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Former Colorado Officer Teaches Self-Defense Techniques at Fargo YMCA

He wants both men and women to know they can fight back from an attack

FARGO, N.D. — A retired Colorado officer is looking to teach people in the F–M area how to act fast when they’re in danger. Michael Jamison is teaching a self–defense class at the YMCA in downtown Fargo. He is teaching people moves they need to make to protect themselves from attackers. Jamison says his goal is to empower people and realize…

YMCA of Cass and Clay Counties Helping Federal Employees During Government Shutdown

They are providing access to their facilities and services

FARGO, N.D. — The YMCA of Cass and Clay Counties is helping federal employees by providing free access to their facilities and services. If you are a federal employee who has been impacted by the shutdown, the Y wants to help make this difficult time a bit easier. If you bring your federal ID to either member services desk at…

New Year, New You: Gyms, Fitness Studios Expect to See More Memberships as People Make Resolutions for Health

The YMCA is expected to get between 500-1,000 at both locations

FARGO, N.D. — Gyms and fitness studios across the metro are getting ready to see an uptick in memberships as people start making their New Year’s resolution to get in better shape. KVRR’s Danielle Church tells us how you can ensure that resolution is completed by 2020. Within the next month these machines can expect to get a work out from…

YMCA Holds Climbing Wall Party As Part of National Welcoming Week

It's a chance for new Americans and people born in the U.S. to get to know each other

FARGO, N.D. — It’s National Welcoming Week, and cities all over the country are putting on activities to welcome immigrants and refugees. The Schlossman YMCA held a climbing wall party, where people got to rock climb on the 32 foot wall. It was a chance for new Americans and people born in the U.S. to get to know each other. Those…

YMCA Holds Registration And Information Event For Summer Programs

cater to a wide range of children from 6 weeks through 8th grade

FARGO, N.D. — School will be out before you know it and your kids will need something to do. That is where the YMCA of Cass and Clay Counties Summer Child Care programs come in handy. A registration and information event was held at all of the Y’s child care locations. The programs cater to a wide range of children…

Tap Into Youth with the YMCA and Fargo Brewing Company

It's a networking, professional development and volunteering group at the YMCA of Cass and Clay Counties

FARGO, N.D. — The YMCA is collaborating with Fargo Brewing Company to educate people in the valley about Brighter Futures. It’s a networking, professional development and volunteering group at the YMCA of Cass and Clay Counties. It provides opportunities for those who are less fortunate to enjoy activities and events they wouldn’t have the opportunity to do otherwise. One dollar…

People in the F-M Area Kick Off the New Year By Breaking a Sweat

The YMCA of Cass and Clay Counties Give Tips to Keep Up With Your Fitness New Year's Resolution

FARGO, ND — If you’re headed off to workout, be prepared to share the gym with more people than usual. YMCA of Cass and Clay Counties says they have had many new members join as part of the new year. But don’t let that scare you, they say after a month or two many people start to fizzle out and…

Indoor Workouts to Get Your Blood Flowing

YMCA of Cass and Clay Counties Give At Home Workout Tips

REGIONAL — If this weather gives you a lack of motivation to travel to the gym, we have some tips from the YMCA of Cass and Clay Counties on how to work out at home. They say devoting 15 to 30 a minutes a day circuit training will keep you healthy. The five primary workouts you should focus on are…

LIVE: At Home Workouts

KVRR's Jackie Kelly Learns Some Workouts To Do At Home

If the cold weather has you staying inside instead of going to the gym, we have some indoor workout ideas for you! KVRR’s Jackie Kelly traveled to the YMCA to learn more about how to workout at home. Categories: Morning – Features, Morning – In The Community Tags: at home workout, workouts, YMCA, YMCA of Cass and Clay Counties

Lights On Afterschool Fun Run

The YMCA of Cass and Clay Counties Hosted a Lights On Afterschool Fun Run to Support Before and Afterschool Programs

FARGO, ND — It may have been a day off for some students in the metro, but they laced up their shoes for the Annual Lights on Afterschool Youth 1K run. Kids who are a part of the before and after school programs at the YMCA of Cass and Clay gathered at Island Park. After the run, they colored with…