We have social groups at the Y to support community connectivity and healthy living. Learn more about our programs by contacting Shashu Baraka, 269-459-4856.
Y Book Clubs
The YMCA of Greater Kalamazoo offers a book club that meets monthly at Maple. There is no commitment required. Currently, a Y membership is required.
The Maple “Y” Book Club meets the third Friday of every month from 1:30-3:00pm in the Chapel
2022 Reading List:
Oct. 21: Follow the River by James Alexander Thom (EB/PB/AUD/KPL)
Nov. 18: Red Handed: How American Elites Get Rich Helping China by Peter Schweizer (EB/AUD/KPL/PDL)
Dec. 16: This is the last gathering for 2022. This time is used to create the upcoming year's reading list. Please bring 2-3 reading selections with you to be voted on as a group; a mix of fiction and non-fiction selections.
ACCESS TO BOOKS:
Book Location Key: EB = E-book, PB = Paperback, AUD = Audiobook, KPL = Kalamazoo Public Library, PDL = Portage District, Library, BiB = Book in a Bag, WAL = Waldo Library
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Active Older Adult Classes
The YMCA offers Active Older Adult fitness and aquatic classes to help senior citizens stay strong and independent. We also offer social events and activities at both of our locations. Contact Shashu Baraka, Active for Life Director, at 269-459-4856.