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Building What Matters

Building What Matters

November 12, 2014

Stan and Betty Olsen donate land for Citrus County YMCA

Citrus County's cause to bring a permanent YMCA facility to the area made significant progress on Tuesday, November 11, when Stan and Betty Olsen donated 18 acres of land to the YMCA of the Suncoast.

Healthy Kids Day: April 25

March 05, 2015

KEEPING KIDS’ MINDS AND BODIES ACTIVE

Healthy Kids Day YMCA of the Suncoast
On Saturday, April 25, the YMCA of the Suncoast is holding a free community event to inspire more kids to keep their minds and bodies active. YMCA's Healthy Kids Day® , the Y's national initiative to improve families' health and well-being, features games, healthy cooking demonstrations, arts and crafts and more to motivate and teach families how to develop a healthy routine at home.

March Member News

March 02, 2015

At the Y, we give people the resources they need to live healthier, happier lives. As a leading nonprofit for youth development, we help children and teens realize their potential to be active, engaged and thriving members of the community. Our March Member News focuses on Summer Camp, ideas for eating together as a family and the YMCA Greater of Boston's Training Inc. program.
Splash Week During Spring Break

Splash Week During Spring Break

February 19, 2015

The "Be Water Smart from the Start" water safety awareness campaign continues in March and April with Splash Week at various YMCA of the Suncoast locations. The four to five-day series of free water safety lessons help children ages 3-12, and families learn basic swimming skills and practice safety habits while in and around the water.
Why Community Support is So Important to the YMCA

Why Community Support is So Important to the YMCA

February 12, 2015

Since its inception in 1844, the YMCA has grown into a community resource devoted to building healthy minds, bodies and spirits for all. YMCA of the Suncoast works to fulfill this mission locally and we rely on the generosity of people like you to help. As our Community Support Campaign kicks off, we want to share how your contributions can make profound difference in your neighbors’ lives.

2015 Annual Campaign

2015 Annual Campaign

February 02, 2015

The YMCA of the Suncoast launched its annual campaign on Monday, February 2, to ensure that everyone from Clearwater to Crystal River has access to vital community programs and resources that support youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. 

February Member News

February 02, 2015

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 February Member News focuses on American Heart Month and the hands-on activities offered through summer camp, afterschool and other Y programs.
American Heart Month

American Heart Month

January 29, 2015

Fall in Love with Heart Health

February is American Heart Month and as a leading voice on improving the nation’s health, the YMCA of the Suncoast urges everyone to take steps to make sure they are heart healthy so they can lead longer, healthier lives.
YMCA of the Suncoast Elects New Board Chair

YMCA of the Suncoast Elects New Board Chair

January 22, 2015

The YMCA of the Suncoast is pleased to announce the election of Jennifer Moore as chair of the nonprofit's board of directors. Moore, attorney at Ogletree Deakins, will provide leadership to the 29-member board, which sets strategic direction and policy to guide the Y's work through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility.
Rally around Community Service on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Rally around Community Service on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

January 16, 2015

Contributing to the greater good strengthens the community

As we look to 2015 and the challenges our communities face, it is important to consider how community service can help us feel more connected to our neighbors and our neighborhoods. On Monday, Jan. 19, Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service, the YMCA of the Suncoast encourages residents to honor Dr. King's legacy by not only giving back and supporting our neighbors, but by reflecting on how each act of community service is a small part of a larger movement to make things better.
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