The 'Y' Connection



The Greater Burlington YMCA stands for 'Youth Development', 'Healthy Living', 'Social Responsibility'. Learn more at

Programs in this Series

Format: 2020-05-28
Format: 2020-05-28
Benefits of a Personal Trainer - 01/31/2014
Y Representative Jan Riordan speaks with Dianne Villa Schwartz, Y Fitness Director and Nate Clifford, Y Personal Trainer, about what health seekers stand to gain from working with a personal trainer. How is this a different workout? Greater...
2013 Round Up of Events and Programs - 12/12/2013
 Jan Riordan speaks with Carolyn 'Cal' Workman, Director of Communications, on review of 2013 events and programming at the Greater Burlington YMCA.
Addressing Childhood Obesity in Vermont - 11/14/2013
Jan Riordan hosts Ryan Torres, Director of Eat Well, Play More and Abby Mattera, State Outreach Manager for Safe Routes on joint efforts at addressing childhood obesity in Vermont.  Greater Burlington YMCA.
Two State Alliances Target Obesity in Vermont - 10/14/2013
On paper Vermont may be the healthiest state in the country (United Health Foundation, 2012), but more than a quarter of the state’s youth are overweight or obese. Two major alliances, Eat Well Play More Vermont and Live Healthy Vermont, will...
Eat Well Play More Initiative Short - 10/14/2013
Short piece on the Eat Well Play More initiative. 
Serving the Greater Winooski Community - 10/10/2013
Jan Riordan hosts Ray Coffey, Community Services Director of Winooski, and Dianne Villa Schwartz, Y Fitness Director, talking about how the two groups work together to serve the greater Winooski community.  Greater Burlington YMCA.  www....
Y AfterSchool Programs - 09/12/2013
Jan Riordan hosts Marsha Faryniarz, Vice President of Youth Development and Julie Peterson, School Age Programs Director, to talk about Y AfterSchool programs..  Greater Burlington YMCA.
LIVESTRONG at the YMCA - 08/08/2013
Jan Riordan hosts Kristin Magnant, Y Wellness Coordinator and program leader for the new, free YMCA fitness program for cancer survivors LIVESTRONG.  Greater Burlington YMCA.
Working Together for a Stronger Community - 07/11/2013
Jan Riordan hosts community partner, Sarah O'Neil from NorthCountry Federal Credit Union, on the Y's partnership with the Credit Union and others.  Greater Burlington YMCA.
Supporting a More Active Lifestyle - 06/13/2013
Jan Riordan hosts Gary Eley with 'Move For Wellbeing', a year round program that supports a more active lifestyle for those over 50.  Greater Burlington YMCA.
Getting Your Body Into the Swing of Summer - 05/09/2013
Jan Riordan hosts Casey Garvey, Y Fitness Director, and Chad Rainey, Clinic Director of Vermont Physical Therapy, to talk about getting your body into the swing of the summer season.  Greater Burlington YMCA.
50 Moving Forward - 04/11/2013
Jan Riordan hosts Karin Ericson, Re/Max North Professional and participant in the Y's free health and wellness program for those 50+, being offered at the Y again May 2013.  Greater Burlington YMCA.
All Things Water - Aquatics Programs at the 'Y' - 03/15/2013
Host Jan Riordan talks about all things water-related with Jamie Held, the Y’s aquatics director.  Greater Burlington YMCA.
Dedication to Antonio B. Pomerleau - 03/14/2013
A special dedication to Antonio B. Pomerleau, and celebration of the Greater Burlington YMCA annual campaign.  Speakers include: Marilyn Cormier, Vice Chairwoman, Board of Directors; Bob and Matt Dimasi, Y Family members; Joyce Cameron,...
Time to Think About Summer Camps - 02/20/2013
Jan Riordan speaks with Jon Kuypers, Director of the Y Camp Abenaki, a day and residential boys camp along the shores of Lake Champlain.  Greater Burlington YMCA.