Pittsfield Branch
292 North Street | Pittsfield, MA 01201
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Small goals for this Air Force trainee

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There are a lot phrases that have become clichés designed to motivate people. They all have their place, and what

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Volunteering to reach her goals

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Zabrina moved to the area a few years ago and admits that being new to Pittsfield brought out her shyness.

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‘The Y was the last place I saw my father’

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When Luke was a child, his parents went through a difficult divorce. As a result, he wasn’t able to spend

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Discovering my career path from the Y

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“I began working at the YMCA Camp Ponterril in 1997 when I first moved to Pittsfield.  I didn’t know anyone

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Seeking a positive environment for her and her son

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Kristina, a young mother, was exercising at another fitness facility which was too expensive for this college student on a

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Inspiring a camper to dream

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A young girl came to Camp Sumner through a local service due to family issues. Throughout camp, she learned how

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Better than watching TV

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A teen from the Democratic Republic of Congo, Bahati came to the United States in October 2009. Bahati joined the

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A heart-healthy routine

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Since the late 1980s, Michael has been working out at the Y 3-4 nights a week, utilizing the fitness equipment

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Beginning anew at the Y

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Stephanie first learned about the Y when her older daughter played in our soccer program. She later sought a family

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A remarkable instructor

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Theresa, a retired RN, joined the Y while she was in her 50s, taking classes and exercising. She later began

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Reaching his health goals

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In April of 2009, Carter joined the Y. His weight was about 340 lbs. His waist was 54 inches. His

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Developing character skills

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Ayden’s parents were looking for a community organization to engage their son and chose the Y for its youth programs.

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Developing team skills

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Frankie came to the Y for the wide variety of sports and programs that we offer. Her mom explains, “I’m

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More confident in the water

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Ahna wanted to follow in her older siblings’ footsteps and be included in something they were doing: her brother was

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Encouraging a young girl

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A young girl had some issues, so her mom enrolled her in gymnastics at the Y. The girl was a

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The best childcare for their baby

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A new baby recently joined our infant room. The baby’s caretakers sought out the guidance of our infant teachers as it

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A cancer survivor’s YMCA family

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A senior cancer survivor joined the Y to stay active and keep healthy. She loves our water aerobics classes and

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Seeking a supportive atmosphere

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A mom has some weight issues, so she joined another fitness facility. After several months, she realized she wanted activities

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Enjoy the After-School Program

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“I would like to take this time to express my thanks for all the contributions you have made to the

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Used the YMCA All of My Life

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“I’ve used the YMCA all of my life. When I was 4, I did their daycare program. The Y was where I

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Wonderful Opportunity

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“Thank you very much for providing this wonderful opportunity for my family. I am entrusting the Y with two of

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