Posted on April 27th, 2016 in Boll Family YMCA, Healthy Living, North Oakland Family YMCA, Social Responsibility, South Oakland Family YMCA

The Y brings fresh dinner ideas to families through Fresh Food Share program

Fresh Food Share at the North Oakland YMCA

“I first signed up for the Fresh Food Share box to be supportive of the program and ensure that it got off to a great start. Anyone that has walked through the lobby on the days the food is delivered can see that having a great start is not a problem. I have ordered the […]

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 Posted on November 6th, 2015 in Boll Family YMCA, Healthy Living

Meet a CATCH Champion: Kim Duchene

Featured on catchinfo.org The YMCA of Metropolitan Detroit is collaborating with the CATCH Global Foundation to bring evidence-based CATCH (Coordinated Approach To Child Health) programming to all 35 YMCA Afterschool sites in Metro Detroit. The project is part of a Michigan statewide effort involving the State Alliance of Michigan YMCAs and the Michigan Department of […]

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 Posted on June 22nd, 2015 in Boll Family YMCA, Healthy Living, News, Press, Social Responsibility, Youth Development

News: Detroit dad learns to swim for the love of his daughter

Featured on WDIV video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player Keith Godley used to sit on the sidelines as his daughter learned to swim at the Boll Family YMCA. He was afraid of the water because he had never learned to swim. Now, the 50-year-old father is swimming three times per week, at least. He credits his love […]

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 Posted on June 17th, 2015 in Birmingham Family YMCA, Boll Family YMCA, Carls Family YMCA, Downriver Family YMCA, Farmington Family YMCA, Healthy Living, Livonia Family YMCA, Macomb Family YMCA, News, North Oakland Family YMCA, Press, Press Releases, Social Responsibility, South Oakland Family YMCA

News: YMCAs across metro Detroit hoping to set world record Thursday

Featured on Hometownlife.com On Thursday, June 18, YMCAs across Metropolitan Detroit will help set the Guinness World Record™ for the World’s Largest Swim Lesson™ in 24 Hours. Organized by a coalition of the nation’s water safety experts and training organizations called Team World’s Largest Swim Lesson™ (WLSL), the event aims to expose the importance of […]

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 Posted on June 17th, 2015 in Boll Family YMCA, Healthy Living, News, Press, Social Responsibility, Youth Development

News: Free swim classes on Belle Isle for Detroit youth

Featured on WDIV video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player Channel 4 visits the Y to learn about free swim lessons on Belle Isle for Detroit kids ages 8-13, as part of the Detroit Swims program. Lessons will kick off on June 20, 2015. The Y provides swim suits, caps, and goggles. Parents or guardians may register […]

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 Posted on February 13th, 2015 in Boll Family YMCA, News

News: Detroit Swims receives $25,000 donation

Featured on Local 4 video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player   Ilitich Charities donated $25,000 to the YMCA of Metropolitan Detroit’s Swims program, which provides Detroit youth with free swimming lessons to address the fact that young people in under-served communities often do not learn critical water safety and swimming skills to keep them safe. This is the third year in a […]

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