Fathers and daughters danced at the Mid-County YMCA Valentines dance.
Mid County Ymca
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Friday, February 8, 2013
The abuse took place during swim lessons at Mid-County YMCA in Brentwood in 1986 or 1987, according to the lawsuit.
A lawsuit filed against the YMCA of Greater St. Louis alleges an unidentified swim instructor sexually abused two young boys in 1986 or 1987 during lessons at the Mid-County branch in Brentwood. The Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (SNAP) announced the lawsuit Wednesday. According to the suit, the two plaintiffs, referred to as John Doe A and John Doe B, do not remember the instructor’s name. They did not know if the instructor worked for the YMCA or acted as a volunteer. The abuse occurred almost every lesson, which occurred weekly for about a year, according to the suit. The lawsuit states the plaintiffs took semi-private swim lessons as boys, and they were the only two taking part in the lessons with the instructor. …
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
A lawsuit filed today accuses a coach of sexually abusing two students in the 1980s.
An unidentified swim coach has been accused of sexually abusing two boys, ages 11 or 12 years old at the time, at the Mid-County YMCA, the St. Louis Post Dispatch reports. The abuse is reported to have occurred at the YMCA, in Brentwood, in 1986 or 1987. "The boys were the only two students in a semi-private class, and the suit accuses the coach of showing the boys pornography, acting as a “big brother” figure and talking “graphically about sex” before progressing to sexual abuse." Read the full article in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. A call to the Mid-County YMCA has not been immediately returned. Update: The call was returned on Feb. 7, and as a result, the following statement regarding the accusation was emailed to Patch. It is …
Thursday, August 23, 2012
The community center in Richmond Heights is switching over to fingerprint recognition to allow members to enter.
The Heights community center in Richmond Heights is in the process of switching from key fobs to fingerprint recognition to identify members for entry. Membership specialist Ellen Cooper said members will scan their middle finger and ring finger on the left hand and be entered into the facility. “People are excited about it,” Cooper said. “They like the new technology.” She said staff hope to have all members in their database by Oct. 1. A member who doesn’t want her fingerprints stored at The Heights asked where the prints are stored. “The database is here locally. It’s totally secure,” Cooper said. In an email to Patch, she said, “Neither we nor Vermont Systems or M2SYS store your fingerprints, nor can the data we store be re-created …
Saturday, August 18, 2012
The Y has a fun, competitive strategy for weight loss over a 12 week period.
Wednesday, July 4, 2012
There were 1,600 competitors at the competition in Milwaukee, WI.
Eight Mid-County YMCA gymnasts went to the YMCA National Gymnastic Championships in Milwaukee last weekend, and two came home with medals. Of the eight Mid-County YMCA gymnasts that went, Madison Schneider, 9, took first in Bars and All Around Events for Level 3, making her a national champion. Liam Mitchell, the only boy to go from the Mid-County YMCA was 5th All-Around in his level. See more photos on Maplewood-Brentwood Patch Facebook (Like it!) Coaches Sarah Steiner and Brian Skillman took Madison Schneider, Nora Mitchell, Gekirah Rivera, Carmen Shelton-Golden, Olivia Rhodes, Ellie Oliver, Elizabeth Constant and Liam Mitchell. Skillman said the group went to Summer Fest, in downtown Milwaukee on Friday, the day before competition. That…