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    Youth Programs at the Y

    by Somerset County and Plainfield YMCA | Oct 30, 2019
    We offer a variety of programs such as sports, dance and civic engagement that help children grow in spirit, mind and body.
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    Y Story: Dane Klewsaat

    by Somerset County and Plainfield YMCA | Oct 02, 2019
    Dane combined his love of sports and helping people to create the All Abilities Strength Training Club at Somerville YMCA.
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    Supporting Wellness in the Community

    by Evanna Tchir | Sep 23, 2019
    Evanna Tchir, Somerville YMCA’s Director of Wellness, discusses the Y’s partnership with the Shimon and Sara Birnbaum JCC on Never Give Up: An Inspirational Talk with Nick Scott at the JCC’s First Fitness Expo, a day of fitness, fun and powerful motivation.
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    Growing Up at Somerset Hills YMCA

    by Will Raynes | Sep 12, 2019
    Y staff member, Will Raynes, shares his experience being both a participant and volunteer for Saturdays in Motion, a program for special needs children, at Somerset Hills YMCA.
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    The Heat is On!

    by Somerset County and Plainfield YMCA | Aug 16, 2019
    5 Reasons to Give Sauna a Try
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    Summer Craft Projects

    by Somerset County and Plainfield YMCA | Jul 31, 2019
    Planning a stay-cation this summer? Try these seasonal at-home craft projects with the kids.
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    5 Tips for Healthy Grilling this Summer

    by Susan Greeley, MS, RDN | Jul 16, 2019
    Follow our tips for healthy and great grilling success this summer. Spoiler alert: Stock up on lots of avocado oil.
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    On the Treadmill: Tips for Burning Belly Fat

    by Jordana Raban, personal trainer | Jul 08, 2019
    Discover how you can turn your time on the treadmill into an interval-training, belly fat-torching power workout.
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    Stephanie Cutting: Making SPIN® Her Thing at the Y

    by Somerset County and Plainfield YMCA | Jun 28, 2019
    Her favorite thing about SPIN® class? The music!
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    Connecting to the Community through the Y

    by Barbara Russo | Jun 27, 2019
    Meet Marilyn Harris, a Somerville YMCA member who volunteers her time and talents to support the Y's mission of strengthening community and making meaningful differences in the lives of others.
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    Ready, Set, Summer!

    by Somerset County and Plainfield YMCA | Jun 17, 2019
    There's still time to register for Summer Camp at the Y!
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    Cancer Survivor and Triathlete Gets Support from the Y's U.S. Masters Swimming Program

    by Barbara Russo | May 30, 2019
    Meet Chris Kelly, a lifelong runner, triathlete and swimmer. As a cancer survivor, he's also a warrior.
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    Water Safety: 5 Tips for Staying Safe at the Pool and Beach this Summer

    by Samantha Trujillo, Associate Aquatics Director, Bridgewater YMCA and Somerville YMCA | May 13, 2019
    Summer's almost here! Follow these five important tips to keep your family safe at the pool and beach this season.
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    Go Green, Stay Local: The Benefits of Eating Local

    by Jenna Calder | May 09, 2019
    Check our nutritionist's top reasons for eating seasonal and local, then give one of her delicious recipes a try!
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    Reaching Her Wellness Goals

    by Barbara Russo | Apr 23, 2019
    Meet Sister Karen, a Y member who loves aqua aerobics, deep-water walking and talking sports with friends and staff at Somerville YMCA!
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    Clean and Green

    by Colleen Reh, Member Service Representative at Somerville YMCA | Apr 16, 2019
    Our community just got a little cleaner this Earth Day, thanks to volunteers from Somerville YMCA and the Borough of Somerville.
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    Staff Spotlight: Melissa Reis

    by Barbara Russo | Apr 08, 2019
    After receiving her bachelor’s degree in childhood and elementary education, Melissa found her dream job at the Y. Read more to find out what makes our Director of Child Care at Somerville YMCA great at her job and what it’s like working at the Y.
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    Brisk Walking: One Step at a Time

    by Valeria Tenreiro, Somerville YMCA Wellness Director | Apr 01, 2019
    In celebration of National Walking Day on April 3, there’s no better time to discuss the health benefits of walking.
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    Preventing Type 2 Diabetes

    by Lynne Applebaum, Senior Director of Wellness at Somerset Hills YMCA | Mar 25, 2019
    With American Diabetes Association Diabetes Alert Day® on March 26, we want to remind everyone at risk for type 2 diabetes that help is available at the Y.
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    Get Crafty This Spring

    by Barbara Russo | Mar 18, 2019
    Try these fun craft ideas with your kids to ring in the spring season.
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