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YMCA Offers Parkinson’s Fitness Class

Beginning May 17, the YMCA, along with Encore Rehabilitation and Singing River Health System, will be offering a specialized group fitness class for anyone with Parkinson’s.  The class will be held every Thursday from 2:00-2:45 pm at the YMCA in Group Fitness...

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Donate Stuffed Animals Friday in Ocean Springs

Click the image above to view larger. The Mississippi Gulf Coast YMCA has partnered with Jackson County CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) Inc. to collect toys for children who have been adopted from the local foster care system. CASA will be collecting large...

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YMCA Offers Chronic Disease Prevention Programs

The Mississippi Gulf Coast YMCA has expanded its mission to include chronic disease prevention and management. We are launching several programs to help reduce and manage health needs in our community including diabetes, hypertension, youth obesity, and Parkinson’s...

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YMCA Healthy Kids Day to be held on April 28th

The Mississippi Gulf Coast YMCA is holding a free community event, in conjunction with the Junior Auxillary of Biloxi/Ocean Springs, to inspire more kids to keep their minds and bodies active all summer long. Healthy Kids Day® is the YMCA’s national initiative to...

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Spring Arts Festival: Herb, Garden & Art

The annual Spring Arts Festival in downtown Ocean Springs celebrated its 25th year last weekend. Over 150 vendors participated and, while the numbers are still being calculated, it is estimated to have had around 15,000 visitors. The event is looked forward to each...

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