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YMCA CEO Featured in Shreveport Times

YMCA chief details his most prized possessions By Maggie Martin [The Times, Shreveport, Louisiana – September 13, 2016] Necessary Luxury is a regular feature of Luxury Living showcasing the must-have treasures of community personalities. Buy Photo (Photo: Douglas Collier, The Times) Gary Lash is CEO of the YMCA here. His duties spread all over the […]


YMCA Hires Aquatics Director & Prepares For The Future

Opening Soon – The BHP Billiton YMCA Brings State-of-the-Art Aquatics Center to Northwest Louisiana and Hires Local Talent to Prepare [Shreveport, Louisiana – September 20, 2016] – With the opening of the new BHP Billiton YMCA just four months away, the YMCA of Northwest Louisiana is preparing to open the doors. This month, the Y […]


2016 YMCA Kids Triathlon: Everyone Wins!

[Shreveport, Louisiana – July 30, 2016] Close to 200 kids from our community participated in the 2016 YMCA Kids Triathlon. This annual event encourages children to discover the fun in fitness and to reach for their goals! At the YMCA of Northwest Louisiana, we believe all kids deserve the opportunity to discover who they are […]


Learning to Swim at the Y with WNBA Star & Louisiana Native, Alana Beard

JULY 29, 2016 WNBA star and Louisiana native Alana Beard hosted a four-day educational swim safety event at the Broadmoor YMCA on July 25-28. Beard participated in learning to swim with children 7-12 years old from 9-10:00am each day. Prior to the event, Beard said, “Swimming and water safety are important skills every kid should […]


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