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YMCA Older Adult Senior Spotlight Dorothy Ferguson

This month’s Senior Spotlight shines on a Euclid woman whose positive attitude and hard work has made a difference in her quality of life.  Dorothy Ferguson, 71,  has Lupus, a disease that causes fatigue, muscular pain and immunity issues.  However, since Dorothy began her wellness journey at the Euclid YMCA back in 2014 and has added a regular regimen of exercise to her healthy routine, she and her doctors are pleased with the results. 

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Volume 9, Issue 11, Posted 12:01 PM, 11.04.2018

SilverSneakers at Euclid Senior Center - October News and Events

It’s time to Fall into gear.  Get well and stay well through another Northeast Ohio Winter. Join your neighbors and friends at the with SilverSneakers at the Euclid Senior Center. There are a variety of fun activities to keep you warm and happy during the long and winter season. From group fitness to fun events you can do with your friends and loved ones. Become a Euclid SilverSneaker and start having fun TODAY! 

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Volume 9, Issue 10, Posted 7:56 AM, 10.14.2018

Euclid SilverSneaker Spotlight

Josephine Smith, 86, of Euclid is this month’s Senior Spotlight.  Josephine began her wellness journey with the YMCA and the SilverSneakers program back in 2007 at the request of her doctor, who recommended she increase her level physical activity to help keep her diabetes at bay. 

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Volume 9, Issue 10, Posted 7:56 AM, 10.14.2018

YMCA Offering Programs and Classes at the Euclid Senior Center

Euclid, Ohio - In May, the Euclid Family YMCA moved its Active Older Adult programming to the Euclid Senior Center. The programs were moved successfully thanks to support and cooperation from the City of Euclid staff members Mac Stephens, recreation director and Bob Payne, Manager of the Euclid Senior Center. Active older adult programming was moved to the senior center after the YMCA made a difficult decision to close the Euclid Family YMCA facility, located at 631 Babbitt Road facility in May 2018.

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Volume 9, Issue 9, Posted 12:13 PM, 09.07.2018

Swim Lessons

Our swim lessons include 5 components; personal growth, personal safety, rescue skills, stroke development, fun and games that helps kids of all ages develop confidence in, and out of the water. Swimmer are grouped by age and ability, and our instructors ensure each swimmer has an overall positive experience and gains skills that will help him/her succedd in the pool and beyond.

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Volume 9, Issue 4, Posted 3:19 PM, 04.04.2018

Y Stars

Some of our early birds. Who says you can't have fun before dawn.

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Volume 9, Issue 4, Posted 3:19 PM, 04.04.2018

Help You Raise Your Bar!

The YMCA's team of trained exercise specialist and personal trainers can help start you on a path towards reaching your health and wellness goals.

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Volume 9, Issue 2, Posted 2:00 PM, 02.10.2018

Self Defense Seminars at the Y!

The goal is to address the student’s fears from any attacks they have concerns about, or ways they have been attacked previously whether the attack was from a male or female.  The instructor will be open to answering questions and teaching techniques based on the class fears. This will be a hands-on course for participants who are willing to drill techniques.  No one has to participate in the hands-on portion who has an injury or simply want to observe although they're subject to the same pricing.

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Volume 9, Issue 2, Posted 2:00 PM, 02.10.2018

Baptisms at the Y

1 In Christ Life Ministries performed four baptisms at the Euclid Y. Thank you to Pastor Moses and his wife for reaching out to us to provide a pool for them. 

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Volume 9, Issue 2, Posted 2:00 PM, 02.10.2018

New Classes at the Y!

Take a tour of the branch and receive a free 1 day guest pass to try one of our classes.

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Volume 8, Issue 12, Posted 10:03 AM, 12.08.2017

New Year New You!

It's official! Girls Emotionally and Mentally Strong (G.E.M.S.) is set to host its first official annual "New Year New You" event this January 6th at the Euclid Family YMCA. You will not want to miss this event! Its energy filled interactive activities, meaningful discussions, fun games, and prizes are sure to help young ladies feel refreshed, renewed, and inspired to uncover their full potential. This event is for girl’s ages 11-17 years old. To purchase your tickets go to GOGEMZ.com.

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Volume 8, Issue 12, Posted 10:03 AM, 12.08.2017

Swim Starters New Pricing

Starting now our Swim Starter classes for ages 6 months to 36 month have new pricing. Classes range from freeto $10. Accompanied by a parent, infants and toddlers learn to be comfortable in the water and develop swim readiness skills through fun and confidence-building experiences, while parents learn about water safety, drowning prevention, and the importance of supervision. Registration can be done online or at the branch.

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Volume 8, Issue 12, Posted 10:03 AM, 12.08.2017

1st Annual Turkey Bowl

Join us for some family holiday fun on November 18th at the Euclid Family YMCA for our first annual flag football turkey bowl. Team registration is $30 and you must have a minimum of 7 players and maximum of 10 players on your team. Teams provide their own uniforms and must be the same color. Players must be 18 or over. This will be a single elimination tournament. Registration deadline is November 11th, so please register as soon as possible. For more information or questions about this event please contact the branch at 216-731-7454

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Volume 8, Issue 11, Posted 1:17 PM, 11.03.2017

HELP Foundation at the Y

We collaborated with the HELP foundation to host a Halloween Dance for their residents. The HELP Foundation empowers individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities through residential, day support, vocational, and summer education programs to choose services and opportunities as respected and valued members of the community. It was a pleasure having their residents in the branch, and we forward to seeing them more!

