What A Difference A Year Makes!

What A Difference A Year Makes!

What A Difference A Year Makes! It was 16 months ago when the world and our community came to a screeching halt. I can remember learning about the Stay at Home order, taking effect at 3:00 PM on Monday, March 16, 2020. I was scheduled to attend an emergency food...

STOP Hate, Racism, and Xenophobia

STOP Hate, Racism, and Xenophobia

  The Tri-Cities Family YMCA stands against hate, racism and xenophobia in all its forms. Specifically, we condemn the increase of hate crimes being perpetrated in Asian Americans and Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities across the nation.   We can be part of the...

United for a Better Tomorrow

United for a Better Tomorrow

From the CEO, Gregory Coil I hope this message finds you and your family healthy and well.  As I begin this post, I have to admit that I am struggling personally with the recent events facing our lives and community.  If confronting a global pandemic was not enough,...

Healthy Kids Day 2020

Healthy Kids Day 2020

Get ready for summer with healthy, fun, free activities at the Y on April 18, from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Bring family and friends to learn about our summer camps, enjoy membership specials and participate in healthy activities as a family. All activities are free and...

New Alzheimer’s Program at the Y is Perfect

The Tri-Cities Family YMCA has started a new program for individuals with Alzheimer's disease and their care partners in collaboration with the Alzheimer's Association - Greater Michigan Chapter. LiveWise™ is an 8-week program that starts with 45 minutes of exercise...

YBL Sponsors are Champions for Kids

YBL Sponsors are Champions for Kids

The Youth Basketball League (YBL) lost a valuable player this week. Earl O'Brien, credited as the founder of YBL among many other kid-centric accolades in the Grand Haven community, passed away on Monday, November 4, 2019.  Earl was a Volunteer Coordinator at the Y...

Never Forget – Forever Together and United

Never Forget – Forever Together and United

The following are reflections on 9/11 from Tri-Cities Family YMCA CEO, Gregory Coil, who was working at the Staten Island YMCA in New York City on September 11, 2001.  Eighteen years ago, on September 11, 2001, I was living and working in the New York City area.  For...

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