Learn To Kayak & Canoe FREE

A free canoeing and kayaking class will be offered for those 12 and older at the Litton Ag Center on July 7th.  The Missouri Department of Conservation is offering the program in partnership with the Grand River Family YMCA.  Adam Brandsgaard, MDC conservation educator says the class is for newcomers who want to learn paddle sport skills Brandsgaard will demonstrate […]

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MDC Offering Canoe & Kayak Program

A free canoeing and kayaking class will be offered for those 12 and older at the Litton Ag Center on July 7th.  The Missouri Department of Conservation is offering the program in partnership with the Grand River Family YMCA.  Adam Brandsgaard, MDC conservation educator says the class is for newcomers who want to learn paddle sport skills Brandsgaard will demonstrate […]

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Chillicothe & YMCA Easter Egg Hunt

Chillicothe’s annual Easter Egg Hunt, sponsored by the Chillicothe Parks Department and Grand River Area Family YMCA is Saturday at 10:00 am at Simpson Park. The Easter Egg Hunt is for children age 0-10 and that will be split into four age categories, with prizes in each category. Shawn Hurtgen from the YMCA says it is one of the fastest […]

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Easter Egg Hunt Is Saturday

Chillicothe’s annual Easter Egg Hunt is this Saturday morning.  It is one of the fastest events in the Chillicothe Parks System.  Parks Director Josh Norris says the event will once again be held at 10:00 am SHARP at Simpson Park. This event is for children from 1-10 years old and the park is divided into 4 areas for four age […]

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Former SPA Shifts to YMCA

There will be a change in summer youth Baseball and Softball this year. The Grand River Area YMCA will take over the Chillicothe summer youth baseball and softball organization. Chillicothe Parks Director Josh Norris explains the reason for the change. Ashley Martin with the YMCA talks about how to sign up your children for Summer baseball and softball. Any one […]

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YMCA Backpack Buddies Helps Area Children

When a child eats consistent, nutritious meals, they are healthier…  They are able to concentrate better in school, build better bonds with their peers, miss less school due to illness, and score higher on standardized tests.  The  Grand River Area Family YMCA continues to partner with local schools and generous organizations and individuals throughout our community to provide nutritious meals […]

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Backpack Buddies Helping Students With Meals

Children who eat consistent, nutritious meals are healthier…  They concentrate better in school, build better bonds with their peers, miss less school due to illness, and score higher on standardized tests.  That’s why the Grand River Area Family YMCA partners with local schools and generous organizations and individuals throughout our community to provide nutritious meals to kids every weekend of […]

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