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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 […]

Finding Victory at the West Shore YMCA!

We asked for your #MyYVictory stories, and you shared some great ones! Here are two stories from our West Shore YMCA! John has been attending the water walking class at the West Shore YMCA for about a year.  He used to power through the class all the time, thinking he was getting more out of […]

Thank you Tom Beckley for your 18 years of service!

After 18 years, Tom Beckley is retiring from the Y. Many of you know Tom as the friendly, jovial man at the OSP Desk on Monday mornings. But fewer are aware of just how many jobs Tom has held with the West Shore Y over the years. Starting in 1997 as a Tour Guide, he went on […]

Power to the Teens

The West Shore YMCA Teen Club welcomes 6th-8th graders after school until 6PM to participate in activities, socialize, and stay active. This is a letter from Riley, a Teen Club participant. “Hello! My name is Riley and I am 11 years old and I am in the YMCA afterschool Teen program. I started at the […]

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 […]

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!

Celebrating a Legacy of Caring

Porter Withers grew up at the Y and was a member of the swim team. He’s now working on becoming an Eagle Scout. To complete this goal, his project will be to create a memorial garden in honor of two of his former swim coaches, Kim Jones and Alyson Chick-Antonicelli, who lost their battles with cancer. Kim […]

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 […]

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