Eugene Family YMCA

Aubrey Bulkeley

Businesses across Oregon are finding ways to cope with COVID-19 safety guidelines, which require masks indoors. Eugene Family YMCA adapted their group exercise classes by taking them outside.

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State funding meant to help the Eugene YMCA build a new headquarters is in jeopardy.

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UPDATE as of 3/15/20: The staff member's test for COVID-19 is negative, and the YMCA in Eugene will now open on April 1st, as sanitization efforts continue. 

Eugene’s YMCA is closed until Tuesday (3/17), pending a unidentified staff member’s test results for COVID-19.

Karen Richards

YMCA is a national nonprofit, but each of its locations acts independently. In raising money for the new Eugene facility at 24th and Hilyard, the Y needs local support. 

Eugene Family YMCA

The Eugene YMCA has received $15 million from the state legislature to help it build a new facility. KLCC's Barbara Dellenback talks with YMCA CEO Brian Steffen to get an update on plans for a new Y.

Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife

Supporters of the Leaburg Fish Hatchery are celebrating after lawmakers gave the facility a last-minute reprieve this weekend.

Eugene Family YMCA

A legislative stalemate at the state Capitol threatens to delay construction of a new facility for the Eugene Family YMCA. The walkout by Republicans in the Oregon Senate is over a carbon emissions bill.


It’s 2019 and maybe, you’ve made some resolutions. A common goal is fitness, but staying dedicated for 12 solid months can be a challenge.

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Baby, it’s cold outside. And frequently, windy, rainy and maybe even snowy. These shorter days and longer nights can make it challenging to stay active.