Exercise Like An Iron Athlete!

An Ironman Triathlon is a long-distance race consisting of a 2.4 mile swim, a 112 mile bicycle ride, and a marathon 26.2 mile run, raced in that order and without a break. It’s no small feat, but the satisfaction of completing the challenge is probably best summed up by one [...]

February 26th, 2016|Categories: Events, Members, Programs|

A Brief History of the Stevens Point Y

The history of the national Y dates back to 1844, but it wasn’t until the late 1960s that the organization arrived in Stevens Point. In 1967, two men—Chan Copps, an officer of the Copps Corporation, and Gerry O’Brien, an attorney—and a group of their friends began pushing to bring the [...]

February 19th, 2016|Categories: Community|Tags: |

A Brief History of the YMCA Movement

Today, the Y operates in more than 10,000 neighborhoods across the U.S. and in 120 countries, reaching more than 58 million people across the world. The Y’s mission is to bring social justice and peace to young people and their communities, regardless of religion, race, gender, or culture, but its [...]

February 5th, 2016|Categories: Community|Tags: |