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NEWS4JAX: Hundreds of children to receive life-saving swim lessons

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Community groups raised funds to provide free swim lessons to more than 250 local students at the new Winston Family YMCA. Water is everywhere in Jacksonville and it can be unsafe for children who don’t know how to swim. Of the 18 people who drowned in Jacksonville this…

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Adult Swim Lessons

It’s never too late to learn how to swim! As the largest resource for swim lessons on the First Coast, our Y adult swim lessons include beginner, intermediate and advanced levels. So whether you started learning to swim as a child, but never quite mastered it, or are simply afraid…

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Youth Swim Lessons

The First Coast YMCA has swim lessons and aquatic programs for all ages and abilities. Our certified and experienced instructors emphasize personal safety, swimming skills and endurance, while guiding students with praise and encouragement. Swimming is a necessary life skill as well as great exercise and a challenging sport. Our…

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How one Fernandina Beach Child’s Love of Water Inspired His Entire Family to Learn to Swim

Camaron’s Story McKinley and MoRonica Ravenell moved to Fernandina Beach from Mississippi with their oldest son Camaron 13 years ago. Now living in Florida, they realized how much Camaron loved water – no matter if he was in the pool or just the bathtub – he was always splashing. When…

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Reopening FAQs

Reopening Updates How did you make decisions about your safety protocols? With guidance from health officials, government leaders, Y-USA and subject matter experts from our Metropolitan Board of Directors, the First Coast YMCA Reopening Task Force developed For A Safer Us: Reopening Roadmap. The plan outlines our COVID-19 mitigation strategies,…

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We are open!

We missed you! It’s been hard to be away from the people we care about and we are so happy to see you again. Visit a branch page to see our new hours of operation. We are reopening our facilities and reactivating key programs in the safest manner possible so…

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Coronavirus Updates

The 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…

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Healthy Living for Adults

At the Y, we recognize that everyone has personal strengths and challenges. No matter where you are on your health journey, we offer encouragement, guidance and support. We are approachable, down-to-earth and real. We foster environments where you feel comfortable being yourself and confident connecting with others. Member Benefits JOIN…

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Children and Families

At the Y, you’ll find countless opportunities for children and families to laugh, learn and make lasting memories. Our programs empower young people to reach their full potential. And we are committed to providing families as a unit, and as individuals, the opportunities to deepen relationships, develop new skills and…

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Start Your Wellness Journey

When you join the Y, you’ll discover new ways to connect with your potential, purpose and community. No matter where you are on your journey, the Y is where you can be, belong and become. Join us at one of our 13 convenient locations! JOIN NOW Questions? Give Us a…

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