Y STORIES

Being a senior citizen, it's nice to see a lot of seniors training here, at the Oak Square YMCA. We need it; the Y helps us live better and longer. I feel comfortable here, and the equipment is... Read More

I was driving to the Y this morning to swim, as I do almost every morning of year (and this has been going on for thirty two years now!) - and heard a very tragic story on the radio - a four year... Read More

"In October 2009, I was diagnosed with Type II Diabetes. After changing my eating habits and adding exercise to my daily routine, I started swimming laps at the Oak Square YMCA, joined the Water... Read More

“This program is so powerful and necessary for young men of color it must continue after we leave. Watching male role models that look like us inspired me to do something great with my life.”... Read More

Camp serves youth from all walks of life.  Kids from the neighborhoods surrounding the Y as well as kids from our local subsidized housing neighborhoods.  The blending of all kids and... Read More