Stories tagged with: Muskingum Family YMCA

June 8, 2012 - 6:13pm
1 year 44 weeks ago

Temperatures are expected to hit the nineties this weekend which means it is a perfect time to hit the pool.

The Muskingum Family "Y" on Adams Lane in Zanesville offers a great way to beat the heat.

Executive Director Craig Miracle offers tips for swimmers to have a safe and enjoyable weekend.

"We encourage people to bring sunscreen and plenty of water to drink and make sure they're re-applying the sunscreen and enjoying the pool, " said Miracle.


May 22, 2012 - 1:42pm
1 year 47 weeks ago

With the end of school year fast approaching, the Muskingum Family YMCA is gearing up for summer activities.

The pool on Adams Lane opens to the public Saturday, June 2nd.

Executive Director, Craig Miracle said maintenance crews have been working since March painting, and purchasing chemicals.

In addition to maintenance, Miracle said The Y will be working to provide more swimming lessons than in years past.

"One of the things we're featuring at the pool this year...

May 1, 2012 - 4:15pm
1 year 50 weeks ago

After years of planning and fundraising, financial plans for the Muskingum Recreation Center are
ready to be finalized.

Muskingum County Community Foundation Executive Director David Mitzel updated members of the Zanesville Noon Rotary Club about the plans, which he said have been in the works for over 5 years.

Mitzel also serves as the treasurer of the Recreation Center, and said the idea was proclaimed by Bob Joseph on April 25th 2007.

"We need to do a...

October 22, 2011 - 2:47pm
2 years 25 weeks ago

It's national "Make a Difference Day" and residents across Southeast Ohio are doing just that.

The Muskingum Family YMCA volunteers from AmeriCorps and the Community Youth Foundation gathered to paint a mural. The mural will feature the core values of the YMCA.

"I know personally when I go into spaces I like to see more colorful," said AmeriCorps Representative Tiffany Scanlan. "We had worked at the 'Y' before and everything is pretty much white so I...

July 29, 2011 - 3:36pm
2 years 37 weeks ago

Another scorching summer day has kids cooling off with a dip in the pool.

Despite temperatures in the 90s, kids are enjoying their last few weeks of vacation at the Muskingum Family YMCA.

"We basically swim and talk to our friends," said Kenzi.

"When we're on break, we get lots of candy from the snack bar," said Mackenzie.

The water is refreshing, but kids are still taking precautions to stay safe in the hot weather.

"We take breaks,...

June 8, 2011 - 5:31pm
2 years 44 weeks ago

A hot summer day has many families with only one thought on their mind.

Kristine Fowler-Geis is just one of many parents who brought her kids out to the Y- pool today. She said, they come out as much as possible.

"Well, it's really, really hot," said Fowler-Geis. "And our electricity is out on the North End, so I brought the kids out to get cool since our air isn't working"

It appeared Fowler-Geis wasn't the only one...

August 12, 2010 - 12:21pm
3 years 34 weeks ago

Community day is coming up and the Muskingum Family Y wants you to run wild.

An event called Run Wild at the Y is more than just your traditional race.

"It's going to have a trail run/obstacle/adventure for the adults 11 and older. For 10 and younger we're going to have lots of other activities for them, including sack race, strong kids dash, egg run, balloon toss, etc. We've got activities for the family throughout the day," Craig Miracle Executive Director of...

July 13, 2010 - 5:39pm
3 years 20 weeks ago

The YMCA has recently decided to change its name to just, "the Y" , the organization also announced a new brand strategy.

After two years of analysis and research, the YMCA has concluded that changing its name to "the Y" will help make the organization more progressive with the community.

"You know when most people refer to, I'm going to, they don't necessarily say I'm going to the YMCA, they say I'm going to the Y," said Craig Miracle from...

July 6, 2010 - 5:26pm
3 years 40 weeks ago

Kids find the best ways to stay cool in the Summer months, but they do need some reminders.

At the Muskingum Family YMCA, the center of attraction is the pool, a good way to stay cool.

"Obviously when it's this warm, people are looking for a way to cool off and we got several options. We've got our day campers here and one of the things we do to protect them is we try to get them inside especially when it's warm like this and we spend a lot of time in the college in the air...

June 23, 2010 - 3:01pm
3 years 42 weeks ago

Father's Day is every day for Forever Dads, which is why they are hosting a day for fathers to spend quality time with their families.  Due to inclement weather, All-Star Dad's Day had to be rescheduled to Saturday, June 26 at the Muskingum Family YMCA on Adams Lane. Registration for the event begins at 11:30a.m., or you can sign up in advance at The event runs from noon to 7p.m. There will be many fun...

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