Social Responsibility

Strengthening Communities for 60 Years

March 22, 2017

Celebrating our Diamond Anniversary

March 27, 2017, marks the 60th anniversary of the YMCA of the Suncoast, a charitable organization that began with a powerful idea and belief — to strengthen the foundations of community. Sixty years ago (March 27, 1957) that was our cause, and it’s our cause today.

April Member News

March 27, 2017

Best Summer Ever Starts with Healthy Kids Day

Nothing charges kids up like summer and the Y starts every year with Healthy Kids Day. Join us, on April 29 for free fun events- open to the public- for families to nuture kids' spirits, minds and bodies.

Creative and Delicious Fundraising

March 24, 2017

Luke the "Breadman" bakes up delicious support for our Annual Campaign

The Y sets itself apart with the support of staff, volunteers and donors who help make it possible to never turn anyone away for inability to pay.  

NP Luke Bread FundraiserWe are continuosly amazed by the support we receive from the community. Luke, a 5th grader at Booker Creek Elementary, is one of those people who has supported--and amazed us.  He took his talent, combined it with a school project and created a delicious fundraiser for our annual campaign.

YMCA of the Suncoast Diamond Anniversary

March 23, 2017

Timeline for Suncoast Events

March 27, 2017, marks the 60th anniversary of the YMCA of the Suncoast, a charitable organization that began with a powerful idea and belief — to strengthen the foundations of community. Sixty years ago (March 27, 1957) that was our cause, and it’s our cause today. Here's a timeline of historic highlights for the YMCA of the Suncoast.

Teen Leaders Dedicated to Ecycling

March 22, 2017

Our Teen Leaders Clubs are doing something great for the communities they serve by recycling electronic devices. The club is partnering with eCycle Florida to provide each YMCA of the Suncoast location the weekend of April 29-30, with several 4x4x4 bins to collect recyclable items (see list below). For every pound collected the club will receive 15 cents.

March Member News

March 01, 2017

Getting Kids Active

With a commitment to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, the Y knows physical activity is essential to every child’s health, but many children in the U.S. could benefit from more active play.

Needlework at the Y

February 20, 2017

More than a workout!

There are many reasons to join the Y - building endurance, losing weight, strengthening your heart. When you join the Y, you’re committing to more than simply becoming healthier. You are supporting the values and programs that strengthen your community. Here's a story about a group of active ladies from the Greater Palm Harbor YMCA that decide to build more than muscle- one stitch at a time. 

Free Safety Around Water Week

February 16, 2017

Be Water Smart from the Start

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 swimming skills that keep them safe and build their confidence in the water.

Help Kids and Families in Need

February 16, 2017

Donate to the YMCA of the Suncoast

The YMCA of the Suncoast launches its annual campaign on Wednesday, March 1, to ensure that everyone from Largo to Crystal River has access to vital community programs and resources that support youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. 

Fish for a Cause with the Y

February 16, 2017

Flats Fishing Classic and Captains' Party

The YMCA of the Suncoast is calling all professional and amateur anglers for the Flats Fishing Classic on Friday, April 14. The fishing classic is preceded by the Captains' Party and Benefit Auction at the Carlouel Yacht Club on Thursday, April 13.

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