Watauga County YMCA

Site Analysis Concludes YMCA Business Model Not Viable in Watauga, Discussions of Watauga YMCA Likely ‘Dead’

Published Wednesday, September 25, 2013 at 3:02 pm
A recent site analysis shows that a YMCA business (membership) model isn’t viable in Watauga County. In January, the board of the Catawba Valley YMCA contributed $2,500 to conduct the site analysis. Read more…
BY JESSE WOOD
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Progress on Bringing YMCA to Watauga ‘Not Very Far Along,’ Catawba Valley CEO Presents at Retreat

Published Friday, February 22, 2013 at 4:46 pm
Feb. 22, 2013. Discussion of bringing a YMCA to Watauga County continued today at the Watauga County Commissioners’ annual two-day retreat. Bob Conklin, Catawba Valley YMCA CEO, spoke with commissioners regarding where they are in the process and also presented the results of a Y Site Analysis survey that was completed on Feb. 18. Read more...
BY PAUL T. CHOATE
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Watauga YMCA Initiative Moving Into Site Analysis Phase; $2,500 Contribution from Catawba Valley YMCA

Published Tuesday, January 22, 2013 at 4:08 pm
Jan. 22, 2013. The Watauga YMCA initiative has moved to a new phase this week with a commitment from the Catawba Valley YMCA to put up the funds for a Y Site Analysis to be conducted. The analysis will cost $2,500 and is expected to be completed by mid February. Read more...
BY PAUL T. CHOATE
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Boone YMCA Progress ‘On Phase Two’ as Talks Continue

Published Friday, January 11, 2013 at 11:18 am
Jan. 11, 2012. The Watauga County Public Library played host to a lively discussion at a YMCA steering committee formation meeting on Thursday evening. Read more...
BY PAUL T. CHOATE
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Watauga YMCA Talks Moving Forward; Steering Committee Formation Meeting Set for Today

Published Thursday, January 10, 2013 at 10:05 am
Jan. 10, 2013. The initiative to bring a YMCA to Watauga County is moving forward this week. According to Scott St. Clair, president of High Country Recreation, a YMCA steering committee formation meeting will take place on Thursday, Jan. 10, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Watauga County Public Library. Read more...
BY PAUL T. CHOATE
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Potential for YMCA in Watauga Discussed Tuesday

Published Wednesday, October 3, 2012 at 12:19 pm
Oct. 3, 2012. On Tuesday evening High Country Recreation hosted a meeting at the Watauga Medical Center auditorium to discuss the possibility of bring a YMCA to Watauga. More than 50 people, including Boone town officials, turned out for the event. Read more...
BY PAUL T. CHOATE
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Y in Watauga ‘Critically Important to the Community;’ Presentation Tomorrow to Discuss Prospect, Feasibility

Published Monday, October 1, 2012 at 4:25 pm
Oct. 1, 2012. For about two decades the prospect of a YMCA in Watauga County has wavered in and out of discussion. Tomorrow evening the possibility will again be brought up when Bob Conklin, president and CEO of the Catawba Valley YMCA, speaks at an informational meeting about what it takes to bring a YMCA to a community. Read more...
BY PAUL T. CHOATE
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