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17

Mar
Dear Members, The YMCA of Greater Michiana is committed to providing a safe and enjoyable experience for everyone who enters our facilities. We are mandated by the government to close our facilities starting today, Monday, March 16 at 3:00 p.m...

12

Mar
Dear Members, This time of year, we expect to see an increase in colds, viruses, stomach bugs, and the flu in our facilities, program sites, and communities. This season, however, we face a new and serious health concern with the...

12

Mar
March 11, 2020 Dear YMCA Indiana State Swim Meet Participants & Attendees, It is with great disappointment that the YMCA of Greater Michiana has decided to cancel the YMCA Indiana State Swim Meet. After considering the growing concerns of the...

06

Mar
Viruses have been making their rounds in our area, and sometimes they just keep going round and round in the same place. When the symptoms start, the rest of life stops. We can’t work and we feel miserable. My ears...

28

Feb
The YMCA of Greater Michiana will host YMCA Day of Giving on Monday, March 2. The Day of Giving is a one-day event geared toward promoting an opportunity to give to your local Y in the greater Michiana area including...

07

Feb
February is American Heart Month, and not just because of Valentine’s Day. Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, according to the Center for Disease Control (CDC). Here is the heart-stopping truth: in individuals under...

07

Feb
As of January 1, 2020, the YMCA of Michiana and YMCA of Southwest Michigan have officially merged into one association: YMCA of Greater Michiana. The new association includes the Benton Harbor-St. Joseph YMCA in St. Joseph, MI; Niles-Buchanan YMCA in...

09

Jan
A wise person suggested that I write about how to make SMART new year’s resolutions. Not exactly sure what she meant, I typed the term in my web browser. The drop-down box quickly anticipated my search by suggesting “smartwatch, smart...

12

Dec
NILES, Mich. – If you’ve taken swim lessons at the YMCA during the past four decades, chances are you’ve had Andre Gresham with you in the pool. On Tuesday, December 17, ‘Mr. Andre’ will celebrate 40 years with the Y...

09

Dec
For many of us, the peace and joy portrayed in Hallmark Channel Christmas movies is the opposite of what we experience this time of year. Anxiety about money, stress over high expectations, sadness about life changes, and dread of family...