Reasons to be Thankful For Your YMCA Membership
It's the time of year when we show how thankful we are. This year, many of our members have said that they're thankful for their YMCA membership.
What Can You Learn About Yourself in Group Fitness?
Group fitness classes are a great way to stay active, make friends and keep yourself on the right track
Why Signing Up for A Charity Race Is Good for You
Group fitness training is excellent for motivating you to keep coming to the Y, but charity races are all about you. If you're looking for reasons to sign up for a charity race, consider the following:
Why Kids Should Do Triathlons
Keeping kids active is difficult when they're stuck to their smartphones. But parents are being encouraged to enter their children in a kid's triathlon. Team USA is also encouraging kids to try a triathlon. Kids deserve a chance to be physically active.
Hit the Trail: 4 Benefits of Being Outdoors
When the sun is shining and the weather is nice, many of us get the desire to head outdoors. And when you consider the benefits, spending time in nature is something we all should do. From a happier mood to less stress, there are many reasons to get outside.
Swim Lesson Grant
3-week Summer Challenge
National Water Safety Month
Water safety month is here at Countryside YMCA. The warmer months of the year are filled with days at the beach and pool. Kids have ample opportunity to go to community pools, a friend’s house or one of the many lakes in the surrounding area.
The important lessons learned during water safety month allow kids and teens to be confident in and around the water so that they can make life-long memories.
Choosing A Summer Camp
Get Moving This National Physical Fitness and Sports Month
May is National Physical Fitness and Sports month, so you know what that means – it's time to get moving! With summer right around the corner, it’s the perfect time to enjoy outdoor activities and establish a more active routine.
We offer plenty of options at Countryside YMCA, from group exercise classes to sports.
What is an Athletic Trainer?
Members of Countryside YMCA have access to an athletic trainer at the facility who can help them make the most out of their time at the Y. If you’ve never worked with an athletic trainer, you may be wondering what they do and how they can help you.
Athletic trainers play an integral role in helping members recover from injuries, but they do other things as well. Let’s take a closer look at these professionals and how our athletic trainer may be able to help you.
Health Family Day Event
National Parkinson’s Awareness: Staying Active at the Y
Exercise is essential to everyone’s health, but for those with Parkinson’s disease (PD), it may be even more important. Those living with Parkinson’s may experience balance and gait issues, stiffness, slow movement, tremors and other mobility issues.
With nearly 60,000 Americans being diagnosed with Parkinson’s every year, the Y wanted to provide an exercise program designed with PD in mind.
Countryside YMCA has partnered with Atrium Sports Medicine and Physical Therapy to offer a Parkinson’s workout program. We call it Live Large with Parkinson’s, and classes are available every Tuesday and Thursday at 11am.
National Nutrition Month
Countryside YMCA offers programs to put into healthy eating into practice in your family’s everyday life.
YMCA Parkinson's Program receives a grant
Under the Big Top Youth Theatre Production
Learn about our winter youth theatre production of "Under the Big Top."
Diabetes Alert Day
Learn your risk for Type 2 diabetes and considering signing up for a diabetes management class at the Y.
The Benefits and Value of Becoming A Certified Lifeguard
Becoming a Certified Lifeguard can be both rewarding and beneficial. Sign up for lifeguard training at Countryside YMCA.
The Benefits Of Water Fitness
The benefits of water fitness classes are plentiful. At Countryside YMCA we have fitness classes for everyone. Learn more about Water fitness classes.
Health and Safety Classes: The Benefits of Having CPR and First Aid as a Parent
CPR can save your child or someone else's life. Countryside YMCA offers CPR training, so you can be prepared.
The Current Trend in Boxing Fitness
The Countryside YMCA boxing fitness classes are designed to help you burn calories and have fun.
6 Steps to Creating the Perfect Workout Plan at the Y
If you're struggling to hit your fitness goals then consider creating a workout plan to keep you on track.
5 Mistakes to Avoid When Trying to Lose Weight
You’ve reached a weight-loss plateau, don’t worry. These common weight loss mistakes can easily be fixed to help you reach your goals.
