Monday, May 13, 2013
Saturday, May 18th, 2013
The Casco Bay Branch will be closed all day due to the Tri for the Y & 5K Run Event being held that morning.
Monday, May 27th, 2013
All four branches will be closed in observance of Memorial Day. All branches will be open with summer hours starting on Tuesday, May…Read More
Thursday, May 9, 2013
As you start to approach the age of 40, are you concerned with crow's feet and wrinkles around you eyes?
Since May is Healthy Vision Month, it is a good time to think about what starts to happen to your eyes as you see your 40th birthday ahead. By the age of 40, many people may begin coping with vision problems they did not have before. These problems often include dry eyes and…Read More
Sunday, Apr 28, 2013
We drink coffee to help wake us up, and help keep us awake all day. We do not drink coffee to help us sleep.
Yet, research has found that drinking 2-3 cups of coffee a day and sleeping eight hours every night help us live longer. How does this work?
Over the past years you may have often heard that multiple cups of coffee a day can cause the jitters and thus must be bad for you…Read More
Thursday, Apr 25, 2013
Do you like to workout really hard in the gym? Are you training for a marathon, or summer 10k races, or triathlons? Would you like to relieve the pain of the strenuous workouts? Do you take ibuprofen before your workouts and before your races?
Ibuprofen and other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are known to damage the lining of the gastrointestinal tract…Read More
Tuesday, Apr 16, 2013
Saturday, April 27th is the YMCA's Healthy Kids Day®! Be sure to stop by all four branches for lots of FREE fun activities for the whole family!
CASCO BAY BRANCH
Tuesday, Apr 9, 2013
The Malcolm Pool at the Greater Portland Branch will be closed on Sunday, April 9th from 4-6pm for USM Scuba Class. There will be no lap or general swim at this time. Thank you for your patience!Read More
Thursday, Mar 28, 2013
Just love crispy bacon with your morning eggs? Or, do you prefer sausage? Or, on special occasions do you love both?
You have heard many times that fatty bacon and sausage, and even hot dogs, are not really very good for you, but you cannot resist them. Right? Or, how about the pepperoni on your pizza? Pizza is not pizza without pepperoni! Spring is here, and it is time to clean up the…Read More
Thursday, Mar 28, 2013