News

The Lake County YMCA is taking precautions to slow the spread of the new strain of coronavirus regionally, and we are aware of the fact that healthy young people generally are not at high risk for serious complications. We are also aware that those who are asymptomatic and those who experience only mild symptoms can still spread the virus to others who may

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JACK'S STORY

March 10, 2020

I am a 79 year old male with full blown, stage four prostate cancer. I was diagnosed September 2017. My medication is working. The cancer is currently dormant. I have absolutely no pain or physical discomfort. But there is an emotional side to my story. Many people with cancer suffer from depression and I’m no different. I had three episodes of

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FRED'S STORY

March 3, 2020

Up until the time I retired (at the age of 58) I was a very active individual. I spent a lot of time teaching kids how to skate, swim, and play basketball. I even taught urban ballroom dancing at the old senior center. After my retirement, when weather permitted, I used to ride my bike between 20 and 40 miles per day. I still teach urban ballroom dancing,

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GRACE'S STORY

February 17, 2020

Grace started preschool at the YMCA in 2017 with Lori Golding as her teacher. Grace was shy and unsure, but Lori took the time and patience with her that year and allowed her to have familiar faces she could rely on for comfort and safety while she started something so new. Grace’s second year at the Y was a life changer. We enrolled her in day care

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PHILS STORY

February 11, 2020

Some years ago I received a Y membership as a Christmas gift from my wife and mother-in-law. I was out of shape and overweight at 285lbs. I started swimming and doing a little cardio. After a short time, I started to lose weight. With inspiration from Rosie who worked in the Wellness Center, I kept at it and lost about 40 lbs. It inspired me to keep going.

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In December 2019 the Lake County YMCA asked our members to drop off jars of peanut butter (and non-nut butter) and jelly. Our goal was simple; to collect as much peanut butter (and non-butters) and jelly to distribute to local food banks and food pantries in January 2020. Starting December 1 through December 31st, 2019 Lake County YMCA was able to collect

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This morning, the 27th YMCA Dream House groundbreaking ceremony took place. The Lake County YMCA is excited to partner with Wolfe City Development, JEMM Construction, and the City of Eastlake to build this year’s extraordinary multi-level home, overlooking the river in the Marina District. The team is excited to bring back a few of your favorite

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BE A PART OF THE YMCA STORY

October 24, 2019

Join us November 9, 2019 at Mentor Harbor Yachting Club for the 8th Annual Gala of Y Champions! The evening features: Welcome Reception, Dinner & Fellowship, Live Auction, Games, Wine Pull, Live Music and Dancing Black Tie Optional. Tickets are limited! Proceeds from this event will provide financial assistance to ensure that ALL are welcome

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