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Changes Ahead But Commitment to Strengthening Community RemainsClosing our doors and creating distance between the people we serve was previously unimaginable for an organization like ours, one that is committed to bringing people and communities closer together. Yet, six months ago due to COVID-19, this became our reality. We are grateful our facilities are back open and...
Virtual SAT Boot Camp FREE for YMCA TeensThe First Coast YMCA is partnering with High School 9:12 to offer access to virtual Academic Bootcamps to First Coast YMCA high school members and participants. The online six-week boot camp will prepare students for the SAT. The evening classes will take place once a week beginning Sept. 24 ahead...
Safe Space for StudentsAt the Y, you’ll find a safe space for students so they can remain active, learning and engaged. With student safety top of mind as the new school year begins, the Y is working to take some of the worry away from busy parents. We’re offering a variety of options...
Building Greater Health Equity on the First CoastBy Eric K. Mann President and CEO, YMCA of Florida’s First Coast In less than three months, our nation experienced two critical events that will forever change the trajectory of modern history. The COVID-19 pandemic and the horrific, high-profile killings of black men and women in the last several weeks,...
Join the Water Watcher ChallengeThe Water Watcher Pledge I agree to: actively watch children when they are in or near any body of water. in an emergency, pull all children out of the water and call 911. keep my eyes on the water. avoid distractions. help us spread the word. JOIN THE WATER WATCHER...