The “YMCA WORLD CHALLENGE” in 2012-2014 with the theme; “shoot the hoop” mobilized more than 500,000 people in various YMCA’s to set a Guiness World Record, using links to basketball for a world record for the most people shooting and passing basketball that aim to tell the YMCA story to thousands of communities around the world.
w171 years to date through the works of the founder of the YMCA Sir George Williams, which operates in 120 countries, YMCA’s in the world will be celebrating this momentous achievement on June 6, 2015. In consonance with the world celebration, the Asia Pacific Alliance of YMCA’s that includes all YMCA’s in the Philippines has adopted the 2015 YMCA WORLD CHALLENGE with the theme; “Kicking Goals for Youth Empowerment”, to be conducted on June 6, 2015 simultaneously by all YMCA’s in Asia.
The YMCA of Baguio City, Inc. in response will be conducting the event using links to football in setting a world record for the most people kicking “free Kicks”. The YMCA of Baguio City, Inc. for the realization of the goals of the said event wishes to enjoin football enthusiasts, the young and old alike and the community to take part in this endeavour on June 6, 2015 at 8:30 in the morning at the YMCA gymnasium. “SAVE THE DATE AND SPREAD THE WORD”, and experience being part of a global family.