New Round of Swimming Classes Set to Start at the Marion YMCA

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The Marion Family YMCA will be offering a variety of Swim Lessons programming for the Fall I and Fall II sessions. The sessions begin Monday, September 8th, 2014 with the sessions will immediately follow each other. Learning to swim at the YMCA is more than just stroke development. The Y says trained, certified, professional staff […]

Marion YMCA Hosting Schools Day Out Program

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The Marion Family YMCA will hold their first Schools Day Out of the new year on September 5, 2014 from 7:30 am – 5:30 pm. Swimming, crafts, games, nutrition, and character development, are just a few activities that will be offered. Lunch and snack are provided. Children will need to bring a swimsuit, wear tennis […]

Marion YMCA Offering Another LIVESTRONG® Session

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The Fall LIVESTRONG program will be starting back up the week of September 8, 2014 at the Marion Family YMCA. The LIVESTRONG at the YMCA is a research-based, physical activity and well-being initiative that is designed to help people affected by cancer reach their holistic health goals. The LIVESTRONG at the YMCA program is for […]

Marion YMCA Dolphins Seeking Swimmers for Upcoming Season

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The Marion Family YMCA Dolphin Swim team is gearing up for the 2014-2015 winter season.  They are looking to have another competitive season with swimmers achieving their goals, swimming fast, having fun while learning new skills. Those interested in joining the team are invited to come to the parent’s informational meeting on Wednesday, September 3, […]

Marion YMCA Offering Lifeguard Training

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The Marion Family YMCA is offering an American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification Class, which they say will teach you the necessary skills to gain employment anywhere as a lifeguard. The class will run August 7 through August 12, 2014. To become certified, you must attend all course sessions, participate fully, and pass all physical tests […]

Registration Opening for Fall YMCA Programs

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Fall is just around the corner and the Marion Family YMCA says that makes not a great time to get into shape for the holidays. The YMCA encourages everyone to make fitness an everyday commitment instead of just a New Year’s resolution. Registration for all classes at the Marion YMCA begins July 28, 2014 for […]

Registration is Open for Annual Marion YMCA Triathlon and Duathlon

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The Marion Family YMCA’s triathlon and Duathlon will be held at 8:00am on Saturday, August 16, 2014.  The triathlon consists of a 500 yard swim, 12 mile bike and 5K run and the Duathlon consists of a 2 mile run, 12 mile bike and a 5K. Registration is $25 per individual before August 1 and […]

Community Garden Plots Still Available at Marion YMCA

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Many families living in the Marion would like to grow some of their own fruits, vegetables, herbs, and flowers. Some want to save money on their food bills. Others like the freshness, flavor and wholesomeness of home- grown produce. And for many, gardening is a relaxing way to exercise and enjoy being out-of-doors. If you […]

Local Students Participate in YMCA Youth in Government at Statehouse

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23 Marion area high school students participated in the 63rd Ohio YMCA Youth in Government State Assembly at the Ohio Statehouse April 3, 4 and 5, 2014.  Marion delegates joined 475 middle and high school students (grades 8 – 12) from throughout the state in this leadership and public service program. “From youth sports to […]

YMCA Dolphin Swimmers Compete in National Championship

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Two swimmers from the Marion Family YMCA Dolphins Swim Team just returned from competing in the 2014 YMCA Short Course National Championship in Greensboro, North Carolina.  Rachel Shipp, senior at North Union High School and daughter of Margo Shipp, competed in the 100 and 200 Fly.  Madison Linstedt, 7th Grader at Elgin Local Schools and […]