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At Senior Olympics, ballroom dancers defy age and define style

Gearing up for The Beatrice Victor Senior OIympics, competition sites include the Joan and Alan Bernikow Jewish Community Center in Sea View, the YMCA facilities in West Brighton and Eltingville, the Greenbelt Recreation Center, Rab's Country Lanes in Dongan Hills, Clove Lakes Park and South Beach. Read more…

Free swim lessons for kids at YMCA! Here’s the scoop.

A handful of NYC YMCA locations in all five boroughs are offering free swim lessons to children this spring. Read more…

YMCA’s Rowe Scholars Program enriches education at Port Richmond High School

There is an educational enrichment program on Staten Island that's really making a difference in the lives of young people. Since 2010, Port Richmond High School students have been offered the opportunity to participate in the Y Rowe Scholars Program, an elite enrichment program, funded by the YMCA of Greater New York. Read more…

Drug deactivation pouches: New weapon in war against drugs

The drug epidemic on Staten Island is at an all-time high, and local elected officials are constantly looking for a solution to the ongoing problem. Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals has donated 10,000 drug deactivation pouches, which will provide a safe and responsible means of disposing prescription medicine that is often abused and misused. The pouches will be distributed free through Delco Drugs and Specialty Pharmacy, located at 3833 Richmond Ave., as well as the YMCA's South Shore and North Shore locations. Read more…