At the Y, we strengthen com unity through youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility because we believe in nurturing the potential of every child... Read More
Springfield, Illinois- Springfield is cheering on one of its very own in the Rio Olympics. 21-year old Ryan Held was overcome with emotion when he took home the Gold... Read More
The YMCA has a unique view of health. We strive to develop holistic health, focusing on the improvement of mind, body, and spirit; each is just as important as the... Read More
Some Fights Shouldn’t Be Fought Alone There will always be points in our lives in which we find ourselves too weak to carry on and without the strength to reach our... Read More
Every generation of my family has chosen to swear an oath to defend the country of their homeland. After hearing the heroic stories of my grandfather, a World War II... Read More
A story about perseverance and overcoming one’s surrounding and one’s self.