Saturday, January 21, 2012
YMCA opens new facility.
The following was submitted by the Waltham YMCA, but has been edited for clarity. The Waltham YMCA has opened a brand new cardio center on Thursday, jan. 19, celebrating the grand opening with a ribbon cutting ceremony. The new cardio center space, which has doubled in size, will be home to brand new Cybex exercise equipment as well as a stretching area. “We are pleased to give our members and the community a welcoming environment that encourages healthy lifestyles”, said Donny Bautz, Director of Membership Operations at the Waltham YMCA. “These renovations will make the Y more accessible to everyone and better serve the needs of the community.” The Waltham YMCA is also undergoing renovations to expand the babysitting center, with …
Tuesday, November 8, 2011
Donate food to local organizations to combat hunger in Waltham.
The following was submitted by the Waltham YMCA: The Waltham YMCA is teaming up with the Bristol Lodge Soup Kitchen and the Emmanuel Church Food Pantry to support healthy living and fight hunger this fall through the “Get Fit, Give Back” campaign. From Nov. 7 – Nov. 11, new members who bring in five non-perishable food items will have their $50 YMCA joiner fee waived and receive 3 free sessions of health & wellness coaching, valued at $150. Current members who donate will be entered into a raffle for great prizes. As a cause-driven organization, the Y is committed to youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. “A strong community can only be achieved when we invest in our kids, our health and our neighbors,” says Donny …
Thursday, May 12, 2011
Local YMCA hosts Healthy Kids Day.
It was all smiles and fun last week at at the Waltham YMCA's Healthy Kids Day on Saturday, May 7. Children and families gathered to participate in the nationwide event that promotes wellness and healthy living while fighting childhood obesity. Last year around 500 kids attended the event in Waltham and organizers expected around the same number attended this year. More than 20 vendors attended the free event. Take a look at the fantastic photos of the event, by clicking on the photo box to the right.