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The YMCA Of Greater St. Petersburg is proud to announce the appointment of Shiloh Capone as Director of Literacy. In this role, she will build on the success of the YMCA READS program, expanding literacy initiatives throughout the association.

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The YMCA of Greater St. Petersburg is excited to welcome Dorothy Thomas as Executive Director of Early Learning! She will be overseeing the operation of all three YMCA Preschool Academies, including the new Lealman YMCA Preschool Academy opening in January, leading our Y in our mission of Youth Development.

Originally from Miami, Dorothy has worked in early childhood education for more than 30 years. Under her leadership, early learning centers have achieved many accreditations, including those from National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), Accredited Professional Preschool Learning Environment (APPLE), Florida Coalition of Christian Private Schools Accreditation (FCCPSA) and Florida Gold Seal Certification.

Please join us in welcoming Dorothy to the Y family!

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The iconic Finance Park at the Gus A. Stavros Institute in Largo has a new resident as the YMCA joined the Pinellas Education Foundation in cutting the ribbon on a new storefront today. The YMCA’s sponsorship of the Pinellas Education Foundation’s Finance Park program represents a ten year commitment to the program. Established by the Pinellas

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The YMCA Safety Around Water program continues to expand in the Tampa Bay area thanks to the Florida Blue Foundation and a collaborative effort between five YMCA associations.

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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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