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Congratulations to our new ‘Guardians’Providing a safe environment for every person at the First Coast YMCA—especially children—is essential to our mission as a community-serving organization. We understand that in order to keep our promise to help our youngest members and program participants grow and thrive, we must do everything in our power to assure...
Member Spotlight: Miles DowdyAuthor: Miles Dowdy, First Coast YMCA member In December of 2021, I stepped on the scale and saw something I’d never see before: 300 pounds. Going up the stairs was becoming difficult and I couldn’t keep up with my son the way I wanted to. The body that won state...
YMCA Training for Gate River RunHave you ever imagined crossing the finish line at the Gate River Run, but aren’t sure how to even start? No matter your age or ability, we can help you achieve that goal with our free 12-week training program beginning December 11. The program includes cycling, group exercise, some outdoor...
World Arthritis Day: Managing Inflammation with NutritionArthritis, or the inflammation or swelling of one or more joints, is used to describe over 100 conditions that affects joints, tissue around the joints, and other connective tissue. This diagnosis includes symptoms like pain and redness at the affected joints, difficulty moving around, and even trouble breathing. This chronic...
Do You Know If You Are Hydrated?Staying hydrated has its benefits, but how do you know if you are hydrated? Temperatures are rising all over the country, but especially for us here in Florida! The humidity that we experience in our beautiful state makes it even more crucial for us to stay hydrated. Benefits of staying...