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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 […]

Harrisburg Police Athletic League TRU Club delivers Thanksgiving Meals to families in need in Harrisburg

  The Northern Dauphin County Branch YMCA Tobacco Control Program’s TRU (Tobacco Resistance Unit) currently has an active club in collaboration with the Harrisburg Police Athletic League and the Cumberland Court Apartments in Harrisburg. TRU is a youth – led, empowerment, anti-tobacco program whose mission is to protect Pennsylvania’s youth from all tobacco and nicotine products. As part of their activities […]

Making Better Choices for Life

Richard Disalvo has been a member of the Northern Dauphin County Branch YMCA since March, 2015. 11 years ago, Richard was employed by the Harrisburg Hilton and at that time he was a member of the East Shore Branch YMCA.  10 years ago, Richard moved to Halifax, PA, where he currently resides.  The impact that […]

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Healthy Choices on Display

On April 7th, 2015 The Northern Dauphin County Branch YMCA met with the Business Women’s Association at Salem Lutheran Church in Elizabethville. Megan Maurer presented the Grocery Store Tour to the group. Aisle by aisle she virtually toured a grocery store with the association, identifying which items to choose and which to avoid. Everything from […]

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Learning to Thrive at the Y: The National Diabetes Prevention Program

The National Diabetes Prevention Program encourages collaboration among federal agencies, community-based organizations, employers, insurers, health care professionals, academia, and other stakeholders to prevent or delay the onset of type 2 diabetes among people with prediabetes in the United States. The inaugural partners of the National Diabetes Prevention Program were the YMCA and UnitedHealth Group. These […]

Healthy Kids Day 2015!

THE Y IS ALL ABOUT MORE. The more support, guidance and opportunities we give kids… the more amazing qualities they’ll get out. The more they get out, the more they can achieve growing up. That’s why we provide kids a healthy, caring environment of fun, learning and belonging to help them reach their fullest potential. And […]

Finding a Healthy Lifestyle

Charen Miller came to the YMCA to build a healthier lifestyle. With the support of the Northern Dauphin County YMCA staff, she was able to build so much more. Here is a note that Charen sent to the YMCA: “My friends at NDCYMCA. I just want to take a moment to thank everyone for the […]

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!

Shake it for a Great Cause!

The Northern Dauphin County Branch YMCA is dedicated to helping every member in our community realize their potential by developing a healthy spirit, mind and body. The 2014 Annual Campaign is one way this is achieved. Our campaign recently held a Zumbathon on April 25, 2014. All proceeds from this event went towards the Annual Campaign. […]

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.

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