Marion area students participate in YMCA Youth in Government Day

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Twenty-two Marion area high school students participated in the 64th Ohio YMCA Youth in Government State Assembly at the Ohio Statehouse April 16, 17 and 18, 2015. Marion delegates joined 506 middle and high school students (grades 8 – 12) from throughout the state in this leadership and public service program. “From youth sports to […]

Diabetes expert to speak at Marion Family YMCA

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The Marion Family YMCA has announced another Health Chat Speaker Series with OhioHealth/Marion General Hospital’s Dawn Sperling – Certified Nurse Practitioner – on Tuesday, May 19, 2015 at 11:30PM. Sperling will speak about diabetes. Sperling has been a Certified Nurse Practitioner since May of 2008.  She works in internal medicine at Marion Area Physicians (Former […]

Marion YMCA’s Health Chats Speaker Series to kickoff with focus on Parkinson’s Disease

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The Marion Family YMCA has announced the kickoff of their Health Chats Speaker Series will feature OhioHealth/Marion General Hospital’s Dr. Alex Purchuk on Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at 9:45am. Purchuk’s chat will focus on Parkinson’s Disease. Parkinson’s Disease is a brain disorder that is caused by a lack of the chemical messenger dopamine in the […]

Marion YMCA launches 2015 annual fundraising campaign

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The Marion Family YMCA launched its annual campaign this week to ensure that everyone in Marion County has access to vital community programs and resources that support youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Every day, the Marion Family YMCA works to support the people and neighborhoods that need it most by addressing community issues, […]

Marion YMCA offering lifeguard classes

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The Marion Family YMCA is set to offer lifeguard classes in March and April. While learning essential lifeguarding and safety skills, participants will also learn the importance of responsibility, hard work, perseverance, and service to the community. The YMCA promises that their trained, certified, professional staff will give each class participant personal attention to ensure […]

Marion YMCA hosting annual President’s Day 3-on-3 youth basketball tournament

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The Marion Family YMCA is hosting the President’s Day 3-on-3 youth basketball tournament on Monday February 16, 2015. Players between the ages of 7 and 14 are welcome to lace up their athletic shoes and join in. Check in time will be from 9:00 to 9:30am with the games staring at 10:00 am. The teams […]

Next free session of LIVESTRONG® set to start at the Marion YMCA

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The Marion Family YMCA says their LIVESTRONG program will be starting back up the week of January 12, 2015. The LIVESTRONG at the YMCA is a research-based physical activity and well-being initiative with the goal of helping people affected by cancer reach their holistic health goals. The free LIVESTRONG at the YMCA program is for […]

Marion YMCA waiving joiner fee for New Year

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The Marion Family YMCA is offering new members a special offer for the holidays. Now through January 9, 2015, they will waive the Joiner Fee for new members which is a savings of up to $60. “When you join the YMCA, you’re joining a diverse community of people committed to youth development, healthy living and […]

Marion YMCA looking for teams for annual Corporate Challenge

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The Marion Family YMCA is now taking registrations for the 2015 Corporate Challenge. The YMCA Corporate Challenge was designed to get companies together for spirited competition and teambuilding. The YMCA says that not only is this a healthy way for local companies and their employees to stay active in the community, it will also add […]

Marion YMCA Members Now Able to Access Y Facilities Across Ohio for Free

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The Y says they stand for healthy living and in order to make sure all members continue to be involved wherever they may travel or work, YMCAs across Ohio have joined together to offer reciprocal membership through their “My Y is Every Y” program. The program, which launched in October, allows Ohio YMCA members to […]