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Mother’s battle over daughter’s Pre-K location ends after NY1 story airs

As NY1 first reported, the West Brighton mom was originally assigned a Pre-K school for her four-year-old that would take her more than an hour to travel to with her guide dog and other daughter in tow. After the story, Holly got a call from the Director of Early Childhood at the Staten Island Broadway YMCA. Read more…

The best budget-friendly outdoor workouts in New York

Certified trainer Gus DiLeo leads twice-weekly boot camps at Staten Island's Silver Lake Park. Costing just $10 each, classes incorporate all elements of the park to give clients a workout they can't get in a gym. DiLeo, who also trains and teaches classes at the local YMCA, has been running his outdoor boot camp for the past eight years. Read more…

The Will to Tri: Legally blind and suffering from lupus, nothing stops Staten Island triathlete John

Heat and humidity hound John Chan, a legally blind triathlete, and his guide, Bob LaBanca, as they commence a training run by the Fred Lebow statue just inside Engineers’ Gate at the 90th Street entrance to Central Park. Readying for Sunday’s New York City Triathlon, Chan and LaBanca trained together in the YMCA on Broadway in Staten Island. Read more…

Free swim lessons for kids at YMCA! Here’s the scoop.

A handful of NYC YMCA locations in all five boroughs are offering free swim lessons to children this spring. Read more…