Fitness EDitorial – Holiday Fitness with Ed Pavalko

Between Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Eve, November and December are prime months for people to put their health and fitness on the back burner. Here are 5 things that you should be doing this holiday season to allow yourself to enjoy the holidays while remaining conscious of your health and fitness.

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Mission Moment: Hanna Everhart

“My life would be uneventful and bland if it weren’t for BAY Swimming. I would not have the lifelong friends I’ve made or the everyday bustle of getting in another practice. I would not trade my time with BAY for anything. It truly was the best 12 years of my life.”

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Board Member of the Month: Karen Hess

The Bloomsburg Area YMCA recently checked in with Karen Hess, a longtime board member of the Y, to see how she contributes not only to our organization, but to the Bloomsburg community.

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Member Mission Moment: Rich Byrne

“BAY is a great link to the Bloomsburg community and I love participating in YMCA events, especially the Golf Tournament and Trunk or Treat. Additionally, I come to BAY to work out…and, without the Child Watch program, I would have to work out at home.”

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Member Mission Moment: Rick Migliosi

“Initially, the facility served to keep me in shape… but, recently, due to some severe health issues, working out at the Y will help to get me back on my feet, regain strength and increase my overall stamina. I can count on the staff to always help me if needed!”

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Want to Give Back?

Give a gift to your community by donating to the YMCA!

Your donation will support Youth Development, Healthy Living, and Social Responsibility in the Bloomsburg Community!

Bloomsburg Area YMCA Mission Statement

The Bloomsburg Area YMCA is a cause-driven Columbia County organization that is dedicated to Youth Development, Healthy Living, and Social Responsibility. The Bloomsburg Area YMCA addresses these needs through our facilities, programs, and community collaborations with likeminded organizations.

Vision Statement - To nurture every child and teen, to improve the health and well-being of our community residents, and to support fellow cause-driven Columbia County Associations.

The Y is here for our community:

The Bloomsburg Area YMCA serves over 600 families in our community!

The Bloomsburg Area YMCA provides over 40 wellness classes each week to prevent childhood obesity, heart disease, stroke, cancer, and diabetes!

The Bloomsburg Area YMCA helps teach values and teamwork to over 200 children in our Y-care, preschool, and sport leagues, swim team, and gymnastics program.

Give the Y a Try!

Bloomsburg Area YMCA
30 East 7th Street
Bloomsburg, PA 17815

(570) 784-0188

(570) 784-4303


Mon-Thurs 5:00am-9:00pm
Fri: 5:00am-7:00pm
Sat: 8:00am-4:00pm
Sat (Summer): 8:00am-1:00pm
Sun: 11:00am-3:00pm

UNITED WAY - The Bloomsburg Area YMCA is a program partner with the Columbia County United Way