Y News

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.

Palm Harbor Kids' Triathlon Rescheduled

July 05, 2017

Event Date is now September 24

The Greater Palm Harbor YMCA annual Kids' Triathlon “Swim, Bike, Run for Freedom” presented by Florida Hospital North Pinellas has been postponed to Sunday, September 24, 2017. 

The opening ceremonies are dedicated to all those who served our country and especially to those heroes who perished on September 11, 2001.

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!

Golf for a Great Cause

August 01, 2017

23rd Annual Charity Golf Tournament

The J.P. Gills Family YMCA 23rd Annual Charity Golf Tournament will be on Friday, October 27. The event will be held at the scenic Seven Springs Golf and Country Club in New Port Richey. Registration is limited to the first 120 participants. This will be an excellent day on the links while helping the Y with their mission to strengthen the community.

The event tees off with a lunch and registration from 12-1 p.m. This is a four person scramble tournament with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. Each golfer will receive a polo shirt, goody bag, lunch and buffet dinner. 

12th Annual Mayor's Prayer Breakfast

July 12, 2017

Bringing Our Community Together in Prayer and Song

Join us and be a part of our 12th Annual Mayor's Prayer Breakfast. Nationally, YMCA prayer breakfasts help to join the community in spiritual unity through prayer and reflection.  This event will include music, fellowship and prayers led by leaders in the community.

Tuesday, November 7, 2017
Buffet Breakfast and Social from 7-7:30 a.m.
Prayers begin promptly at 7:30 a.m.

Sheraton Sand Key Resort
1160 Gulf Blvd., Clearwater Beach

Sponsorship and Ticket Information


Keep Reading to learn about this year's Keynote speaker, Michelle Tesori and musical accompanist, Shalyah Fearing.

 

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.

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.

Building a Family Connection

August 04, 2017

Foster Care Partnership Strengthens the Community

At the Y, children and teens can explore their unique talents and interests, helping them realize their potential. That makes for confident kids today and contributing and engaged adults tomorrow. To build on this focus area the YMCA of the Suncoast has partnered with Eckerd Kids, Directions for Living, Youth and Family Alternatives and Lutheran Family Services to offer foster care families access to our locations.
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