A family smiling together while outside.

Healthy Living

National Cancer Prevention Month – Get Moving at Any Age!

According to research,* 4 out of 10 cancer cases in the United States are associated with preventable risk factors. Excess body weight, poor diet, and physical inactivity are factors that contribute to increased cancer risk. For National Cancer Prevention Month, the Y believes a healthy lifestyle can start at any age – and we’re here to help! We’ve used the following recommendations from the U.S. Department of Health and Human...

Four people in turquoise shirts featuring the YMCA logo and the words Here to Serve

Social Responsibility

Black History in the YMCA

A timeline of milestones by African-Americans in the YMCA 1850 – 1900 The first YMCA created by the black community began less than two years after Thomas Sullivan bought the...