SPECIAL EVENT: Meet Jeff Galloway!

Don't think you're a runner? Meet Jeff Galloway, the 1972 Olympian whose Run-Walk-Run method has helped more than 1 million people achieve the life-changing experience of finishing a distance event. Tuesday, Jan 24, 7 pm West Family YMCA FREE … [Read more...]


Krystal’s & Olivia’s Story

Krystal’s Y story has many exciting chapters, the first of which began 8 years ago when she lost her vision as a result of diabetes. She decided to pursue finding a guide dog, but it wasn’t that simple. First she had to start exercising in order to … [Read more...]


Nate’s & Nina’s Story

At the Y, we strengthen community through youth development because we believe that a community is stronger when all children have the opportunity to discover who they are and what they can achieve. The best way to do this is by providing them a safe … [Read more...]


Ed’s Story

For many, the YMCA serves as a place to access critical physical rehabilitation support. That is certainly true for Ed, a 62-year-old retired railroad engineer from South Dakota, who began a membership at the Downtown Y in 2016 in order to maintain … [Read more...]


Message from Y Partner, Saint Alphonsus: AVOIDING WINTER INJURIES

Avoiding Winter Injuries Winter sports are a great way to stay active during colder months, especially if you participate with common sense and caution. Do not take on more than your skill level will safely allow and wear protective equipment to … [Read more...]


Christmas Run Social Media Contest – WIN A FIT BIT!

Snap, Share, Win! Share your Christmas Run pics for a chance to win a FIT BIT FLEX 2® and 1 FREE entry into your next Y race! It's simple! Just snap, post, and include both hashtags: #ymcachristmasrun #saintalphonsus Winner will be … [Read more...]


GIVE THE GIFT of Good Health This Holiday Season!

This holiday season, give the gift of health to someone you love. Whether it is for membership or a program, we have gift certificates to meet your needs. Simply stop by a YMCA facility today and visit the front desk.  A staff person will gladly … [Read more...]

Physical therapist with patient in rehabilitation

October is National Physical Therapy Month!

    In October, we celebrate National Physical Therapy Month. Physical Therapists and Physical Therapist Assistants can help improve and restore motion to your life. This recognition is an opportunity to highlight the fact that we … [Read more...]


YMCA Partner Saint Alphonsus Welcomes a New Sports Medicine Doctor!

    We would like to welcome a new provider, Dr. Derek Kunz, Sports Medicine Physician with Saint Alphonsus. What is a Sports Medicine Physician? A physician with specialized training who promotes lifelong fitness and wellness, … [Read more...]


2016 YMCA Fall Program Guide is Here!

The 2016 Fall Program Guide has been published and is now available for our members, families, and youth throughout the community to see all that the Y is offering this Fall.  The Guide contains detailed information about programs in the areas … [Read more...]