Senior Director of Communications and Marketing
Read about how the YMCA connects urban youth to nearby nature with the Y Mobile Day Camp at Lake Phalen.
Drowning is a leading cause of accidental death for all children, but children of color are particularly at risk.
PHOTO GALLERY: CycleHealth hosted their annual BreakAway Kids Tri in Maple Grove for 750 participants.
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 nothing to do.
It's great when kids can spend quality time with their grandparents, even BETTER when that time involves healthy activities.
Read about how the YMCA is looking to open a new, stand-alone Early Childhood Learning Center in Rochester.
Research shows without access to out-of-school physical and learning activities, kids fall behind academically and gain weight twice as fast during the summer than the school year.
More than 150 campers will experience nature thanks to the Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation, the Play, Learn, Serve, Work Initiative, Wilderness Inquiry, Urban Roots, Mississippi National River and Recreation Area, and the Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge
How does one get good at extreme sports? Through lots of time spent practicing and sage guidance from wise elders. Begin your extreme journey—whether it involves motocross, skateboarding, or inline skating—at one of these facilities near you.
YMCA partner Abbey's Hope raises awareness in conjunction with National Drowning Prevention Month and 10th anniversary of VGB Pool & Spa Safety Act