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Ride for a Cause

Ride for a Cause

September 11, 2014

Annual Cure on Wheels Bike Challenge

Support the LIVESTRONG at the YMCA program by participating in the 7th Annual Cure on Wheels Bike Challenge on Sunday, November 9.  Participation is easy. Ride with our team, or donate to the team or individual rider. Join either the 7 Mile Family Fun Race, or the 25 & 62 Mile Events. 

November Member News

October 28, 2014

November is Diabetes Awareness Month

At the Y, we give people the resources they need to live healthier, happier lives. As a leading nonprofit for healthy living, the Y helps people improve their health and well-being and reduce their risk of chronic conditions and disease. Our November Member News focuses on the Y's Diabetes Prevention Program and the gift of education.
Lights on Afterschool

Lights on Afterschool

October 20, 2014

Rally Brings Together Parents, Students, Educators and Policy Makers

The glow seen across the country and in Pinellas County schools on Thursday, October 23, will be Lights On Afterschool. This annual rally celebrates afterschool programs that keep kids safe and inspires them to learn.

OCTOBER MEMBER NEWS

September 30, 2014

Preventing Cyberbullying

The Y’s core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility play an especially important role in our work to nurture the potential of children and teens.
Run, Walk, Roll Against Bullying

Run, Walk, Roll Against Bullying

September 11, 2014

5K Run and 1 Mile Kids’ Dash

October is National Bullying Prevention Month. The YMCA of the Suncoast is taking a stand against bullying. The Greater Ridgecrest Y and the Pinellas School Age Program will host the first Run, Walk, Roll Against Bullying 5K Run and 1 Mile Kids’ Dash. Show your support and take your stand at the finish line. Start and Finish at the Y.

September Member News

September 02, 2014

Are you prepared for anything?

Are you ready for anything? Check out the September Y-USA member news featuring tips for emergency preparedness. Also, learn about Togetherhood™, a new Y program dedicated to strengthening community through social responsibility.

YMCA of the Suncoast Honors Campaign Champions

August 29, 2014

Clearwater, FL— The YMCA of the Suncoast is honored to announce the selection of this year's outstanding Campaign volunteers - our 2014 Campaign Champions. The honorees are Todd McWhirter of the Greater Palm Harbor YMCA, and Paul Cash of the Citrus County YMCA.

A Be Water Smart from the Start Story

A Be Water Smart from the Start Story

August 26, 2014

As a leader in drowning prevention, the YMCAs of Tampa Bay teamed up with the Tampa Bay Rays this summer to remind you to be water smart from the start. It's never too late to save a life. Here's Veronica Avila's story. She made the High Point YMCA her home base for water safety.
It's Back to School

It's Back to School

August 14, 2014

YMCA Programs Close the Achievement Gap

When the school day ends, children and teens need opportunities to learn and engage in meaningful activities. Their success out of school can have a positive effect on their success in school. Unfortunately, 25% of children in Florida are left unsupervised after 3 p.m. and do not participate in afterschool programs, according to Afterschool Alliance, a nonprofit public awareness advocacy organization. To help close this gap, the YMCA of the Suncoast offers a quality afterschool program.
Kids Fishing Festival

Kids Fishing Festival

August 04, 2014

Get Your Kids Hooked on Fun

The James P. Gills Family YMCA will host the annual Kids Fishing Festival on Saturday, September 6, at Sims Park in New Port Richey. Every child 5-12 years old is a winner in this exciting kids' tournament.
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