The YMCA Without Walls
The Sulphur Springs YMCA provides a safe environment for children and families to learn, grow and thrive. We nurture the potential of each individual through programming that teaches and reinforces life skills and promotes personal growth, family engagement and academic achievement. As an integral part of the Neighborhood of Promise it is our goal for the Sulphur Springs YMCA to be a catalyst for community change and a significant contributor towards creating a healthier Sulphur Springs.
The Sulphur Springs YMCA serves to enrich the community through a number of initiatives. Click below to learn more:
- Community Learning Center
- Creating a Healthier Sulphur Springs for Kids!
- Layla’s House
- Neighborhood of Promise
- YMCA Reads!
News & Events
Healthy eating will keep teeth free of cavities and weight from piling on. That’s the lesson 11-year-old Shantelle Robinson carried away last week as she filled her plate with watermelon, cantaloupe and a bagel.
She sat among some 60 Sulphur Springs’ residents and community activists who came for a special breakfast and lessons in the benefits of good nutrition and exercise. The event was sponsored by the Tampa Metropolitan Area YMCA and the Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Florida Foundation Inc. The agencies are partners in a neighborhood-focused plan to reduce obesity and encourage healthy life styles in Sulphur Springs. Read the entire article
Meagan Smithyman, Community School Director, Meagan.Smithyman@tampaymca.org
Wayne Johnson, Senior Director of Family Outreach, Wayne.Johnson@tampaymca.org
Stally Ojeda, Senior Director of Extended Learning Programs, Stally.Ojeda@tampaymca.org
Amber Carpenter, Grant Manager Amber.Carpenter@TampaYMCA.Org
Kiana White, Member Services Representative, Kianna.White@tampaymca.org
Tyechia Hobbs, Program Director K-3
Artisha Dawkins, Program Coordinator 4-8th
Dionte Brown, YReads! Coordinator
Urban Advisory Board
Serving Central City Family Y, Downtown Y, and Sulphur Springs YMCA.
Alex Burks, Chair
Rick Bennet, Vice Chair
Terri Cordova Hewitt