Communities Coming Together

Emergency Childcare for Essential Workers

In a matter of days, our lives have drastically changed. Our everyday patterns have been disrupted and our social connections have been constrained. In the midst of this, our essential workers are putting in extra hours to help us through these chall... Read More

Fire Victim Recalls Life Changing Assistance Received From the Y

Lawrence Community Works Together to Aid Fire Victims

A Letter From Angela "My name is Angela Swinton and I am an employee at Benjamin Harrison YMCA. I want to take a mom... Read More

Benefits of Group Exercise

5 Benefits of Group Exercise and Why You Should Give it a Try

A new year is a great time for new fitness goals! With many people wanting to improve their fitness and well-being, group exercise classes are a great option to start on the path towards a healthier lifestyle. They’re a great way to get your sweat ... Read More

Chelsea Challenge: Chelsea Takes on BodyPump

The Chelsea Challenge is off and running, with the first class under her belt. Ready to Join her?

The Chelsea Challenge has taken off in full swing. For those of you who aren’t yet familiar with what the Chelsea Challenge is, I (Chelsea), Ransburg YMCA’s marketing coordinator, have a goal of making it to every class and meeting each of you... Read More

Have a Smashing Good Time at these Halloween Events

Have a spooky, healthy Halloween with your family

Nowhere else will you find a floating pumpkin patch, “haunted” 5K, Yoga in Catacombs and s’mores! There's no better place to celebrate Halloween than at the Y. We've got hayrides and s'mores, costume contests and candy, and all that spooky stu... Read More