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Help Us Break A World Record Tomorrow!

Tomorrow YMCAs around the world need your help to break a world record for the greatest number of people shooting hoops in one day. Visit any YMCA Calgary branch tomorrow (Saturday October 13, 2012) to join the world-wide basketball event! The event hours for Crowfoot, Shawnessy and Saddletowne are 10:00am to 1:00pm and 8:00am to 12:00pm at Eau Claire. See you there!

YMCA BBall World Challenge

Imagine a global celebration with 5 million people… The aim of the YMCA World Challenge is to show communities and the world how the YMCA is empowering young people and transforming communities, using culture, sports, education, exchange programs, and many other tools and activities.

The Unifying Event

A worldwide basketball shoot! Why basketball? It’s a YMCA invention, after all, and the reason for the World Challenge’s theme: 2012 Hoop Springs Eternal.

The goal is to have the largest number of kids, teens and young adults shooting basketballs in one day and break a world record. The more, the merrier!

Please join us at any YMCA Calgary location to play your part in breaking the record! More details will be posted as we move forward. Click here to find out other details about the YMCA World Challenge.

Hoops Hurray!

How did you enjoy the YMCA Aboriginal Youth Hoops tournament? Each year YMCA’s Aboriginal Active Life program hosts the Aboriginal Youth Hoops tournament—a 3-on-3 tournament is for Aboriginal youth ages 16Y–30Y. The tournament took place at Shaw Millenium Park on July 1.

YMCA Staff, Volunteers & Players at the Hoops Tourney

For the tourney winners & participants

Custom made Hoops tourney shirts

Wanna take part in next year’s YMCA Aboriginal Youth Hoops tournament? It is an annual event, taking place each year on July 1. Start planning your team and practicing your moves now for a great time next year!