YMCA health fair 2017

Image courtesy of YMCA of Greater Birmingham

Most branches will offer free health screenings, pediatric dental care, flu shots, free personal training sessions and chair massages. more

Oct 5, 2017 3:00 PM News

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Photo by Jon Anderson.

The Hoover Recreation Center turns 25 years old in July, and on July 10-14 it is having special activities to celebrate. more

Jun 26, 2017 5:37 PM People


Photos courtesy of Ainslie McLean.

Ainslie McLean had been an athlete all her life. But after the birth of her second child, she began experiencing severe back and hip pain, the source of which doctors could not pinpoint. more

Mar 24, 2016 3:21 PM Businesses


Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

Ann Williams’ arms were trembling. She had just been through the most intense workout she’d had in years, and she wanted to do it again. more

Feb 22, 2016 9:34 PM Businesses


Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

Greystone Elementary adds ‘exergaming’ health program. more

Oct 27, 2015 3:00 PM Elementary/Intermediate Schools

Shane Rodriguez

Courtesy Shane Rodriguez

The National Pro Grid League Championship will air on NBC Sports on Oct. 6 at 10 p.m. more

Oct 5, 2015 6:14 PM Sports 1 Comments

Greystone Fitness

Sydney Cromwell

In a demonstration on Sept. 25, Greystone debuted its “exergaming” physical education program, which uses a Nintendo Wii and a dance video game to help students stay active. more

Sep 25, 2015 9:16 PM Elementary/Intermediate Schools 2 Comments

Birmingham Fencing Club

Photo by Katie Turpen.

Birmingham Fencing Club is relocating from Vestavia Hills to Hoover. more

Oct 27, 2014 9:14 PM People

0714 Death Race

Photo courtesy of Bradley Wells.

There are Iron Men, there are Tough Mudders, and then, there are Death Racers. more

Jul 28, 2014 8:48 PM People

0714 Brocks Gap Grant

Photo courtesy of Bridgette Rayfield.

Frisbee golf, tetherball and compost bins are just a few of the things coming to Brock’s Gap Intermediate School as part of a grant from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama. more

Jul 28, 2014 8:44 PM Elementary/Intermediate Schools

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