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Shane’s Rib Shack Partners with Cannon YMCA

The newest location of Shane’s Rib Shack (Concord), partners with the Cannon YMCA to support healthy lifestyle habits of kids and teens in Cabarrus County.

shane rib1[Concord, NC], (February 10, 2017) – Shane’s Rib Shack, famously known for their fast and casual BBQ, values the importance of giving back to the community. That is why they have decided to become All-Star Sponsors of Spring and Fall Youth Sports at the West Cabarrus YMCA in 2017.

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January is Cervical Health Awareness Month

Cervical cancer was once one of the most common causes of cancer death for American women. But over the last 30 years, the cervical cancer death rate has gone down by more than 50%. The main reason for this change was the increased use of screening tests. Screening can find changes in the cervix before cancer develops. It can also find cervical cancer early − in its most curable stage. Another way to prevent cervical cancer is to get vaccinated against human papilloma virus (HPV), which causes most cases of cervical cancer. (cancer.org)

What Can I Do to Reduce My Risk of Cervical Cancer?

Two tests can help prevent cervical cancer—

  1. The Pap test (or Pap smear) looks for precancers, cell changes on the cervix that may become cervical cancer if they are not treated appropriately. You should start getting Pap tests at age 21.
  2. The human papillomavirus (HPV) test looks for the virus that can cause these cell changes.

The most important thing you can do to help prevent cervical cancer is to have regular screening tests starting at age 21.

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WHAT'S HAPPENING

New Fitness Challenge!

HealthY at Home Fitness Challenge

Now, more than ever, it’s important we maintain a healthy spirit, mind, and body to guide us through these uncertain times. And now, like always, the Y is here for you! We’re offering a BRAND NEW member challenge to keep your spirit strong, your mind active, and your body moving while practicing social distancing.

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Virtual Workout Options Available

Take advantage of the YMCA 360: Your Virtual YMCA YouTube channel or the Rowan-Cabarrus YMCA's Youtube channel to stay active and healthy!

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Summer Camp

Camp Horizons

Serving children preschool (ages 3 & 4) up to 10th grade

Have you registered your child for summer camp? Our traditional summer and preschool camps encourage kids to explore new adventures through hands-on learning. Youth can find out who they are in Teen and Leaders in Training (LIT) camps. Rowan-Cabarrus Y summer camp is a safe and engaging place!

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Cycle Challenge 2020

Cycle Challege 2020

Looking for a way to stay motivated in 2020?  Join our YEARLONG 2020 Cycle Challenge! Learn the details in Read more below.

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Maximize Your Cardio Experience

Our state-of-the-art Precor equipment can track your workout goals and progress! All you have to do is download the app and create your personal account. It is as easy as that!

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Spiritual Development

Spiritual Development

The YMCA is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all. With that mission in mind, we offer Bible studies, workshops, chapel, church on Sundays and more. Click on read more to see what is happening.

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Video Library

Explore Our Video Library

Peek inside the Y with our video library. Interviews, equipment demonstrations and more!

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