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Don’t let Halloween Treats Play a Trick on Your Scale!

posted on Fri, Oct 24 2014 4:00 pm by Tracey Burns, YMCADallas Director of Healthy Lifestyles

As you get ready for your costume party and haunted house trips remember: Don't let the Halloween Treats play tricks on your scale! We know it can be tough to resist all of the calorie-fill delicious treats BUT with discipline you can make Halloween fun and wellness win! 

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Let's Prevent Cyberbullying!

posted on Fri, Oct 17 2014 2:36 pm by YMCA of the USA

October is Bullying Prevention Awareness Month and it's a good time for families to discuss safe ways to use technology and prevent cyberbullying. We have a few tips from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to get you started! 

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Keeping You Informed: Ebola Virus

posted on Thu, Oct 16 2014 2:54 pm by YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas

In keeping with the mission and values of the YMCA we believe in keeping you informed about any incident that may directly or indirectly involve you or your child.  We encourage you to review this information sheet from the CDC on Ebola. 

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Water Safety Doesn’t Stop When Summer Is Over!

posted on Thu, Oct 16 2014 11:06 am by YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas

We’ve had an excellent summer of fun in the water at the YMCA, but as the seasons change, we want to continue to stress the importance of water safety and education! Water Safety is critical when it comes to having our kids in the water. Water safety is important all year long to ensure the safety of our kids and ourselves when around water.

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National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month: Healthy Living Tips

posted on Wed, Sep 17 2014 2:00 pm by YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas

September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, and as a leading nonprofit dedicated to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility the YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas offers the following tips to help you incorporate regular physical activity and healthy eating into their lives. The following tips will not only help families live healthier together but help prevent childhood obesity as well!!

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