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.
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.
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!!
September is National Preparedness Month—a time to make sure you and your family are ready to respond in the event of an emergency. The Y is committed to helping families live safe, secure and connected lives, and we’re proud to work with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the American Red Cross to help communities respond to and recover from emergencies.
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!