YMCA Stories
Archive for March, 2014

March 24, 2014

Sole Sisters: Monique's Y Story

When it comes to preventing diabetes, nothing is more important than friendly support. Monique Wright-Williams joined the YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program, a personal training program and the Y’s running group to learn more about her condition and control her diabetes-related symptoms. “Diabetes is not compl ...more

Filed under Health

March 04, 2014

Caution to Confidence: Rosaria's Y Story

Rosaria, a Syracuse Housing Authority youth, was cautious about the water at first. It was something she knew she wanted to overcome, though, so she committed to come to every single Urban Swim class she could. “Each class time she gained skills and confidence,” said Suzanne Brisk, her Urban Swim instructo ...more

Filed under Aquatics
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