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Human Rights Activist Dr. Richard Lapchick to Headline the YMCA’s 26th Annual Arthur “Pappy” Kennedy Prayer Breakfast

December 15th, 2015
Please join us for the 26th Annual YMCA Arthur “Pappy” Kennedy Prayer Breakfast, commemorating the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The keynote speaker for this YMCA signature ...
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At the Y, Kids and Learning Go Hand-in-Hand

December 9th, 2015
75,453 KIDS SMARTER, STRONGER AND HEALTHIER IN 2015!  THE Y’S CRADLE TO COLLEGE FOCUS: Learning is a lifelong continuum that starts at birth and never ends. At the Y, we’ve developed ...
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80 Local Teens Attend YMCA Christian Values Conference at Blue Ridge

July 22nd, 2015
As part of a mission-driven commitment to youth and Christian values, the Y of Central Florida recently sent 80 promising teens to the YMCA’s Christian Values Conference in North Carolina. Set ...
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Dan Wilcox

The Y is here for families this fall: Youth sports and out-of-school time care

July 22nd, 2015
With summer winding down, the Y is here this fall to help every member of the family – starting with kids – to get back to a healthier, more active routine. Flag football, soccer and other YMCA ...
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Big, Huge Summer of Fun, Discovery and Learning at the Y

July 21st, 2015
It continues to be a big, busy summer of fun, discovery and learning for more than 24,000 kids who are taking part in YMCA Summer Camp, Summer Learning and Teen Leadership programs. By blending ...
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YMCA of Central Florida Announced the Launch of a $1.7 Million HealthierLifeRx Initiative

June 1st, 2015
On May 29, 2015, the YMCA of Central Florida officially launched the YMCA’s HealthierLifeRX,  a three-year pilot program funded through a $1.7 million grant from United Health Foundation.  ...
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Gary Appelsies

Nutrition Corner: Seeds, Seeds Everywhere!

May 4th, 2015
NUTRITION CORNER WITH GARY APPLESIES, DIRECTOR OF HEALTHY EATING I love seeds. Do you? As I was preparing my breakfast this morning, I sprinkled a teaspoon of hemp and chia seeds to my Greek ...
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Can Food Change Your Mood?

April 8th, 2015
Can your food choices really improve your mood? Many experts and studies say the answer is yes, the foods you choose can improve your mood. If you think about it, it’s not rocket science. When ...
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Are you eating yourself to good health?

March 27th, 2015
Do you believe that a Healthy lifestyle begins at home? I do indeed. In the United States there are over 150 million people including millions of children who suffer from obesity, diabetes, and a ...
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SPLASH WEEK | 20 Locations – One Goal: To Save Lives

March 2nd, 2015
Drowning is the leading cause of accidental death in Florida among children ages 1-14. At the Y, we know that learning to swim is a lesson of a lifetime and in Florida, all people need to live ...
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Good Nutrition at Any Age

March 2nd, 2015
NUTRITION CORNER WITH GARY APPELSIES Can you really be healthy at any age?  When does good health start? I get asked questions about good health and nutrition all the time.  I hear people of all ...
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Y Membership Gives You So Much More

February 9th, 2015
Y members who participate in Youth Sports, Holiday and Summer Camps, Swim Lessons and Adult leagues save more than non-members. See an example of the savings breakdown below. In addition to the ...
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February 9th, 2015
 At the Y, we know how much you love your family, so let us help you live a happier, healthier life with the ones you love. We believe that families that play together – grow stronger together. ...
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Camp Wewa Celebrates the 25th Winter Retreat Anniversary

January 26th, 2015
More than 130 teens, Camp Wewa alumni, Y volunteers and adult leaders participated in the 25th Silver Anniversary Wewa Winter Retreat, January 16-18, 2015 at Camp Wewa in Apopka, FL. Youth from ...
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