Y STORIES

 

Two and a half years ago I was laid off, stressed out looking for a job and 30 pounds heavier and at risk for hypertension. I got tired of sitting at home complaining of my knees and... Read More

“This program is so powerful and necessary for young men of color it must continue after we leave. Watching male role models that look like us inspired me to do something great with my life.”... Read More

"I'm a camp kid and as such I have two families. One resides on Marion Street in Winchester, VA, the other at a P.O. Box in Mirror Lake, NH. The summer before seventh grade, my mother sent me to... Read More

We are incredibly fortunate to be members of the West Roxbury/Roslindale YMCA. Our story is simple. My husband and I are longtime members who happen to have nine children, one of whom has autism.... Read More

“I’m here every morning, and there’s such a great variety of classes. I just finished my first triathlon, and I did all my training here!” – Stacey, Charlestown Y Member

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