Swift action saved man’s life

From the Oakville Beaver, July 2, 2010 Grateful heart attack victim returns to thank YMCA staff The quick actions of three Oakville YMCA staff members are being credited with saving the life of a member, who suffered a severe heart attack at the 410 Rebecca St., facility last week. Bernd Krumme, 46, had gone to [...]

First aid skills can be a lifesaver for everyone

From the Oakville Beaver, May 21, 2010 First aid skills can be a lifesaver for everyone Blakelock has a number of students who make a difference in our community every day in artistic, athletic and social areas. It also has many students who are ready and able to respond to a medical emergency if, and [...]

Residents welcome YMCA with open arms

By Krissie Rutherford, Published in the Oakville Beaver March 2, 2007 GAINING STRENGTH YMCA Fitness Instructor Nestor Granados (right) helps Nancy Padalino on one of the weight machines at the YMCA of Oakville. Nancy Padalino was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS) at age 26. It hit suddenly, and it hit hard. "I woke up one [...]