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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...]

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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...]

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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...]

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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...]

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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...]

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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...]

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Fall Youth Programs for All!

The Y is the place to be this Fall.  We are offering more youth programs than ever, and the variety is incredible.  We truly have Fall programs for every child and teen in the Treasure Valley! PRE-K » Lil’ ones can become artists, climbers, … [Read more...]

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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...]

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FALL CATALOG! AARP New Knowledge Adventures

Welcome to New Knowledge Adventures, a collaborative program brought to you by the YMCA, AARP, and ISU-Meridian! NKA is a participatory and self-directed group that aims to further the well-being and intellectual pursuits of those over 50. Join … [Read more...]

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AN ARTICLE FROM STARS: From Tuber to Uber … Can Exercise Harm Your Heart?

We all know that physical activity and exercise are good for you. Exercise lowers blood pressure, improves blood sugar/diabetes, lowers blood cholesterol, helps maintain optimal body weight, improves mental health, and can reduce your risk of and … [Read more...]