Last minute tips for a fun and safe Halloween

October 25, 2016

Halloween is just around the corner. It’s less than six days away to be exact! While your kids may be thinking about their costumes and candy, here are a few tips for parents to ensure a fun and safe Halloween for everyone. Costume Tips If purchasing a costume, make sure fabrics and accessories are labelled […]

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Free Halloween festivities at the Cooper Koo Y

October 20, 2016

Kick your trick-or-treating plans into high gear with a stop at the Cooper Koo Y this Halloween. Here are four festive activities we’ll be running on October 31st that you and your little ones won’t want to miss: 1. A Mad Scientist will be making our regularly scheduled Family Gym spookier than usual. Drop by […]

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How Pat learned to love healthy living

October 19, 2016

Growing concern for his health prompted Pat’s wife to present him with a list of personal trainers he could work with at the Y. At first, Pat just wanted to get his weight in check, but with the help of his new trainer, Deon, he went from dreading every workout to running marathons in his […]

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Mark, Participant, in front of YMCA Vanauley Street
Mark, Participant Feeling lost and alone, Mark found the support he needed to turn his life around.
Cooper Koo Family Cherry Street YMCA Building
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Maria and Eric, Supporter Their generous $500K donation will help bring a new Y to their east end community.

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