Most people know the Y as a place where kids learn how to swim, shoot hoops and become better athletes.
But at today’s Y, kids are just as likely to have a reading coach as a soccer coach. And when we celebrate home runs, we know the biggest victories often take place in the classroom.
From infancy through college, the Y of Central Florida is helping kids enter school ready to learn, close the achievement gap and grow up to become successful, confident adults.
Because it’s the Y, we also instill important values – qualities like caring, honesty, respect, responsibility and faith – which make everyone stronger.
From early childhood development and learning-based after-school programs to innovative summer camps and teen mentoring, the Y is on a mission to help kids thrive, from cradle to career