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Disc golf great for family exercise

Until this past Saturday I was an official disc golf rookie. If you’re looking for a fun way to get more active and enjoy the outdoors, disc golf may be right up your alley. Our family has fun causally tossing discs into a goal in the backyard or into the entrance to our trampoline, but we were ready to aim for some real holes this time.

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Why I’m dressing in blue today, and why you should, too

Today is Dress in Blue Day, as so deemed by the Colon Cancer Alliance. I will be wearing blue today, and here is why: One month before my father was set to walk me down the aisle, he had to … Continue reading

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Help improve the PLAYABILITY of York City!

York has been designated a Playful City USA for the 7th consecutive year due to the renovation of playgrounds by Bring On Play, and the implementation of play events such as the BOPstacle Race, Play Streets, YMCA Healthy Kids Day … Continue reading

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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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