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The La Porte County Family YMCA strengthens the foundations of our community through well-being and fitness, camps, family time, swim, sports and play, and other activities for people of all ages, incomes and abilities. We’re more than just a place to work out. At the Y, we help build a healthy spirit, mind and body for all with the core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility at the heart of everything we do.
With a commitment to nurturing youth development, promoting healthy living and fostering a sense of social responsibility, the Y ensures that every individual has access to the essentials needed to learn, grow and thrive.
YMCA takes part in Guiness Book World Record Attempt
"More than 100 children stormed into the pool at the La Porte County YMCA on Tuesday, thrashing and splashing, jumping and diving, and doing some swimming while they were at it too..."
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Healthy Kids Day 2013 Was a Huge Success
Healthy Kids Day, a YMCA Initiative, is the day for kids to get a jump on a summer full of activities -from sports to crafts to learning-that will keep them growing and achieving.
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Participants enjoy benefits of YMCA’s Aqua Zumba class
It gives extra buoyancy to workouts and adds a little bit of a Latin twist to the usual swimming exercises. It’s Aqua Zumba, and it’s a new fitness offering at the La Porte County Family YMCA.
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YMCA Adopting Health Policies for Youth
The Y, one of the nation’s largest child-care providers, intends to announce Wednesday that it is adopting new “healthy living standards,” including offering fruits, vegetables and water at snack time, increasing the amount of exercise and limiting video games and television for youngsters in its programs.
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