Community

Serving the community has always been at the heart of the YMCA of the Suncoast. We are a place where people can find respite from social, economic and educational challenges and learn how to overcome them. We desire for every family to build stronger bonds, achieve a greater work/life balance and become more engaged within the community.

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Enhance Fitness

Moderate-impact classes with high-impact results

Across the YMCA of the Suncoast we offer Enhance®Fitness, an evidence-based group exercise program for older adults that uses simple, easy-to-learn movements that motivate individuals (particularly those with arthritis) to stay active throughout their life.

Here are some of the changes our participants have noticed:

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Annual Reports

March 27, 2017, marked 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.

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MASH

Our MASH (Mainstream Adults Sharing Hope) program for adults with cognitive, physical, or emotional challenges has been serving community members 18 years of age and older for nearly two decades.

This program is free to full members. The fee for basic members is $20 per month or $240 a year.

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Diabetes Prevention

The YMCA's Diabetes Prevention program is a community-based lifestyle improvement program for adults with prediabetes.  Its purpose is to empower adults with lasting lifestyle changes that will improve their overall health and reduce their chance of developing type-2 diabetes.

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Salsa Sabor Y Salud

The Salsa, Sabor y Salud builds on the rich traditions and values of Hispanic and Latino cultures to help families adopt and maintain healthy lifestyles. 

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Moving for a better balance

Moving For Better Balance is a 12-week, falls prevention program, evidence-based, instructor-led group program designed to improve strength, mobility, flexibility, and balance through the therapeutic movements of Tai Chi, a graceful form of exercise and deep breathing.

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Livestrong

LIVESTRONG at the YMCA serves people affected by cancer and empowers them to reclaim their health and well being. YMCA of the Suncoast is honored to offer this program to residents of Pinellas, Pasco, Hernando and Citrus counties.

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YMCA Weight Loss Program

Ready to make a lifestyle change? The Y has a a solution by participating in YMCA’s Weight Loss Program. It's a great way to learn how to eat healthier, move more and lose weight. There are no gimmicks and no restrictive approaches—just the tools you need to make the necessary changes in your lifestyle to achieve your wellness goals.

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"DIY at the Y" Do It Yourself

Over the course of your life, you’ve learned a lot, seen a lot and done a lot. Your knowledge and experience are best shared with others — youths and adults alike! — and we’re here to help you teach and share!

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