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 […]

Area Residents Invited to Compete in The Ohio YMCA Fit Blitz

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Officials from the Marion Family YMCA recently announced their participation in the first annual Ohio YMCA Fit Blitz, a month-long fitness challenge in December 2014. More than 30 Y’s throughout Ohio are expected to participate in the challenge, which was founded by leaders at the YMCA of Central Ohio in Columbus. The challenge will be […]

Marion YMCA Holding Stroke Clinic for High School Swimmers

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The Marion Family YMCA will be offering a Stroke Clinic November 3-6, 2014. This clinic will offer techniques for every swimming stroke. There will also be basic introduction to turns, starts and many different drills. The times are beginners 3:30PM-4:30PM and Advanced 4:30 PM-5:30 PM. This clinic will be coached by Debbie Sheehan the current […]