All fathers and father figures are invited to participate in a night of fun and fellowship, with their children. There will be food, games, swimming, and more. See the attached flier for more details. Click here for flier: CALLING ALL DADS To Register simply send and mail to: Dads@yoymca.org include your name, and the name and … Read more
When you think of the fact that three years ago the Yonkers YMCA did not have a swim team, then you would realize that coming in 9th out of 12 teams is a major victory. Recently, at the Westchester Fair League Championships the Poseidons and came in just ahead of the White Plains YMCA, the Tarrytown YMCA, … Read more
Yonkers, New York (March 7, 2013) –YMCA of the USA (Y-USA), the national resource office for the nation’s 2700 YMCAs, selected Yonkers Family YMCA to participate in its Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health (REACH) initiative. The goal of REACH is to improve health and eliminate disparities related to chronic diseases in African American/Black … Read more
Small changes can bring big success. And small changes start at home with the family. That’s the inspiration for the Kraft Foods Foundation three-year, $1.5 million partnership with the National Latino Children’s Institute (NLCI) and YMCA of the USA to expand the successful Salsa, Sabor y Salud (Food, Fun and Fitness) healthy lifestyles program. First … Read more
Celebrate your heritage, connect with others and motivate yourself and family to maintain a long-term healthy lifestyle. In a Health-Smart Behavior Program group, discover your own motivations to make healthy behavior choices, learn coping skills for managing negative emotions about your health choices, and self praise of health behaviors. The Health-Smart Behavior Program combines a … Read more
The Yonkers Family YMCA is hosting another session of its Stew Leonard’s Free Swim Academy. During the Spring break we will have a three-day learn-to-swim experience for children from 6 moths to 18 years of age. Stew Leonard Children’s Charities annually sponsors these academies and they are free of charge. When: March 27, 2013 through March 29, … Read more
Pastor Margaret Martinez, a member of the Good Friday Prayer Breakfast Committee, has sent out a message to all pastors and also specifically to women. Please follow the link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mkYzEu_WIyg We hope to see you there!
Justin Baker, who serves as a member of the YMCA’s school age child care staff recently participated in the Northeast Natural Muscle Association Competition for the first time in April 2012. He came in first place in the Novice Division. He also became a finalist in the Heavyweight Division. Justin was inspired by his family and friends … Read more