Arlington Family YMCA, Baker County Family YMCA, Barco-Newton Family YMCA, Brooks Family YMCA, Camp Immokalee, Dye Clay Family YMCA, Flagler Center Family YMCA, Johnson Family YMCA, McArthur Family YMCA, Ponte Vedra Family YMCA, St. Augustine Family YMCA, Williams Family YMCA
Each Christmas there are children who will not receive gifts because their families are struggling. The YMCA’s Angel Tree is an opportunity to help bring a smile to a child through the loving gesture of giving. There are hundreds of these children in the care of the YMCA through before and afterschool care, Team Up and Y Reads, and out-of-school camps. The Angel Tree program connects those who can help to those who need help. How can you help? Beginning November 16, take an angel from the tree in one of our YMCA branches, register with the staff at the Welcome Center and shop for that child. (A $75.00 limit is strongly suggested.) By December 15, return the UNWRAPPED gifts in the bag provided with the angel tag attached (one bag per child). The gifts are then distributed back to the child’s Y location and are picked up by the parent. The parent is responsible for…
12 Gifts of Christmas
McArthur Family YMCA
The McArthur Family YMCA, in partnership with the November 25 Christmas Tree Lighting at The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island, invites everyone to participate in our Annual 12 Gifts of Christmas drawing for great prizes. All proceeds will be used for programs at the McArthur Y that prevent summer learning loss. Tickets go on sale November 1 at the McArthur Y and are $10 for one ticket or $25 for three tickets. PURCHASE YOUR TICKETS NOW TO EARN THE CHANCE AT THE FOLLOWING: Ritz-Carlton one-night stay with dinner for two at Salt Restaurant Salt Restaurant dinner for two Ritz Café 4750 dinner for four $100 Ritz spa gift certificate Robison Jewelry Lady’s Belair diamond watch Scott & Sons Jewelry gold/diamond pendant & chain Katie’s Light Ocean Front Lighthouse one-night stay with Café Karibo dinner for two Kayak Amelia $200 gift card Magna Salon “Elves Fantasy Package” Greyfield Inn Cumberland Island Day Trip for two Amelia River Excursion for four Barzin…
Turkey Trot – Ponte Vedra
Arlington Family YMCA, Baker County Family YMCA, Barco-Newton Family YMCA, Brooks Family YMCA, Camp Immokalee, Dye Clay Family YMCA, Flagler Center Family YMCA, Johnson Family YMCA, McArthur Family YMCA, Ponte Vedra Family YMCA, St. Augustine Family YMCA, Williams Family YMCA, Yates Family YMCA, YMCA at the Bank of America Tower
Get ready for a fun family run Thanksgiving morning, starting at the Mickler’s Landing parking lot, located at South Ponte Vedra Boulevard. All proceeds from the race will benefit the YMCA’s Safety Around Water Program. Support your community and join us for some family fun! The first 600 to register will receive an event water bottle! Register online or visit or call the Ponte Vedra YMCA for more information. 5K – Ages 18 & older 5K – Ages 15-17 Family Rate 3K – Ages 11-14 1K – Ages 10 & younger
“Christmas at Y-Town” Dance Explosion Workshop
Arlington Family YMCA
At the Y, kids will build their self-confidence while expressing themselves to music in a positive and enriching environment all while making friends with others who share a passion for dance. Join us this holiday season for a special “Christmas at Y-Town” Dance Explosion Workshop. It’s December 4 at the Arlington YMCA. The workshop is $10 for members and $15 for non-members. Workshop: 4:00pm-7:00pm Presentation: 7:00pm Our dance explosion workshop includes: · Jazz · Acro · Ballet · Broadway A light snack is also included. Wear your favorite Christmas socks and win a prize! For more information or to register, please contact the Arlington YMCA at 904.744.2233.
Candy Cane 5K
Barco-Newton Family YMCA, Dye Clay Family YMCA
Show Us Your Stripes at the Candy Cane 5K Take Stock in Children and the YMCA of Florida’s First Coast will be hosting the 3rd Annual Candy Cane 5k, a fun holiday run/walk for the whole family. Join us on Saturday, December 5 at Orange Park Town Hall. Come dressed for our Candy Cane theme! Proceeds benefit Take Stock in Children, a non-profit organization that provides scholarships, mentors and hope for low-income students in Clay County. Saturday, December 5 Orange Park Town Hall 2042 Park Avenue Orange Park, FL 32073 Registration 8:00am | 5k Walk/Run 8:30am $25 Registration thru December 4 / $35 Race Day Registration For more information, please contact Callan Bell at 904.272.4304 or cbell@FirstCoastYMCA.org.
Breakfast with Santa at Barco-Newton
Barco-Newton Family YMCA
Celebrate the season and spend a magical morning with Santa at the Barco-Newton Family YMCA. Guests will enjoy breakfast and hot cocoa plus pictures with Santa and a holiday craft. Saturday, December 12 | 9:30am-11:00am COST (includes photo with Santa): Members: $20 Non-Members: $40
Breakfast with the Minions
Yes, it’s happening! Christmas Breakfast with the Minions is coming to the Williams YMCA on December 19 from 9am-11am. The fun includes: character appearances pancakes inflatables picture spot and the only “snow” fall you’ll see in Florida. The show begins at 11am. COST Members – $7/individual or $25/household Guests – $10/individual Registration opens December 1.