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YMCA of Greater Cleveland
In the News

19 Action News: February 28, 2014 video clip
Romona's Kids: YMCA East Side Stingrays

The Plain Dealer: November 16, 2013 text
Cleveland Public Theatre and Y-Haven benefit performance of play, "A Life Without"

The Plain Dealer: September 24, 2013 text
North Royalton YMCA is taking part in cancer prevention study

The Plain Dealer: June 20, 201 3text
Cleveland-area program keeps prediabetes from developing into full-blown diabetes: The Frugal Patient

The Plain Dealer: June 5, 2013 text
First 100 children to attend a Cleveland bike rodeo will get free helmets

News Channel 5: April 6, 2013video clip
Time to Think About Your Child's Plans For Summer Camp

WKYC Channel 3: January 11, 2013video clip
Joe Cronauer: YMCA in North Royalton

News Channel 5: October 10, 201 2video clip
New life for the Galleria with Life@Erieview in downtown Cleveland

The Plain Dealer: July 31, 2012 text
Euclid YMCA collects school supplies for needy beginnng Thursday

The Plain Dealer: July 30, 2012 text
Long-lost Lakewood: YMCA campaign brings 'Christmas present' to city

The Morning Journal: June 7, 2012 video clip
Adaptive Swim: Swim Team Gives Children Chance to Compete

The Plain Dealer: June 6, 2012 text
North Royalton Family YMCA Finally Swings Open Its Doors - Cleveland: June 3, 2012 text
New YMCA Opens in North Royalton

WEWS News Channel 5: June 3, 2012 video clip
YMCA in North Royalton Includes Physical Therapy Center

Fox 8 News: June 1, 2012 video clip
My Town: Grand Opening of North Royalton Family YMCA

News Radio WTAM 100: June 3, 2012 video clip
New state-of-the-art YMCA opens

The Plain Dealer: May 20, 2012 text
We Run This City youths do just that in Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon

MarketWatch/PR NewsWire: May 11, 2012 text
Kaiser Permanente Awards $6.5 Million in Grants to Community Organizations News: May 10, 2012text
North Royalton Family YMCA Getting Final Touches

The Plain Dealer: May 5, 2012
HBO documentary explores 24-year difference in life expectancy between Lyndhurst and Cleveland's Hough neighborhood (Hillcrest Family YMCA)

The Plain Dealer: March 2, 2012text
YMCA to move Downtown Branch into Galleria

WKYC-Channel 3 News: February 10, 2012 video clip
Avon: Help fulfill Breanna's paralympic dreams


The Chronicle-Telegram, January 2012 text
Breanna Sprenger: An extraordinary 'ordinary' girl (Four-Part Series)


WKYC-Channel 3 News: Jan. 5, 2012 video clip
Parma: Group of women find friendship through fitness

The Campus District Observer, Dec. 2011 text
Y-Haven Theatre Project announces shows

The Plain Dealer, Nov. 27, 2011 text
Y-Haven's Steps and Stages Benefit coverage

The Plain Dealer, Nov. 3, 2011 text
While NBA's best take a rest, Oldies still drive to the hoop

PRC Connections, Sept. 2011 text
Marathon program is part of CWRU study to kids get healthy, Aug. 22, 2011 text
Olde timers have great ol' time, Aug. 17, 2011 text
Residents dive into library talks, Aug. 16, 2011 text
City, schools working on acceleration schedule

19 Action News, WOIO, Aug. 4, 2011 text
Volunteers needed at North Royalton YMCA

Sun Star Courier/, July 28, 2011 text
North Royalton Family YMCA project on track for 2012 opening

Sun Star Courier/, July 26, 2011 text
North Royalton branch YMCA construction continues, July 12, 2011 text
A Moment with the Wadsworth Mayor

Fox 8 News, July 7, 2011 video clip
Many Ohioans Unfazed By National Obesity Ranking, June 29, 2011 text
YMCA renovation in full swing Interior demolition under way

The Sun News, May 17, 2011 text
North Royalton Mayor Robert Stefanik touts future YMCA as premier facility in Ohio

WKYC-Channel 3 News, May 13, 2011 video clip
Cleveland Marathon will have kids running for life, May 11, 2011
City finally breaks ground for YMCA; Heavy work expected within a month

The Sun News, May 6, 2011 text
Groundbreaking marks official start for North Royalton Family YMCA

Fox 8 News, May 3, 2011 video clip
We Run This City Marathon studets participate in Let's Move dance

WEWS Newsnet 5, May 3, 2011 video clip
YMCA Marathon Runners do Let's Move! flash workout

The Plain Dealer, March 17, 2011 text
Ohio's proposed budget cuts give Cleveland Public Theatre's life-changing Y-Haven Project an uncertain future

North Royalton Post, January 10, 2011 text
Library to rebuild next to YMCA

The Plain Dealer, Nov. 15, 2010 text
400 families in Cleveland to be part of Obesity Study with the Y, Case Western Reserve U., and Cleveland Schools

Sun Star Courier, Nov. 7, 2010 text
YMCA plan for North Royalton branch continues to evolve

The Royalton Post, Nov. 7, 2010 text
Groups pooling together with Y: Parma Hospital, Y to partner and city, schools and Y discuss pool

The Royalton Post, Oct. 20, 2010 text
Eight is great? Residents, city debate over six or eight lanes for Y pool

The Royalton Recorder, Nov. 4, 2010 text
Grant would help with YMCA ADA costs

The Sun Star Courier, Oct. 1, 2010 text
Public can see plans for new YMCA North Royalton branch

The Sun Star Courier, Sept. 1, 2010 text
Greater Cleveland Y announces architect and construction manager for North Royalton project

