Posted on July 20th, 2014 in Plymouth Family YMCA, Youth Development

Plymouth Campers Solve A Mystery

The picturesque streets of downtown Plymouth were full of backpack-toting, green T-shirt-clad kid detectives on Friday. Day campers from the Plymouth Y made a circuit of the town to solve a mystery in a live-action Clue game. The activity was conceived by running program director Julie Allen and camp director Lisa Zawisza. Both had come […]

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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 January 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, Social Responsibility, South Oakland Family YMCA, Youth Development

Top 10 (+1) Reasons To Join The Y

Lots of people are brimming with excitement over newly made New Year’s Resolutions to get fit, lose weight, or try a new activity. And your local Metro Detroit YMCA branch is perfect for that, for a whole host of reasons beyond simply its pristine pools and modern workout equipment. Here’s a by-no-means comprehensive list. 1) […]

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 Posted on June 14th, 2013 in Healthy Living, Plymouth Family YMCA

Plymouth Run Celebrates Dad

Plymouth is one the prettiest towns in Metro Detroit, and the Plymouth YMCA is bringing a couple of thousand people to run around and through its picturesque streets on Sunday. The annual Plymouth YMCA Father’s Day run is one of the more popular on the Southeast Michigan race circuit. It raises money for the Strong […]

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 Posted on April 26th, 2013 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 Encourages Activity

On Saturday the Y celebrates its commitment to healthy habits for children and families by hosting Healthy Kids Day. Branches will offer free food, exercise classes, and more for children and their parents.

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 Posted on August 30th, 2012 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, Plymouth Family YMCA, Social Responsibility, South Oakland Family YMCA

Project Stuff a Backpack Shoulders School Supply Costs

The YMCA of Metropolitan Detroit, as well as its generous members, is stepping forward to help families deal with the challenge of equipping their children for the new school year. At each Y location, they’ve been spending the month of August collecting donations of new backpacks, lunchboxes, and school supplies like crayons and notebooks from members.

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