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Wayne YMCA’s Nationwide Search for Aquatics Director Nets Local Man

Ben Mihalko began swimming for ‘something to do’ in his sleepy hometown outside Pittsburgh, and by age 9 he was doing it competitively at his local YMCA. “The YMCA gave me a love for swimming,’’ said Mihalko, who will join the Wayne YMCA on Jan. 11 as its aquatics director. “Ben comes to us with a wealth of experience MORE >


Metro YMCA hosts family events celebrating healthy eating and fitness

A smoothie contest, food demonstrations and parent/children play time are just some of the ways the Metropolitan YMCA of the Oranges will celebrate Healthy U/Food Day this month. “Our goal is to inspire families to eat healthy and exercise through these fun-filled events that culminate on Food Day,’’ a nationwide celebration of healthy, MORE >


'Delay the Disease' Fitness Program helps Wayne YMCA Members with Parkinson's Live Better

Volunteer Juliette Sciavolino working with Harold Moroch. Jean LaVorgna, 66, and 82-year-old Don Fornuto sit facing each other playing tug of war with a Pilates ring, smiling as they attend to the serious business of combating the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease. LaVorgna and Fornuto are among a dozen people with the neurological disorder MORE >


Metro YMCA of the Oranges Kicks off 5 Days of Action for National Child Abuse Prevention Month

One in ten people is sexually abused before age 18, an alarming national statistic that has produced a population of 42 million adults scarred by the childhood crime. Intervention can turn the tide, and during National Child Abuse Prevention Month in April, the Metropolitan YMCA of the Oranges will join with YMCAs across New Jersey to promote the awareness MORE >


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