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 July 10th, 2015 in Healthy Living, South Oakland Family YMCA, Youth Development

A real hero

By Lori Mabee, Senior Program Director, South Oakland Family YMCA I’m the sweeper for our Girls on the Run & STRIDE 5K, which means I’m the last person to finish the race, making sure everyone finishes safely. The program is about building character and confidence in young boys and girls over a period of 10 […]

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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 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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