Stories tagged with: Muskingum County Y

December 14, 2013 - 6:35pm
17 weeks 5 days ago

Locals ran for more than 3 miles through the rain and snow for a good cause on Saturday.

Runners and walkers met at Vista Golf Course in Nashport to participate in the 10th Annual 5K Reindeer Run and 1 Mile Walk to benefit Muskingum Family Y's Strong Kids Financial Assistance Program. The funds allow children who are not capable of paying to join various Y programs free of charge.

"There is several programs we have, a lot of sports programs also our summer day camp that's...

November 14, 2012 - 8:23pm
1 year 22 weeks ago

The Muskingum Recreation Center is one step closer to completion. A groundbreaking ceremony took place today on the Ohio University Zanesville campus. The multi generation facility will aim to improve health, wellness and physical fitness for community members.

"This will be the 2nd best day, the best day will be the grand opening, which we hope will happen in a little more than a year from now."

The facility will house an eight lane lap pool for competition, a two-...

March 17, 2012 - 5:22pm
2 years 4 weeks ago

Rainshowers from earlier in the week created some muddy conditions, but that didn't stop runners today...

The Muskingum County Y held the St. Patty's Day Mud Run to benefit the Strong Kids Campaign. This is the first year for the run, and Executive Director Craig Miracle said it exceeded his expectations.

"This has been phenomenal. We had hoped to have 40 and we're up to 95 at this time, so we're real excited, I think, you know, obviously the weather helps. We got some...

June 29, 2011 - 4:41pm
2 years 42 weeks ago

For local kids Science Week exploded to a finish at Zane State College.

The camp has been in action for three weeks, providing students with hands on interactive science. "Science Guy" Daryl Baines, was the highlight of the program, spending the past three days instructing kids on dissecting cow hearts, robotics, and finally wrapping up the fun-filled week with a presentation.

 "And him jumping right in with the students and explains things on all levels...

June 21, 2011 - 4:13pm
2 years 43 weeks ago

1:16 Tuesday afternoon, marked the official start to summer, but even rain clouds couldn't keep the kids from having their summer fun.

Over 60 children took part in Science, Art, and Physical Education camps held at the Muskingum "Y" on Tuesday... At about 1 o'clock a long line of kids gathered infront of the swimming pool, waiting for the start of summer.Executive Director, Craig Miracle said, it's an experience they won't forget.

"I think it's...

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