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Celebrate National Cookie Day With These Healthy Recipes

Posted on 12/4/15 10:04 AM by Beth Roessner
When you're living a healthy lifestyle, it can be tough to give up some of your favorite desserts, especially around the holidays.  Cookies, for example, are a staple dessert this season making appearances on platters, in break rooms and in gift boxes. Combine that with the celebration of National Cookie Day just 21 days before Christmas, makes the dessert all the more tempting.
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10 Tips for a Healthy Holiday Season

Posted on 11/30/15 9:53 AM by Beth Roessner
It’s the season of home-cooked foods and sweet treats, and, while it’s healthy to enjoy these foods in moderation, it can be hard not to splurge and overdo it. Well, we’re here to tell you that you can enjoy the weeks from Thanksgiving to New Year’s Eve without the stress, guilt or even the weight gain.
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Easy Crafts that Make for Great Holiday Memories

Posted on 12/9/14 8:12 AM by Shakarra McGuire
Contributed by YMCA Fairfax County Reston Coming up with things to do when the kids are out of school does not have to be stressful! Here are some quick crafts you can do with the kids that are easy, fun and make for great gifts.
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Holiday Cheer, we sing of thee!

Posted on 12/2/14 11:20 AM by Shakarra McGuire
 
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ONE WEEK AWAY! Healthy Eating Tips for Thanksgiving

Posted on 11/20/14 4:06 PM by Shakarra McGuire
Contributed by Kristy McCarron, Healthy Eating Specialist
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Ayrlawn Costume Parade: A Star Studded Event

Posted on 10/31/14 1:14 PM by Shakarra McGuire
Looking for some last minute costume inspiration? The students at YMCA Ayrlawn showcased these stunning Halloween fashions in their Annual Costume Parade! It was a star studded event with appearances by Queen Elsa, Captain America, Spiderman, Hulk, Batman and many more dignitaries. Check out some of the best costumes below!  We wish you a safe and Happy Halloween!
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Sugar Free Halloween: Day 4

Posted on 10/30/14 9:44 AM by Shakarra McGuire
Contributed by Kristy McCarron After you have carved the pumpkins, here is a great way to make use of the seeds!
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A Sugar-Free Halloween: Day 2

Posted on 10/28/14 8:54 AM by Shakarra McGuire
Contributed by Kristy McCarron Let's just call this the friendliest spider you'll ever meet! Here is today's quick recipe for you and your kids to enjoy a healthy week of Halloween treats!
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A Sugar-Free Halloween

Posted on 10/27/14 10:27 AM by Shakarra McGuire
Contributed by: Kristy McCarron With Halloween right around the corner, let’s try to reduce our sugar intake during this sugar-filled holiday. Here are some recipes for you and your kids to enjoy a healthy week of Halloween treats.
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Photo of the Week

Posted on 12/24/13 12:44 PM by Tracey Mitchell
Season's Greetings “This year I have 3 new additions to my family,” Ms. Crawford said as she left our Association Services Office yesterday morning after picking up gifts for her kids. “The Y has been a help in my kids’ life for swimming, camps and even the holidays! Thanks to the Y, the gifts give my kids something to look forward to in the morning.”
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