April is Parkinson’s Awareness month and marks a one year celebration at your Ottumwa Family YMCA for our Rock Steady Boxing program! This program is a health and wellness boxing program designed specifically for people fighting Parkinson’s Disease. Parkinson’s disease is a degenerative movement disorder which can cause deterioration of motor skills, balance, speech and sensory […]

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2018 YMCA YOUTH BREADGINEER WINNERS!!! Our Winners of the Gingerbread house building contest as part of the YMCA’s free holiday activities week leading up to Christmas break! We had over 25 gingerbread house entries in this event with almost 100 participants for this free event! YMCA members & guests have voted over the last week […]

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Last month, shortly before thanksgiving, the Ottumwa Family YMCA’s Discovery Lane Early Learning Center had their annual Thanksgiving feast! With the organizational help of the center director, Teresa Ross, they celebrated the coming holiday with a wide assortment of food. The children decorated craft hats and brought food to share for this fun event promoting […]

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