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Why to Choose the Y for Swim Lessons:

A YMCA of Broome County mom sat on the bleachers by the shallow end of the West Family Y pool watching her nearly-5-year-old daughter during swim lessons. She offered smiles and encouragement to her youngest, as she left the wall and swam to her instructor. The mom, a seasoned pro of the program, said they

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YMCA Cycling Class: A Challenging Cardio Workout

On a warm summer Thursday evening, I made my way to the Binghamton branch of the YMCA of Broome to try the 6:30 p.m. Cycling Class. I found the Cycling Studio tucked in a corner of the Wellness Center. I brought along a hand towel and a water bottle in anticipation of trying the cardio-pumped

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YMCA Membership Helps Val With Congenital Hip Condition

My name is Val. I was born with a congenital hip condition. Since the balls of my femurs were not completely formed, they fit loosely in the socket causing subluxation, an incomplete or partial dislocation of the hip. My doctor discovered the subluxation when I started to walk. So specialists formulated a treatment plan that

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The Great Lakes Challenge: A Healthy Prep for Summer

The YMCA of Broome values each opportunity to partner with members in their wellness journey. Periodically, the YMCA of Broome offers special challenges to our Y community to promote comradery, fun and success in setting and achieving fitness goals. On March 6th, the YMCA of Broome County launched The Great Lakes Challenge “as a great

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Y-Fit: The Exciting New YMCA Functional Fitness Class Receives Rave

A new approach to Functional Fitness arrived at the Broome County YMCA on September 6th! The exciting variety of advanced-level sets keep participants eager to see what is coming next as they train their muscles to work together to reach increased levels of core stability, balance and cardiovascular fitness. The innovative routines also prepare participants

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Meet Long-Term Survivor, Nancy

Nancy discovered a lump in her breast on May 19th, 1986. The thirty-six-year-old mother of a four-year-old boy and eleven-year-old girl had no history of breast cancer in her family. To be on the safe side, Nancy scheduled an appointment with her physician around her work hours as a full-time high school teacher. He felt pretty

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