Children are like sponges—they watch and absorb knowledge, skills and values from everything and everyone around them. At the Y, we believe the values and skills learned early on are vital building blocks for quality of life and future success. That’s why our child care, afterschool and Child Watch programs are staffed with people who understand the […]
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Many people know that James Naismith began basketball in Springfield Massachusettes with peach baskets as a program for troubled youth. Did you it was actually done at a Y gymnasium. Without the Y there would be no basketball. YMCA basketball has grown from 18 children in a gym to over 300 million participants worldwide.