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YMCA of DELAWARE COMMUNITY RALLIES TO PUT THE SAFETY OF CHILDREN FIRST

YMCA of Delaware recognizes national Five Days of Action to protect children from sexual abuse. Wilmington, Delaware – The YMCA of Delaware is participating in the Five Days of Action, June 7-11, 2021. The Five Days of Action is a week designed to raise awareness and inspire adults to take action to protect children from…

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THE YMCA OF DELAWARE OFFERS FREE MEMBERSHIPS TO TEENS THIS SUMMER

The YMCA of Delaware is pleased to once again offer the TAKE ON SUMMER program for youth throughout the state of Delaware. Starting June 15th, the program will offer young people, ages 12-17, free summer memberships to access the Y’s fitness facilities and swimming pools. “The last year has been a challenging one for all…

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Black History Month and Its Roots With the YMCA

  Black History Month has roots associated with the YMCA. In 1915, Carter G. Woodson, a University of Chicago alumnus, arrived in Chicago to attend a national celebration of the fiftieth anniversary of emancipation sponsored by the state of Illinois. Inspired by this three-week celebration where thousands of African Americans had traveled from across the…

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YMCA OF DELAWARE COMPETITIVE SWIMMER QUALIFIES FOR OLYMPIC TRIALS

Wilmington, Delaware, January 4, 2021 – The YMCA of Delaware is pleased to announce that Tommy Janton, competitive swimmer and member of the Western YMCA Wahoos Swim Team, has recently qualified for Olympic Trials in the 100 yard and 200 yard backstroke events. Janton started swimming at age 7 and has been swimming with the…

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YMCA Of Delaware: Here To Keep Everyone Healthy And Safe During The Winter Months

Physical Activity Vital to Reducing Disease and Stress Wilmington, Delaware, December 2, 2020 – With the holiday season here and colder months ahead, the YMCA of Delaware is reminding everyone of the importance of regular physical activity and living a healthy lifestyle in order to maintain and improve overall well-being. “Exercise is more important now…

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YMCA of Delaware Branches Host Fall Festivals in October

Safe, Socially Distant Activities For Everyone!  Wilmington, DE- Don’t miss out on the fun when YMCA of Delaware locations in all three counties host Fall Festivals the last week in October. Events vary by location and include a variety of family-friendly, safe and socially distant activities such as outdoor trunk or treats, costume parades, Halloween…

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