Putting the best Foote forward

Colinthus Foote appreciates efficiency. He takes classes four days a week at the Northern Neck Family YMCA. On his one day off, he goes dancing.

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A journey of reinvention and revitalization

Jerry Horner wasn’t ready to spend his retirement in a rocking chair. He reinvented himself by exploring new physical activities, such as pickleball, and creating a sustainable environment.

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Learning to swim starts early in a community surrounded by water

When asked why it was important for the Northern Neck Family YMCA to offer the Parent/Child Swim lessons, instructor Mark Read More…

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Bridell Carter believes in second (and third) chances

Bridell Carter believes in second and third chances. He has overcome self-made and health related obstacles to share his blessings with others. He finds renewal and comfort at the Northern Neck Family YMCA.

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Children’s author-illustrator presents to after school programs

On Thursday, March 21 children’s author and illustrator Michelle Nelson-Schmidt gave a motivational presentation to children from the Northern Neck Read More…

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Inspiration, Support and Dedication at the YMCA

Monica Arias used the Northern Neck Family YMCA to overcome postpartum depression, build self-esteem, and prepare for an upcoming fitness competition.

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Fighting back against Parkinson’s Disease

Northern Neck Family YMCA uses boxing in its Fighting Back Against Parkinson’s Class to help those with neurological disorders.

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A master at coaching Masters

Stripers coach, Craig Bauer, “The YMCA Masters Swim Team helps team members build and maintain a healthy lifestyle through swimming; adults swimming to feel good and stay fit.”

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A master at coaching Masters – Long

Stripers coach, Craig Bauer, “The YMCA Masters Swim Team helps team members build and maintain a healthy lifestyle through swimming; adults swimming to feel good and stay fit.”

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The hidden lessons of story time

  For the children attending the YMCA’s Child Care Preschool program, Wednesday story time means riding “The Big Kid Bus” Read More…

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Our mission is to put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.