RESET for Success in 2021
Countryside YMCA invites members to participate in a free six-week Reset challenge designed to help transform spirit, mind and body.
Youth Basketball: 5 Tips to Improve Your Shooting
Shooting is one of the most important parts of anyone’s game when it comes to youth basketball. Here are some shooting tips to take you to the next level.
Countryside YMCA Offers Fitness, Swim, Sports, and More This Fall and Winter
Our doors are open! We're doing all we can to provide a safe environment for members, and we are offering new classes and free Smart Start member coaching. Learn more here.
Healthy Habits to Keep You Feeling Great
Staying healthy and in great shape is more important than ever right now. Here are some tips to make sure you stay fit this Fall.
10 Activities to Keep Your Kids Entertained During Winter Holiday Break
If your kids are getting restless at home, here are some fun activities to keep them occupied. If all else fails, Clinton Massie Childcare can take them off your hands.
4 Youth Dance Classes to Get Your Student Moving
Countryside YMCA offers many different dance classes with different styles. Sign up for these classes and more today.
YMCA Daycare: Health and Safety in Child Care
Here are some important things to consider and questions to ask when you’re searching for a child care solution.
YMCA Preschool: 4 Play Dough Activities to Help Build Fine Motor Skills
Building fine motor skills is important for a preschooler’s development. Here are 4 fun activities with play dough to get you started.
Before and After Care open for registrations
5 Ways an Afterschool Program Can Help Your Child
Quality programs allow parents to work while knowing their children are in a nurturing environment outside of school time.
YMCA Basketball: Why You Should Sign Up
Whether you are looking for something for your kids to do or wanting to take their game to the next level, YMCA Fall Basketball Leagues are for you.
Get Moving Again With Our Virtual Arthritis Exercise Class
Don’t let time slow you down. Get moving again with our specialized thirty-minute virtual class designed specifically for those struggling with arthritis.
3 Ways Dance Classes Can Relieve Your Child's Stress
If the many stresses of school are getting to your child and they need something to relieve that stress, YMCA Dance lessons are something to consider.
Why YMCA Sports Isn’t Just For Children
If you thought YMCA only offered Youth Sports, then you’ll be surprised!
Safely Homeschool Your Kids With YMCA
This upcoming school year, give your children the safety of Homeschooling with Countryside YMCA!
3 Ways To Build Up Your Immune System Using Your YMCA Membership Perks
With Flu season coming around the corner, there are many ways your YMCA Membership can help you build up your immune system.
Little Miami Learning Center Awarded Top Rating for Quality Child Care
Learn why the Little Miami Learning Center was awarded the top rating for quality child care by the Ohio Department of Job and Family services and the Ohio Department of Education’s Step Up to Quality (SUTQ) rating program.
This Is Why Clinton Massie Child Care Is Your Best Option
Look no further. The best before and after school program is with Clinton Massie child care!
Give Your Child Something Fun To Do By Enrolling Them In YMCA Gymnastics
Need to give your child something to do before school starts this fall? Enroll them in YMCA Gymnastics.
Introducing Matt Bruns, new Chief Development Officer
Get Your Child Ready For School At YMCA Preschool
Get your child excited and prepared when it comes to school by enrolling them in the YMCA Preschool Program!
Life After Quarantine: Coming Back to Exercising After Having Been Out of the Gym
If you’ve been out of your normal routine and not exercising due to being quarantined there are several things you need to know before getting back in the gym.
7 Summer Activities You Can Enjoy While Using Your YMCA Membership
If you have been bored at your house this summer with nothing to do, there are many activities and perks you can enjoy while having a YMCA Membership.
Before/After Care in Landen
Chronic Pain Self-Management
Get help managing your chronic pain this free, six-week online class with Countryside YMCA. Register now online to reserve your spot!
5 Ways YMCA Ballet Can Improve Your Overall Health
If you are looking for ways to improve your overall health this summer, YMCA Ballet could be a good solution for you.
What to Expect From Swim Lessons for Infants
It’s never too early to start getting your child accustomed to being in the water. Our trained aquatics instructors specialize in getting your child ready for swimming activities. Sign up for parent/child swim lessons.
