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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 […]
July 1, 2017

When to Exercise

Finding time to work out during the week is crucial to your health! But, when is the best time to exercise during the day? Watch the […]
July 1, 2017

When Is the Best Time to Exercise?

When is the best time to exercise? A quick Google search will give you a hundred different answers, but in reality, morning, afternoon, and evening workouts […]
June 13, 2017

Meet Our New Aquatics Director Brian Scott!

We are happy to announce that Brian Scott is the new aquatics director for the Lafayette Family YMCA!
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.
April 18, 2017

The New Lafayette YMCA Facility Is Underway!

  The groundbreaking ceremony for our new facility on April 4 was the first step towards an exciting new improvement in the Lafayette, Indiana community. Several […]
March 3, 2017

The Benefits of Group Fitness Classes

  We’ve all walked into the gym and walked passed the group fitness studios, right? You hear the funky music and see a group of people […]
March 1, 2017

Five Reasons to Work Out with a Partner

  Finding the motivation to work out is something we all struggle with. We get good at telling ourselves we don’t have to go to the […]
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 […]
February 1, 2017

Tips for Getting Fit for Spring Break

  Spring break is just around the corner, which means it’s time to get your beach body ready! Whether you’re getting fit for a spring break […]
January 18, 2017
The habits you form after you graduate are habits that could stick with you for the rest of your life.

Tips for Staying Fit After Graduation

College is a great time to venture out on our own, make new friends, and eventually find the perfect career. But it is also a time […]
January 4, 2017
Staying healthy as a parent will help you keep up with your kids and keep the whole family happy and healthy!

Tips for Staying Fit As a Parent

After you have kids, it’s natural to worry less about yourself and more about them. This is why it’s so common to fall into unhealthy habits […]
December 16, 2016
Happy Holidays from all of us at the Lafayette Family YMCA!

Holiday Hours, Schedules, and Updates

Hello! We hope everyone is enjoying the holiday season! Below, you’ll find our holiday hours, group fitness schedule, and pool hours. Feel free to contact us […]
December 12, 2016
Just because it’s winter, doesn't mean you have to get soft.

Season for Success: How to Stay Healthy This Winter

No daylight or no motivation; whatever your reason, it just seems harder for people to keep up on their fitness goals during the winter. Here are […]
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