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  • From Boot Camp To Breaststroke, Darien Y Trainer Is A 'Jack' Of All Trades

    From Boot Camp To Breaststroke, Darien Y Trainer Is A 'Jack' Of All Trades

    DARIEN, Conn. -- After serving in the Polish military for 15 years, Jacek "Jack" Stryjewski decided to trade in his camouflage jacket and boots for shorts and running shoes. In 2005, Stryjewski joined the Darien YMCA as a personal trainer, looking to help Fairfield County achieve their fitness goals. In 2001, Stryjewski moved to the United States in search of a career that ...

  • Children Find Balance With Yoga At Darien YMCA

    Children Find Balance With Yoga At Darien YMCA

    DARIEN, Conn. -- For Talita Moss, a certified yoga instructor at Darien YMCA, her fun and relaxing classes aren't just for adults. Thanks to several youth-focused programs, the YMCA is providing local children a respite from the stresses of school and everyday pressures. Moss, a Darien resident and a mother of two, joined Darien YMCA in 2009 and immediately rediscovered her love of ...

  • Darien YMCA Is "Not Your Grandfather's Gym"

    Darien YMCA Is "Not Your Grandfather's Gym"

    DARIEN, Conn. -- Overlooking the beautiful and serene landscape of Holly Pond, Darien YMCA has transformed into a state-of-the-art gym featuring 50 cardio machines and two studios for over 100 exciting fitness classes."We want people to rediscover the Y and experience what makes our fitness center so amazing," said Jessica Van Sciver, director of health and fitness at Darien ...

  • See Results and Save Big with Small Group Training At Darien Y

    See Results and Save Big with Small Group Training At Darien Y

    DARIEN, Conn. -- The feelings you get after a workout are some of the best. Knowing that you’ve accomplished another tough workout, pushing yourself to achieve your goals, can make you feel on top of your fitness game.Getting to the gym, however, is a different battle entirely. We know, it can be hard to find the motivation to lace up those sneakers and get moving. Luckily, Small Group ...

  • Darien Y's 'Y Games' Builds a Generation of Givers

    Darien Y's 'Y Games' Builds a Generation of Givers

    DARIEN, Conn. -- In Darien, sports play a big role in the lives of our children. Many kids are fortunate to have the opportunity to compete in a sport year-round. But, did you know that over 2,000 people in Darien live below the poverty line, and struggle to meet their everyday needs? It can be challenging for some families to afford sports programing fees and equipment. This is where ...

  • Be Someone's Hero In This Year's 'Y Games' At The Darien Y

    Be Someone's Hero In This Year's 'Y Games' At The Darien Y

    DARIEN, Conn. -- Those at the Darien Y are committed to strengthening their community. Whether it’s through special needs programs, the cancer rehabilitation program, or providing group fitness programming at a local senior center, the Y is committed to benefiting all, and never turning anyone away for the inability to pay. This year, the Darien Y will be hosting the second annual Y ...

  • Have Your Child Get Out There This Summer With Darien Y's Summer Camps

    Have Your Child Get Out There This Summer With Darien Y's Summer Camps

    DARIEN, Conn. -- In today’s world, it is very important to get our youth back outdoors and engaged in natural, social behaviors, instead of being glued to a couch, buried in technology. Summer camp is recognized by child development professionals as a valuable asset in helping children mature socially, emotionally, intellectually, morally, and physically.Summer camp is a great way to ...

  • Health Tips To Cleanse Your Refrigerator And You This New Year

    Health Tips To Cleanse Your Refrigerator And You This New Year

    DARIEN, Conn. -- The new diet trend of 2016 is in! Have a history of struggling to stick to your New Year’s Resolutions? Crack the code this year with various strategies from your supporters at the Darien YMCA.This year, make a New Year’s plan to help achieve your resolution; don’t just talk about your resolution, write it down! Setting goals is a great tactic for sticking to a plan and ...

  • Darien Y Helps Residents Enjoy Merriment In Moderation This Holiday Season

    Darien Y Helps Residents Enjoy Merriment In Moderation This Holiday Season

    DARIEN, Conn -- It’s the holidays and we are constantly rushing around buying gifts, making cookies, decorating the house, and attending holiday parties. Of course, the usual day-to-day homework, housework, and carpools to your kid’s activities can't be neglected either. With so much going on, who has time for a workout?Here are some tips on how to squeeze that workout into each day and ...

  • Darien Y’s Teen Lean Machine Teaches Kids Healthy Habits

    Darien Y’s Teen Lean Machine Teaches Kids Healthy Habits

    DARIEN, Conn. – Eat healthy and exercise - Sounds simple right? Well, with cravings, hungry bodies and busy lives, reaching for easy isn’t always healthy. When you finally stop to realize that your lack of energy and nutrition is taking a toll on you and your family - that determined, healthy mind of yours kicks in – and you find yourself signing your whole family up for the Darien Y’s ...

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