New faces, programs at the Y

The Y is pleased to announce two new program directors: Kathleen Alexandrou and Stephany Cheng. Kathleen is the new school-age child care director and Stephany has accepted the role as the new gymnastics director.

A Marblehead native, Kathleen has been part of Children’s Island Summer Camp as well as the Y after-school program as a camper, participant and leader. She led one of the Y’s largest after-school program locations last year. 

Stephany recently completed her MBA from the University of New Hampshire. She also has undergraduate degrees in recreational management and business. Originally from Minnesota, Stephany was an NCAA track and field athlete as well as a competitive diver.

Over the past decade, Stephany has been actively involved in the gymnastics community, teaching at clubs like the Yellow Jackets, Gymco and K&G. She also has experience in adaptive sports and summer camps.

Outdoor Family Glow Yoga

On Saturday, Sept. 30, we will welcome fall with our Outdoor Family Glow Yoga event. Join us on the back field at the far end of the parking lot. This is a free event for all ages and all fitness levels. All participants will receive glow bracelets, necklaces or rings to wear during the yoga class. Open to the community.

Strong Girls, ages 11 to 13

Starting in October on Wednesdays at 3:30 p.m., Strong Girls will aim to inspire an appreciation of fitness, increase self-confidence and build healthy habits.  The instructor is  Laurie Sue Rodrigues.

Raise a Racquet Squash Tournament
Friday, October 13, and Saturday, October 14 

Check out the Y’s round robin squash tourney raising funds for the Y’s annual campaign, which allows the Y to provide financial assistance to ensure that every family, regardless of the ability to pay, has access to all Y programs and services including membership, child care, sports enrichment and camp.

Brian Flynn, LVO YMCA Exec. Dir.
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