“Swim lessons have given him a chance to exercise and get healthy, which would not have been possible without the YMCA.”
Meet JJ, who has been taking lessons at the Downtown YMCA since February 2016. Unlike most kids JJ doesn't have the freedom to play without constant supervision because JJ has a visual impairment.
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