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YMCA Infographics: Help Your Child Lower Their Sodium Intake!

Heart health month continues with great ways to keep your body functioning well and keeping your blood pressure at a healthy level. This "SALTernative" infographic is designed to help you help your kids keep their sodium down without sacrificing meaningful food choices. This chart is also great for an adult who's just getting started with salt awareness. Feel free to share this post! [caption id="attachment_504" align="alignleft" width="970"] American Heart Month Salternatives Infographic[/caption]

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American Heart Month Tips: Sodium Reduction

February is American Heart Month, and as a leading community-based organization dedicated to improving the nation’s health, the Harrison County YMCA offers the following tips from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to help families in Harrison County reduce the amount of sodium in their diet. Think fresh: Most of the sodium Americans eat is found in processed foods. Eat highly processed foods less often and in smaller portions—especially cheesy foods, such as pizza; cured meats, such as bacon,...

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NEW Classes starting this session!

Silver Sneakers

Have you ever wanted to cycle your way through an hour with friends, or dance your way to new heights, or build your muscle with a smile on your face? Well do we have something for you here at the Y - we have new classes this session! These new classes include cycling and STRONG by Zumba! Yoga has also made an official return in the 11:15 slot on Wednesdays and Fridays. Zumba has also danced its way back onto...

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Y Closes @ 7 on 1/5/2017 Due to Snow

Hello, members and non-members alike! While we appreciate the bravery in trekking up the hill, we're calling it a night - and closing at 7! Several inches has fallen in North Central West Virginia and the roads are hazardous and slippery. Please be careful as you drive home and exercise caution when going up and around hills as many have not been tended as of 6:00. We will let you know if there is a delay in opening as well. Stay...

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Reframing New Year’s Resolutions Can Lead to Success

  As you change your calendar from December to January, there’s always a bit of a thrill in the promise of a new year that’s full of potential. The New Year is chance to start fresh and say goodbye to any of the frustrations the previous year held—a perfect opportunity to make resolutions that will help strengthen one’s spirit, mind and body. However, many of us find our resolutions thrown out along with the holiday decorations. It’s no wonder—starting the...

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Come Join the Y’s New Year Challenge!

Hey! We have an exciting new opportunity here at the Harrison County YMCA to help welcome the New Year! It's time to burn off those holiday treats and rev up for the new year. Make 2017 the year that you focus on you and the health of your mind, body, and spirit! This can be your year if you want it to be - all you have to do is get going, and the Y can offer you that boost....

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What are YOU Thankful For?

Hello, Members! We'd love to hear what you're thankful for. Leave a comment below (or on the Facebook page) with a photo or a comment about what you're thankful for. We want to hear from you! We'll share a couple of the stories we receive to spread the gratitude :) We know here at the Y that sometimes it feels like there isn't a lot to be grateful for. Between rough life events and the busy feeling that the holiday season...

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Y is experiencing issues with water

Hello, Members! 10:38 AM - We're having some issues with the water supply up at the Y, and our service has been interrupted. Don't worry; this is a temporary measure to ensure the safety of all who enter the facility. The building is closing at 11 AM 11/10/2016. As we have updates for you, we'll update both the Facebook and this blog entry. We appreciate your patience and apologize for any inconvenience this has caused. You can contact us or...

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Download the Fall Session Brochure!

Our fall session brochure is here! This brochure includes all of the information about the current happenings at the Y including sports, leagues, classes, and pool activities. Download the: Fall Session Harrison County YMCA Brochure (PDF)

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