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The Mayor’s Gym Routine? He Runs New York City

On most mornings, Mayor Bill de Blasio starts his day at the Y.M.C.A. on Ninth Street in Park Slope, Brooklyn. For the entirety of his 30 months as mayor, the Y.M.C.A. gym has served as the center of a kind of Camp David for Mr. de Blasio, an archipelago of neighborhood haunts in a roughly three-block radius that was part of his pre-mayoral life and where he now routinely returns. Read more…

We’re Ready for a Summer of Growth and Fun! (Sponsored)

In 1885 the YMCA helped to invent summer camp to provide children with positive and fun experiences that build confidence and new friendships. Our YMCA camps have something unique to offer for every age group from our Kinder camp Programs to Teen Camp. Our goal is to meet your child’s developmental needs and provide a foundation for continued learning during the summer months. Read more…

25 Things to Do in NYC Over Mid-Winter Recess 2016

The kids are off from school for mid-winter recess (February 15 to 19, plus two weekends!) and, if you're anything like us, you're starting to worry about how you'll keep them from going stir crazy. One idea is to practice your hoop skills and footwork with professional coaches during the YMCA Park Slope's Basketball Sports Performance Camp. Read more…