Healthy Living

Jaronda Little knows what it's like to prevent and manage diabetes: she's from four generations of a family that's come up against this serious health condition. Yet, Jaronda's the new face for a new Millennium and health, well-being & fitness is a big part of who she is. This is her Y. Her camera. Her story. 
 
 
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Jim Wilson

Casper Family YMCA

"Motion's the Key to Life. "

At age 97, Jim Wilson's still hitting the Y for a healthy dose of exercise. Find out why it's never too late get into shape. This is his Y. His camera. His story. 

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Holly & Elle

YMCA of Austin

"I Love Bonding with My Daughter!"

For Holly, going to the Y changed when she had her daughter, Elle. Find out how this Y's YogaSign™StoryTime helped them grow closer together. This is their Y. Their camera. Their story.   

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The Andriani Family

YMCA of the Rockies

"Sometimes My Family Needs to Unplug."

Work. A hectic commute. Cell phones ringing. The Andriani family knows a lot about a busy schedule. Find out how far they'll go to unplug in the great outdoors. This is their Y. Their camera. Their story. 
 
 
 
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Chuck Fields

YMCA of Southwestern Indiana

"I Feel Like I've Been Given a Second Chance. "

Chuck's in better shape than ever. Aside from healthy living - this Y member knows that his family's the most important thing in life. See why this father of two has been given a second chance in life. This is his Y. His camera. His story. 
 
 
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Healthy Kids Day

Healthy Kids Day®

As part of the Y's commitment to strengthen community by addressing critical gaps in health and education, Healthy Kids Day will encourage kids and parents to commit to keeping the body and mind active this summer. On April 28, 2012, join the Y and more than half-a-million parents and kids across the country as we commit to "Take on Summer."

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Family Time

Family Time

Serving families has always been at the heart of the Y. We are a place where they can find respite from social, economic and educational challenges, and learn how to overcome them. We have a fundamental desire to provide opportunities for every family to build stronger bonds, achieve greater work/life balance, and become more engaged with their communities.

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Health, Well-being and Fitness

Health, Well-being & Fitness

Because we know that healthy lifestyles are achieved through nurturing mind, body and spirit, well-being and fitness at the Y is so much more than just working out. Beyond fitness facilities, we provide educational programs to promote healthier decisions, and offer a variety of programs that support physical, intellectual and spiritual strength.

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Sports and Recreation

Sports & Recreation

We believe sports, fun and exploring new interests aren’t just for the young. Along with improving health, whenever teamwork is involved, there’s the added benefit of being connected to others. That’s why you’ll find a range of recreational activities at the Y. With something to offer everyone, there’s no such thing as being too old to get in the game.

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Group Interests

Group Interests

Whether you’re new to the community or simply want to pursue a new hobby, the Y brings together people who love to learn. Whether you want to cook new dishes, join a bible study, create pottery or speak a new language—you’ll learn right alongside others from your community who share your interests.

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Healthier Communities Initiatives

Healthier Communities Initiatives

At the Y, we work with community leaders to make the healthy choice the easy choice in all of the places where people live, work, learn and play.

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