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2016 YMCA Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast

September 14, 2016

Join the YMCA of the Suncoast on Tuesday, November 1, for the annual Mayor's Prayer Breakfast at the Sheraton Sand Key Resort, on Clearwater Beach from 7 to 9 a.m. This is the 11th Anniversary for the YMCA of the Suncoast to host this event, which brings together the community for the purpose of prayer and fellowship. 

October is Family Health Month

October is Family Health Month

September 30, 2016

At the YMCA of the Suncoast, we understand that health begins at home, and we support families in their efforts to build the five pillars that support a healthy family home.

Grape Escape 2016

July 28, 2016

You are cordially invited to join us for our 14th Annual Grape Escape Garden Party and Wine Tasting event. Enjoy a magical evening under the stars as you sip on fine wines and specialty beers, dine on hors d'oeuvres from the area's finest restaurants while you bid on your favorite silent auction items. This event provides an opportunity to give back to an exceptional cause as you enjoy catching up with friends-both old and new!
ZOE for President

ZOE for President

April 20, 2016

Summer Camp PAC Endorses Candidate

The YMCA of the Suncoast and the Summer Camp PAC launched its endorsement of Zoe for President on Healthy Kids Day. Earlier this year the YMCA of the USA launched the campaign to elect a one-year-old girl as our nation’s Commander in Chief...in 2064. The campaign highlights the potential the Y sees in all kids to grow up and change the world if they’re nurtured properly and supported along the way.

November is Diabetes Awareness Month

October 25, 2016

One in 86 Million Americans has Prediabetes

During National Diabetes Awareness Month, the YMCA of the Suncoast is encouraging residents to learn their risks for prediabetes and type 2 diabetes and to take preventive steps to potentially reduce their chances of developing the disease.
Raising Awareness for Ali

Raising Awareness for Ali

September 28, 2016

National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

The YMCA of the Suncoast Before and Afterschool program at Lake St. George Elementary honored a fellow student, Ali, today for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. More than a year ago the 10-year-old was diagnosed with a form of bone cancer called osteosarcoma.

October Member News

September 22, 2016

Preparing All Youth for Success

Stem (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) jobs are growing at a rapid pace.  These jobs, typically come with high earning potential, yet women and people of color are unrepresented in these fields.

The Y is working to close the gender gap and address racial and ethnic disparities in access to STEM education.

SPICE IT UP for Autism 2016

September 09, 2016

A Fundraiser Benefiting Camp COAST

Spice It Up for a great cause-- taste and vote for some delicious chili or participate and make your own chili, plus enter to win great prizes donated by local businesses.  NEW this year-- a salsa contest has been added, and there will be games, crafts, bounce houses and Great Explorations!

The Clearwater YMCA is hosting this event to raise money for Camp COAST (Children on the Autism Spectrum Together), a summer day camp for children on the spectrum living in Pinellas County.

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.

Citrus County Youth Triathlon

August 26, 2016

Youth Tri Logo

Mark your calendar and start training!

The Citrus County Memorial Health Foundation YMCA will be hosting their first youth triathlon on Sunday, November 13.

Kids can swim, bike and run their way around the YMCA campus for a fun fitness challenge.

Sponsorship opportunities still available.

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