YMCA Casey Podcast

YMCA Casey Podcast

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Each Monday morning, YMCA Casey has a segment on ‘Extra Butter with Cindy and Dazzz’ between 7:10am - 7:25am on 3SER 97.7FM radio, the sound of the South East and our community partner.
Get moving to keep your mind grooving
Feb 14 • 10 min
Baz and the gang discuss gratitude and look at the importance of movement, getting out and about, to clear and refresh your mind.
Habits for a healthy, wholesome life
Feb 10 • 9 min
With resolutions in place, the ‘why’ answered, Baz and the guys talk about the habits they have that help them lead a happier, healthier and more wholesome life.
Resolutions. Gte the Why then make a plan
Jan 24 • 10 min
We talked about resolutions on the last podcast and in this episode, we delve deeper into the why of resolutions, setting a goal and creating a plan.
New Year. New Start.
Jan 21 • 5 min
It is the start of a new year and whether you believe in making resolutions or not, it is a good time to look at the year that has been and what you can do going forward to improve your life and get things done.
YAPAN about water safety in Asia Pacific
Dec 18, 2018 • 8 min
Jacqui tells us about her recent trip to Korea for the YMCA Asia Pacific Aquatics Network and the water safety programs being run there with the YMCA.
Keep your eye on the prize - your child
Dec 4, 2018 • 8 min
As the summer warms up and we spend more time in and around the water, it is a good time to remember that you need to keep an eye on your child. Barry and the guys discuss this and other things around water safety.
Close your eyes and relax your mind - unless you are driving
Nov 19, 2018 • 9 min
Barry and the guys discuss mindfulness, what it means and how you can incorporate it into your life. There are some valuable tips in this podcast and easy ways to a better you.
Poo in the pool, it’s not cool.
Nov 14, 2018 • 9 min
No-one likes it when the pools are closed because of a faecal contamination. Barry discusses the issue and what can be done by you before visiting the pools to help prevent this problem.
Ready. Set Goals!
Nov 1, 2018 • 8 min
Today we explore the importance of setting goals. Join Baz, Dazzz and Cindy as they discuss how to set goals and putting plans in place to achieve them.
Some Food for Thought
Oct 8, 2018
In this episode we meet Mel, ONE Casey Café team Leader at Casey ARC, who tells us about building healthy habits into our lifestyle through the foods we eat.
Let’s getr physical - anywhere, anytime
Sep 23, 2018 • 7 min
Today Baz, Cindy and Dazzz discuss getting active around the office and home and the little things you can do to get physical.
It’s your birthday. Have a party!
Aug 16, 2018 • 11 min
Jacqui and Pietra talk about the birthday parties you can have at Casey RACE and Casey ARC as well as new positions available managing the parties. We also take a look at sensory play and how that is beneficial to children.
Casey Gymnastics is Casey Gymtastic
Aug 7, 2018
Moni from Casey Gymnastics talk us through the gymnastics programs from their inclusion, tournaments and the upcoming facility at Casey Stadium.
All that is ONE Casey
Aug 5, 2018 • 9 min
The new ONE Casey website is live at www.onecasey.com.au. We know what ONE Casey is from this podcast but today we learn about all of the facilities that come under ONE Casey.
This is cool. Meet Matt Frost
Jul 24, 2018 • 8 min
Meet Matt Frost, our new Active Communities Manager, as he tells us about his past and what his new role will mean to members and the city of Casey community as a whole.
It’s all child’s play
Jul 17, 2018 • 8 min
This week we meet Fiona, who manages our childcare facilities at ONE Casey. Learn about the options we have available and the flexibility offered for both members and casual parents looking for care for their children.
Hey Mate, that’s not OK
Jul 9, 2018 • 8 min
Jacqui talks about a new program we are introducing into Casey in the next few months. It looks at domestic violence, which is unfortunately a big issue in the city of Casey. It addresses how to identify issues as a bystander and what you can do to…
We are ONE Casey
Jul 2, 2018 • 8 min
Together we are one. ONE Casey. Listen as Barry explains a new identity for our centres and what it means to you and the facilities we manage going forward. This podcast will give you a good understanding of where we are headed going forward.
