YMCA Stories
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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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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

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