Another Afternoon with the Lightning

Three years ago, the Tampa Y partnered with the Tampa Bay Lightning and Chase to grow the game of hockey in Tampa Bay. From learning how to play ball hockey to trying their hand at ice hockey inside the Amalie Arena, Y afterschoolers and youth members have benefited greatly from the community hockey program.   …

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Live STRONG at the Y

Before she heard the words “You have cancer,” Lisa Browder was very active and healthy. But a stage 3 breast cancer diagnosis in 2016 took quite the toll on her body. After four months of chemotherapy, Lisa says she gained 36 pounds and developed neuropathy in her hands and feet. “Everybody else gets cancer and…

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Play Like a Girl

The First Tee of Tampa Bay teaches kids more than golf. The girls in the program are working hard to reach their goals and breaking down barriers on their way.

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The Y Gave Me Strength & Energy

Louis Dill discovered Enhance®Fitness, a senior fitness and arthritis management program to improve endurance, strength, balance and flexibility. The program is offered at the following Tampa Y locations: Bob Sierra North Tampa, Campo, East Pasco, Plant City and South Tampa.

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Drowning Doubles in Hillsborough County

The Tampa Y is working with several agencies to expand the Safety Around Water program that teaches kids life-saving swim skills and lessons. Starting in March, the program will expand to over 30 Tampa Bay YMCA locations and will teach about 5,500 kids.

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Stay and Play at the Y

  With the New Year comes a revitalized focus on the Tampa Y’s youngest members! The Tampa Y is transforming its Kid Zones into Stay & Play centers. With the new name comes a new and enhanced curriculum to allow kids to thrive while their parents work on bettering their own health.   In the…

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Special Time with Santa

  The chance to meet Santa is not easy to come by for some kids. That’s why every year, the North Brandon Family YMCA makes sure to bring Old Saint Nick to kids at Lopez Exceptional Student Center. The special Santa visit works best for students there dealing with learning, language, neurological, developmental and behavioral…

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Honor Dr. King by Volunteering

The Y encourages community members to volunteer and honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy. The South Tampa Family Y’s Togetherhood® is a new program that connects people from all backgrounds to plan and carry out volunteer projects to address community needs.

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A New Y for the New Year

The Tampa YMCA cut the ribbon to its newest family facility in 18 years on Jan. 10. Key donors, county leaders, and the community gathered at the new location for games, prizes and healthy fun after the ceremony.

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A New Y for the New Year

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