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Halloween is just around the corner, and many of you and your families will enjoy trick-or-treating in your neighborhoods and collecting goodies! We thought we'd share some safety tips from the Centers for Disease Control and...

GWR YMCA

In a few weeks, schools will be out and swimming will be in! We know that families will be looking for ways to beat the heat this summer. Here’s our suggestion – fill the summer with swimming! While swimming is a fun and healthy activity to fill...

GWR YMCA

A military change of station brought us to Scott Air Force Base and O’Fallon, IL in June of 2012.  We visited the YMCA while we were house hunting and knew it was the perfect fit because the foundation of the YMCA is family, faith, health and...

GWR YMCA

Swimming is great exercise, as well as a fun way to spend time together as a family. There's nothing like spending an afternoon splashing around in the water and enjoying being together.Unfortunately, many people don't realize how dangerous...

GWR YMCA

The school year is a large part of life for many of the younger members of our Y family. Many of them will take a school bus on their first day and throughout the year. We thought we'd share this article from the National Safety Council so...