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November 30, 2014

Seniors Tackle the Jags - Tailgate Party


Sports & Recreation

Tackle the Jags with the “Y Tailgate Total Touchdown” package for active older adults and their guests. Meet new friends while enjoying live entertainment, great food, cooking demos, and tailgate party activities before the football game. Each purchase before November 1st will be entered into a drawing to win a “Y Tailgate Total Touchdown” package for a friend and will benefit Y programs for seniors.

Purchase your ticket online or at the Welcome Center.

Times:
Sunday | 11:00am
Location:

Everbank Field
1 Everbank Field Dr, Jacksonville, FL 32202

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Fees:
Member:$75
Non-Member:$85
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October 21, 2014

Cruise with the Captain

Arlington Family YMCA, Baker County Family YMCA, Barco-Newton Family YMCA, YMCA at the Bank fo America Tower, Brooks Family YMCA, Dye Clay Family YMCA, Flagler Center Family YMCA, Johnson Family YMCA, McArthur Family YMCA, St. Augustine Family YMCA, Williams Family YMCA, Winston Family YMCA, Yates Family YMCA
Social Services

All Active Older Adults are invited to join us on Tuesday, October 21 from 11:30am-1:30pm for a two-hour narrated sightseeing cruise with Captain Mitch and lunch aboard the Jacksonville Foxy Lady. We’ll travel on the St. Johns River and enjoy views of downtown Jacksonville buildings, historic bridges, EverBank Field and more. The boat has two climate-controlled salons, two full cash bars and open-air decks.The cost is only $34.95 per person and includes lunch. Guests are welcome to attend with a YMCA member. Space is limited. Reserve your seat at your YMCA Welcome Center by Monday, October 13.

Times:
Tuesday | 11:30am-1:30pm
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Fees:
Ticket:$34.95/person
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October 11, 2014

McArthur Y Kids Tri 2014

McArthur Family YMCA
Ages: Thru 5, 6-12 | Swim, Sports & Play

Registration has been extended for the fourth annual Y Kids Triathlon on October 11 at 4:00pm! There will be three age groups: 4-6 year olds will swim 25 yards, bike one mile and run a quarter of a mile, 7-9 year olds will compete in a 50 yard swim, a two-mile bike race and a half-mile run, and the 10-11 year old triathletes will swim 100 yards, bike three miles and run a mile. All events will take place in the safe confines of the YMCA grounds and swimming pool. Following the event, we will offer a family pancake party starting at 5:30pm in the gymnasium (included in registration).

Times:
Saturday | 4:00pm
Location:

MCARTHUR FAMILY YMCA
1915 Citrona Drive
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
904.261.1080

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Fees:
Members:$25
Non-Members:$25
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October 11, 2014

Type 1 Diabetes Support Group for Teens

Williams Family YMCA
Ages: 6-12, 13-19, 20-29 | Health & Wellness

The YMCA, in partnership with the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF), is offering encouragement, motivation and support for teens and young adults with type 1 diabetes. Participants are able to express themselves, learn from others, and become healthier, happier adults.

MYTH BUSTER - True or False: People with type 1 diabetes cannot have sweets.

False. People with type 1 diabetes can have sweets, but with meticulous attention to blood sugars and insulin being given to cover those carbohydrates being eaten in the sweets.

Join us as we learn more about sugar in sweets and how it can affect our blood sugar. For more information or to register, please visit the Healthy Living Center or call 904.265.1810.

Times:
Saturday | 11:00am-12:00pm
Location:

Baptist/Y Healthy Living Center
Second floor of Williams Y
10415 San Jose Boulevard
Jacksonville, FL 32257

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