The Athens YMCA is a non-profit, Christian based organization which has the unique opportunity to touch the lives of infants through seniors in the Athens, Georgia community. We are committed to nurturing the potential in youth, promoting healthy living, and fostering a sense of social responsibility in all that we do. For more information, call 706.543.6596.
FACILITY HOURS OF OPERATION:
Monday-Friday 4:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Saturday 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sunday 1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
CHILD WATCH HOURS:
Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Saturdays 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Jan 06, 2015 by Lisa Crumley
The YMCA recently conducted a survey of more than 1,000 adults about their 2014 New Year’s resolutions, most of which consisted of getting healthier and staying fit, and the results were surprising. Less than a quarter of the respondents actually kept their resolutions, 71 percent said they tried but fell short, and 40 percent confessed that they made it through only a couple of weeks or months. Elyse Giles, fitness director of the Y, has reason to believe this year’s round of resolutions can...