Posted on November 3rd, 2016 in Healthy Living, Press, Social Responsibility, Youth Development

Y HEPA Team celebrates first year of positive outcomes

happy healthy snacking

It’s been about a year our HEPA team implemented the CATCH curriculum into Afterschool and Camp programs, and we have seen some great preliminary results! Our preliminary results show that: 74% of students showed improvement in nutrition or physical activity knowledge 71% of students reported improvement in physical activity, nutritional, or screen time habits 97% […]

 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 […]

 Posted on March 9th, 2016 in Healthy Living, North Oakland Family YMCA

CrossFit improved my golf game

By Pamela, a member of the North Oakland Family YMCA “I started doing CrossFit in the fall of 2010. I typically attend class on average 3 days a week with the exception of the summer months when I concentrate on golf. CrossFit has really helped my golf game. Prior to CrossFit, I was able to […]