FACE MASKS REQUIRED

At the Y, you must wear a mask to check-in, in the lobby, when dropping off or picking up children at KidZone, waiting for a class to begin, in the locker rooms and any other common areas of the facility. Wearing a mask while in a group exercise class, using strength and cardio equipment, stretching and swimming is optional if you maintain social distancing at all times.

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...
Tiger Academy Teacher Honored with One-of-a-Kind AwardCongratulations to Tiger Academy English language arts teacher Edward Moore, one of four recipients of this year’s Gladys Prior Awards from the University of North Florida. Moore teaches fifth-grade at Tiger Academy. He has spent 15 years developing rapport with students beyond graduation, attending events he is invited to by...
Here for the First CoastIn response to the COVID-19 crisis, the Y is providing critical services to frontline workers, families and our neighbors in need. Whether it’s providing child care to health care providers or essential workers, staying connected with our wellness community through virtual fitness classes, providing virtual academic programming for kids and...
Coronavirus UpdatesThe safety and well-being of our staff, members, volunteers and guests is always the Y’s top priority. It is our social responsibility to do our part in the face of this unprecedented health emergency. We are thrilled with Governor DeSantis’ announcement that gyms in Florida can reopen starting Monday. As...