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Keene Family Royals Gymnastics Team Rocks Western League Championship

The Keene Family YMCA Royals competed in the Western League Championship meet on the 12th and 13th of March at the Greenfield YMCA with Hampshire Regional YMCA, Westfield YMCA and Clark Memorial YMCA. Three of the Royals swept their levels and ages will wins on all four apparatus and the all-around. Xcel Gold Karli Stroshine vault […]

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 […]


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 […]