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Beach Ball | 2022

September 17 @ 7:00 PM - 11:30 PM EDT

Saturday, September 17, 2022
7PM – Midnight

Intercontinental Miami Hotel
100 Chopin Plaza, Miami, FL 33131

The YMCA of South Florida is dedicated to ensuring that ALL children have the opportunity to learn to swim and that ALL families are educated about water safety.

Join us for an exciting evening of dining, dancing, and the opportunity to participate in our fabulous live auction and wine wall. All proceeds from this event fund our water safety and drowning prevention programs.

Wild About Water Safety

Let’s Get Even Wilder with Sponsorship Opportunities!

Florida has the most child drownings of all ages in the nation by more than double the next closest state, with Broward and Miami-Dade having the most drowning deaths in the state. Annually, that equates to enough children to fill four classrooms.

The Y has been dedicated to teaching swim lessons for more than 100 years in our community, and here’s why:

  • Formal swimming lesson reduce the likelihood of childhood drowning by 88%
  • 64% of African American, 45% of Hispanic/Latino and 40% of Caucasian children have little to no swimming ability
  • For every child who loses their life from drowning, another five receive emergency department care for nonfatal submersion injuries

Drowning is preventable!

Proceeds from this event will be directed towards Aquatic Financial Assistance, which provides swim lessons and water safety instruction to at risk children, teens and families. At the Y, no one is turned away due to the inability to pay.

For sponsorship opportunities or questions, please contact Aimee Fretwell at [email protected] or 954-357-0289

3,000 Swim Lessons x $100 = $300,000

$100 provides Swim Lessons to each child/adult. It’s a small price to change, and possibly save 3,000 lives!

2022 Beach Ball Sponsors

Presenting Sponsor

Titanium Sponsors

Diamond Sponsors

Platinum Plus Sponsor

Platinum Sponsor

GOLD Sponsors

Fifth Third Bank
First Horizon
Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital
Related Foundation
South Florida Business Wealth

SILVER Sponsors

America’s Office Source
Data Clique
Pierson Grant PR

Take a look at highlights from our 2021 Beach Ball:

Take a look at highlights from our 2019 Beach Ball:


September 17
7:00 PM - 11:30 PM EDT


InterContinental Miami
100 Chopin Plaza
Miami, FL 33131 United States


YMCA of South Florida