News & Events

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YMCA Volunteers Strengthen Local Communities by Giving Back and Supporting Their Neighbors

Studies show volunteerism improves overall health by strengthening the body, improving mood and lessening stress in participants.

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YMCA Announces New Northern Lights Family Camp on Bear Island Lake in Babbitt, Minnesota

The YMCA of the Greater Twin Cities recently purchased Timberwolf Lodge and Northern Lights Lodge and Resort on Bear Island Lake in Babbitt, Minnesota, to create the Y’s second

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What will your legacy be?

When you define what your legacy will be and act upon it, you gain a sense of meaning and purpose.

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Donor story: Y designate your gift?

One family’s remarkable ties to Camp Icaghowan.

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Learn about BodyPump, one of the Y’s most popular classes

Find out why people get so “pumped up” about a barbell class. 

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YMCA Hosts Annual Christmas Tree Lots to Support Youth Attending Programs and Camps at Six Y Locations

The YMCA of the Greater Twin Cities is selling Christmas trees at four local tree lots starting in November.

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YMCA and Community Partners Help Young People Find a Way Home Through Minor Connect Program

According to Wilder Research, on any given night in Minnesota, over 6,000 youth are homeless with less than 100 youth shelter beds available.

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Help send kids to camp – buy a tree or volunteer

It’s time for a great annual tradition—the Y has been selling Christmas trees since 1938.

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YMCA Offers Discount to Military Members on Veteran's Day Weekend

The YMCA of the Greater Twin Cities will offer veterans, active military members, and their families a $1 enrollment fee and no membership dues until January 2019 when they join

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Sandwich Generation: MN Octogenarians living their best

The YMCA of the Greater Twin Cities offers a variety of classes that include physical fitness, social activities and more. All are free for YMCA members.

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