Mike Denton Relies On Routine

Making Positive Changes

MIKE DENTON AND MODERATION Mike Denton has been physically active his entire life. He also explains that he has never known moderation. Mike is a therapist and has worked in the field of addiction for years. "I myself am a recovering alcoholic. I a... Read More

The Benefits Of Volunteering At The Y After A Stroke

Being at the YMCA has made a difference

Pam Pryuer A few years ago, Pam suffered a stroke. Continued exercise and activity, would be the key for her to retain as much mobility as she possibly could. Being at the Y has made a difference. After the stroke, her pace of life was forced to ... Read More

YMCA Diabetes Prevention Program

YMCA Program Gives Participants Control of their Future

As the years crept up, Y member, Marty, noticed that her weight was also creeping up. She noticed muscle and joint aches increasing as well. Both Marty and her husband, Robert, have a family history of type 2 diabetes. So Mary decided to do something... Read More

Caring for the Community

In its 20th year, the Y @ the Athenaeum’s Breakfast With Santa provides a memorable experience for guests from area homeless and domestic violence shelters, as well as underserved neighborhoods.

Registered families enjoy a buffet-style breakfast in the Rathskeller followed by crafts and entertainment. During the event, parents slip away to select a gift, stuff a stocking, and choose a book for every child. Secretly, the children do the same ... Read More

Confidence. With Every Stroke.

Sarah: Brings out Her Students' Full Potential

Allison Heller can often be found at the Benjamin Harrison YMCA Aquatics Center swimming many laps around the pool. She came to the Y back in 2013 and started swimming with the Stroking Onward swim team. Even at her young age, Allison had high levels... Read More