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Power Up With Restful Sleep

posted on Wed, Aug 27 2014 10:00 am by YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas

The back-to-school season can be a busy time of year as we adjust to new routines and make time for homework, afterschool activities and new friends. As you and your family rearrange your schedules to squeeze it all in, don’t forget to make time for a basic but critical component of good health — SLEEP!

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4 Reasons Why I Love the Y’s Afterschool Program (And Why You Should, Too!)

posted on Mon, Aug 25 2014 8:30 am by La Shae Leonard

To help motivate and inspire kids to learn, the YMCA is offering an afterschool program to school-aged children throughout the greater Dallas area, including districts in Collin, Denton and Ellis counties. Their afterschool program combines academics with play and offers a caring and safe environment for youth who would otherwise be left unsupervised. Besides the obvious benefits to afterschool programs, here are my top 4 reasons why I love the Y’s afterschool program, and why you should too!

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Eight Tips to Keep your Kids Safe in Water

posted on Wed, Aug 6 2014 1:20 pm by YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas

Warmer weather usually means one thing, swimming! Swimming is the favorite activity of many children. However, whether your kids are just learning to swim or have been swimming forever, you have to make sure that they are being safe in the water. They should know that they can still encounter accidents even if they know how to swim! The following are 8 tips for keeping your kids safe around water!

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Experience BODYSHRED

posted on Tue, Jul 8 2014 8:00 am by YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas

You’ve heard about it, now experience BODYSHRED! The Dallas Y currently has 9 locations offering the new Jillian Michaels BODYSHRED™ program with more locations to come! Want to try a class? Visit one of the following locations to test it out! 

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Jillian Michaels BODYSHRED

posted on Mon, Jul 7 2014 10:30 am by YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas

Need a new workout class? We have one for you!! It’s the 30-minute workout that is sweeping the nation and it is officially coming to the Dallas Y! Join Jillian and the Dallas Y on July 15th, to officially launch BODYSHRED!

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