Matt
Jun 24, 2018 • 10 min
It is Winter but now is the time to get your body ready for Summer! For just $449 you can get full access to all of our gyms and pools. Matt from Endeavour Hills Leisure Centre tells us why you should get started now and stay motivated through the winter…
It’s Mo’s show with the Men of Doveton
Jun 18, 2018 • 13 min
Mo talks about the Men of Doveton, a program designed for men in the South Eastern suburbs. The next program starts soon. If you want to socialise with other guys, get active, understand yourself better, then this program could be what you need.
Great Scott! Winter has come.
Jun 7, 2018 • 11 min
Join Mo and Scott as they talk about keeping fit and active during the winter months both at the gym and around the home.
Celebrate Casey Stadium’s first birthday!
Jun 5, 2018 • 11 min
Jacqui and the team discuss swimming lessons and the importance of learning to swim in Australia and the diversity of people taking them from children through to adults. It is also Casey Stadium’s first birthday. Listen and learn about offers during the…
it’s all child’s play
May 21, 2018 • 11 min
Meet Trish, head of Childcare at Casey ARC, and learn about the childcare services within YMCA Casey. Listen how we give the children a sense of value and meet their learning requirements. We offer sessional and occasional care as well as the 3 year old…
Let’s do this together… and win!
May 14, 2018 • 12 min
Active April is finished and now is the time to keep going. Mo and Tash tell us the importance of working together, building better habits and staying motivated. We are also offering swim and casual shooting passes as well as part of National Families…
This is the Mo-ment we have been waiting for
May 7, 2018 • 13 min
Catch up with Baz and Mo and learn how Cindy and Daz did in their fitness challenge. Also hear from Mo about the Men of Doveton program and the graduation happening this week.
Food for thought
Apr 30, 2018 • 11 min
Meet Kat, Service Manager at the Casey Stadium Café. Learn about the lights system for different food types and why you should take the opportunity to visit Casey Stadium and sample the food and drink.
Supporting the Community with CISS
Apr 22, 2018 • 15 min
Meet Leanne from Cranbourne Information Support Services (CISS). Casey has people who are vulnerable and need support. CISS is there to support the community and help where it can. YMCA Casey is giving 10 three month memberships to CISS so they can pass…
Why learning to swim is important
Apr 17, 2018 • 10 min
Meet Liz, YMCA’s Asia Pacific Water Safety Specialist, as she tells us about the importance of learning to swim. We learn about drowning statistics around the world and what the YMCA is doing to help improve these numbers.
The treadmills are alive with the sound of success
Apr 16, 2018 • 12 min
Catch up with Cindy and Daz as they update us on their weight loss challenge. Also learn more about the YMCA winning the Casey Aquatic tender and what that means for you and Casey.
Activate and lose lose some weight
Apr 4, 2018 • 13 min
Learn about Olive Grove now under YMCA management and getting started with Active April. Can you do better than Daz and Cindy and lose five kilograms during the month? That is the challenge!
Ready. Set. Go Active!
Mar 27, 2018 • 11 min
Active April is coming up where we encourage everyone to get active and start moving. Bring the family along to the Amazing Race, take part in our holiday programs as well as those we have on in the community such as at Selandra Rise and the Grove Estate,
It’s a Wonderlous Life!
Mar 20, 2018 • 11 min
One in five people live with a disability in Victoria. Casey Gymnastics is holding an open day for all abilities and all ages at Endeavour Hills Leisure Centre on Sunday, 25 March so everyone can have a go at gymnastics. Hear Taylah give us the details…
What’s happening around Casey? Lots, as always!
Mar 15, 2018 • 12 min
We are well into 2018 and there is lots happening across the Casey centres. From new flooring to Wheelchair AFL and the Wonderlous Open Day, there is something for everyone.
The Importance of Being Warmest
Mar 5, 2018 • 10 min
Today we discuss the importance of warming up before exercising to prevent injury. Mo from Casey ARC tells us how to warm up and the importance of dynamic stretching over static stretching.
Member stories
Feb 19, 2018 • 13 min
Today we talk with the breakfast crew of Breakfast with Cindy’ on 3SER 97.7FM and ask them why they are members of the YMCA Casey centres. Listen to the stories behind their decisions to join and what keeps them going.
