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Not a Replacement

This year Kick Butts Day is focusing on a campaign, Not a Replacement Kick Butts Day was March 18, but the campaign is still going on. This campaign is directed toward teens because less than one-third (31%) of smokers start … Continue reading

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Variable Training in the Pool

As hard as we try to think spring, it’s still frigid outside. This makes February a great time to up your (indoor) swim game. John Nelson with York YMCA Aquatics says practicing variable training in the pools can help increase … Continue reading

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Freestyle Swimming

Swimming laps is a great way to get exercise without stressing your joints. The upper-body workout it provides plus this lack of stress is also what makes it good for runners and cyclists to use for cross-training. This month, we’re … Continue reading

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York Marathon Registration Opens Today

Registration opens today for the York Marathon. Race Details: May 17, 2015. 6am Entry fee for the race is $60 through the end of February, with rates increasing March 1. The field is limited to 600 runners. Known for being … Continue reading

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Free fall prevention program for older adults

Many older adults experience concerns about falling and restrict their activities. A MATTER OF BALANCE is an award-winning program designed to manage falls and increase activity levels. The York City Bureau of Health will provide A Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns … Continue reading

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Family First Health dentists to offer free screenings for kids as part of YMCA Healthy Kids Day

Family First Health’s dental directors Drs. Joseph and LaJuan Mountain will provide free dental screenings to children as part of the York YMCA’s Healthy Kids Day, April 26, 2014. In partnership with Colgate’s Bright Smiles, Bright Futures program, the Mountains … Continue reading

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Get kids moving with fun backyard sports equipment

Trying to get your kids to play outside more? Maybe some new backyard sports equipment will do the trick.

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Local women create their dream home gym spaces

When she and her husband built their new home in Dover Township in 2011, Heidi Parr took the opportunity to designate a room specifically for her home gym.

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Learn sun safety at YMCA seminar

Protecting your skin in the sun goes beyond summer days at the beach. Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Basal cell and squamous cell … Continue reading

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YMCA Kids’ First Friday Fun Night

How about doing something for your mental health while providing physical and creative play for your kids?  This Friday, the York YMCA is offering a Fun Night just for kids!  Drop your kids at the Y at 5:30 pm and … Continue reading

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