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Staying Active at a Fitness Center Can Keep Alzheimer’s at Bay

Fitness

Join the Y’s Fitness Center Today

Are you at risk for Alzheimer’s or already showing early warning signs? With effort, you can resist a predisposition from genetics, disease or environment and improve your chances of a longer, healthier life. Research on Alzheimer’s has identified a number of factors intimately linked with your likelihood of developing symptoms — and at the forefront of these factors is healthy living (or a lack thereof). 

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Set Yourself Up for a Healthy Future by Joining a Fitness Center and Staying Active as a Teen

Fitness

Teenagers Can Stay Active at Any Y Fitness Center

Your teenage years are important in many ways — your academics and athletics pave the way to a bright future, your work experience builds a foundation for your career and your healthy lifestyle helps your body grow during one of its most important developmental periods. Taking charge of your health is important, especially during your adolescence. 

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How to Inspire a Love of Reading in Young Children

Tips

Inspire Your Child’s Love for Reading

Inspiring a love of reading in your child begins at a young age. Reading just 15 to 20 minutes every day benefits young children in many ways – from improving their vocabulary to encouraging an active imagination. These tips will help make reading fun for your child at every age.

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5 Reasons to Send Your Kids to Summer Camp in Las Vegas

Summer Camp

Register Your Child for Summer Camp in Las Vegas

It's summertime, and the kids are out of school. While most children spend their days sleeping in and getting extra TV time, their parents are busy looking for ways to keep them active. Sending your children to summer camp in Las Vegas is one of the best ways to ensure they're exposed to plenty of enriching experiences and have exciting things to tell their friends about when they head back to class next year.

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5 Benefits of Swimming Lessons for Your Child

Swimming Lessons

Register Your Child for Swimming Lessons at the Y

Learning how to swim is a rite of passage every child should experience. Not only is swimming fun and great exercise, but knowing how to swim will help keep your child safe during summertime activities. If you haven't enrolled them in swimming lessons yet, now is the time to do it.

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Is Your Child Ready for the Y’s Affordable Preschool Program?

Preschool

Register for the Y’s Affordable Preschool Program Today

A decision many parents struggle with is when to take their child to preschool. If you take them too early, they may struggle to adapt. If you wait too long, they may lose valuable learning time.

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Avoiding the "Summer Slide": Why Summer Learning Matters

Tips

Keep your Kids Engaged at the Y This Summer

According to the National Summer Learning Association (NSLA), unstructured summers without learning opportunities can cause your children to fall behind in school, gain weight and miss out on college opportunities. Here's why it's so important to keep your kids active and engaged during the summer months.

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How to Stay Healthy in Your Senior Years and the Benefits of Joining a Y Fitness Center

Fitness

Invest on Your Future by Joining the Y’s Fitness Center

Aging is a fact of life, but there's some truth to the cliché that you're only as old as you feel. Taking good care of yourself – physically, mentally and emotionally – can help you age gracefully and feel great during your senior years. Joining a fitness center is a great way to help you establish a routine and fitness regimen that suits your needs.

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Keys to Keeping Your Child Engaged and Active During Summer Break

Tips

Sign Your Child Up for Summer Camp at the Y

Over summer break, you want your kids’ days to be filled with as many fun and engaging activities as possible. Spending a few hours each day engaging in physical activities allows their bodies and minds to stay active all summer long. Here are a few tips to help you keep your kids active during summer break.

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The Advantages of a Y Family Membership

YMCA

Get a Discounted YMCA Family Membership Through July 31st

Our strength is in community, and it's our inclusive community that makes the YMCA of Southern Nevada truly special. Together, with our friends, family members and neighbors, the Y is shaping minds, bodies and lives for the better. We pride ourselves on organizing programs that bring people together at the intersection of wellbeing and belonging. The Y helps members grow into the best people they can be, physically and mentally. We conduct every program, class and seminar with these 7 objectives in mind:

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