YMCA of Southeastern North Carolina


City of Wilmington Pools Open Memorial Day Weekend
Published: 05.11.17 - The YMCA of Southeastern NC is excited to partner again with the City of Wilmington in operating Legion Stadium, Northside and Robert Strange Pools this summer! Along with the traditional opportunity for public swim, the Y will be providing swim lessons, water aerobics, and a number of other aquatics programs to the community. All three pools will open
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Construction Site Plans
Published: 04.21.17 - Thomas Construction shared with us their construction site plans. Please take a look at what our Y will look like during construction. Please note on the construction site outline above Orange Line: represents safety fencing that will fully enclose the area to keep the construction site safe Yellow Line: represents the 4 access points for the
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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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