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Photos: YMCA hosts annual cheer camp

The Covington Family YMCA capped off their summer camp schedule with their annual cheerleading camp this past week. The camp ran from Monday to Thursday, with 12 girls learning a mini competition routine during the first three days and putting on a performance in front of parents on the final day.

July 18, 2016 | Mariya Lewter | YMCA


Former YMCA camper continues to give back

In a 10-minute span, Jabari Bennett said hello to about 10 children passing through while he sat underneath the pavilion at the YMCA outdoor facility on Stone Road. Everyone knew his name, which is a tell-tale sign that he is a major part of this community.

July 18, 2016 | Mariya Lewter | YMCA


YMCA enjoying inaugural summer soccer league

In an effort to keep kids active and introduce some to the game of soccer, the Covington Family YMCA started its first summer soccer league this year, which is held at their outdoor facility on Stone Road.

July 11, 2016 | Mariya Lewter | YMCA


Taking the Cheerios Challenge

Runners take to the streets of Covington Saturday for the annual Cheerios Challenge race, benefiting the Covingotn Family YMCA.

April 16, 2016 | Staff Report | YMCA


Soccer registration is open

The Covington Family YMCA has announced that Spring 2015 registration for recreational soccer is now open.

December 30, 2014 | Shakeem Holloway | YMCA


Playing for Blake

Blake Hammock of Jonesboro, Georgia was a local legend around town. Hammock, former standout running back for Piedmont Academy, was a great player. He helped lift Piedmont to its first state championship in 2010 and accounted for over 50 touchdowns before graduating in 2011 and continuing his education at Valdosta State University.

December 13, 2014 | Shakeem Holloway | YMCA


Stanfield to receive Volunteer of the Year Award

Robert H. Stanfield of Covington will receive the YMCA of metro Atlanta's 2014 Volunteer of the Year Award after serving on the board of the Covington Family YMCA for a number of years. He will be honored at the annual volunteer recognition dinner Monday, Nov.10.

November 01, 2014 | Shakeem Holloway | YMCA


Registration open for basketball & cheerleading

The Covington Family YMCA has announced that registration is open for basketball and cheerleading for boys and girls ages 4-13.

October 14, 2014 | Shakeem Holloway | YMCA


6 swimmers qualify for championship

The Rockdale Riptides have six swimmers who have qualified to swim in individual events at the 2014 Georgia Swimming 14 & Under Long Course Championships that will be held July 16-19 at the Georgia Tech Aquatic Center in Atlanta, Georgia.

July 15, 2014 | Shakeem Holloway | YMCA


They qualified for nationals

The Southeast Striders Track and Field Club of Covington will send three of its 10 athletes to the Jr. Olympic Nationals in Houston, Texas beginning July 21 through July 27.

July 08, 2014 | Shakeem Holloway | YMCA


Local athletes qualify for regionals

The Southeast Striders Track and Field Club of Covington will travel to the USA Track and Field (USATF) Jr. Olympic Regionals in Rockhill, South Carolina between July 3 and July 6.

July 03, 2014 | Shakeem Holloway | YMCA


Core strengthening offered at ‘Y’

Strengthening the core of the body has been a popular philosophy in physical fitness for years, and the Covington Family Y is joining the trend in 2014.

December 31, 2013 | Gabriel Khouli | YMCA


YMCA registration

The Covington YMCA is currently holding basketball and cheerleading registration.

November 07, 2013 | Staff Report | YMCA


Y swim league wraps up Saturday

A champion will be crowned in the Rockdale Swim League Saturday, but the 2013 season, like those before it, was about young athletes learning to swim and to compete week in and week out.

June 27, 2013 | Bryan Fazio | YMCA


Swim league begins for Covington Y

The heat of summer is here, and it's time to get into the pool.

June 06, 2013 | Bryan Fazio | YMCA


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