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Go On A Family Adventure

Imagine a weekend where you can let your kids can go horseback riding, fly through the trees on a zip line, scale up a climbing tower and sing campfire songs. Now imagine doing this as an adventure with the whole … Continue reading

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Why We are Thankful

At the Y, we have a lot to be thankful for year-round, but Thanksgiving seems like the perfect time to recognize all of the reasons why.  Here are the top 5 reasons we are thankful this holiday season: 1.  Members: … Continue reading

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Former Houston Texan Chester Pitts Talks Childhood Obesity

Several times a year we profile a Houston celebrity and ask them to share their health and wellness tips. We recently had the opportunity to talk with former Houston Texans star and current The Amazing Race contestant Chester Pitts about … Continue reading

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We Have a Zumba Family

Ernesto Uehara is one of Katy Family YMCA‘s biggest Zumba® fans, participating in classes there since 2009. He says Zumba is a terrific outlet for members. “Zumba is good for physical conditioning. I like the music too because at the … Continue reading

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Childhood Obesity: Rarely Discussed, Prevalent Issue

September is recognized as Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, and the YMCA of Greater Houston would like for you to join us in the effort to make our children healthier. The numbers are staggering. More than 23 million children and teenagers … Continue reading

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Mmmmm… Veggies!

Healthy Living Taught at the MD Anderson Family YMCA The YMCA of Greater Houston is a terrific place for kids to have fun, but it’s also a community that wants to promote learning and healthy living. In partnership with the … Continue reading

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Family of 8 Finds Home Away from Home at the Y

Last fall, we asked Y members to share their Y story with us. Simply put, we wanted to know why they loved their Y. You may have seen some of those stories featured on posters throughout the Ys and on … Continue reading

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