Greg Loomis said he was never a great athlete and was 80 lbs overweight. It wasn’t til he took up boxing in his early 20s that his life turned around. Now he shares his passion at the YMCA of Greenwich, helping kids, teens and adults get fit, gain confidence and learn self defense. Continue Reading →
Parents, children, and YMCA employees worked together on the effort, collecting items identified as “highest need.” Continue Reading →
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On Friday, the Cardinal Fit Club, in collaboration with the YMCA, organized a ‘Back to School Boot Camp’ event during lunch block in the Greenwich High School Student Center. According to Reese Ochoa, a senior in the Cardinal Fit Club, the club is dedicated to help kids stay in shape with through events like the one on Friday and from occasional guest speakers with topics including nutrition for athletes. Last year the club partnered with Green & Tonic. During lunch shifts, students sampled smoothies, including “The Warrior,” made from made from coconut water, kale, spinach and banana. Also, a visual demonstration drove home the amount of processed sugar added to several popular drinks. Continue Reading →
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Greenwich High School students gathered at the YMCA of Greenwich to spin in support of girl’s education. Organized by the Greenwich High School Girl’s Empowerment Club, the proceeds went directly to support the club’s She’s the First scholar, Lisbeth H in Peru.
Joined by the YMCA’s own, Bob Deangelo and Heather Brown, the group enjoyed an hour of invigorating exercise with great music. The class was lead by enthusiastic spin instructor, Wendy Coleman. Continue Reading →