Helping Hands After the Storm

September 28, 2017

Donations for the Marco Island YMCA

The Marco Island YMCA and its community is still in a huge recovery crisis and in need of some supplies to provide to their neighbors. The Marco Y has a long history of supporting its community through  ood pantry partnership, daily bread and clothing drives. They have fed 200 families every day for lunch and dinner since Hurricane Irma. They’re in need of these items, and you can drop donations off at your YMCA until Oct. 10.

West Pasco Prayer Breakfast 2017

September 28, 2017

We are blessed to have filled all seats available!

As an organization founded on Christian principles, YMCA of the Suncoast embraces the importance and sacred nature of prayer. Nationally, prayer breakfasts help to join the community in prayer and reflection. Join the YMCA of the Suncoast for their 11th Annual West Pasco Prayer Breakfast Friday, December 1.

prayer breakfast sponsors for web 2017

Don’t Let a Fear of Falls Hold You Back

September 19, 2017

Falls Prevention Awareness Day is 9/22

Each year on the first day of fall, national organizations from the Falls Free Coalition and the National Council on Aging (NCOA) join together for National Falls Prevention Awareness Day, a day of action to help raise awareness and prevention of falls.

CEO Newsletter - Volunteering for Camp

September 18, 2017

A message from CEO/President G. Scott Goyer

Hello YMCA Friends,

In communities large and small, from Largo to Lecanto, and everywhere in between, the YMCA of the Suncoast is at the heart of the community. Hurricane Irma may have slowed us down, but there is power in our community.  

Volunteering at Camp Coast

September 18, 2017

By Callie Poznan- Teen Volunteer

When I moved from Connecticut to Florida in April 2017, I was terrified. I thought I wouldn’t make any new friends and I would only feel fully comfortable in my house and in my grandmother’s house. The day after I moved to Florida, my grandmother took me to the Clearwater YMCA, although she wasn’t a member there, she’d heard amazing things about it through friends.

September Member News 2017

August 28, 2017

Our Welcoming Community

At the Y, we are about youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Meals are a fun way to experience other cultures while connecting with people. In this month's member news, we have some tips for eating healthy while exploring global flavors.

Solving Childhood Obesity

August 28, 2017

Adopting healthy habits can help reduce childhood obesity

September is Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, and while the dangers of childhood obesity are well chronicled, many families need support changing their children’s habits with the ultimate goal of improving health.

That’s why the YMCA — a leading community-based organization dedicated to improving health—wants families to understand the dangers of childhood obesity and ways to reverse course through improved eating habits and increased physical activity.

Citrus County Youth Triathlon 2017

August 24, 2017

Kids Start Training for October 15

The Citrus County Memorial Health Foundation YMCA will be hosting their second youth triathlon on Sunday, October 15. Kids can swim, bike and run their way around the YMCA campus for a fun fitness challenge. Sponsorship opportunities still available.

Buddy Up by October 2

August 22, 2017

We are stronger together!

YMCA of the Suncoast Membership Referral

YMCA of the Suncoast members it's time for you to share what brings our community together and makes it stronger- a membership to the Y!

Bring your friends as many times as you like between September 11-October 2 and you can build a better you and a better us!

UPDATE- Bridge the Achievement Gap

August 15, 2017

Greater Ridgecrest high school program starts Sept. 25

A popular program for high school students in the Largo area is moving to the Greater Ridgecrest YMCA. Bridging the Achievement Gap or (BTAG) starts Monday, September 25 for grades 9-12. BTAG helps high school students with homework, career counseling and more. The original start date of Wednesday, September 6, was postponed due to the storm.
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