The Wilkes-Barre Family YMCA is excited to announce “LIVE LOVE DANCE” a dance studio at the Y. Classes are now forming for the 2014-2015 school year.  Classes offered will include Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Lyrical, Hip Hop, and Acro.  Whether you are a beginner or have had years of  training, there is a class for you. Dance […]

Come and participate with us in this fun family-oriented fundraising event. Show your kids that supporting a charity can be fun and fulfilling! No matter how young or old your children may be, there are always age-appropriate experiences that can acquaint them with your family’s commitment to giving and  inspire their own interest in joining […]

More than a century ago, Sonora Louis Smart Dodd aspired to create a holiday to honor fathers. Dodd, the daughter of a single father and Civil War veteran, was inspired by a Mother’s Day sermon and wondered why there was no holiday for fathers. After securing support from ministers in Spokane, Washington, her idea came […]

Your story—whether it’s about you, the people you know, or an entire community—has the potential to motivate others with real-life tales of how the Y not only promises, but also delivers positive change. Through your unique and special voice, the Y can share your story to bring people together to invest in our kids, our […]

  June is Great Outdoors Month, giving us a social opportunity to consider the many ways in which experiencing nature strengthens our well-being. Fresh air and a scenic landscape can do wonders for our moods. Did you know spending time outdoors can improve our mental and physical health in many ways? Outdoor play allows children to […]

Today, June 6th,  marks the 170th anniversary of the Y – a global organization that began with a simple yet powerful idea: a strong, supportive community can help people build healthier, happier lives. Since its founding, the Y has grown into one of the world’s largest volunteer organizations and has become renowned for its commitment […]

Be a part of National Running Day—a coast-to-coast celebration of running. On this day, longtime runners reaffirm their love of running and beginners can kick off a lifetime and life-changing commitment. Now is the perfect time to register for the 31st Annual Bernie’s Memorial Run/Walk, which will be held one month from today! On Friday, July […]

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