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ShamROCK Your Fitness Routine!

Register below to enter the ShamROCK Your Fitness Routine Group Exercise Challenge!  Complete six different group exercise classes during the month of March for a chance to win three free months of membership!  Classes can be taken at any YMCA of Metro North branch.  Please submit each class you have completed using the form below.  Members […]

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Healthy Weight and Your Child Grant

The Saugus YMCA has been awarded a $20,000 grant from YUSA for the “Healthy Weight and Your Child” program.  This 15-week program incorporates three components – healthy eating, physical activity and family.   It has been discovered that family dynamics play a critical role in the choices youth make regarding diet and nutrition. “We are excited […]

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Want to run a 5k? Here are some tips to train!

It is time to start training for the first 5k of the YMCA of Metro North Series! Here are some tips to get you started: Discuss your fitness goal with your physician.  Make sure you let him/her know you are planning on walking or running a 5k. Gear up!  It is not all about how […]

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Y-Heart Program Launch

A Blood Pressure Self-Monitoring Pilot Program Y-Heart is a blood pressure self-monitoring program at the YMCA of Metro North, debuting in February of 2019.  The American Heart Association has determined that 46% of adult Americans have high blood pressure, a major risk factor for heart disease, heart attack and stroke.  The purpose of this program […]

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