News & Media

New Years Resolutions with KHQA
1/9/19
Michelle discusses new years resolutions and YMCA membership on KHQA This Morning.

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New CEO Meets with Community
1/8/19
The new man in charge of the Quincy family YMCA introduced himself to the community today.

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Gyms Gear Up for Influx of New Members
1/1/19
With getting healthy being the most searched New Year’s resolution, gyms say the first few months of the year are always the busiest, meaning it may be hard to find a spot on a treadmill at gyms in the coming days.

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Fitness Experts Give Tips to Stay Committed to Resolutions
12/31/18
Does your New Year’s resolution involve working out and becoming healthier?

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Get Fit for 2019
12/26/18
Once again the Quincy Family YMCA is having their Fit Start Challenge to get your 2019 started right.

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Christmas Arrives Early at the YMCA
12/10/18
More than 175 youngsters were able to get an early taste — literally — of the Christmas season Sunday afternoon.

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1st Time Turkey Runners
11/22/18
Another Quincy tradition is now in the books.

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Turkey Run Deadline is Today
11/20/18
Turkey Run on KHQA This Morning.

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ACTION on Obesity
11/16/18
The grand finale to the ACTION weight loss program was held in Quincy Friday night.

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YMCA Talks Turkey Run
10/30/18
Turkey Run on KHQA This Morning.

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Mary Griffith Podcast
10/11/18
All you need to know about our Trunk or Treat, Halloween Flick N Float, Veteran’s Dinner, Turkey Run & Basketball.

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Reader’s Choice Winners Unveiled
10/10/18
After more than 60,000 votes, The Herald-Whig and WGEM announced the winners of the 2018 Readers’ Choice contest.

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Local Elementary School Benefits from School Supply Drive
10/2/18
Students at Berrian Elementary are getting use out of a donation of school supplies dropped off Tuesday morning.

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YMCA Announces New CEO
9/15/18
The YMCA of West Central Illinois will have a new CEO next month.

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Mary Griffith Podcast
9/13/18
All you need to know about our Membership, Safe Sitter, Youth Basketball, Training 4 the Turkey, Rock Steady Boxing & Blood Drive.

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YMCA Collecting School Supplies
9/12/18
The Quincy YMCA will be giving back to local schools with its September membership drive.

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Volunteers Wanted for After School Program
8/30/18
Volunteers would assist children in kindergarten through 8th grade with homework and interactive activities to help with social growth, according to YMCA staff.

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Hundreds Take First Step in Tackling Adams County Obesity Rate
8/25/18
A line of Adams County residents stretched outside the Meadows meeting rooms Saturday morning at the Kroc Center, as they waited to sign up for the ACTION program.

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New Health Program Aims to Keep Adams County Fit
8/24/18
Saturday marks the first day of registration for those taking part in the Adams County ACTION program.

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Adams County Residents Step Off Scale to Fight Obesity
8/19/18
Adams County tips the scale for the highest number of obese residents in the state of Illinois.

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Action Plan Hopes to Improve Adams County Health
8/14/18
ACTION is a program designed to encourage, educate and motivate Adams County residents to embrace a healthier lifestyle.

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Fitness Program to Fight Against Obesity
8/13/18
Two local organizations are taking on a big health concern in Adams County.

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Mary Griffith Podcast
8/9/18
All you need to know about our Youth Football, Buddy Ball, After School, Paddleboard, Safe Sitter & Swim Team

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United Way Volunteers Tour Organizations they Fund
7/13/18
If you or your child has ever used the YMCA for one of its programs then you have been directly impacted by the United Way of Adams County.

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New Fitness Challenge to Benefit Honor Flight
6/26/18
You may remember the Quincy YMCA from the great facilities, or all the great things they do in the community…

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YMCA to Offer 5K at Adams County Fair
5/21/18
YMCA to bring health, laughter and family fun to the fair.

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YMCA Discusses Summer Programs with KHQA
5/1/18
Kids can enjoy the BEST SUMMER EVER with our Summer Camp.

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Quincy Area Pools Partner for Water Safety Month
4/30/18
May is National Water Safety Month and the Quincy Family YMCA, Quincy Park District, Sheridan Swim Club and Jackson-Lincoln Swimming Complex have partnered together to bring a water safety initiative to Quincy.

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Healthy Kids Day Keeps Families Active This Summer
4/22/18
Hosted by the YMCA and the Adams County Health Department, Healthy Kids Day is part of a nationwide initiative to improve the health and well-being of kids and families.

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Mary Griffith Podcast
4/12/18
All you need to know about our Membership Campaign, Youth Baseball, Healthy Kids Day, Summer Camp & Swim Team

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YMCA holds “Splash Easter Egg Hunt”
3/25/18
There was an Easter egg hunt Sunday afternoon, and kids said it was a real splash.

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Runners turn out for long-time Quincy tradition
3/11/18
The early morning snowfall didn’t stop a long-time Quincy tradition Sunday

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Duking it Out Against Parkinson’s
3/9/18
From bedridden to boxing.

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YMCA Talks Annual Fundraising Campaign with KHQA
3/6/18
The Quincy Family YMCA’s annual campaign got off to a strong start Saturday.

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YMCA Launches Annual Fundraising Campaign
3/4/18
The Quincy Family YMCA’s annual campaign got off to a strong start Saturday.

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Mary Griffith Podcast
2/8/18
All you need to know about Scuba Diving, Swim Team, Youth Performance Program, Share the Love, Annual Campaign Kick Off, Volleyball Tournament, & Kelly’s Fun Run.

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YMCA Talks Swim Lessons with KHQA
2/6/18
Swim lessons not only teach water safety and life skills, it builds confidence.

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YMCA Partners with Kelly’s For Fun Run/Walk
2/5/18

The Quincy Family YMCA is proud to partner with Kelly’s to bring health, laughter and fun to the Annual Kelly’s Fun Run/Walk coming up on March 11.

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YMCA Hosts Super Bowl Workout
2/418
Before enjoying all the food that comes with the Super Bowl parties, many people worked off those calories at the YMCA.

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Outward Bound Program Opens Students Eyes 
1/29/18
Outward Bound allows students to participate in challenging journeys that focus on character development, leadership and service.

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Athletes Get Assistance from MedFest 
1/18/18
MedFest is a day for free physicals for athletes gearing up for the Special Olympics held at the Quincy Family YMCA.

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Local Students Eligible for Summer Expedition
1/16/18
Local students have a chance to take part in a summer experience that organizers say will help them grow both mentally and physically.

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YMCA Receives Grant for Safety Around Water Initiative
1/16/18
Local organizations aimed at helping out youth here in the Tri-States were given a monetary boost Tuesday morning.

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