Summer Out Loud Challenge from Akron Area YMCA

Summer Out Loud Challenge from Akron Area YMCA

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Akron Area YMCA invites families of all kinds to register for a free 3-week challenge — Summer Out Loud

The Summer Out Loud challenge begins on Monday, July 12. Participants will receive 2-3 text messages a week, prompting them about activities needed to complete their Summer Out Loud passport, available to download after registration or for pick up at the front desk of an Akron Area YMCA. Completed passports that are turned in to an Akron Area YMCA will be entered to win a national grand prize of a $5,000 vacation voucher. One local family will also win a free one-year family membership to the Akron Area YMCA. A Zumba Dance Party will kick-off the event on Tuesday, July 13, at 6 pm at the Green Family YMCA, 3800 Massillon Road, Uniontown, Ohio 44685.   

More details about Summer Out Loud can be found akronymca.org/summeroutloud Participants do not need to be members of the YMCA, but should want to have healthy family fun. Interested families can text SUMMER to 844-889-6222 to enroll.  

For more information about the Akron Area YMCA, please visit akronymca.org or call 330-376-1335.

 

 

About the author

Angela Gartner is the editor at Northeast Ohio Parent Magazine. She previously served as editor for family and general interest magazines in the region. As a journalist, her articles and columns have appeared in newspapers and other publications including The News-Herald, Sun Newspapers as well as the Chicago Tribune. She grew up in Northeast Ohio and is a mom of two boys. The whole family is busy each weekend with sports and finding new happenings around the region. She loves reading books, being a board member at the Cleveland Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists, and taking the family dog, a Scottish Terrier named Jagger, on his walks.

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