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Florida Blue Water Safety Awareness Weekend

You’re invited to take part in our Florida Blue Water Safety Awareness Weekend of activities in support of drowning prevention and water safety education. KICKING IT OFF! CREATING A NEW WAVE OF IMPACT ANNOUNCEMENT BY FLORIDA BLUE Thursday, July 27 10 AM @ WESTON Y CHILLIN' OUT! FAMILY NIGHT AT THE POOL Visit one of our…



Swim for Jenny Week

Broward and Miami-Dade counties to children who are non-swimmers or have limited swimming abilities. Spaces are limited and given on a first come, first-served basis. You must register in person at a local YMCA.      


By: Grady Smith

Safety Around Water


By: Grady Smith

Ranea’s Journey

A member of the Homestead YMCA shares why she was close to being at risk of heart disease and how she managed to turn things around

Gaining and losing weight seemed to be an unhealthy pattern for Ranea Joyce. Sometimes she was fit. Sometimes she wasn’t. And as her weight fluctuated—so did her self-confidence. Not only was Ranae concerned about her appearance but she was also worried about her health. She had a family history of heart disease. Doctors feared she…


By: Tiffany Woods