Category: Press Releases

March 29, 2018
The 27th annual event, which will be held April 21, is open to the public and will include family-friendly activities ORLANDO, FLA. (April X, 2018) – The YMCA of Central Florida is welcoming all families from across the region to swing by their neighborhood Y on Saturday, April 21 for a day of fun activities at its 27th annual Healthy Kids Day®. Healthy Kids Day is the Y-USA’s national initiative… [...]
March 28, 2018
The nonprofit is inviting all children aged 5 to 12 years to attend its annual five-day introductory swim program from April 23 to 27  ORLANDO, FLA. (April X, 2018) – The YMCA of Central Florida is continuing its pursuit to end childhood drowning in Florida. The nonprofit is inviting all local families with children aged 5 to 12 years to sign up and attend its five-day introductory swim program. The complimentary… [...]
February 05, 2018
Orlando, Fla., to Host 2018 UANA Pan American Masters Championship The swimming championship will be held at the YMCA Aquatic Center on International Drive ORLANDO, FLA. (Sept. 8, 2016) -- The Central Florida YMCA is pleased to announce that Union Americana de Natacion (UANA) has selected Orlando and the Central Florida YMCA to host the 2018 Pan American Masters Championship. The Championship will be held at the YMCA Aquatic Center… [...]
July 02, 2015
ORLANDO, FL – (June 30, 2015) – The YMCA of Central Florida today announced the appointment of Gilbert Garcia as Executive Director at Osceola County YMCA Family Center in Kissimmee, FL. In this role, Garcia will lead the operations, community development and financial development initiatives at the Osceola Y. “Gilbert Garcia has directed successful outcomes with proven YMCA leadership experience,” said Jake Steger, District Vice President, YMCA of Central Florida.… [...]
June 04, 2015
Communities for Health, a Healthier Workforce Initiative for Working Families Begins as Pilot in Orlando and aims to combat preventable chronic illnesses ORLANDO - June 4, 2015 – Today, Sodexo, Inc. and the YMCA of Central Florida announced a healthier workforce initiative designed in partnership by the two organizations to improve the quality of life for individuals, families and communities. Communities for Health, a 3-year pilot program with the YMCA… [...]
June 03, 2014
The YCF Loreleis, a competitive and developmental synchronized swim team at the YMCA Aquatic Center, has been qualified to compete at the 2014 USA National Synchronized Swimming competition in Seattle, Washington June 27 - July 5. The YCF Loreleis was founded in 1975 by Mary Rose, an award-winning synchronized swimmer. This is the first time in the past 24 year that this team has qualified to compete at the national level.… [...]

2014 Press Releases

January 03, 2014
Stay informed about the latest news and developments about the Y of Central Florida’s efforts to strengthen community through Youth Development, Healthy Living and Social Responsibility.     YMCA of Central Florida Announces Charlie Egerton to Lead 2014 Annual Campaign [...]

2013 Press Releases

January 08, 2013
Get the latest news and developments at the Y of Central Florida, one of Central Florida's largest nonprofits committed to strengthening the communities it serves. YMCA of Central Florida Honors Top 2012 Volunteers and Donors at Annual Meeting Glen Davis Elected Chair of YMCA of Central Florida Metro Board 22nd Annual Arthur "Pappy" Kennedy MLK Prayer Breakfast Welcomes speaker Dr. Fitz Hill YMCA’s 19th Annual Celebration of Prayer to Feature… [...]

2012 Press Releases

June 05, 2012
Stay informed about the latest news and developments about the Y of Central Florida's efforts to strengthen community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility.   YMCA of Central Florida to Honor Donors at Annual Festival of Trees Celebration Titusville YMCA Receives $10,000 Grant from Jess Parrish Medical Foundation for Youth Scholarships YMCA Aquatics Center hosts International MATE ROV Competition YMCA of Central Florida Kicks-Off Pool Season with Safe… [...]