The Muskingum Family YMCA's annual Zaney Reindeer 5K Run and 1 Mile Walk is coming up.
Muskingum Family YMCA Executive Director Craig Miracle says the 5K and 1 mile walk was started 10 years ago as a way to provide runners an opportunity to run in winter and as a way to raise money for families and children who can't afford the full price of the YMCA youth programs.
"We're looking forward to it again," explained Miracle. "We've had a great participation for it the...
Pool season is in full gear which makes pool safety a serious priority for a local swim center.
Every year, Muskingum Family YMCA leaders go through a series of steps to make sure that the pool's water is up to the health department's standards.
" We go to the health department before the season starts. It has a training on what rules have changed and we go and attend that so we're up to date on all the rules," said Executive Director, Craig Miracle.
This week is open registration to sign your child up for the various summer camps at the Muskingum Family YMCA.
Camps begin next Tuesday and they are structured so that families can sign their children up for a day, two days, or weeks, in order to fit their schedule's needs.
"We have our traditional summer camp, which is kindergarten through 5th grade, entering kindergarten through fifth and then our adventure campers are students entering 6th through 8th grade and they get...
The Muskingum Family "Y" is kicking off its 2013 Strong Kids Campaign with several fundraisers.
The campaign will run from February 13th through March 29th. It begins with a box lunch fundraiser at Honeybaked Ham on Maple Avenue. For each lunch ordered before February 18th, Honeybaked Ham will contribute two dollars to the campaign. Proceeds from the Strong Kids Campaign ensure that no one is denied the opportunity to share the "Y" experience due to an inability to...
Runners laced up their tennis shoes and hit the pavement for a good cause.
On Saturday the Muskingum Family YMCA held the Zaney Reindeer 5K Run and 1 mile Fun Run/Walk at Vista Golf Course in Nashport. Executive Director Craig Miracle said about 50 runners and walkers took advantage of the mild December day.
"The money that we raise will go toward our financial assistance and scholarship programs to provide opportunities to families and youth in the community,"...