Andrew & Walter Young Family YMCA 2220 Campbellton Rd SW, Atlanta, GA30311 The Andrew & Walter Young Family YMCA provides a recreational haven for the Cascade community. The YMCA offers…More an indoor pool, a fitness center, a studio for group exercise classes, basketball courts, an indoor running track, an outdoor children's playground and an indoor children's play center. A variety of programs are available for children, teens and adults, as well as summer day camps.
Young is one of 16 middle schools for 6th through 8th grade students in the Atlanta Public Schools system. The school…More is known for its year-round Spanish instruction, creative writing classes, orchestra and band, according to Principal Thomas Kenner.
Named for educator and children's welfare advocate Jean Childs Young -- who passed in 1994 and was the wife of former Atlanta Mayor and U.S. Ambassador Andrew Young -- the school's mission is PRIDE: Provide Rigorous and Relevant Instruction to Develop Excellence in all students.
School officials renovated the 15-acre campus in late 2009 and 2010. The $22-million renovation included the addition of a new 500-seat auditorium, music wing, art wing, football field and track-and-field facilities.
Young's school colors are red and gold and school sports teams are known as the Wolves.