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Tampa Bay, FL (Mar. 23, 2020) – Based on the latest statewide executive order, the YMCAs of the Tampa Bay will remain temporarily closed through Friday, May 8*. This is an extension of policies and recommendations of health authorities, in an effort to transition the Y’s efforts to help essential care workers and do its part to limit the spread

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Facility Closure Update

March 23, 2020

Dear Y Family, Please take a moment to watch this video message from me. Your YMCA is responding to this crisis by transitioning our efforts to help first responders, medical workers and other essential personnel with much-needed childcare. These services are critical in order to allow these emergency workers to continue focusing on public health

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David Jezek, President & CEO of the YMCA of Greater St. Petersburg, shares an important message about COVID-19.

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The Y is here to help

March 19, 2020

Dear Y Family, These are unprecedented times. Like the rest of the world, the YMCA of Greater St. Petersburg is pivoting to do what’s best for the community at large during the COVID-19 pandemic. Please stay with us during this critical time. Your membership is so important to the work that we have been doing in our community since 1920. As always,

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Dear Y family, The safety and well-being of our staff, members and volunteers is always the Y’s top priority. At the Y, everything we do is guided by our cause to strengthen communities, and we have an obligation to do all we can to limit the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus). The CDC and health officials both nationally and locally have recommended

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School Closure Update

March 15, 2020

Following the recent announcement of all public schools statewide being closed until March 30, our YMCA Before-and-Afterschool Programs will be cancelled in coordination with the closure of our local schools. Spring Break Camp will be offered only at Jim & Heather Gills YMCA and YMCA at Lealman Exchange. In an attempt to provide childcare for families

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We all play an important role in promoting Healthy Living and preventing the spread of germs.

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The YMCAs of the Tampa Bay area and the Florida Blue Foundation are teaming up again to save lives! Thanks to a generous $155,000 grant from the Florida Blue Foundation, Tampa Bay area children can receive free water safety and swim lessons at their local Y. Free Safety Around Water lessons start during the local school districts’ spring breaks. In

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