YMCA of Greater San Antonio Looking to Create Member-Centric Culture and Operational Efficiency Through Cloud-Based Platform
SAN DIEGO, Calif.—March 4, 2013—The ACTIVE Network, Inc. (NYSE:ACTV), the leader in cloud-based Activity and Participant Management™ (APM) solutions, today announced that one of its largest YMCA customers, the YMCA of Greater San Antonio, is migrating from Class® software to ACTIVE Net™, a cloud-based solution that can help improve operational efficiency, engage members and drive participation by offering better online access to activities.
“We are focused on creating a member-centric culture and need a technology solution that will allow us to better engage with our more than 50,000 members,” said Liesien Benet, Vice President of IT at the YMCA of Greater San Antonio. “With ACTIVE Net, our IT staff won’t have to spend the time maintaining database servers, worrying about PCI compliance or purchasing additional hardware. Our front-office staff can easily access the system anywhere at any time and can focus on creating a great member experience.”
With ACTIVE Net, YMCAs can streamline activity and participant management by:
• Managing all operations in one easy-to-use system
• Boosting donations with an integrated fundraising tool
• Improving online access to activities for members
• Engaging members via integrated social media tools
• Streamlining payment processing and administrative tasks
• Reducing the time and cost related to maintaining and managing database servers
• Speeding up technology deployment
“ACTIVE has powered YMCAs for more than a decade and we built ACTIVE Net to meet the continually evolving technology needs in the recreation space,” said Ram Krishnan, SVP of Communities at ACTIVE Network. “YMCA staff are charged with delivering outstanding services to the communities they serve. By migrating to a centralized cloud-computing platform, ACTIVE manages the technology behind-the-scenes so that our YMCA customers can focus on their mission of youth development, social responsibility and healthy living.”
ACTIVE Network will be demonstrating ACTIVE Net in Booth 3 at the upcoming 2013 NAYDO Conference on April 10-13 in Vancouver, BC. To learn more about software for YMCAs, visit http://www.activecommunities.com/technology-solutions/non-profit-overview.htm.
ACTIVE Network Communities helps bring together businesses and organizations with families and the activities they enjoy. The company’s activity and participant management solutions make it easier for all kinds of organizations to automate and streamline their operations while making it easier and more enjoyable for people to lead enriched, active lives. From event registration, ticketing and facilities reservations to payment processing, digital giving and member communications, ACTIVE Network helps businesses operate smarter and engage more effectively with their customers. Key markets served by ACTIVE Network Communities include YMCAs, non-profits, parks & recreation, ski & attractions, local government, faith-based organizations, and youth programs such as camps and specialty schools. ACTIVE Network Communities also offers membership management software and non-profit software for organizers. For more information on ACTIVE Network Communities, please visit http://www.activecommunities.com.
About ACTIVE Network
ACTIVE Network (NYSE: ACTV) is on a mission to make the world a more active place. With deep expertise in Activity and Participant Management™ (APM), our ActiveWorks® cloud technology helps organizations transform and grow their businesses. We do this through technology solutions that power the world’s activities and through online destinations such as ACTIVE.com® that connect people with the things they love to do. Serving over 50,000 global business customers and driving over 80 million transactions annually, we help organizations get participants, manage their events and build communities. ACTIVE Network is headquartered in San Diego, California and has over 30 offices worldwide. Learn more at ACTIVEnetwork.com or ACTIVE.com and engage with us on Twitter @ACTIVEnetwork, @ACTIVE and on Facebook.
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