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Raiders dominate swim meet against Panthers

Raiders dominate swim meet against Panthers

Fourteen swimmers won individual events and Navarre’s swim team swept the relays as well in a dual meet against Milton Wednesday afternoon at the YMCA in Navarre. Merete Conley and Olivia Sczesny were double winners, with Conley taking first in the 200 freestyle (2:25.09) and 500 free (6:26.56) while Sczesny was the top finisher in […]

YMCA celebrates 10 years

YMCA celebrates 10 years

Bart Pullum remembers a time in the late 1990s when the YMCA in Navarre didn’t have a place to call home, save for a storefront location used only for office space. Swim lessons took place in a pool in someone’s backyard, basketball games were played in school gyms and the parking lot at Navarre Park […]

McLeod excited about new opportunity at YMCA

McLeod excited about new opportunity at YMCA

Christine McLeod has been on her new job as the Wellness and Program Director at the YMCA in Navarre since Sept. 14 and is enjoying the opportunity in front of her. “I’m excited about the opportunity,” McLeod said. “I’m hoping to improve the programs and how efficiently they are run. I want to be someone […]

New fitness trends keep Navarre moving

New fitness trends keep Navarre moving

Navarre’s beaches, long summer season, numerous outdoor activities and military population contribute to the community’s overall fitness. “We are an active community. We live in a great place to do that. The beach is helpful with that, people like to be outside,” said Kristen Shuping, who teaches classes and is a personal trainer at the […]