duluth ymca

Duluth YMCA to “Light Up With Pride” Starting Thursday

Officials with the City of Duluth and YMCA will help Kick off Duluth-Superior Pride Weekend Thursday Evening

DULUTH, Minn. – Tis’ the season to celebrate the history of the LGBTAQI community in the Northland. The Duluth Area Family YMCA, in collaboration with the Duluth Superior PRIDE committee is proud to host the inaugural Light Up With Pride event Thursday, August 29 at 9:00 p.m. at the Downtown branch of the YMCA. From 9:00 – 9:30 p.m., participants…

Duluth’s Downtown Branch of YMCA to Close for Renovations

The Downtown Branch will be Closed May 20 - 27

DULUTH, Minn. – The downtown branch of the Duluth Area Family YMCA is set to temporarily close for one week, May 20 – 27. While workers will be upgrading the facility during the weeklong closure, the Y will continue to offer its members the ability to exercise at the Superior YMCA through a reciprocal membership agreement, as well as engage in…

It’s Fun to Play at the YMCA

YMCA Open House from Sept. 4-9

DULUTH, Minn.- If you’re looking for a new way to get active this fall, or just want to change up your current workout, you can do so for free at the Duluth YMCA this week. Now through Sunday the 9th,  The “Y” is offering all of its services and programs to the public for free, no strings attached. That includes…

Coffee Conversation: Summer Food Access Program

The Summer Food Access Program is Organized by the Duluth Area Family YMCA

  The Duluth Area Family YMCA is once again participating in the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP), providing students across the community with nutritious meals while school is out. Organizers say meals will be provided to all enrolled children (18 years of age and younger) without charge. Meals will be provided on a first come, first serve basis at the sites…

Kids Club Offers Child Care for Parents at Duluth YMCA

Active Adventures: Kids Club

DULUTH, Minn. – For busy parents, it can be a struggle to find time to get daily tasks done, let alone find time to work out. This causes many parents to put exercise at the bottom of their priority list. The Duluth YMCA is offering a program with their membership to help with that. Emily Ranta, the Associate Executive Director…

Strength Training on New Duluth YMCA Equipment

Active Adventures: Duluth YMCA

DULUTH, Minn. -As Spring weather continues to evade the Northland, FOX 21’s William Seay went inside the Duluth YMCA to work with a personal trainer. Emily Ranta, the Associate Executive Director of the Duluth YMCA says during the “mud season” the center sees an uptick in people and need for personal training. The Duluth YMCA recently got rid of 15-year-old…

Mentor Duluth Seeks New Recruits

March into Mentoring Campaign Underway

DULUTH, Minn. – This month Mentor Duluth is aiming to recruit new mentors through their annual March into Mentoring campaign. Each March, Mentor Duluth sets a goal of diminishing the wait list of over 200 kids and matching them with new mentors. The organization is also hoping to garner support through an annual event. Prom Across the Ages is taking…

Duluth YMCA Offers Opportunity to Stay Active During the Cold Winter

Active Adventures: Duluth YMCA

DULUTH, Minn. – New activity sessions are starting up at the Duluth YMCA. Winter session II is beginning next week which includes pretty much all of the YMCA’s programs such as gymnastics, swimming, rock climbing, taekwondo, pickleball, and much more. The Duluth YMCA is located at 302 w 1st st, Duluth, MN 55802. They can be reached at (218) 722-4745….

Duluth YMCA Decorates Underwater Christmas Tree

Swimmers between the ages of 5-13 decorated the tree

DULUTH, Minn. – The Duluth Area Family YMCA is diving its way into Christmas decorations. The swim team had it’s holiday party. Since they are swimmers they decided to decorate the Christmas tree that’s at the bottom of the pool. The team used clothespins and glow sticks. When they weren’t decorating the tree, the team did some relays, so they…

Working Out with Kettlebells

Active Adventures: Duluth YMCA

DULUTH, Minn. – The Duluth YMCA in downtown offers several options for exercise. They have offerings from group classes, rock climbing, racquetball, to swimming lessons, pickleball, basketball, and much more. For this week’s Active Adventures, FOX 21’s William Seay learned how to work with kettlebells. Alisha Bradley, Director of Healthy Living for the YMCA, says it’s a strength training device…

Duluth YMCA Fall Open House Offers New Member Deal

New Programs to Begin at YMCA this Fall

DULUTH, Minn. – The Duluth YMCA is hosting its Fall Open House September 6-9, 2017. This week is open to the public and free for all. Several activities are being held daily during this week. The sign-up fee will be waived during the open house. There will also be activities held at the Gary New Duluth and Woodland locations. For…

Water Aerobics with the Duluth YMCA

Active Adventures: Workout in the Water

DULUTH, Minn. – The Duluth YMCA offers many options for getting active and one gets you in the pool. Water aerobics is a low impact, therapeutic, aerobic, and strength conditioning class. The class is open to all ages. For more information on the class and all the Duluth YMCA has to offer, call (218) 722-4745 or head to duluthymca.org. The…