First Coast Games Heats Up

Companies challenge one another; focus on employee health in First Coast Games

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – April 14, 2015 – YMCA of Florida’s First Coast is hosting its 2015 First Coast Games, an annual corporate health and wellness challenge beginning April 25 and ending August 1. Presented by VyStar Credit Union and Supporting Sponsor, JP Morgan Chase Bank, the challenge introduces healthy activities into the workplace while promoting company pride, morale and camaraderie among co-workers outside of the office. Hundreds of employees from more than 20 businesses are prepared to participate in the games.
The First Coast Games opening ceremony will be on April 25, featuring several family-friendly activities such as spirit contests and field day activities including hula-hoop relays, water balloon toss and tug-of-war. The team events will follow with challenges that are “to win” and “to play.” The 2015 events are as follows:

Opening Ceremony
April 25 | 8:30 a.m.
DuPont YMCA Campus

Basketball – To Win
May 11-16 | 6:30 p.m.
Arlington YMCA

Softball – To Win
May 26-29 | 6:30 p.m.
Drew Park

Bowling – To Play
June 6 | 11:30 a.m.
Bowl America – San Jose

Tennis – To Win
June 22-26 | 6:30 p.m.
Williams Family YMCA

Camp Day – To Play
June 27 | 9 a.m.
Camp Immokalee

Flag Football – To Win
July 6-11 | 6:30 p.m.
Losco Park

Kickball – To Play
July 18 | 9 a.m.
Ringhaver Park

Volleyball – To Win
July 20-23 | TBD
Dye Clay Family YMCA

Ultimate Frisbee – To Play
July 25 | 9 a.m.
DuPont YMCA Campus

Dodge Ball – To Play
July 28 & 30 | 6:30 p.m.
Brooks Family YMCA

Closing Ceremony & 5K ¬
August 1

For more information, contact
HEATHER HOUSTON, Dalton Agency
P 904.398.5222 C 386.216.9472
E hhouston@daltonagency.com

The Y
For more than 100 years, YMCA of Florida’s First Coast has been providing men, women and children of all ages, and from all walks of life, opportunities to build stronger bonds, live healthy and become more engaged with their communities. Learn more: www.FirstCoastYMCA.org.

Mission Statement: To put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.