Events

First Coast Kids Challenge Tri Series 09/23/2017

On your mark, get set, register now for the YMCA’s First Coast Kids Challenge Tri Series! Attention kids: Challenge yourself and compete against other children in Northeast Florida while having fun in the Kids Triathlon Series! This event is for boys and girls ages 5 – 13 years. Participants will receive a t-shirt and goody bag just for registering. There will be prizes awarded to all finishers and awards for the top three of each division. Proceeds from the run will help support children’s swim programs, summer camps, and after-school programs. There will be prizes awarded to all finishers and awards for the top three of each division. First Coast Kids Tri Series Schedule Sunday, August 13 St. Augustine YMCA Friday, September 8 McArthur Family YMCA Saturday, September 23 Barco-Newton Family YMCA Saturday, October 14 Ponte Vedra Family YMCA Sunday, November 12 Brooks Family YMCA REGISTER HERE If you need training, join our Triathlon Club for children….

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Swampman 09/30/2017

Saturday, September 30, 2017 Race starts at 7:30am at the Baker County High School 1 Wildcat Drive | Glen St Mary, FL 32040 It’s time for the annual Swampman, a cycling event through the scenic Osceola Forest that is open to all ages and all skill levels. Enjoy a short distance ride or challenge yourself with a longer route. Fully-stocked SAG stops will accompany larger routes and detailed maps will be given to all riders. After the ride, relax and enjoy a delicious meal with fellow riders, organized by our committee. Registration Now through Race Day: $40 Early registration is highly encouraged. Ride Lengths 14 miles 32 miles 62 miles Swampman Online Registration For registration information, call the Baker County Y at 904.259.0898.

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4th Annual Health Insurance Road Show 10/02/2017

October 2 – 5, 2017 // 11:30am – 2:00pm The Health Insurance Roadshow helps you become informed about the changes to health insurance regulations and what they mean for you. Have your questions answered by our experts. Grab giveaways and find the insurance plan that best meets your needs. Each participant will be entered in a drawing to win a $25 Visa gift card. Light refreshments will be served, seating is limited. The event is FREE and open to the community. Sign up at the Welcome Center! The road show will visit the following Y locations: Monday, October 2 – Brooks Family YMCA Tuesday, October 3 – Barco-Newton Family YMCA Wednesday, October 4 – Winston Family YMCA Thursday, October 5 – Dye Clay Family YMCA To learn more, please call 904.265.1775. Presented by

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Flagler-Rama 10/07/2017

Saturday, October 7 | 8:00am Enjoy a 5K the “Flagler Way” with a run through the Bartram Park and Flagler Station community while showcasing “peace, love and fitness” in costume and activities. You will also have the opportunity to “dunk” one of our local “Celebrities” in our Dunk Tank.  Participants can run, walk or stroll along the designated route or workout with a series of 30-minute exercise classes in the “Mash Up”. In addition, participants and spectators can visit food trucks vendors. All participants receive a race shirt, goodie bag and “groovy” finishers medal. This event is the kickoff of the First Coast YMCA’s brand new 5K Series. Event Information Time: 8:00am-12:00pm Member: $25 Non-member: $35 Flagler Center YMCA 12735 Gran Bay Pkwy W, Suite 201 Jacksonville, FL 32258 To learn more, please call 904.265.1775.   Sponsored by      

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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 elanza@firstcoastymca.org. More information will be posted here soon.

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YMCA Night – Jacksonville Armada 10/13/2017

We are excited to announce YMCA Night at Jacksonville Armada with a special ticket offer for our members and participants. Friday, October 13 7:30PM UNF Hodges Stadium   $16 BOGO (free child ticket with each parent ticket purchase) PROMO CODE: YMCA17 THE first 200 members who purchase from the promo code will receive entrance into a drawing for a meet-and-greet with an Armada player. Kids will have an opportunity to participate in on-field experiences during the match and all kids will participate in the half-time field performance. Parking is FREE. If you have questions, please contact Matt Haddad at 904.516.3796. GET TICKETS NOW

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YMCA Night – Icemen vs Solar Bears 10/14/2017

Friends and family of the First Coast YMCA are invited to help history by attending the first ever Jacksonville Icemen game. Saturday, October 14 7:30pm Veterans Memorial Arena Receive special discounted tickets when using promo code YMCA. In addition, all fans that attend the first game will receive an Icemen puck and will be invited onto the ice to shoot on net after the game. GET TICKETS NOW

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First Coast Kids Challenge – Basketball Skills Competition 10/14/2017

October 14, 2017 We’re inviting youth participants from the ages of 5-17 to show off their skills in this FREE Basketball Skills Competition! Awards will be given to winners of each age group and overall winner of each event. EVENTS 3-Point Shootout Shoot three pointers from 5 spots on the floor in a timed competition. Hot Shot Shoot from 10 spots on the floor worth different point values in a timed 1-minute competition. Free Throws Best of ten free throws in a single elimination tournament. Dribbling, Passing, Shooting Race head-to-head in a ball-handling obstacle course throughout the gym. Be a master at these 3 skills to come out on top! Visit the Welcome Center to learn more and sign up online today to save your spot!

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First Coast Kids Challenge Tri Series – Ponte Vedra 10/14/2017

On your mark, get set, register now for the YMCA’s First Coast Kids Challenge Tri Series! Attention kids: Challenge yourself and compete against other children in Northeast Florida while having fun in the Kids Triathlon Series! This event is for boys and girls ages 5 – 13 years. Participants will receive a t-shirt and goody bag just for registering. There will be prizes awarded to all finishers and awards for the top three of each division. Proceeds from the run will help support children’s swim programs, summer camps, and after-school programs. There will be prizes awarded to all finishers and awards for the top three of each division. First Coast Kids Tri Series Schedule Sunday, August 13 St. Augustine YMCA Friday, September 8 McArthur Family YMCA Saturday, September 23 Barco-Newton Family YMCA Saturday, October 14 Ponte Vedra Family YMCA Sunday, November 12 Brooks Family YMCA REGISTER HERE If you need training, join our Triathlon Club for children….

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Fitness Fusion 10/21/2017

Saturday, October 21 // 1:00pm – 4:00pm at Daily’s Place Flex Field Whether you’re a first-timer or a group fitness fanatic, come ready to have a blast at Fitness Fusion! We’ll pump out energizing tunes while our YMCA certified instructors lead you through a mash-up of workout favorites. You’ll leave with a workout high, new friends, and incredible sense of accomplishment! Special Guests: Channel 4 Anchors Melanie Lawson and Tarik Minor DJ Victor Kemp FREE TO THE ENTIRE COMMUNITY This is a FREE event open to the entire community. Donations are appreciated to help families affected by Hurricane Irma. Many parents are now having to make spending choices between repairs/recovery or their kids’ sports or other Y programs that keep them active and engaged. We think it is critical to support recovery by giving families a scholarship, and allowing their children to be KIDS! Playing sports, spending time with friends before and after school at the…

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