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Run to Remember 2016

June 03, 2016

Honoring the heroes from 9-11

The Hernando County YMCA will host the 15th Annual Run To Remember 5K Run and 1-mile walk on Sunday, September 11 - presented by Silver Sneakers. This event is free and open to all members of the community.

9th Kids' Triathlon

June 21, 2016

Swim Bike and Run for Freedom

The Greater Palm Harbor YMCA hosts the 9th Annual Kids Triathlon “Swim, Bike, Run for Freedom” on Sunday, September 11.

This youth triathlon event is presented by Florida Hospital North Pinellas. The opening ceremonies are dedicated to all those who served our country and especially to those heroes who perished on September 11, 2001.

Run, Walk, Rally Against Bullying 2016

Run, Walk, Rally Against Bullying 2016

June 03, 2016

5K Run and 1 Mile Kids’ Dash

October is National Bullying Prevention Month. The YMCA of the Suncoast is taking a stand against bullying. The Greater Ridgecrest Y and the Pinellas School Age Program will host the 3rd Annual Run, Walk, Rally Against Bullying 5K Run and 1 Mile Kids’ Dash. Show your support and take your stand at the finish line. Start and Finish at the Y. 

Register for the 1 Mile

Register for the 5K

Solving Childhood Obesity: A Family Affair

August 30, 2016

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.

September Member News

August 26, 2016

Creating Positive Connections

Connecting people with opportunities is a key component to building stronger communities. We are a nation of immigrants and our diverse backgrounds, perspectives and multiple generations work together it makes our communities stronger.

Hoof it during the 2016 Reindeer Run

August 15, 2016

Celebrate the holiday season and run for a cause in our YMCA Reindeer Run 5K and 1 Mile Run/Walk! This year, the race is also the Florida Senior Games 5K state championship run.

Tee It Up for a Great Cause

August 10, 2016

22nd Annual Charity Golf Tournament

The J.P. Gills Family YMCA 22nd Annual Charity Golf Tournament will be on Friday, Sept 30. The event will be held at the scenic Fox Hollow Golf Club in Trinity and it's limited to the first 120 participants. This will be an excellent day on the links all while helping the Y with their mission to strengthen the community.

YMCA of the Suncoast Golf TournamentThe 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. 

Let's Go Back to School

August 09, 2016

Quality Afterschool Programs are Key to Developing Youth

When the school day ends, children and teens need opportunities to learn and engage in meaningful activities. Their success out of school can have a positive effect on their success in school. Unfortunately, 19%[1]of children in Florida are left unsupervised after 3 p.m., according to Afterschool Alliance, a nonprofit public awareness advocacy organization. 

To help youth reach their full potential, the YMCA of the Suncoast is offering afterschool programming that supports social-emotional, cognitive and physical development. 

Back to School Savings to benefit You and the Y!

August 05, 2016

We've partnered with JC Penney to help kids achieve. When you shop for back to school clothes- JC Penney will donate a $1 back to the Y for every pair of Arizona Jeans sold until September 2!
4 Reasons Millennials Love the YMCA

4 Reasons Millennials Love the YMCA

August 04, 2016

Find out why millennials are crazy about the YMCA!

It’s no secert that the YMCA is the ideal place for healthy familes and active older adults to get and stay fit, but what a lot of people don’t realize is how much the YMCA has to offer for millenials.

A membership at the YMCA goes a lot further than any ordinary gym membership does. Of course most millenials don’t get a sparkle in their eye when they hear about the SilverSneakers classes that are offered or the child care availability, but there are a ton of other reasons that millenials seriously love the YMCA. Here's just four!
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