Countryside YMCA offers Swim Lessons to Keep Kids Safe Around Water
Programs offer a mix of fun, physical activity and safety to create a lifelong love of swimming
6 Reasons to Enroll Your Child in Gymnastics
Gymnastics at the YMCA has many benefits including building strength, flexibility, and coordination. Find the Gymnastics class that’s right for your child.
Welcome Back! A message from our CEO
The Y will re-open on May 26 with limited fitness options. Learn more in today's video blog from our CEO, Chris Johnson.
YMCA Fitness: Top 5 Ways to Stay Fit For the Summer
These 5 ideas for keeping fit this summer will build confidence and keep you healthy at the same time.
How to Choose the Right School Age Child Care Provider
Choosing the right child care can be difficult, so we are here to help. Choose the Y for your school-age childcare needs.
Giving Tuesday Now
Why Personal Training is Important to Your Fitness Success
A personal trainer is someone who motivates and coaches you. Our certified trainers at Countryside YMCA help you set and meet your specific goals in order to live healthier.
Our Favorite Summer YMCA Activities
Countryside YMCA is here to help you stay active this summer. We have activities for everyone that allow you to learn, stay fit, and enjoy yourself.
What is the Correlation Between Sports at the YMCA and Success?
Sports at Countryside YMCA can keep you focused and teach you discipline that you can transfer over to other aspects of your life. Sign up for YMCA sports.
Virtual classes for people with Parkinson’s are now available through the Y
April is Parkinson's Awareness Month, and Countryside YMCA is supporting the Parkinson's community by providing free virtual classes designed specifically for them. Learn more on today's blog.
YMCA Party Rentals: 5 Party Theme Ideas for Your Kid’s Birthday
Set your child’s party apart from all the others with a special theme that they and their friends will love. YMCA party rentals are available now.
Virtual YMCA classes to Keep You Active and Healthy
Everyone needs a healthy routine. Countryside YMCA offers programs and classes to help you and your family stay fit and active. Search our programs today.
Stay with Us: Membership Updates
The Y is still working to meet the needs of our community. That’s why we’re asking you to stay with us.
Virtual Classes for Staying Healthy and Active At Home
If you can’t quite make it to the gym or you are currently stuck at home then we have virtual classes that can help you stay fit and healthy while in your own house.
7 Activites Your Kid Can Enjoy at YMCA Summer Camps
At Countryside YMCA We are proud to offer activities for children of all ages that actively encourage play, skill-building, and creativity all summer long.
Re-opening updates from our CEO
Countryside YMCA will offer child care to Essential Personnel
Countryside YMCA is one of the largest providers of childcare in Warren County and we will continue to provide this valuable service to essential during this pandemic. Learn more here.
What Your Child Will Learn Playing Flag Football
There are many benefits for children who play flag football. There are multiple character-building reasons to enroll your child in flag football as well as physical benefits. Enroll in Flag Football at Countryside YMCA.
8 Benefits of YMCA Summer Camps for Kids and Youth
Summer camp is important for growth, allowing kids to become independent and confident, and also allows them to socialize and make new friends. Sign up for a YMCA summer camp.
Life Lessons Learned From Youth Baseball
Youth baseball can teach your kids more than just how to play the game. Here are a few of the many examples of how the game of baseball teaches us life lessons. Join a YMCA youth baseball league.
Countryside YMCA To Offer LIVESTRONG® at the YMCA in Deerfield Township
Warren County Imagination Library
Warren County Imagination Library is providing free books to children in Warren County. Learn details and register your child in today’s blog post.
Simple Things That Every Child Needs to Succeed
Giving your child all the tools they need to succeed can be tough. Countryside YMCA can help your child learn and grow with our preschool enrichment program.
Most Common Mistakes Made While Learning to Swim
Are your children having problems learning how to swim properly? They might be making one of these 5 mistakes. Sign your kids up for swim lessons today.
