Sandi Bingham named YMCA Health & Wellness Coordinator

IRON MOUNTAIN – Northern Lights YMCA Dickinson Center has named Sandi Bingham as its new Health and Wellness Coordinator. Bingham, originally from Illinois, brings an extensive fitness background to her position at the YMCA. “Our fitness department continues to grow and expand, and Sandi brings the exact type of talent, mindset and leadership needed to…

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Third Graders Learn to Swim

YMCA’s annual free program underway IRON MOUNTAIN – Northern Lights YMCA Dickinson Center’s annual third grade swim lessons program has returned for the month of April. Made possible in part due to grant support as well as Annual Campaign contributions, Northern Lights YMCA will see roughly 300 children take part in the swim program, now…

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NLYMCA Dickinson Center sends seven to state swim meet

IRON MOUNTAIN – Northern Lights YMCA Dickinson Center had seven swimmers qualify and compete at the Wisconsin/U.P. state championship meet at the Walter Schroeder Aquatic Center in Brown Deer, Wis. on March 18-20. Led by Sierra Tantangelo, who qualified for five events and Ella Murphy, who qualified for four swims, the other NLYMCA Dickinson Center…

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YMCA’s Day of Giving is March 1

IRON MOUNTAIN – In celebration of the YMCA’s national Day of Giving on Tuesday, March 1, Northern Lights YMCA is asking area residents to consider a donation to the 2022 Annual Campaign.   YMCA Day of Giving is an annual one-day event that provides an opportunity to give to your local YMCA. The Y is…

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NLYMCA swim team hosts Polar Plunge

IRON MOUNTAIN – Several Northern Lights YMCA swimmers posted personal bests at the Polar Plunge meet held at the Northern Lights YMCA Dickinson Center pool Feb. 5. The meet also included swimmers from the Delta Center and YMCAs in Marquette and Menominee. “We have had a lot of meet cancellations this season, so it was…

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2022 Annual Campaign kicks off

IRON MOUNTAIN – Northern Lights YMCA’s 2022 Annual Campaign is underway. The Dickinson Center has set a goal of $85,000 for this year’s campaign. The Annual Campaign supplies funding so that all in the Dickinson County and surrounding communities have affordable access to YMCA membership, programs and resources that support youth development, healthy living and social…

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NLYMCA swimmers successful at Marquette

IRON MOUNTAIN – Several Northern Lights YMCA Dickinson Center swim team members saw their first action of the season, competing at the WACY Trick or Treat Meet at Marquette High School Oct. 29-30. Dickinson swimmers claimed first in several events at the meet. “We saw great effort across the board, with many of our swimmers…

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Systems Control, YMCA extend partnership

IRON MOUNTAIN –Northern Lights YMCA Dickinson Center and Systems Control have announced an extension to a child care partnership first formed in 2018. The new pact carries the relationship through 2024. “We want to thank Systems Control for their continued support and shared vision for the future as we continue to provide the best child…

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JONATHAN RINGEL NAMED NLYMCA EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

IRON MOUNTAIN – Northern Lights YMCA, with centers in both Dickinson and Delta counties, has named current Dickinson Center Director Jonathan Ringel as the association’s new Executive Director. Ringel, 40, is the second Executive Director in the history of NLYMCA, taking over for Escanaba’s Gary Nash who is retiring in early October after more than…

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TO THE FINISH LINE

IRON MOUNTAIN – Faith, family and friends. That’s what powered 20-year old Iron Mountain resident Valerie Caylor through her first ever Ironman Triathlon. A 2019 Kingsford High School graduate who is currently a junior at the University of Michigan majoring in Athletic Training, Caylor recently completed the Michigan Titanium Ironman in Grand Rapids. Caylor, who…

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