3rd Annual Treadmill Tuesday Challenge 03/21/2017

UPDATE: More than 3,200 Floridians logged nearly 6,700 miles today in the 3rd Annual Treadmill Tuesday YMCA event aimed at encouraging healthier lifestyles. Congratulations to Tampa Bay for surpassing Jacksonville. It was a close one. Tampa Bay had the edge by just 21 miles with 3,358 miles logged by 1,630 participants. Here on the First Coast, 1,580 participants completed 3,337 miles during the 12-hour event. In addition to participating at their neighborhood Y, community members were able to join the competition from other locations via social media. Of the 3,210 participants, 52 joined by uploading a post-workout photo of treadmill dashboard or running app summary displaying the total distance, tagging @FirstCoastYMCA or @TampaYMCA, and using #TreadmillTuesday. The total distance and number of participants for the First Coast YMCA, who joined the competition via social media or at a First Coast Y branch, are listed below. Congratulations to our Apple Watch winners: Mae Barker (Winston Family…

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3-on-3 “At the Beach” 04/01/2017

St. Augustine YMCA

Saturday, April 1, 2017 Join us for the 2nd Annual 3-on-3 “At the Beach” Basketball Tournament Saturday, April 1 games at the St. Augustine Y. All proceeds help us provide Y programs to underserved children in St. Augustine. This tournament is for teams in the following age divisions: 3rd-5th Grade Middle School High School Open Division 30 years and older 40 years and older 55 years and older Cost: $75 / team, max roster is 5 Time: 9:00am – 5:00pm 3-on-3 Online Registration To learn more, please contact Phil Tensley at

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Johnson YMCA Spring Fashion Show 04/22/2017

Johnson Family YMCA

Peace, Love, Unity All proceeds raised from this event will help to close the academic achievement gap lost in students over the summer time by sending at risk youth to summer camp. Details Saturday, April 22, 2017 Doors at 5:45pm Show Begins at 6:15pm Johnson Family YMCA 5700 Cleveland Road | Jacksonville, FL 32209 904.765.3589 ext. 8 Tickets $12 / Members $15 / Non-members To learn more and to purchase tickets, please visit the Johnson Family YMCA Welcome Center.

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Healthy Kids Day® 04/22/2017

Saturday, April 22 9:00am-1:00pm Located at the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville in partnership with the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp Nothing charges up kids like summer—and Healthy Kids Day® is the Y’s official start to the BEST SUMMER EVER! So, make sure your kids get the most they can out of this time of year …in spirit, mind and body. This event is FREE and open to the public, and everyone is welcome to enjoy the fun! Mark your calendars and let’s charge into summer together! Activities include: Bounce Houses Games YMCA Camp Corner and more! Check out the fun we had at Healthy Kids Day in 2016: Download a flyer to share with friends! Win a 3-month Summer Membership at the Y! RSVP by April 15 to be entered for a chance to win a 3-month summer family membership at the First Coast YMCA! The membership will be valid beginning May 1-July 31. RSVP NOW TO…

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Jamathon at the Brooks Y 04/28/2017

Friday, April 28,2017 6:30pm – 8:30pm Bring a friend and join us for two hours of BodyJam, including the launch of BODYJAM 80 followed by refreshments and fun times with instructors and Y friends! All proceeds will go towards Safety Around Water and swim instruction scholarships for kids and adults in need on the First Coast. TICKETS $25/person Limited to 50 participants. To purchase your ticket and register for the event, visit the Brooks Y or call 904.854.2000. Download a flyer

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23rd Annual Shrimp Festival 5K 05/06/2017

Saturday, May 6 Starting at 8:00am – Main Beach Invite your friends and family to take part in the annual Shrimp Run 5K Run/Walk presented by Coastal Vision Center on Saturday, May 6 in Fernandina Beach. The Cause Proceeds from this event will help provide lessons to underserved individuals and families in our community. As a national leader in water safety and aquatics instruction, we ensure that everyone, regardless of age, income or background, has access to the essentials needed to learn, grow and thrive. That’s why we offer swim lessons for every age and stage of life. We understand that knowing how to swim is not only a fun, recreational activity, but that it is also a life-saving skill that provides confidence both in and out of the water. Location Main Beach McArthur Family YMCA 1915 Citrona Drive Fernandina Beach, FL 32034 904.261.1080 Details 5K Shrimp Run – 8:00am Ages 18 and older Ages 9-17…

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Drivers of Change 10/09/2017

Inaugural Golf Tournament Presented by Bluegrass Materials & Bono’s Real Pit Bar-B-Q Benefiting Tiger Academy & the Johnson YMCA Teen Program SAVE THE DATE October 9, 2017 at the Timuquana Country Club 4028 Timuquana Rd. Jacksonville, FL 32210 Sponsorship opportunities are available. For more information or to become involved, call 904.265.1824 or email More information will be posted here soon.

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