November 4, 2019
YMCA yoga classes, deep breathing exercises, and other practices can help you find time to meditate daily.

Here’s Why (and How) You Should Find Time to Meditate

We live in a culture that praises busyness, and if you’re a full-time employee, parent, or both, it may be hard to justify making time for […]
October 2, 2019
There are a variety of myths about eating fats, but the YMCA shares the truth about healthy fats and diets.

Five Myths About Eating Fats

Eating a healthy and balanced diet can be hard, but you may not have to avoid fatty foods as much as you think.  There’s still lots […]
September 4, 2019
Couple enjoying new ways to exercise in the fall.

Seven Ways to Exercise in the Fall

Indiana’s fresh, cool fall is ideal for a heart-pumping workout. The cool temperatures are a great way to keep you alert and your body temperature cooler, […]
August 2, 2019
Parents looking for healthy back-to-school tips for kids.

Five Healthy Back-to-School Tips for Kids

Summer is ending, and it’s almost for your kids to head back to school! As you prepare with brand-new supplies, backpacks, books, and after-school activities, keep […]
July 23, 2017

Why You Should 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 like […]
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 […]
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