MyStrongY Posts

Democracy is not a spectator sport

YMCA Youth in Government is a youth-led, experiential learning opportunity that involves 1,800 middle school and high school students each year.  The Duluth Area Family YMCA Delegation is still accepting participants. 

Mentor Duluth on Kare-11 Tuesday night

The KARE-11 special tonight from 7-8 p.m. on channel 11 focuses on youth mentoring.  Several mentor programs will be featured including Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Twin Cities, Parenting with a Purpose, Bolder Options, Kinship of Greater Minneapolis, Northside Achievement Zone, Courage Center and the Y’s Mentor Duluth! 

Program Coordinator for Mentor Duluth, Dave Schaefer will be participating in this TV news event.  Federated Insurance is sponsoring the show.  You will see many familiar faces! A live phone bank will also be part of the call to action.  See the link below for more information.

Be the Change Mentor

Olympic Swim Champs Coming to the Y

Mutual of Omaha Breakout Olympic Swim Clinic with National and Olympic champs: Josh Davis & Dagny Knutson

On Saturday, September 24, from 1 to 5 p.m., your swimmer has the opportunity to learn champion performance and techniques from two world-class athletes.

Million Minute Family Challenge

Join the Duluth Area Family Y in celebrating the 11th Annual, Nationwide: Million Minute Family Challenge!  Board games and card games offer true face-to-face interaction that is disappearing in daily in the lives of our families across the nation.   Playing a game creates a relaxed environment to converse, laugh and really get to know one another.

Register online at to receive a free organizer kit and game ideas.

Gather your friends and family for a Sunday Afternoon of free play at the Y!  The game center will be open from 3:30 to 4:30  on Sundays starting Sept. 11 through Dec. 18. Any and all ages are welcome to participate!

Y’s “Woodland Dog Walking Group”

The Duluth Area Family YMCA is pleased to announce the start of its “Woodland Dog Walking Group.”

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