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Starting A New Program

January 20, 2017

Whether you are new to the gym or a seasoned gym-goer, beginning any new exercise program should start the same way – safely.  There are a few different things you can do to ensure that you are working out in a safe manner. 1. Don’t copy what you see someone else doing.  You don’t know why […]

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2016 Annual Impact Survey

January 18, 2017

  The results of the annual impact survey are in! Thank you for your feedback.  We learned how you view YMCA Calgary’s facilities, programs, services and the delivery of all three. We also learned what influences your health and well-being. Your feedback is vital to us as we move forward so we can continue to […]

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Individual impact on youth in the Y7G program

January 16, 2017

The high school drop-out rate in Calgary and Alberta is the highest in the country. Research shows that male and female students stop attending for very different reasons, but one key contributing factor is a lack of connection to their school. Research shows that after-school programming can support the positive development of at-risk youth when […]

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