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National Volunteer Week

This week is National Volunteer Week. This is an opportunity to celebrate the impact of volunteer service and the power of volunteers to tackle society’s greatest challenges, to build stronger communities and be a force that transforms the world. In honor of this week, we would like to share with you our Volunteer Coach Spotlight for the month of April: Bradley Groff makes a difference at the Y! He is ... Read More »

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Maintain Don't Gain: 12 Tips for the Holiday Season

The holidays are fast approaching. What a perfect time to come up with a solid plan to navigate the season to “maintain, don’t gain!”  The average adult gains between 5-7 pounds in between Thanksgiving and New Year’s. Here are a few ideas that you can incorporate into your “maintain, don’t gain” strategy.  Keep a nutrition and fitness journal.Keep a daily ... Read More »

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Tips for Staying Connected This Winter

Winter in Wisconsin can be dreadful. The weather can be so cold and daughting, often times families hibernate in their houses only going out for necessary things like school and work. Good for you -- The Y has many programs and activities to offer so you can stay active, make new friends and escape the winter blues! Winter Registrations starts today for Y Members! So get ahead of the game and figure out how to ... Read More »

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Y STORY - Finding a New Home

  BAUTISTA FAMILY When a job opportunity relocated the Bautista family from Querétaro México to Oconomowoc in September 2017, they knew it would be an adventure, but this exciting opportunity did not come without challenges. Paco and Andrea wanted to make sure they had a place to go with their children Franco, 3, and Emma, almost 2, to share family activities together, meet new people and be ... Read More »

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After School, The Y Helps Kids Reach Their Potential

A new school year is filled with potential—a chance to start new routines and habits, build new friendships and discover new possibilities and interests. It’s an exciting time for many kids, however—at the end of the school day, 1 in 5 children kids do not have someone to care for them after school, according to Afterschool Alliance, a nonprofit public awareness organization. As families are transitioning ... Read More »

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