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Exercise after Joint Replacement

Baby boomers have been a very physically active generation to the extent that many joints have been wearing out, and are needing to be replaced. Joint replacement is a major operation, and recovery takes a while, but the dream is that the pain will be gone and we will be able to return to more activity without pain. Our quality of life will improve.

After recovery and rehabilitation the…Read More

Long Winter of Sitting

Will spring please soon come and melt away the winter. The winter did give us many day of snow shoveling exercise, but otherwise we mostly want to curl up in our favorite chair and sit out the winter.

This is very dangerous!

There have been many studies in recent years revealing the dangers of too much sitting. A very large Sax Institute study of people 45 and older found that…Read More

NYC Pool Closure 2/27

Due to a burst pipe at the Northern York County Branch, there will be no domestic water available and both pools will be closed from 11am - 2pm today for pipe repair.  

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Snow Calories

What fun we are having this winter! Well, maybe not.

Since January 19, Portland has been covered with about 80 inches of snow. It has been relentless.

The negative viewpoint of this constant snowfall is limitless, and does not have to be repeated. But, what about the positives?

The contrast of the white snow and dark trees can be very beautiful. Well, the storms closed down…Read More

Storm Closure 2/14 & 2/15

All branches will be closing at 6pm on Saturday, February 14th and will be closed all day on Sunday, February 15th due to the expected storm.  Please be safe if you're out and about this weekend.

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NYC Pool Update for 2/15

Biddeford High School will be using 2 lanes in the Big Pool at the Northern York County Branch this coming Saturday, February 15th from 4-5pm.

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NYC Branch Open at 1pm, 2/9

*Update*  The Northern York County Branch will be open as of 1pm today as the water main has been fixed in Biddeford.  The pool will open at 1:30pm.  Thank you for your patience!

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Kids Night Out!

Are you looking for something fun for your kids to do this Friday night (February 6th)?  Join us for Kids Night Out, held at all of our branches for ages 4 – 12!  Pre-registration is required – please visit our website to sign up or call your local branch.  It’s $26 for one child and…Read More

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