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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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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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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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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Empowered, Embraced & Encouraged at the Y

Lourdes DeJesus and her husband, Leslie, first joined the Plant City Family YMCA to lose a few pounds. They instantly fell in love with the group exercise classes, water aerobics and free weights.

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Stay Active at Any Age

At the Y, you’ll find people just like yourself trying to live healthier – at every age and stage of life. Some may think you should slow down as you grow older.

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Coming Together for the Greater Good

  This month is National Volunteer Month and the Tampa YMCA encourages everyone to get involved — in large or small ways — to make your community better. In our busy day-to-day lives, volunteering can quickly take a back seat to other obligations and priorities. In fact, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports a decline…

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New Neighbor Gives Back

  Before indulging during the winter break, Y afterschoolers received free healthy goodies thanks to a generous new neighbor. The Sprouts Farmers Market donated fruits and veggies to Y Success Afterschoolers at Twin Lakes and Lake Magdalene Elementary schools last month. Dozens of kids and families enjoyed receiving the fresh produce to help keep their…

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New Neighbor Gives Back

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