Healthy Living

Exercising outside? It's HOT!

June 27, 2017

How to Recognize Heat-Related Illness

The summer months often bring opportunities for outdoor fun, activities and exercise; unfortunately, they also bring increased risk for heat-related illnesses. These ailments occur when the body can’t cool itself quickly enough. Potential problems range from heat rash (prickly heat) to heat stroke. 

Field Day Strengthens Families

July 12, 2017

Greater Ridgecrest Hosts Event on September 16

The YMCA of the Suncoast is excited about the new partnerships they have built with organizations that enhance the well-being of children and families in need of a second chance. To celebrate the Greater Ridgecrest YMCA in Largo will host a FREE Field Day with games, swimming and so much more on Saturday, September 16, 10 a.m to 2:30 p.m.

Running Miles that Matter

July 05, 2017

Freedom Run and the 16th Run to Remember

The Hernando County YMCA will host the Freedom Run 5K and 1-mile walk on Saturday, September 9, and the 16th Annual Run To Remember service on Monday, September 11, at 6:30 a.m. Both events are free and open to all members of the community.

July Member News

June 27, 2017

Strong Families Connected Communities

At the Y, we are about youth development, healthy living and social responsibility.  In our increasingly connected world, it's important for kids and adults to broaden their horizons and appreciate other people, places and cultures.

Celebrate YMCA History

June 01, 2017

173 Years Strong

On Tuesday, June 6, the YMCA marks more than 173 years, as more than a place, it is a movement that offers programs and services designed to foster youth development, healthy living and social responsibility.

June Member News

May 18, 2017

Strong Families Connected Communities

At the Y, we are about youth development, healthy livng and social responsibility.  In our increasingly connected world, it's important for kids and adults to broaden their horizons and appreciate other people, places and cultures.

Enhance Your Knowledge

May 17, 2017

Healthy Living with César Lara, M.D.

Para leer esta información en español, haga clic aquí.

Cesar A. Lara M.DDr. César Lara will giving a presentation on health and well-being at our Clearwater YMCA.  He is known throughout Florida as a weight loss, anti-aging and disease prevention expert.

More importantly, he has known since childhood he is here to make a real difference in people's lives and wants to share his knowledge to help people improve their quality of life.  

Dr. Lara will discuss maintaining a healthy lifestyle, root causes of health problems, overcoming obesity and taking control of your health.

This presentation is geared to a Spanish-speaking audience. Space is limited to the first 50 individuals.  Registration is required and childcare will be available.

Thursday, May 25, 2017
5:30-6:30 p.m.
at the Clearwater YMCA

To register, print and complete this form or
contact George Garcia at 727 461 9622.

Do you know water safety?

May 15, 2017

May is Water Safety Month

Safety Around Water YMCA of the Suncoast
With National Water Safety Month in May and summer around the corner, it’s a great time for parents to remember the importance of ensuring their children are equipped with essential water safety skills. Drowning is the second leading cause of death for children ages 5 to 14. According to the Florida Health Department, our state loses more children under age five to drowning than any other.

May 11 is Member Appreciation Day

May 05, 2017

Celebrating You!

It is Member Appreciation Day; stop by our Y locations on Thursday, May 11, so our team can say thank you for being a ROCK SOLID member and a part of an organization that is Building More than Muscle!

Rock Solid Celebration

May 05, 2017

YMCA of the Suncoast Annual Report

March 27 of this year marked the 60th anniversary of YMCA of the Suncoast, a charitable organization that began with a powerful idea and belief — to strengthen the foundations of community. It was our cause then, and it’s our cause today. This year we honored our volunteers, donors, members and partners for being ROCK SOLID in spirit, mind and body!

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