September 10, 2015
Lace up your sneakers and get your game face on, it’s time to tackle your first 5K.

How to Train for your first 5K

Lace up your sneakers and get your game face on, it’s time to tackle your first 5K. There are lots of reasons you might be interested […]
August 19, 2015
Our Diabetes Prevention Program offers a coaching-style approach to keeping the disease at bay by stressing healthy eating, good exercise habits, and how nutrition and physical activity can prevent the onset of type 2 diabetes.

The Lafayette Family YMCA Launches Diabetes Prevention Program

There’s a new tool in Greater Lafayette for preventing type 2 diabetes — the YMCA Diabetes Prevention Program! The program offers a coaching-style approach to keeping […]
July 6, 2015
Created by Les Mills and introduced to gyms across the country in 2013, Grit is a small group training system that focuses on strength, plyometrics, and cardio and is scientifically designed to sculpt your unique body.

Get Your Heart Pounding at Grit: A Group Fitness Class Based on Interval Training

  At the Lafayette Family YMCA, we recognize that our members are busy people. Between work, family, friends, and other activities, there is little to no […]
June 4, 2015
At the Lafayette Family YMCA, we strive to facilitate a community where the whole family can find something fun to stay healthy, be fit and most importantly have fun!

Family Fitness | Breaking a Sweat Together

As a busy parent, it may be hard to find the time to exercise. Between work, running errands, and spending time with your family, your day […]
April 28, 2015
Being fit and healthy requires more than simply going to the gym; it also involves eating the right foods.

Food Fitness

The most important aspect of being healthy is…FOOD! People eat constantly. Our lives can even sometimes revolve around food, counting down the minutes until lunch or […]
April 16, 2015
The key to keeping yourself going to the gym is to create an exercise habit.

Building an Exercise Habit

April is the time of year when most New Year’s fitness resolutions have been given up, but it’s still too early to be thinking about a […]
October 22, 2014
Father Flanagan of Boys Town came to our town for YMCA’s 50th Anniversary in 1939.

A look back at our local YMCA History: Part 2

We are excited to present you with a second guest blog by Lafayette YMCA member Brent Clary. Brent is an attorney with Bennett Boehning & Clary […]
October 9, 2014
The Young Men’s Christian Association, known usually as the YMCA, was originally founded in London, England on June 6, 1844.

A look back at our local YMCA History: Part 1

We are excited to present you with a guest blog by Lafayette YMCA member Brent Clary. Brent is an attorney with Bennett Boehning & Clary LLP […]
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