YMCA of Greater Providence
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YMCA CMO discusses the importance of a positive attitude and shares some ways to remain young as you age, in an article for Senior Digest . What Matters is How We Live

YMCA of Greater Providence chief marketing/membership officer, Diane S. Nahabedian, highlights the important role grandparents play in our lives, and how the older generations are changing ideas of aging and health. Give grandparents the honor they deserve

YMCA leaders weigh in on after school care options in the September issue of Rhode Island Parent magazine. It's 3pm. Do you know where your child is?

East Side/Mount Hope YMCA childcare center teacher benefits from RIC's Institute for Early Childhood Teaching and Learning. Providence Journal highlights education program and YMCA Childcare Center teacher


The sooner you join in October,
the more you save!

When you join the YMCA in October, your joiner’s fee will be based on the date you join. For example, if you join October 1st, the joiner’s fee will be only $1 plus membership. Join on October 16, and the joiner’s fee will be $16, plus membership, and so on throughout the month. Click here to learn more!

It's Halloween time!

To celebrate the joys of fall and provide safe, fun family activities, we're bringing you Swim with the Pumpkins! This popular annual event is free and open to all families (registration is required). Learn more here and contact your local branch for more info!

Classes Are Available -
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Our YMCA Diabetes Prevention Program is enrolling -- non-members welcome!  Click here to learn more and enroll.

We offer BODYPUMP & other fun classes by Les Mills!

Click here for the class schedule.

The Y. So Much More.

A bird? A plane? No, it's magical Ms. Madge!
Ms. Madge (Sr. Director at the Cranston Y, Andrea Champagne) is our YMCA magician and entertainer. She goes branch to branch reading to kids and putting on a fun, kid-friendly show. Contact the Y to see where she'll show up next!

See what our CEO is up to!

One of the first health equity zones in RI took shape on Oct. 9 -- the South County Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds community approach to promoting long-term health. The initiative focuses on the healthy bodies, healthy minds of children. Jim Berson, the chair of the South County Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds initiative and CEO of the YMCA of Greater Providence, served as the emcee at the news conference. Read the full story here!

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