YMCA of Greater Charlotte

YMCA partners with Bobcats

In August 2013, Bobcats Sports & Entertainment and the YMCA of Greater Charlotte announced a multi-faceted partnership focused on promoting healthy activity for kids and teens. Through this partnership, which reaches all YMCA of Greater Charlotte youth basketball participants, youth sports families and volunteer coaches, the Bobcats became the first NBA team to partner with the YMCA to this extent in terms of its wide-ranging scope and cross-promotional opportunities.

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Ticket Discount for YMCA Members

YMCA members receive discounts of up to 35% on Bobcats basketball game tickets. Plus, $3 for every ticket purchased comes back to the Y.

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Coaches Clinic

Bobcats Head Coach Steve Clifford hosted a clinic for all YMCA of Greater Charlotte basketball coaches in December. Coach Clifford discussed how to maximize practice time and gave examples of age appropriate basketball drills. Coach Clifford also shared how a coach's attitude, along with the words he or she chooses to use, impact a player's success.

Steele Creek YMCA Basketball Kickoff

The Steele Creek YMCA kicked off its basketball season by hosting an event at Time Warner Cable Arena on the Bobcats court. 70 youth along with their families attended. Basketball participants did drills, played games and posed for pictures on the court!

YMCA Mission: To put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.