-9622 or visit them on the web at YMCA-BC.org.

  1. What does your company do? How many individuals are employed in your company? How long has your company been in business?
     
    The YMCA of Burlington and Camden Counties is more than a gym. It's a cause. For over 145 years, the Y has been a responsive advocate for our community. The Y employs approximately 500 full and part-time staff.
     
  2. What makes your company stand out from others in your industry? What would you like people to know about your company?
     
    The YMCA of Burlington & Camden Counties is a cause-driven, community based, charitable nonprofit organization that strengthens community by building healthy, confident, connected and secure children, adults and families. With a focus on youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, the Y nurtures the potential of every youth and teen, improves the community's health and well-being and provides opportunities to give back and support neighbors. Throughout neighborhoods across the two counties and its 50+ sites, the Y makes accessible the support and opportunities that empower more than 30,000 people each year to learn, grow and thrive. Visit ymca-bc.org.
     
  3. What are your company's hours of operation?
     
    The Mt. Laurel YMCA hours are:
    Open    Close
    Mon-Fri    5:30am    10:00pm
    Sat    7:00am    6:00pm
    Sun    8:00am    6:00pm
     
    The Burlington-Riverfront YMCA hours are:
     
    Open    Close
    Mon-Fri    5:30am    10:00pm
    Sat    7:00am    6:00pm
    Sun    10:00am    5:00pm
     
  4. What are your company's plans for future?
     
    There are so many! Here are just a few.
     
    YMCA Youth Intervention programs now include REACH (Realizing Educational and Career Hopes) and Youth Resource Center. These life-changing programs provide youth facing economic, social, and developmental barriers with job coaching, basic skills tutoring and personal and group mentoring. Through involvement with our life coaches and volunteer mentors, youth have access to positive role models, in a safe and secure environment and resources and tools that may not otherwise be accessible to them. Students are able to learn, work and grow with the YMCA staff and facilities at their fingertips.

    Togetherhood, a member-led program, invites families to participate in fun and rewarding community service projects. We recognize that by empowering people to become involved, we can accomplish more to help others and make a difference in the communities where we live, work and play.
     
  5. Does your company have a FB page, twitter, instagram website etc...?
     
    YES! Let's Connect! www.facebook.com/ymcabcc, www.twitter.com/ymcabcc, www.instagram.com/ymcabcc and www.linkedin.com/company/ymca-of-burlington-and-camden-counties
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TROY SINGLETON
ASSEMBLYMAN, 7TH DISTRICT
400 NORTH CHURCH STREET, SUITE 260
MOORESTOWN, NJ 08057
 
Tel: 856-234-2790
Fax: 856-234-2957
Email: AsmSingleton@njleg.org