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Even the youngest swimmers need safety training, and the YMCA is here to provide it


The YMCA, a longtime destination for childhood swimming lessons, is diving into new waters this year with a series of classes designed to teach pre-schoolers not just how to swim, but how to do so as safely as possible.
WCPO TV, Cincinnati

How to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes

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A combination of healthier choices and better education can slash your risk for the disease.
US News and World Report

A Court Used for Playing Hoops Since 1893. Where? Paris.

Pete Kiehart for The New York Times

A Y.M.C.A. in France claims the oldest basketball court in in the world. But it is in no shape for regular basketball games
The New York Times

How Patients Are Using Cycling to Slow Down Parkinson’s

NBC News

Researchers at the Cleveland Clinic are finding that cycling is helping patients stop the symptoms of Parkinson's and can even do something medicine can't do. Plus how the Y is helping expand the program's reach. 
NBC Nightly News

New American Welcome Center Coming to Champaign-Urbana

A New American Welcome Center is coming to Champaign-Urbana, one of six being established this year through Y-USA. 
The News-Gazette

Despite snub, Chris Paul staying busy off the court during All-Star Weekend

Ryan Johnson, YMCA of the USA

Paul, along with State Farm and the Chris Paul Family Foundation, will unveil a new technology center at the New Orleans Dryades YMCA as part of the State Farm NBA Cares Assist Tracker program.
USA Today

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