Michiana Family YMCA

For Youth Development
For Healthy Living
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"We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act, but a habit." (Attributed to Aristotle)

You’ve heard the statistics – some studies claim it takes 21 days to break or form a habit, while others show it takes six weeks.

At the Y, we know that Healthy Living means more than working out 3-5 days a week. We believe that your family's health and well-being also depends on having the proper nutrition. When we give our bodies the right fuel, we are better prepared to learn, grow and thrive.

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More than 1300 girls competed at the YMCA Gymnastics National Meet June 29-July 1, 2012, at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Among them were several members of the JOYS gymnastics team from South Bend.

Alexis Mitschelen finished 10 in the Level 8 All-Around finals with 70.225 points. She placed third in her Floor Exercise (9.08), fourth in Uneven Parallel Bars (8.65), fifth on the Beam (9.45) and fifth in Vault (8.7).

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A heat advisory has been issued for St Joseph County for June 28. The National Weather Service says temperatures will continue to rise into the mid-90s Thursday. They advise that we all take extra precautions when working our spending time outdoors. Try to reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or evening.

A good idea would be to review the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat stroke, wear light weight and loose-fitting clothing if possible, and drink plenty of WATER.

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The Y is committed to providing programs that build a healthy spirit, mind and body for all. We make every effort to ensure that no one is turned away due to inability to pay.
Read more about our financial assistance.