Cleaning the Air You Breathe

Courtney SullivanY News

The St. Cloud Area Family YMCA is excited to announce that Needlepoint Bipolar Ionization has been installed in our HVAC system. This air cleaning system will improve the air quality throughout the facility and create an even safer environment on top of the health and safety measures already in place. Bipolar ionization is gaining widespread popularity as a way to

A Psalm of Thanksgiving

Dominic DingerY News

I wanted to share with you two of the things that I am the most thankful for, as we approach a day that we set aside for giving thanks, my family and God’s word. My family and I have been memorizing Psalm 100 lately on our daily drive into school each morning. It has been such a joy to hear

Helping kids experience the majesty of the Minnesota Northwoods

Kurt DurrwachterY News

When Greg Gack, the Executive Director of the St. Cloud Area Family YMCA asked me what connected me to the YMCA, I told him, “Simple! Camp!” I was blessed to have parents with enough foresight and resources to send my sister and I to camp every summer for many of my most impressionable years as a youth.

9 Winter Activities Sure to Wear Your Kids Out

Carolyne AndersonY News

Even though the groundhog Punxsutawney Phil is predicting an early spring this year, we still have a few months of winter ahead of us. This winter has been, well, interesting to say the least. We’ve experienced more school closings, late starts, and early dismissals than we can remember any other year. It’s natural to go a little stir crazy.