Members share how the Y has made a positive impact on their lives. To enjoy their full stories, click their name.
Thomas Sparkman YMCA member Thomas Sparkman achieved his goals of weight loss, increased strength and stamina, and improved health. He attributes his success to determination, and the encouragement and support he receives from staff and members.
Aileen Whitley YMCA member Aileen Whitley achieved her goal of increased strength and stamina. Plus, she made new friends in her exercise class.
Terri Curtis YMCA member Terri Curtis feels truly blessed by her YMCA experience following bilateral knee replacement surgery. Learn how she progressed from walking on the indoor track to participating in water fit classes in just one year.
Lonny Burger Member Lonny Burger credits the Countryside YMCA staff for helping complete his recovery after suffering a cycling injury several years ago.
Mark Miller Member Mark Miller recently sang the praises of Member Coach Elizabeth Doubet and Personal Trainer Butch Doud.
Eric Huddleson YMCA member Eric Huddleson recently shared his experience with our Member Coach Elizabeth Doubet and how she, along with a team of Y staffers have helped him on his journey back to health.
Dick "Buzz" Pentenburg YMCA member Dick "Buzz" Pentenburg is a graduate of our Livestrong at the Y program, and shared with us his experience. We are blessed to have made an impact on his journey back to health and fitness.
At Countryside YMCA - the world’s largest Y - you and your family will enjoy many opportunities to grow and achieve balanced, fulfilled lives. Our programs are part of our mission to help create a strong, vital, caring community.