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York is playful!

Since 2008, the City of York has been designated a Playful City USA member. Tomorrow, Tuesday, May 13, 2014, we find out if we have been awarded the title for the 7th year in a row!  WE KNOW we are … Continue reading

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YMCA Healthy Kids Day is April 26, 2014!

Today, according to the York City Bureau of Health, 44 percent of York children aged 2 to 19 are overweight or obese.  In addition, most students lose about two months of grade level equivalency in mathematical computation skills over the … Continue reading

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Instead of hitting the gym, get moving with your family

Instead of hitting the gym, spend an hour or just 30 minutes working out with the family in the great outdoors.

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Jersey Mike Rock + Run 5K set to return April 19

Jersey Mike Rock + Run 5K will begin at noon, Saturday, April 19, on City Island in Harrisburg.

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York is a Playful City!

Three upcoming events will make it easier for kids and adults to play in York.

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Tennis for Kids offers free camp to fill summer hours

Summer: Kids yearn for it, and parents dread it. They worry about how to fill all those empty hours with healthy activities, how to steer kids off of sofas and outside and about how to ferry children to all of … Continue reading

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The big decision to have gastric bypass surgery

I sat and read through the packet and made my decision, I was going to apply!

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Play like a kid and improve your health

I am a scientist by nature. My degree is in biology, I worked in research, and I actually enjoy reading science journal articles! Making statements without validation really makes me uncomfortable. So please bear with me as I provide “proof” … Continue reading

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Rock and run at ‘Jersey Mike’ Memorial 5K

The Jersey Mike Memorial Rock + Run 5K hopes to inspire others to make healthy lifestyle choices.

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Missy Raiger’s journey to a healthier self

Missy Raiger struggled with her weight since she was 10 years old. Her family has a strong history of heart disease.

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