Winter Sports Update

November 16, 2020 Hi Members, I am writing this update as I listen to the sounds of pickleball being played in the gym. Earlier, I witnessed the pool at maximum capacity during the 9-10 am master swim class with Paul and Peggy. Absent are the sounds I miss the most, the ladies arriving for Leslie’s water aerobics…

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New Helena Family CEO

Helena YMCA Welcomes New CEO

November 20, 2020   Dear Helena Family YMCA members, donors, and Helena community: “A year like no other”. You can say that again. While 2020 has brought numerous challenges requiring organizations to adapt, your Helena Family YMCA continues to focus on a long-term goal of strengthening our sustainability and enhancing our relevancy within our community.…

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Finding the Y

In 1844, industrialized London was a place of great turmoil and despair. For the young men who migrated to the city from rural areas to find jobs, London offered a bleak landscape of tenement housing and dangerous influences. Twenty-two-year-old George Williams, a farmer-turned-department store worker, was troubled by what he saw. He joined 11 friends…

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