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The Bridge Playing at YMCA Greenwich is Perfectly Polite Indeed

“You don’t want to join a group and have your partner screaming at you for making a mistake. The goal here is to learn. There are times someone will make a wrong bid, and people will allow the person to re-bid, based on advice and discussion. It’s a learning forum and a chance to play.” – John Friel Continue Reading →

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BAM! Registration Open for Free Jr League of Greenwich Boys Adventure Program

Bob D’Angelo from the Greenwich YMCA, Bobby Walker from the Greenwich Boys & Girls Club, TJ Ramirez from ReachPREP, and the Greenwich Boy Scouts Council worked with the Junior League of Greenwich to design activities at Camp Seton including a “Survival Skills” workshop, a Low Ropes course and an “Amazing Race.” Continue Reading →

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GHS Cardinal Fit Club Gives Students a Taste of Boxing, Courtesy Greenwich YMCA

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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GHS Girl’s Empowerment Club Event at Greenwich YMCA Means Girl in Peru Goes to High School

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 →

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