Fitness in the Information Age

Fitness in the Information Age So you’ve finally decided to be more active …but how? You hit Google for workout ideas, or Instagram fitness accounts, or the Pinterest fitness page…and suddenly you feel overwhelmed. Who knew there were so many options out there? With all of our endless resources as health and wellness consumers, not…

Camp ELK 2017 Summer Programs

Camp ELK Summer 2017 Programs  Be a friend to all Theater Games At Camp ELK we highly value connecting with others in meaningful ways. This summer our drama program will be focused on teaching the basics of improv theater while highlighting how and why we should be a friend to all- nature and each other!…

YMCA Founders Day

History of the Y: Strengthening Communities for 173 Years The Y is the organization that… …saw to and met the practical and spiritual needs of young men flocking to London during the Industrial Revolution. …has served the military and military families in every U.S. conflict since the Civil War. …inspired the formation of the S.O.,…

Resistance Training

Need To Add Resistance Training? Many gym-goers rack up the miles on the treadmill, elliptical, and stationary bike. These individuals are consistent in their routine, logging 40 minutes to an hour, 5 days a week on their favorite machine. The results came quickly at first; they shed a few pounds and became less breathless with…

May PT News – Relieving Foot Pain

Your Achy Breaky Feet Have you ever thought about how much your feet do for you? They take you where you need to go and maybe in shoes that may have been selected for fashion rather than comfort. As we get older our feet take a little longer to catch up with us and you…

New Camp E.L.K. Programs for 2017

At YMCA Camp ELK we are constantly making bigger and better programs! We want to make sure we have new programs for those who have already experienced camp once and are coming back again for more fun and learning!  We will, of course, be bringing back favorites including Archery, Arts and Crafts, Campfire, Gagaball, Mountain…