Tom-and-Jennifer

Brighter Futures Start Here

Hundreds of community members recently had the unique opportunity to witness how the Tampa YMCA helps shape brighter futures for local kids, adults and families. More than 500 guests came together to BUILD A BETTER US last month at the Regions Community Impact Dinner.

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TreadmillTuesday

Make Your Miles Matter

We demand a rematch and we need your help! The Tampa YMCA and YMCA of Florida’s First Coast are going head-to-head once again in the 2017 Treadmill Tuesday Rematch – a competition between the Tampa Bay and Northeast Florida communities for the greatest distance traveled on a treadmill. This free event takes place next Tuesday,…

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Layla's-House

5 Years of Shaping Young Lives

  Five years ago on Valentine’s Day, the Tampa Y partnered with Champions for Children to open Layla’s House – an early learning facility in Sulphur Springs training parents and caregivers to be their child’s first teacher.   Layla’s House is named after Layla Chami, who died from leukemia at age 16 back in 2008….

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A Day On, Not a Day Off

Instead of taking the day off to play video games or watch television, Y Teen Achievers spent their Martin Luther King Jr. holiday volunteering to give back.

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YRoleModelMakingWaves

Y Role Model Making Waves

One of our own is making waves across the nation. Tampa Y Director of Competitive Swimming John Bruenning is being recognized locally and nationally for developing better athletes while building their character.

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NewYearNewYou

New Year, New You

  Alright folks, it’s February. How many of you are still sticking with your New Year’s Resolutions (if you made any)? Are you like one in four Americans who broke your resolutions during the first week of 2017. Or are you with only 46 percent who stick with it six months into the year? Unfortunately, only 8…

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Heather-Shrouds

Y Coach Qualifies for Prestigious Event

  Nearly a decade ago, doctors prescribed Heather Shrouds an alarming wake-up call and told her, “You’re 31 years old. You have high cholesterol and you’re prediabetic – at risk for heart attacks and strokes.” Heather decided right then and there to change her life for the better.   “I was 230 pounds. I’m 130…

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Y Coach Qualifies for Prestigious Event

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