YMCA of Southeastern North Carolina


5 Reasons, Other Than Health, To Join A Gym
Published: 03.28.17 - If you’ve ever wondered why people join a gym, and actually looked into it like I did, you may be surprised by the outcome. Until now, I was under the impression people only joined a gym to lose weight, get fit, or to get healthy. But this is only half of the story. Apparently, losing weight is the key reason to join for only 49 percent of the 52.9
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Our Vision for 2710 Market Street
Published: 03.22.17 - Our architects, Bowman Murray Hemingway, created a video to give us an idea of what our newly renovated facility will look like. We’ll get updates from them periodically and will post them here. Feel free to keep checking back. In the meantime, if you have a question about the renovation project, please feel free to contact us! We’ll do our
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7 Ways to Make Fitness Fit Your Lifestyle
Published: 03.10.17 - The passage of time is something we have no control over, but we can control how we manage our time. And, I don’t mean stepping in and out of a Tardis like Dr. Who, or relying on a Time-Turner like Hermione Granger did in the Harry Potter books. If you want to build fitness into your lifestyle to improve your health, you need to put yourself first.
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How Strong are You?
Published: 02.27.17 - Strength can be perceived in a number of ways; visually it refers to the state of being strong, but it may also imply latent or exerted physical, mental, or spiritual ability to act or be acted upon. In fitness, we have a tendency to judge strength by the amount of weight a person lifts or by the length of time a person endures an activity; however, real
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Looking for a Summer Job?
Published: 02.16.17 - Want to earn some money? Want to help people? Want a flexible schedule? Want membership perks? Can you swim? If you answered, “Yes,” to any or all of the above, then the Y may have just the job for you. Forget Baywatch, this is a job for people of almost any age (over 15½), any gender, and any shape or size. So long as you can swim
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Build a Lifetime Love of Team Sports
Published: 02.13.17 - Goal! Just 30 seconds into the three-on-three Futsal game and my eight-year-old son scored a goal! I almost jumped out of my seat but had to contain myself because recreational sport is supposed to be mostly about having fun. And that’s what I like about the YMCA’s recreational soccer program: it’s not competitive so it’s not about
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Rally. Ride. Raise!
Published: 02.03.17 - If you’re one of those people who runs for the hills at the mention of the word, “fundraiser,” hang on just a few minutes more to hear me out. You can help the Wilmington Family YMCA raise funds without doing anything more than regular exercise. “Where’s the catch?” I hear you say. Well, there isn’t one. Rally,
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New Name, Same Great Y
Published: 01.23.17 - This New Year brings a new Y! 2017 will bring many exciting changes for the Y as we continue to expand our programs and services throughout the area. Just three months ago we announced our newest partnership with Temple Baptist Church in which the Y will manage and operate the Temple Baptist Activity Center at 709 George Anderson Drive. Since then, we have
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