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Vestavia's Bubble is BACK!

Vestavia's Bubble Makes Its Return YMCA of greater Birmingham Vestavia branch aquatics director andy gray shows off the branch's new bubble By Jennifer Neil The YMCA of Greater Birmingham Vestavia Branch is taking the first steps to install a new bubble cover or dome for the outdoor pool to be enjoyed during the cooler months of the year. In October 2016, while the Y was raising the bubbles for the six branches with outdoor pools, enabling those members to swim... Read More
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Stress Free in 10 Easy Steps

Stress Free in 10 Easy Steps April is National Stress Awareness Month.  But don’t let that stress you!  By Jennifer Neil Here are 10 ways to reduce the stress in your life THIS MONTH: Take control of your health – Make a conscious effort for your personal health to exercise, eat right and get that physical check-up we all need every year.  The easiest of these is exercise – and the easiest way to begin exercise is to take a walk! ... Read More
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Juice or Fruit?

Should You Drink Orange Juice or Eat an Orange?   By Jennifer Neil Fruit juice elevates blood sugar more quickly than whole fruit , and the level of sugar that can be obtained from fruit juice is higher than the level found in whole fruit. For example, 120 calories' worth of whole apples contains about 24 grams of sugar, while 120 calories' worth of apple juice contains about 30 grams. The American Academy of Pediatrics... Read More
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Best Summer Ever!

Best Summer Ever! Can Your Child Go To Summer Day Camp?  You Know It!   Summer Day Camp is one of the most memorable and enriching experiences a child can have.  With 10 different locations in the Birmingham area, the Y has a program right for your child’s age and interests, and your schedule. YMCA even offers financial assistance to those in need. Click here for a list of fun-filled, full-day activities and programs to keep your child happy, active... Read More
Posted by Loyd McIntosh at Tuesday, March 21, 2017 | 0 comments
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2017 National Senior Games Volunteer Registration

2017 National Senior Games Volunteer Registration The 2017 National Senior Games are coming to Birmingham this summer, and the YMCA of Greater Birmingham needs your help! We appreciate your interest in volunteering for the 2017 National Senior Games presented by Humana. With 10,000+ athletes from all over the country, nearly 3,000 volunteers will be needed to make this event a huge success for Birmingham. WHEN  June 2-15, 2017 WHAT  Birmingham is looking for... Read More
Posted by Loyd McIntosh at Tuesday, March 21, 2017 | 0 comments
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