The Parkinson’s Foundation recently awarded the YMCA of WNC a community grant to support the association’s ongoing health, wellness, and educational programs that address needs in the PD community. Programs at the Y focus on improving movement and building community.
The Corpening Memorial YMCA’s mission is to put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind, and body for all and I’ve discovered that one of those programs in particular, lap swimming in the pool, has helped me to cope with grief and additionally the resolving of other health issues.
During National Water Safety Month (and throughout the year) the YMCA of Western North Carolina offers Safety Around Water, a free program designed to engage and educate parents about the importance of water safety skills and provide more of America's youth access to water safety lessons.
On Saturday, April 27, the YMCA of Western North Carolina is hosting three community events to inspire more kids to keep their minds and bodies active. Healthy Kids Day is the YMCA's annual national initiative to improve health and well-being for kids and families.