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    How do they do that? Grab your swim suit, towel and goggles and come find out at the Cincinnati YMCA Synchrogators Synchro De Mayo Beginner's Clinics at the YMCA. Boys and girls, ages 6 and up, are invited to attend these free events in celebration of National Synchronized Swimming Month.



National Veterans Wheelchair Games came to Cincinnati the week of July 17. On July 21, the games were held at the Powel Crosley, Jr. YMCA. The games are the largest annual wheelchair sports competition in the nation

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One year ago, the Central Parkway YMCA officially reopened its doors to the Over-The-Rhine and downtown community. Thank you to all of our new members, and those who stayed with us throughout the renovation process! Next week (July 24-28), the Y will be holding "Anniversary Week" - full of group exercise classes, giveaways and more - as we celebrate 1 year back in the community! #tbt

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Congratulations to Executive Director of YMCA Camp Ernst Elizabeth Cochran! Today, Eli was named one of Cincinnati's "Great Leaders Under 40" by Venue Magazine.

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The National Veterans Wheelchair Games come to Cincinnati this week! These games represent the largest annual wheelchair sports competition of its kind in the world. Throughout the week, veterans will realize their abilities and potential while enjoying the spirit of healthy activity and fellowship in archery, swimming, weightlifting, basketball, quad rugby and more. On Friday, our Powel Crosley, Jr. YMCA will host the swimming portion of the competition, beginning at 6 p.m. We are excited to host all of the athletes this week, good luck to all! For more information:

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Today we officially cut the ribbon on the $2.7 million St. Elizabeth Healthy Living Center and expansion of the R.C. Durr YMCA! This partnership is designed to enrich the patient experience, improve the health of the community, and help reduce the cost of healthcare. #ForABetterUs

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Are you planning in partaking in #AmazonPrimeDay? Shop at Amazon Smile! Amazon Smile allows you to support the YMCA of Greater Cincinnati at no cost to you! When shopping there, the Amazon Smile Foundation donates 0.5% of the price of eligible purchases to the YMCA of Greater Cincinnati. How do you do this? It's simple: - Go to - Use your normal Amazon username and password - Who prompted to choose which charity to support, select the "YMCA of Greater Cincinnati." Lasting change only occurs when we all work together. By making this simple change to your shopping habit, you will help us grow and share our cause to strengthen the community that we all know and love!

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At the Y, we love our members! Barbara, a R.C. Durr YMCA member, is a finalist for the Richard J. Swanson Inspiration Award. The Swanson Award honors a SilverSneakers member who has made a difference in their own life through their dedication to health and well-being, and has inspired and motivated others. Voting ends Friday, July 14! Join us in voting for Barbara M. here:

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Sending your child to a summer day camp could be a great way to prepare the child for kindergarten! The activities and environment at summer day camp are ideal for preparing a preschooler for kindergarten, and kids who do well in kindergarten may have a better chance of success in life. Read more:

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"Whether you’re someone who’s coming into our doors because you consider yourself to be a fairly healthy person, or you’re an individual at risk for certain chronic diseases, the Y can play a role in your journey." - Kiana Trabue #TBT x2 Our own Executive Director of Community Health, Kiana Trabue, was the recipient of Venue Magazine's Healthcare Leadership Award. The award honors the region’s leading healthcare professionals who strive to improve, not only the everyday lives of their patients and colleagues, but their community as well. Kiana was also recently featured by Women of Cincy - sharing her passion for healthcare, community and the Y! To learn about how the Y is striving to transform healthcare, click here:

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