News & Events

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YMCA CycleHealth Hosts Annual BreakAway Kids Tri on August 18

CycleHealth will host its annual BreakAway Kids Tri on Saturday, August 18 at Elm Creek Park Reserve in Maple Grove.

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YMCA Partners with Good in the ‘Hood to Shoe Away Hunger across the Twin Cities

The YMCA of the Greater Twin Cities is partnering with Good in the ‘Hood and its Shoe Away Hunger program.

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YMCA Prepares Children for Kindergarten at Early Childhood Learning Centers

At YMCA Early Childhood Learning Centers (ECLC), 98 percent of students with at least one year at Y ECLCs surpass school district kindergarten readiness requirements.

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Free St. Paul camp has kids fishing, hiking — creating outdoor childhood memories

Read about how the YMCA connects urban youth to nearby nature with the Y Mobile Day Camp at Lake Phalen.

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Swimming programs aim to be lifesavers for Twin Cities children of color

Drowning is a leading cause of accidental death for all children, but children of color are particularly at risk.

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YMCA CEO Glen Gunderson's Perspective on Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation’s Support of Free Teen Memberships

The YMCA launched its first national campaign in January 2016, and one of the 60-second spots was titled “Idle Hands.” It’s a powerful video that shows seemingly bored kids with

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YMCA Connects Kids to Outdoors

You don't need to leave the city to experience the great outdoors. That's the message Niall Murton wants to resonate with the kids who attend.

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Shaping the future of our community

How planned giving can have an impact for generations

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Balance your body and mind with Mat Pilates

Build strength, gain flexibility and practice mindful breathing.

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Healthy activities for kids and their grandparents

It's great when kids can spend quality time with their grandparents, even BETTER when that time involves healthy activities.

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