July 23, 2017

Add Swimming to Your Child’s List of Basic Life Skills

  There is a list of basic life skills all parents know they must teach their children to keep them safe and healthy. It includes habits […]
June 12, 2017

Safety Around Water: Five Reasons Your Kids Should Learn to Swim

Kids are fascinated by water, especially in the summer. But, do your kids know how to stay safe around water? Here are five reasons your kids […]
May 4, 2017

Top Summer Activities for Kids in Lafayette, Indiana

The Greater Lafayette community is full of opportunities for kids to grow and learn! Here are the top summer activities for kids in Lafayette, Indiana.
February 22, 2017

Make a Splash at the YMCA’s Free Water Safety Program for LSC Third Graders

A quick search on Google and the statistics are everywhere. Drowning is the second leading cause of accidental death for children ages four through 11. Even […]
October 17, 2016
Whether you’re worried about what to give trick-or-treaters suffering from food allergies or just watching your family’s sugar intake, these healthy alternatives are sure to be a hit for Halloween.

5 Hauntingly Healthy Halloween Alternatives to Give to Trick-or-Treaters

Halloween is a time for costumes, pumpkin carving, and of course: trick-or-treating! But those large doses of sugar and high fructose corn syrup can put a […]
October 11, 2016
Being safe in the water is crucial to your family’s health and wellness.

Important Swim Skills Your Family Should Know

There are so many great benefits to swimming! It’s fun, relaxing, and a great way to exercise, but do you know the most important swim skills? […]
September 12, 2016
Every child is different but a vast majority of kids love to play sports.

Youth Sports: Why Your Child Should Be Out Playing

“Go outside and play!” It seems like more and more parents are having trouble tearing their children away from the television or computer and getting them […]
August 8, 2016
With programs for every age and events dedicated to bringing families together, the Y strives to help your family be the best it can be.

7 Ideas to Bring Family Time into Your Back-to-School Routine

At the YMCA, our goal is to help build strong, healthy families, and we know that family time is an important part of achieving that goal. […]
June 27, 2016
Going to the gym as a family is a great way to build relationships, have fun, and stay healthy!

Great Ways to Come to The Gym Together as a Family

Going to the gym as a family is a great way to build relationships, have fun, and stay healthy! Your local YMCA is the perfect place […]
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