Marion Family YMCA offers options for those with arthritis

Arthritis affects more than 50 million adults of all ages and is the leading cause of disability in the United States.  Common arthritis joint symptoms include swelling, pain, stiffness and decreased range of motion.  Severe arthritis can result in chronic pain, inability to do daily activities and make it difficult to walk or climb stairs. […]

Marion YMCA holding Family Fun Day

Family Fun Day at the Marion Family YMCA will be held on Saturday, February 6, 2016 from 10:00am to 12:00pm. The public is invited to join them for some family fun with a movie, popcorn, a craft for the kids, and a day to enjoy their facilities. During this Family Fun Day our facilities will […]

OhioHealth Marion, YMCA, MACC team up to offer Stroke Support Group

OhioHealth Marion is partnering with the Marion Family YMCA and the Marion Area Counseling Center to bring you a program for stroke survivors and their caregivers. The Stroke Support Group is available to all ages and abilities. There will be support and an activity with the Marion Family YMCA staff (Yoga, Tai Chi, etc). Participants […]

Being “heart-healthy” is focus of next wellness program

The Marion Area Safety Council is partnering with the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation and OhioHealth Marion to present a four‐part Health & Wellness series open to all members of the community. Each series will have local experts share information and resources on a key Health & Wellness related issue affecting our community. Session two […]

YMCA announces new classes for New Year

The Marion Family YMCA said they are very excited to bring a few new adult classes starting in January. They will be offering four different TRX classes. TRX is a full-body strength workout that utilizes a person’s own body weight instead of relying on machines or dumbbells. It’s good for endurance athletes, power lifters, and […]

Marion YMCA launches $2 million campaign to lower debt, make improvements

The Marion Family YMCA announced plans to conduct a $2 million capital campaign to increase its impact in youth development and healthy living. The campaign will raise funds to reduce the current building debt and to help with needed improvements to the Y. Organizers said that both debt reduction and facility improvements will allow the […]

Marion YMCA offering Black Friday sale, holiday passes

The Marion Family YMCA will be having a Black Friday sale for select programs on Friday, November 27, 2015. The sale will be available for one day only and will cover select programs including swim lessons, adult water fitness, youth sports, personal training, child watch and birthday parties. The sale is open to members and […]

YMCA holding Turkey Jam Dance-a-Thon

The Marion Family YMCA will hold Turkey Jam Dance-a-Thon on Monday, November 23, 2015 from 6:00 – 8:00 pm. All types of dancing from hip hop, Latin, pop and Zumba will be featured and all fitness levels are welcome. Attendees can stay for one instructor or all. The event is open to members and *nonmembers […]

Marion YMCA focusing on prevention during National Diabetes Awareness Month

During National Diabetes Awareness Month, the Marion Family YMCA is encouraging residents of Marion County to learn their risks for prediabetes and type 2 diabetes, and to take preventive steps to potentially reduce their chances of developing the disease. Statistics for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) show that one in four Americans […]

Marion YMCA hosting expert chat on arthritis

The Marion Family YMCA is pleased to announce another Health Chat Speaker Series with OhioHealth/Marion General Hospital’s Dr. Sanjay Vora, MD on Wednesday, November 4, 2015 at 2:30PM. Dr. Vora will discuss issues and solutions surrounding arthritis. Arthritis, an informal way of referring to joint pain or joint disease, is very common but is not well […]