Y STORIES

"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

“Everything at the Hyde Park Y is great: the pool, exercise rooms, and the Get Started program--someone’s right there to show you and to get you started. Working out with our trainer has been... Read More

“I am a senior on a fixed income and thanks to the Reach Out Campaign, I am an active member at the YMCA. My doctor recently commented on how my physical condition had improved. He told me I was... Read More

 

In 2003 Betty was run over by a truck multiple times and broke every bone in her body.  She was in a coma for 2 ½ months and rehab for 9 months after that.  Betty’s... Read More

"Because of Camp, I learned many things. I learned to swim with a good breaststroke, shoot a rifle, use a saw, and even to belay a person walking on a wire. But I also learned to be myself.... Read More