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Reflections on the “Power to Heal” Film Screening

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

On Monday, February 25th, the YWCA of Asheville, Asheville  Buncombe Institute of Parity Achievement (ABIPA), and American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) hosted a free film screening of Power to Heal, followed by a discussion with community members. Kathey Avery, an RN at ABIPA, facilitated a lively discussion on the film with catered food provided… Continue Reading Reflections on the “Power to Heal” Film Screening

Community Listening Sessions

Friday, February 8, 2019

YWCA Seeks Input and New Leadership as CEO Beth Maczka Announces Departure ( Español  abajo) Beth Maczka has announced that she will be stepping down from her role as CEO of YWCA, effective May 2019. In response, the YWCA Board of Directors will host two Community Listening Sessions on Tuesday, February 12th to gather input… Continue Reading Community Listening Sessions

2019 Women’s March on Asheville

Saturday, January 12, 2019

YWCA of Asheville is proud to march in the 2019 Women’s March on Asheville on Sunday, January 20th in downtown Asheville. We invite our community to march with us. Please meet at 10:30 am in front of Pack’s Tavern to march together in solidarity with the mission of the Women’s March: “The mission of Women’s March… Continue Reading 2019 Women’s March on Asheville

Diabetes Wellness and Prevention Program Launches January 16

Friday, December 7, 2018

If you have type 2 diabetes or are at-risk, the YWCA of Asheville offers a life-changing journey: our Diabetes Wellness and Prevention Program.  Over the course of 7-1/2 months, participants and facilitators in YWCA’s Diabetes Wellness and Prevention Program explore the  how and why of making healthy choices, develop valuable relationships with health professionals, and establish… Continue Reading Diabetes Wellness and Prevention Program Launches January 16

Amidst Tragedy and Hope, Our Mission Matters More than Ever.

Saturday, November 17, 2018

Within the last month and across the nation, communities have mourned a shocking number of victims of gun violence and hate crimes. From the anti-semitic murders of worshippers at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh: Joyce Feinburg, Richard Godfried, Rose Mallinger, Jerry Robinowitz, Cecil Rosenthal, David Rosenthal, Bernice Simon, Sylvan Simon, Daniel Stein, Melvin… Continue Reading Amidst Tragedy and Hope, Our Mission Matters More than Ever.

YWCA Pool is now open with pool times by reservation only.

Mon-Fri: 7am – 6pm
Sat: 7am – 4pm
Sun: Closed

The YW Fitness Center remains closed, please check back for updates.

Childcare has limited openings. For more information, contact Denise Purcell at denise.purcell@ywcaofasheville.org  or 254-7206 ext. 106