News

The new program, made possible by the Florida Legislature, is set to launch in 2019 and will provide scholarships for 75 Florida high school students through the Florida YMCA Youth In Government (YIG) program. Participants will earn up to six college credits in politics and leadership at USFSP, while gaining hands-on experience in government and public service.

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The YMCA of Greater St. Petersburg Diabetes Prevention Program has become the first such lifestyle change plan in Florida to receive full recognition by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

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Introducing NEXT LEVEL - your one-stop, ultimate fitness experience featuring some of the hottest workout trends and equipment. On the newly designed NEXT LEVEL group training deck, our purpose-driven pursuit of health comes to life in a unique, custom-designed functional training space.

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In celebration of YMCA Healthy Kids Day, here are five tips to help your family develop healthy habits.

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A tune-up for the whole body, massage is one of the oldest healing arts and is critical in maintaining an overall sense of well-being. We’re excited to add Massage Therapy to the many offerings at your Jim & Heather Gills YMCA.

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The YMCA of Greater St. Petersburg is proud to announce the election of Bill Ulbricht as our 40th Volunteer Board Chair. As Chair of our Board of Directors, Ulbricht will help guide the strategic direction of our Y's advancement of youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility in our community. Bill is the SVP, Chief Administrative Officer of Baycare Medical Group and previously served as President of St. Anthony's Hospital and Chair of the St. Petersburg Chamber.

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Join us for Boo Bash

October 16, 2017

You are invited to Boo Bash! This FREE family fun event will be held at both YMCA locations, and will feature a variety of festivities. No registration is necessary. YMCA members and guests are welcome to attend. Friday, October 27th 5:30pm-7:30pm Jim & Heather Gills YMCA 3200 1st Ave. S., St. Petersburg, FL 727.328.9622 Festivities

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Welcome to the Y!

August 11, 2017

We are pleased to announce our new Director of Healthy Living for the Jim and Heather Gills branch, Angela Glenn! Angela brings over ten years experience within the Health and Fitness industry, including over six years as a Fitness Coordinator for Premier Health and Fitness and two years as Wellness Director for the Capital Region YMCA in Tallahassee. She is a certified Personal Trainer and also served in the Army National Guard. We sat down with Angela and talked about what makes her so passionate about the Y, and how eager she is to work with members at Jim & Heather Gills YMCA

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