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Purlee Appointed Interim CEO of the YMCA

Kristy Purlee - WCF YMCA Interim CEOThe Washington County Family YMCA is happy to announce the appointment of their Interim CEO. After a board meeting on Monday, 10/19/15, it was determined that the YMCA’s current Quality Membership Director and four year employee Kristy Purlee will fill the role being vacated by previous CEO, Rob Gilchrist.

“After much prayer and discussion with my husband, I accepted the interim CEO opportunity. I am excited to step into a new leadership role within our Organization. I promise you I love the Y and hold it in high regard,” Purlee said in regard to her new role.

The organization will continue to offer quality programming and services, and looks forward to growing under their new leadership. With a strong Board of Directors, and dedicated staff members, Purlee said, “together I know we can continue to grow our organization and ultimately a stronger Washington County.”

Congratulations are extended to Kristy Purlee, and our Board and Staff would like to offer our full support and jubilations in her new role with in the organization.


Private Lessons Coming To The YMCA

Private LessonsPrivate Lessons will be offered at the Washington County Family YMCA starting in October. Aspiring dancers, gymnasts, martial artists, and swimmers of all ages will have the opportunity to experience individualized and personally tailored classes of their choice with experienced instructors.

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YMCA Seeking Group Exercise Instructors

The Washington County Family YMCA is looking to hire a Group Exercise Instructor who is flexible, dedicated, and reliable. Candidates must be Group X and CPR Certified, and dedicated to the YMCA's mission and cause. Resume and applications should be brought to the Front Desk. Questions can be directed to Kim Beard at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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