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YMCA ready for summer season
Published: 06.13.19 -

With summer vacation just a breath away, the YMCA of Southern Maine is gearing up to kick off a season of fun for kids.


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Summer is here! Time to swim The Peaks to Portland
Published: 06.12.19 -

The YMCA of Southern Maine’s Peaks to Portland Swim to Benefit Kids will be taking place on July 20.  Swimmers will race from Peaks Island to the banks of East End Beach. 


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Peaks to Portland is fundraising powerhouse
Published: 06.07.19 -

“This truly is an event that is crucial to our ability to serve youth in the community,” said Sarah Leighton, the Chief Development Officer of the YMCA of Southern Maine. “It is a life-changing event – not only for the people who are swimming … but for the kids who benefit as a result.”


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Water Safety: Best Practices for Swimmers, Boaters and Other Water Recreation in Maine
Published: 06.03.19 -

Maine offers an abundance of summertime recreation that is centered around water — from swimming and boating to surfing, in pools, lakes and the ocean. We address essential safety considerations for all ages that are not always heeded or understood.


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YMCA Swim Class Helps Adults Overcome Their Fear
Published: 05.09.18 -

“For me, it’s like a Christmas miracle in (May),” Labzintyte said. “Anyone can learn. It’s never too late.” Vaida Labzintyte is one of about 60 adults learning to swim in the Casco Bay YMCA’s new “Swimming Saves Lives” program.


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YMCA offering Diabetes Prevention Program
Published: 03.23.18 -

Research shows programs like the YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program have helped reduce the number of new cases of type 2 diabetes by 58 percent overall and by 71 percent in people over 60. First class starts April 2018.


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WCSH features Peaks to Portland
Published: 03.23.18 -

The Peaks to Portland Swim to Benefit Kids will place on July 28. Swimmers will race from Peaks Island to the banks of East End Beach. Register today.


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Camp Sokokis a family favorite in Biddeford
Published: 07.14.17 -

The YMCA of Southern Maine - Northern York County Branch campus in Biddeford is hosting Camp Sokokis for children throughout the summer and it's an event that families wait all year for.


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