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Y Gymnastics Team Hosts First Home Meet of Season

On Sunday, November 29th the Keene Family YMCA Gymnastics hosted their first home meet of the season against the Greenfield YMCA Tumbling Tigers and the Westfield YMCA Bombers.   In level 3, Tessa Pearson, age group 9 and under, took home second on beam (6.5) and floor (8.2) and third place on vault (6.5), bars […]

Staff In OCR World Championship

Mission Monday: On Saturday we posted good wishes to two of our amazing staff, instructor David Olson and welcome center representative Barbara Bass, as they competed in the Obstacle Course Racing’s World Championships (OCR) at King’s Domain nature preserve in Oregonia, Ohio. Five hundred and sixteen competitors from all over the world, all of whom […]

Conquering Fears Through Climbing

Lauren, age 10, signed up for the Y’s Gecko rock climbing class knowing that she was afraid of heights.   “I signed up so I could face my fear. So I would know that I could always face my fears,” she said. “At first you  had me climbing not even half way up,” she tells […]