Healthy Living

US is Empowering

March 14, 2018

Donate to the YMCA of the Suncoast

The YMCA of the Suncoast launches its annual campaign on Thursday, March 1, to ensure that everyone from Largo to Lecanto has access to vital community programs and resources that support youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Everything the Y does is in service of making us – as individuals and a community – better.

Healthy Bytes

March 07, 2018

March is National Nutrition Month

March is the time to celebrate healthy eating with National Nutrition month, and YMCA of the Suncoast is ready with ideas to help you improve nutrition and overall health. After all, regardless of whether you’re old or young, what you eat matters. Not only is good, nutritious food essential for fuel to make it through the day, it is the foundation for a healthy mind and body.

6 Tips for Staying Healthy While Traveling

February 21, 2018

Whether you’re heading off on a business trip or planning a spring break vacation, traveling requires good health. But time-zone changes, hours on an airplane, and all those little travel-related stressors can affect your immune system. How can you stay healthy while being productive and enjoying your journey? By taking good care of yourself on the road. Here are five tips to help.

FREE Safety Around Water Week

February 21, 2018

Spring Break Water Safety Lessons

At the Y, we have a deep passion for aquatics and want all kids to learn how to swim. During Safety Around Water Week, we give kids ages 3-12 this opportunity. If your kid is a non-swimmer or a beginner, join us as we teach children basic water safety skills that keep them safe and build their confidence in the water.

Diabetes Alert Day is March 27

March 19, 2018

Tuesday, March 27, is American Diabetes Association (ADA) Alert Day®, and the YMCA of the Suncoast wants everyone to know their risk for prediabetes and type 2 diabetes, as well as preventive steps they can take today to reduce the chances of developing the disease.

March Member News

February 28, 2018

Opportunity for All

At the Y, we are about youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. In our March issue, you can learn more about how the Y is creating opportunities for all.

What to Do After School

February 07, 2018

Programs for Kids and Teens

With classes and your daily routine back, your kids may be looking for new ways to fill their time after school. It can be a challenge to find the right activities for each child’s personality, especially if you’re hoping to find them in one location. Good news. YMCA of the Suncoast has lots of options for kids of all ages and interests. Check out these ideas to keep your children active and happy.

Healthy Kids Day: April 21

February 07, 2018

YMCA of the Suncoast Healthy Kids Day
On Saturday, April 21, the YMCA of the Suncoast is holding a FREE community event for everyone 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. 

Happy, Healthy Heart Day

February 07, 2018

Member Appreciation Day is Feb 14

As Valentine’s Day approaches (and YMCA of the Suncoast Member Appreciation Day), thoughts of loved ones fill our hearts. That’s why it’s the perfect time to remind ourselves of how to take care of those hearts. Learning ways to improve heart health for yourself or your loved ones will help to ensure that you have many more Valentine’s Days to celebrate together. These six tips can get you on your way to a happy, healthy heart.

February Member News

February 06, 2018

A Better Community Together

At the Y, we are about youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. In our February issue, you can learn more about how the Y is making it easier for members to visit participating Ys across the U.S. while away from home.

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