Compete for a Cause

  It’s time for a tie-breaker, Tampa Bay! Having both previously won the Treadmill Tuesday title, the Tampa YMCA and YMCA of Florida’s First Coast are going head-to-head in the 2018 Treadmill Tuesday Tie-Breaker – a competition between the Tampa Bay and Northeast Florida communities for the greatest distance traveled on a treadmill.   This…

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Y & Rays Team Up to Offer Free Swim Lessons

  Learning to swim, especially in the state of Florida, is a crucial step in keeping your kids safe. But many local families don’t have the financial means to take formal lessons.   To remove that potential barrier, the Tampa YMCA offers a free Safety Around Water program during Hillsborough County’s spring break. This week,…

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Us is a Possibility

Lightning Owner Jeff Vinik (L) accepted the Community Impact Award from Tampa Y President & CEO Matt Mitchell.

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Swim Lessons Save Lives

The swim skills Ryleigh Webb learned at the North Brandon Y came in handy after she fell into the pool unexpectedly last spring.

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Treating Arthritis through Fun and Friends

  Last fall, arthritis got so bad for Joan Miller that it started impacting her quality of life. “The arthritis that I could see in my knuckles had become uncomfortable and was really limiting my motions,” shares Joan. Doctors told her she also had the condition in her left hip. “I couldn’t cross that leg…

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Why Wait for Y-Weight?

Tori Edwards and her Y-Weight group were so pleased with the program, they continued training with Bob Sierra Y trainer Jodi Frazier.

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Life Lessons in Perseverance

  A golf club has been in AJ Newell’s hands since she was in diapers. “It was a cut down one iron with electrical tape for a grip,” recalls AJ. “I remember going to lessons.” AJ’s lessons with The First Tee of Tampa Bay grew into developmental tournaments, where she soaked up the curriculum like…

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