The Plain Dealer, Aug. 27, 2010 text
Free gym memberships help Cuyahoga County residents lose 27,500 pounds

Fox 8 News, July 15, 2010
French Creek YMCA to be powered in part by wind turbines video clip

The Morning Journal, July 1, 2010 text
Editorial: LNB’s donation to open Lorain pool neighborly gesture

Elyria Chronicle-Telegram, June 24, 2010 text
YMCA helps Lorain open pool fior the summer

The Morning Journal, June 23, 2010 video clip
Central Park pool will open for summer with YMCA's help

The Morning Journal, June 20, 2010 text
Local bank and Greater Cleveland YMCA help open Lorain pool

North Royalton Recorder, June 8, 2010 text
Council approves plans for YMCA

North Royalton Recorder, June 1, 2010 text
YMCA project moving forward

Royalton Recorder, May 23, 2010 text
Council discusses YMCA project

North Royalton News, May 23, 2010 text
Council to discuss YMCA

North Royalton News, May 16, 2010 text
City hosts Ward 5 and 6 information meeting

North Royalton Post, May 16, 2010 text
City/ YMCA promise 6 lanes for pool

North Royalton News, April 18, 2010 text
City residents dive into YMCA pool talks

Sun Star Courier, April 8, 2010 text
Residents happy with YMCA news

Royalton Recorder, April 8, 2010
Mayor stresses progress in State of the City address

Royalton Recorder, April 8, 2010 text
Residents invited to give input on new YMCA

North Royalton News, March 28, 2010 text
Moving up despite downturn

The Morning Journal, March 16, 2010 video clip
VIDEO AND MAP: Avon's newest gem: New Y almost ready for its April opening (Morning Journal)

WEWS News Net 5, March 15, 2010 video clip
Kaleidoscope interview with the YMCA's Armetta Landrum and Shanita Tartt discussing "Beauty to Die For"

WEWS News Net 5, Feb. 1, 2010 video clip
School Kids Train For Cleveland Marathon

The Morning Journal, Thursday, Jan. 7, 2010 text
French Creek YMCA expected to open mid-March

The Plain Dealer, Jan. 6, 2010 text
Response overwhelming to Cleveland Clinic, YMCA, Curves collaboration that offers free 3-month memberships

WKYC TV, Jan. 5, 2010 video clip
Cleveland Clinic's go!FIT campaign attracts thousands

WKYC, Jan. 2, 2010video clip
Simple strategies to keep your weight-loss resolutions

WEWS News Net 5, Dec. 21, 2009 video clip
Program offers free memberships to Cuyahoga County residents

The Plain Dealer, Dec. 19, 2009 text
Cuyahoga County residents to get free three-month gym memberships

WKYC TV, Jan. 5, 2010 video clip
There's no excuse to put off getting fit in the New Year

Sun Star Courier, Nov. 12, 2009 text
New Web site outlines YMCA proposal for North Royalton

Sun Star Courier, Nov. 6, 2009 text
YMCA working to secure funding

North Royalton News, Oct. 25, 2009 text
Fundraising to start for YMCA facility

Crain's Cleveland Business, Oct. 9, 2009 text
YMCA of Greater Cleveland hires new regional VP

North Royalton Recorder, Oct. 8, 2009 text
Momentum building for YMCA

Sun Star Courier, Sept. 24, 2009 text
New YMCA facility seeks funds

The Plain Dealer, Sept. 9, 2009 text
Cleveland State University buys downtown YMCA, apartments

The Morning Journal, Sept. 2, 2009 text
Six months after construction began, the French Creek YMCA opens doors for tour...

North Royalton News, Aug. 20, 2009 text
YMCA coming to North Royalton

Sun Star Courier, Aug. 13, 2009 text
A Y for North Royalton?

WKYC TV Interview, June 24, 2009 video clip
YMCA camps offer youth an abundance of opportunities

The Wall Street Journal, June 11, 2009 text
Shaking the Hand that Defends You

The Lakewood Observer, March 25, 2009 text
Camp turns families into fitness fans

Sun Sentinel, March 12, 2009 text
New YMCA should open next year

The Plain Dealer, March 3, 2009 text
Student runners are getting a leg up

Cleveland Marathon Web Site, Feb. 2009 text
We Run This City Youth Marathon Program Successful on Many Levels

Parma Sun Post, Feb. 29, 2009 text
A Dynamic Duo in the water

Willoughby News Herald, Dec. 17, 2008 text
Longtime Euclid resident to lead Euclid YMCA

Bedford Sun Banner, Dec. 11, 2008 text
Southeast Y has new leader

Northern Ohio Live, Oct. 2008 text
Best Cheap Fitness: Greater Cleveland YMCA

Elyria Chronicle Telegram, Sept. 19, 2008 text
Puttin on the Ritz: Seniors swing and shag in 1920's cotillion

WKYC TV, Aug. 4, 2008 video clip
Free membership to the YMCA is helping seniors achieve better health

The Plain Dealer, March 18, 2008 text
Fitness pros tout the resistance cord

The News Herald, Feb. 9, 2008 text
YMCA works wonders through Strong Kids campaign

Kaleidoscope Magazine, Winter 2007-08 text
Black/ Hispanic Achievers program at YMCAs prepares students for Adult Life

The Plain Dealer, Dec. 14, 2007 text
Y-Haven made such a difference

The Plain Dealer, Nov. 28, 2007 text
$2 million U.S. grant for minority health initiative awarded to the YMCA

Crain's Cleveland Business, Nov. 19-25, 2007 text
Local YMCA Building Partnerships To Boost Services, Programs

The Plain Dealer, Sept. 2007
Janatorial program gives homeless men a chance

The Plain Dealer, Aug. 13, 2007 text
After Years of Struggling, local organization is turning things around with new partners