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Race Day Reflections

This year’s Fall Foliage 5K was another great example of how the Keene Family YMCA is truly a place for everyone. Our friendly, modest race allows everyone the chance to run in a 5K. This year’s race saw Men, Women and Children competing together and supporting each other in their efforts on a gorgeous fall […]

Senior Games Gold

The Keene Family YMCA Senior Games took place Saturday, May 21st. Athletes competed in a number of events including a 1 mile run, recumbent biking, free-throw contest, and shot-put.

Burpee Relay

Test your strength and endurance by forming a team for the Keene Family YMCA’s Burpee Relay to be held on June 4th from 9-11am. Teams of three will have one hour to complete as many burpees as possible. One person from your team must be performing burpees at all times and only one person can be […]

Race Walking Club

Race walking is an Olympic sport, but you may never have heard of it or paid much attention to it. This type of exercise can provide tremendous health benefits without many of the drawbacks associated with other exercise types. Race walking provides an excellent cardiovascular workout with a reduced risk of exercise related injury. Appropriate for all ages […]

Moving for Better Balance

  The Keene Family YMCA has partnered with Bentley Commons to bring Moving for Better Balance®, a fall prevention program for seniors, to the Keene community. Falls are NOT a normal part of  aging, and you CAN reduce your risk of a fall!  Tai Ji Quan: Moving for Better Balance® is a research based exercise program […]