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Volume 8, Issue 11, Posted 1:17 PM, 11.03.2017

Health Day at the YMCA

October is chronic disease prevention month. The best way to avoid chronic disease is to stay healthy, and this month is all about becoming your best self. Learn your numbers, ramp up your workouts, or ride to support those battling cancer. Here at the YMCA we will be having a Health Day on October 25th, 9am - 9pm. We are asking all members of the community to come and try the YMCA out for a day. We will have health screenings, classes, Ask a Trainer, and we will also be highlighting our LiveStrong and Diabetes Prevention Programs. Please join us and start your journey to a better You.

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Volume 8, Issue 10, Posted 3:26 PM, 10.08.2017

New Class Alert: CORE DE FORCE

CORE DE FORCE is unlike any other MMA-inspired workout in the Beachbody catalog. It combines exhilarating Boxing, Kickboxing, and Muay Thai combinations and mixes fat-blasting cardio and bodyweight moves to help you zero in on stubborn belly fat and carve allover definition. 

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Volume 8, Issue 10, Posted 3:26 PM, 10.08.2017

Flag Football at the Y

Football season is finally here at the Euclid branch! If you missed this seasons sign up please be sure to check start dates in the spring and next fall.

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Volume 8, Issue 10, Posted 3:26 PM, 10.08.2017

Amish Country Bus Trip

Join us on a trip to Berlin, Ohio on October 18th, 9am- 5pm. Berlin is the center of Amish Country, located in Holmes County. Lunch will be at Berlin Family Resturant (Lunch is included in fees). We will then visit Troyer's Country Market, 'Tis the Season Christmas Store, and much more! Please be sure to bring a cooler if you want to shop for Amish delicacies. Register by October 10th.

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Volume 8, Issue 10, Posted 3:26 PM, 10.08.2017

Jr. Cavs

Registration Includes: Jr. Cavs Jersey, 1 Free ticket to a Cavs Game, and playoffs (for qualifying teams)

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Volume 8, Issue 10, Posted 3:26 PM, 10.08.2017

Grove City Shopping Trip

Treat yourself to some retail therapy. The Euclid Family YMCA will be heading the Grove City Outlets on October 18th in Grove City, PA. This trip is open to all members of the community. Lunch is not included, but there are many places to eat within the outlet mall. Sweating while you shop counts as exercise, so please join us!

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Volume 8, Issue 9, Posted 4:31 PM, 09.14.2017

Euclid YMCA Taste Festival

The Euclid Family YMCA will be hosting its first Taste Festival on September 29th at 5pm - 7pm. We are currently looking for restaurants, and community members to join the festival. Your vendor donation of $25 along with all other proceeds will be going towards the YMCA Annual Campaign which provides scholarships for area youth and families to have access to the YMCA programs and services. 

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Volume 8, Issue 9, Posted 4:31 PM, 09.14.2017

Mission Moment: Yusef Kanj

"I took private swimming lessons at the Euclid YMCA. My instructor was Lifeguard; Jack. He was helpful with teaching me to reach and pull, and kick better. I was brave and put my head under water. I want to take more swimming lessons in September. Thank you YMCA!"

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Volume 8, Issue 9, Posted 4:31 PM, 09.14.2017

Euclid YMCA Taste Festival

The Euclid Family YMCA will be hosting its first Taste Festival on September 29th at 5pm - 7pm. We are currently looking for restaurants, and community members to join the festival. Your vendor donation of $25 along with all other proceeds will be going towards the YMCA Annual Campaign which provides scholarships for area youth and families to have access to the YMCA programs and services. 

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Volume 8, Issue 8, Posted 12:15 PM, 08.04.2017

Grove City Shopping Trip

Treat yourself to some retail therapy. The Euclid Family YMCA will be heading the Grove City Outlets on October 18th in Grove City, PA. This trip is open to all members of the community. Lunch is not included, but there are many places to eat within the outlet mall. Sweating while you shop counts as exercise, so please join us!

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Volume 8, Issue 8, Posted 12:15 PM, 08.04.2017

YMCA Dine and Donate at Bob Evans

Bob Evans in Willoughby is partnering with the YMCA to raise funds for our Annual Campaign. On August 30th, all day long 15 % of your bill will be donated to the Euclid YMCA Scholarship Campaign. Just present the promotional flyer (flyers will available at the front desk), and this will be good for dine in and carry out orders. So please grab a couple of friends and dine for a great cause.

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Volume 8, Issue 8, Posted 12:15 PM, 08.04.2017

Medicare 101 and Ice Cream Social

Do you have questions about Medicare? On August 15, 2017 at 12:30pm the Ohio Senior Health Insurance Information Program has answers for you! Bring a lunch and learn all about how Medicare works and what to expect as you enter Medicare.

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Volume 8, Issue 8, Posted 12:15 PM, 08.04.2017

Humana at the Y!

Humana will be having a presentation open to the public on Tuesday, July 18, 2017. They will discussing what questions you need to be asking your doctor. You and your doctor are a team and every team needs a game plan. Come joins us! 

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Volume 8, Issue 7, Posted 11:11 AM, 07.07.2017

Medicare 101 Lunch & Learn

Do you have questions about Medicare? On August 15, 2017 at 12:30pm the Ohio Senior Health Insurance Information Program has answers for you! Bring a lunch and learn all about how Medicare works and what to expect as you enter Medicare.

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Volume 8, Issue 7, Posted 11:11 AM, 07.07.2017