YMCA Stories

September 01, 2016

From Camp to Disney

Summer is ending and many of our campers are reflecting on their experiences, not only from the past summer, but also about growing up as a Y camp kid. Celia DiRenzo (pictured in yellow, at right) attended Camp Y-Noah for the first time when she was just five years old. She attended the camp at our North Area Family Y for e ...more

Filed under Camping

September 24, 2015

Quick Action Restarts Man's Heart

Charles “Chuck” Prutzman all but died Aug. 26. His heart and breathing had stopped. His cheeks had gone white. His body had begun to cool. Just eight days later, he walked into the East Area Family YMCA to thank the many people who helped restart his heart, giving him a new chapter in his life. “There is h ...more

Filed under Active Adults

May 13, 2015

National Women's Health Week Profile

The YMCA of Greater Syracuse offers a variety of programs and services for women, including specialized women's fitness centers, women-only triathlon training, support for breast cancer survivors, childcare for working parents and so much more. Two of our members, Mia Grimmage and Joy Gillis, have shared their stories.Mia Gri ...more

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