5 Reasons to Enroll Your Child in Youth Sports
Sports and activities build important character traits in children. There are many benefits beyond just maintaining good health. Sign up for a YMCA Youth Sports Program today.
6 Reasons Why People Like Ballet
Ballet is one of the most popular types of dance to learn and has been for a long time. So why is it so popular and what are the benefits of taking lessons?
Develop Dedication In Your Child Through Dance
Countryside YMCA discusses how dedication, discipline, and focus are developed in your child through their dance programs.
Top 10 Perks Countryside YMCA has for Members
The top ten membership perks that come with being a member of the Countryside YMCA
Start Strong In 2020 With Your Own Coach
The exponential benefits of utilizing a membership coach at the Countryside YMCA
Child Care Ratings: Why It Matters and What It Actually Means For Your Child
Countryside YMCA explains what child care ratings actually reveal about child care programs.
Earn a Gold Medal at the Countryside YMCA Health Fair
Why Youth Soccer Leagues Are Beneficial Over the Long-Term
There are many long-term benefits to youth soccer leagues. Today, Countryside YMCA will evaluate some of those benefits.
YMCA Basketball: Good Drills for Youth Basketball Players
Youth basketball drills are important for skill development. Today, Countryside YMCA basketball gives some good drills for players.
YMCA Fitness: What to Know About Our Free Fitness Program
From December 23rd until January 5th, Countryside YMCA Fitness will offer a free fitness program. Find out more in today’s blog post.
Great YMCA Activities for December
Three Reasons Why Sports at YMCA Are Important
Sports at YMCA have long been a tradition in the United States, and Countryside YMCA wants to give three reasons why they are still important.
Here’s How YMCA Membership Can Promote Healthy Living
A healthy lifestyle is crucial to your overall well-being. A YMCA membership can help promote that. Countryside YMCA explains in today’s blog.
Coming in 2020: Countryside YMCA Indoor Triathlon
Start 2020 by participating in an indoor triathlon at Countryside YMCA. Learn more about triathlons in today’s blog.
How Youth Basketball Leagues Can Improve Skill Development
One of the biggest benefits of youth basketball leagues is skill development. Today, Countryside YMCA looks at skills work.
Personal Fitness: Lifestyle Changes to Help Prevent Diabetes
Diabetes is a growing problem, but it is preventable in many cases. In today’s blog post, Countryside YMCA looks at diabetes prevention.
Looking to Take First Aid Classes? Here Are a Few Options
First aid classes are important but often overlooked. In today’s blog post, Countryside YMCA discusses the first aid classes that are available.
Donate to the Y this Giving Tuesday
At Countryside YMCA in Lebanon, we provide many outreach programs to help people in Warren County. In today’s blog, we look at some of our outreach programs funded by donations.
Senior Fitness: How to Improve Balance and Prevent Falls
At Countryside YMCA, we want to help keep seniors safe by promoting balance and fall prevention. Here are some senior fitness tips.
YMCA Fitness: How to Stay Active in Every Stage of Life
At Countryside YMCA, we want to help people of all ages stay active. In today’s blog post, we’ll look at some YMCA fitness options.
Fall Family Fun at the Y
At Countryside YMCA, we have a lot of exciting events coming in the fall. In today’s blog post, we’ll look at some exciting YMCA events.
Senior Fitness Options at Countryside YMCA
At Countryside YMCA, we provide a variety of different important senior fitness options. Today, we look at some of those fitness options.
COUNTRYSIDE YMCA Remembrance Ceremony Honors All Veterans
On Monday, November 11, Countryside YMCA will give back to veterans by honoring all the men and women who have served in the U.S. armed forces at the Veteran’s Day event.This event is free and open to the community and is held at the Y’s Lebanon location,The program begins at noon followed by lunch at 1:00pm.
How Do YMCA Memberships Compare to Other Fitness Centers?
YMCA memberships provide a variety of benefits, including fitness center options. Today, we compare YMCA fitness to other fitness centers.
Exciting YMCA Activities Coming Up This Fall
This fall, there are a variety of Countryside YMCA activities to look forward to. Today, we take a look at a few of those activities.