(WTNH) — At the heart of so many cities and towns around Connecticut are YMCA’s, which give the community a place to come together, exercise, and socialize safely during these times.

Harold Sparrow, President of the statewide YMCA alliance as well as President & CEO of the YMCA of Greater Hartford, joined News 8 to talk more about how the YMCAs have been handling the COVID-19 crisis.

Watch the video above for more.