Community Impact

Helping the Community is Our Passion

We are proud to share with you the highlights of our outstanding accomplishments and community impact in the Central Florida area. We will continue to support the needs of our growing and diverse communities through quality programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.

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Ensuring a Brigther Future for Marion County

September 17th, 2012
At the Y, we want to build an even stronger community in Marion County. With a thriving presence already in this local community, we aim to renovate the Y and make it a vital part of the Ocala ...
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Our difference: Addressing Childhood Obesity

July 11th, 2012
A visit from Michelle Obama   At about 3:30 pm on Tuesday, July 10 2012 two White House secret service representatives approached our Blanchard Park YMCA Camp coordinator and requested a private ...
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YMCA Aquatic Center Hosts International Competition

June 7th, 2012
At the Y, developing the minds of our youth is just as important as coaching them in basketball or teaching them how to swim.  That’s why we are hosting the 11th Annual MATE International ROV ...
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Safe Start Celebrates 10 Years & 10,000 Children

April 10th, 2012
More than 10,000 children – some as young as six months old – have learned life-saving techniques in the water over the past 10 years as part of Safe Start, the innovative water safety program ...
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Strengthening Osceola

March 29th, 2012
Renovation Update: Phase 2 Complete   More people in Osceola County are creating healthy relationships, teens are getting off the streets and people are living healthier lives. Our impact is ...
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Prayer Brings People Together

March 6th, 2012
At the Y, we are determined to stand by our mission to put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.  That’s why we bring the community ...
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Basketball Builds Stronger Communities

February 23rd, 2012
  At the Y, we believe that all kids deserve the opportunity to discover who they are and what they can achieve. Our basketball programs  provide thousands of youth today with values, skills ...
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Improving Lives of our Osceola Community

January 11th, 2012
Renovation Update: Phase 2   Something new and exciting is happening in Osceola County where so many families have been hurting.  Since September, our employees and volunteers have been ...
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Improving the Lives of our Osceola Community

January 3rd, 2012
Renovation Update    Why do we need to renovate the Osceola Y? Being the leading county in the state of Florida for foreclosures and one of the hardest hit by the recession, Osceola County is a ...
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