The Y has fitness programs for everybody
Let's face it -- our community could be healthier. Despite all this natural beauty, too few of us maintain an active lifestyle.
According to the Health Education Center at Northern Michigan Hospital, two-thirds of area residents are overweight or obese. Half of area fifth-graders test for cardiovascular risk factors. These are higher numbers than one finds in other parts of the state.
That's where the YMCA comes in. Through Y Winners, young children can discover sports in a supportive environment. By partnering with local growers and businesses, the Y of Northern Michigan is promoting healthy eating choices. And we're developing fitness programs for all ages, such as martial arts and cycling.
The YMCA believes that a truly healthy life involves body, mind, and spirit. Our programs are for the total person.
Let us know what you're looking for. Chances are, someone else has the same interest!