Why the YMCA

We know why kids love summer camp at the YMCA. Each day is action-packed with assemblies, swimming, new friends and lots of fun! But YMCA Summer Day Camp is much more than...
  • #YConnect Winner
Mother Nature was no match for dedicated YMCA members! Despite snow, sleet and ice, hundreds of our Y member worked out at the Y and participated in our #YConnect Twitter...
  • Attorney General Roy Cooper at NC YMCA Youth Legislature
Two days can make a huge difference. Just ask Chase Edmunds, the 2014 NC YMCA Youth Legislature  Governor. What is Youth &Government? The quick answer for some might be -...
"Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?’"Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. On Jan. 20, more than 400 YMCA of the Triangle volunteers answered...
  • Snap Share Win
Snap and share a photo of your healthy connections at your Y and enter to win three complimentary personal training sessions. This is a $162 value at no cost to you! How to #...
Greg got Mary Carla spinning. She hooked him on running. Today, there’s no stopping the pair. "Greg was originally my spin instructor at the Alexander Family Y. Then, we...
Torey marks milestones. Marjorie embraces a challenge. Together, they're training for life. Connecting at the Y “Marjorie and I met in cycle class at the Alexander Y,” recalled...
When Terry Stephens returned from Florida recently, He brought back a new lease on life. “I went stand up paddle boarding in Sarasota Bay or the Gulf almost every day. It's a...
  • Lightner Y Achievers Banquet 2013
“I am so grateful for the Clarence E. Lightner Y Achievers program. As someone who used to be shy, this program has taught me confidence," said Christian,  at the Nov. 12...
  • Family around the Christmas tree
Just call it the seasonal squeeze. We know you're feeling it, too! During those holiday parties and family festivities, take a few simple steps to help your family savor the...

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