Water Safety in the Outdoors
Feb 12, 2018 • 11 min
On today’s show we discuss water safety in the outdoors such as rivers and the ocean. This is very important as we immerse ourselves in the hot summer and spend our holidays and weekends down at the water.
New Flooring Doveton and TJ!
Feb 5, 2018 • 11 min
Doveton Pool is open and having a great summer so it is time to come on down. The floors are being replaced at RACE as well. Meet Tony Jackson (TJ) and learn about Somerville Health and Aquatic Centre and learn about our Virtual Reality cycles.
Our Gymnastics Program and a New Floor
Jan 30, 2018 • 10 min
In this episode, we had Moni along to talk about gymnastics program run from Berwick Leisure Centre and Endeavour Hulls Leisure centre. We also discuss the flooring works happening at Casey RACE.
Meet Matt Hanton and learn where he has come from.
Jan 22, 2018 • 12 min
Introducing Matt Hanton, the new Centre Manager of Endeavour Hills Leisure Centre and Berwick Leisure Centre.
Health and Wellness after Christmas
Jan 16, 2018 • 12 min
Find out more about Health and Wellness at the YMCA as well how to get back into exercise after Christmas.
Welcome to a Casey Summer
Jan 11, 2018 • 16 min
It is 2018! Welcome to a new year, and a calendar full of Summer events including the Summer Fun Day at Casey RACE. At Casey ARC we have the Wibit, our floating obstacle course, which will also be at Casey RACE and Doveton Pool in the Park this summer.…
For the winners! The tigersharks and our 12 month membership winner
Dec 20, 2017 • 14 min
In this episode we catch up again with Craig Albery and see how the Tiger Sharks did at the State Challenge where 33 from the Tiger Sharks attended with fantastic results. We also draw a winner for a 12 month membership at the Casey centres.
Working for the Y
Dec 11, 2017 • 15 min
Ever wanted to work for the centre? Want to know what you need to succeed? Jacqui and Gabby talk us through what we are looking for and how to go about applying for a role.
Pre-season training and what to do
Dec 4, 2017 • 15 min
Meet Special Guest, Sean Van Velsen. Sean is a qualified Exercise Physiologist who works at ARC and EHLC. We discuss pre-season training for AFL football players and what they should be doing at this time.
What’s happening this Summer
Nov 28, 2017 • 16 min
What’s happening this summer at our centres? Find out from Barry and Jacqui as they give us a rundown of activities to look forward to.
The Casey Tigersharks
Nov 21, 2017 • 16 min
Casey runs the Casey Tigersharks, our dedicated swimmers, who get up early every morning to hone their skills in swimming. Meet Craig Albery from the Casey Tigersharks as he tells us about his past and his coaching of the Casey Tigersharks.
Meet the Team at Dandenong
Nov 12, 2017 • 17 min
YMCA Casey plays a big role within the Casey region but we also work closely with other YMCA centres in Melbourne especially our neighbours in Dandenong. Meet Trudy Micallef, Centre Manager for Dandenong Oasis, and learn more about the three centres in…
Learn to Swim in Vietnam
Nov 5, 2017 • 13 min
Our Learn to Swim teachers are world class. Two of our teachers, Tash and Jasmine, have been in Vietnam with Water Safety Vietnam, teaching young children to swim. Learn about their experience.
Bunjil Place and the Awards
Oct 29, 2017 • 15 min
Meet Carly Sanders, Casey RACE Centre Manager, and learn about her background and recent trip to Darwin. We also discuss the opening of Bunjil Place, the City of Casey’s new arts, cultural, leisure and entertainment precinct, and YMCA Casey’s winning of…
Swimming and Water Safety
Oct 15, 2017 • 14 min
With this warm weather, Summer is definitely close. In this podcast, meet Jacqui, our new Aquatics Manager, and learn about the benefits of participating in swimming and water safety lessons.
Getting Ready for Summer
Oct 8, 2017 • 17 min
Summer is on the way. Are you ready for it? Listen to this podcast on how you can get your body ready for summer.
Introduction to the YMCA
Oct 1, 2017 • 16 min
You may not know it but the YMCA plays a big role in the City of Casey. We manage Casey RACE, Casey ARC, Casey Stadium, Endeavour Hills Leisure Centre, Berwick Leisure Centre and Doveton Pool in the Park on behalf of the City of Casey. Learn more about…