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Movember For Men’s Health

It’s November – which means men all over the country are growing mustaches. But not because they look great in a mustache. They’re doing it for a cause called: “Movember.”

Camp Curtin YMCA Partners With Local Organizations for Jump Shots Not Gun Shots Program

[HARRISBURG, 01/07/16] – The Camp Curtin YMCA has partnered with Keeping Inner-City Neighborhoods Great and Safe to provide the Jump Shots Not Gun Shots program for men ages 14-19 in the Harrisburg area. The program will kick off this Friday, January 8, 2016. The Jump Shots Not Gun Shots program is a unique opportunity for […]

Top 10 Healthy Restaurants in the Harrisburg PA Area

If you’ve committed to a healthy lifestyle, there are plenty of options for you to enjoy tasty, nutritional foods without breaking your calorie bank. For many people, eating at home is the best way to ensure you’re getting the proper nutrients and keeping your calorie intake in check. But let’s be honest — we can’t […]

Community Change, One Teen at a Time

The Camp Curtin YMCA is known for their innovative and impact programming that is available to Harrisburg youth throughout the year. The SATs are sometimes a daunting task for students, and the Camp Curtin YMCA the Teen Achievers group made SAT Boot Camp available to its participants. At Boot Camp, students learned how to properly […]

A Passion for Giving Back: Todlin’s Story

Todlin Lattimore was honored at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the YMCA as the Camp Curtin YMCA Youth Volunteer of the Year. She shared the following with YMCA staff: “I’m a sophomore criminal justice student at North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University. I was born and raised in Harrisburg and graduated from SciTech where […]

Winter 2014 – Spring 2015 Program Brochure Now Available!

Looking for the latest info on our programs at the YMCA? Click the image below to view our latest program brochure!

Winter Weather Updates

Current Cancellations for the Harrisburg Area YMCA: West Shore Y – Will remain closed for Thursday, February 13, 2014. We anticipate opening at regular time on Friday. Northern Dauphin Y – The Youth Basketball League is canceled for February 15, 2014. East Shore Y – Open regular hours.

Looking to Register?

We’ve gotten a few questions about how Facility Members and Program Members can sign up for classes online. We are here to help! Members and Program Members, your account is already set up for you. To access our system, please scroll to the bottom of the page and select “Online Account Access” or as you browse […]

Stay Warm with Winter Workout Classes!

The winter air is chilly, and it is a bear to run outside in the cold. Indoor group exercise classes are great for outdoor summer runners and walkers because it is a completely different workout and it is good to shake up your routine. Here at the YMCA, we offer a multitude of group classes […]

Fascinating New Technology Brings Independence to the Disabled

With technology constantly improving it is hard to keep up with all of its incredible uses. In 2013, a couple of devices were given to disabled people for trials, and the results were phenomenal. The articles I found show the power of trying something new, and being surprised by the results. This concept is frequently […]

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