Posted on August 11th, 2017 in Healthy Living, Livonia Family YMCA

Top 5 Most Common Running Injuries

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Running is great exercise, however, it can cause repetitive strain on body parts and be a source of injury. Here are the top 5 most common running injuries, how they occur and the best ways to treat them. 1. Runner’s Knee Runner’s knee is an aching pain around or behind the kneecap. It’s also called […]

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 Posted on July 13th, 2017 in Healthy Living, Livonia Family YMCA

Could Physical Therapy Help You?

Muscle, bone and joint problems don’t discriminate–they can happen to anyone, at any age. Whether it’s a muscle strain caused by running, a torn ACL or back pain when you golf, physical therapy can help you get back to an active lifestyle. The YMCA is excited to have partnered with DMC Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan […]

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 Posted on August 16th, 2015 in Livonia Family YMCA, News, Press, Social Responsibility, Youth Development

News: Livonia YMCA gives kids place to go after summer school

Featured on Hometownlife.com With the help of funds donated by the Livonia Kids and Families Foundation, 65 children attended summer camp at the Livonia Family YMCA after summer school let out each day for four weeks, from July 6 to July 30. The Livonia Kids and Families Foundation provided $11,000 to kick off this program […]

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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 October 13th, 2014 in Birmingham Family YMCA, Boll Family YMCA, Carls Family YMCA, Downriver Family YMCA, Farmington Family YMCA, Lakeshore Family YMCA, Livonia Family YMCA, Macomb Family YMCA, North Oakland Family YMCA, South Oakland Family YMCA, Youth Development

Why Halloween at the Y?

All over metro Detroit, local Ys are hard at work gathering candy and mapping out their haunted houses. Halloween at the Y is almost here! Halloween at the Y is safe fun for everyone. Join in on the free festivities at your local Y: Birmingham Family YMCA: October 24, 5-7 p.m. Boll Family YMCA: October 24, […]

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 Posted on May 3rd, 2014 in Birmingham Family YMCA, Boll Family YMCA, Carls Family YMCA, Downriver Family YMCA, Farmington Family YMCA, Healthy Living, Lakeshore Family YMCA, Livonia Family YMCA, Macomb Family YMCA, North Oakland Family YMCA, Plymouth Family YMCA, South Oakland Family YMCA, Youth Development

Healthy Kids Day Brings Family Fun

If your local Y seemed even more busy than usual this weekend, there was a reason for that…all the YMCAs across the Metro Detroit Association celebrated Healthy Kids Day on Saturday, April 26. The annual event is meant to draw attention to the importance of physical activity for children

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 Posted on February 8th, 2014 in Farmington Family YMCA, Healthy Living, Livonia Family YMCA

Two Ys Do Battle

Members from the Livonia and Farmington Ys are hotly contesting the second edition of The Battle of Farmington Road this month, trying to rack up enough biking,, swimming and walking miles to allow Livonia to wrest back the trophy Farmington won during the first battle in December. And with all this working out, everyone wins.

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