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    Give Dad the Gift of Adventure

    by Kisha Belton | Jun 13, 2018
    Two dads share how the Y’s Adventure Guides parent/child program has helped them to bond with their children and build memories to treasure for a lifetime.
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    Road to the Olympics

    by Somerset County YMCA | Feb 23, 2018
    You can find the Olympic spirit and a few Olympic qualifiers and competitors right here at Somerset County YMCA. Celebrate friendship, solidarity and fair play without traveling to PyeongChang!
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    Community Gives Back for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service

    by Somerset County YMCA | Jan 25, 2018
    On Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service 2018, Somerset County YMCA set out to strengthen our community by providing meaningful opportunities to give back. Through service projects at each of our branches over 100 children and community members created gifts of comfort for first responders, cancer patients and homeless families.
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    Holiday Fun for Everyone

    by Early Education and School Age Child Care Directors | Dec 21, 2017
    Try one of these five family activities and games during the holidays, courtesy of our Early Education and School Aged Child Care Directors. They're sure to be fun for everyone!
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    How the Y Keeps Your Kids Safe in the Water

    by Valerie Deraville, Aquatics Director, Bridgewater YMCA | Somerville YMCA | May 25, 2017
    Summer is the time of year when water activities and swimming are on everyone’s list of things to do. May is also Water Safety Month and we’d like to share some valuable information with you before you make those plans – it will help keep your kids safe while you are building fond memories with family and friends.
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    Celebrate the Women in Your Life

    by Cristina Williams, Director of Digital Media | May 11, 2017
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    Cure for Cabin Fever

    by YMCA Before and After Care Staff | Mar 13, 2017
    Feeling cooped up in the house? Try these five fun recipes and games that get the whole family involved!
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    Five Ways to Give Back as a Family

    by The Y | Dec 20, 2016
    The holiday season is a time for giving. Help neighbors of all faiths enjoy a happier holiday while bonding as a family and modeling kindness for children.
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    Games to Play as a Family

    by Tina Costello, Joleen Donnelly, Liz Kryznefski, and Laura Rodriguez | Nov 18, 2016
    The holidays are a time for gathering and bonding with friends and family. Games, magic tricks and experiments are a great way to spend time together, while making memories that will last a lifetime.
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    Healthy Eating & Physical Activity for the Whole Family

    by The Y | Sep 26, 2016
    Tips for some great ways to incorporate healthier eating habits and more physical activity into your daily family routine:
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    Childhood Obesity Prevention Tips from a Nutritionist and Mom

    by Victoria Kucel | Sep 15, 2016
    Our nutrition needs are different at every stage of life. Help kids of all ages learn what their bodies need to stay healthy and prevent childhood obesity.
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    Back to School Lunches and Snacks

    by Victoria Kucel | Sep 08, 2016
    It's Back to School time. Let us help you keep your kids on track with some yummy, nutritious meals for your kids during this busy season!
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    Summer Camp and the Four Cs

    by Matt Gray | Jun 21, 2016
    If you ask any child attending summer camp why they enjoy it, inevitably the word “fun” will come out of their mouths. Camp is fun, there is no denying that, but it is so much more.
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    Fitness Fun for Father's Day

    by YMCA | Jun 14, 2016
    Looking for gift ideas for Father’s Day? See our gift guide for ideas that will help dad stay active and healthy, and show him how much you care.
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    Healthy Mom, Happy Mom

    by YMCA | May 04, 2016
    Get ready for Mother's Day -- give a gift that lets mom know it’s okay to take time for herself! Discover our top gifts to help you celebrate all the special moms in your life.
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    7 Easy Tips for Kid-Safe Swimming

    by | May 02, 2016
    Swimming and going down the shore are treasured summer pastimes that depend on everyone, children and adults, practicing water safety.
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    5 Healthy Habits for Families

    by YMCA | Mar 21, 2016
    In celebration of YMCA’s Healthy Kids Day, the Y offers 5 ways families can work together to develop healthy habits.
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