Grow Stronger this Summer with the YMCA

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We are proud to partner with the YMCA of Central Florida, to bring you sponsored content about summer resources for Central Florida families.

This summer, the YMCA of Central Florida is ready to serve you with a full lineup of fun and safe activities for your entire family so we can grow stronger and healthier together! From safety-enhanced Youth Sports, Day Camps, and Aquatics programs for the kids to a variety of in-person and virtual wellness class offerings for adults, the Y has all the ways for your family to keep active and learning, and grow stronger this summer, all in one place. Y members save 50% off programs as an added benefit.

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Summer Camps at the YMCA 

Whether your child spends the day developing their STEM skills or jumps in for a week-long aquatics camp, they’ll be building a foundation of growth and confidence for a lifetime as they learn in a safe, caring, and fun atmosphere. Our sessions and themes as designed for kids of all ages and interests. Choose a summer camp option that your child enjoys as they are enriched with summer learning, friendships, and fun!

Elementary Day Camp 

Campers will enjoy fun themes like Jurassic Camp, Artful Antics, Futuristic Fun, and more.

Middle School Day Camp at Family Center Sites 

Kids will have daily activities and access to Y facility amenities, longer camp sessions, and added days.

Middle School Day Camp at School Sites 

Held at Orange County and Lake County schools, these sessions offer choice-based specialty tracks.

Specialty Camps 

Choose from a wide variety of unique offerings this summer with Special Interest, Sports, or Aquatics Camps.

Overnight Resident Camp

Interested in an overnight, resident summer camp? The City of Apopka is offering special pricing and rates to Camp Wewa for all in our YMCA of Central Florida community.

Stay Safe and Cool in the Pool

With water all around us in Central Florida, it’s imperative that all kids learn to be safe in and around water. That’s why the Y has developed a full array of water safety classes and swim lessons for kids of all ages and abilities, including infants. These swim programs save lives and allow kids to build confidence in the water that lasts a lifetime as they have fun! Help your child learn to swim this summer with the Y.

Swim Lessons 

Choose from group swim lessons or private lessons with certified instructors from an aquatics program that has taught kids, teens, adults, and seniors how to swim for generations. We offer safety-enhanced swim lessons for all ages and abilities so you can find a class that best fits your needs.

Safe Start

Safe Start and Infant Swimming Resource (ISR) are the leading behavioral-based approaches to swimming lessons, using techniques that are developmentally appropriate for your child. Non-walking infants will be taught to roll onto their back to float, rest, and breathe while children that are walking will be taught to use a swim-float-swim sequence to reach safety.

Safety Around Water 

In the state of Florida, drowning is the leading cause of accidental death in children under age 4. Learning to stay safe around water may begin at the Y, but it doesn’t end there. That’s why, every year during National Drowning Prevention Month, we engage and educate families with unique tips and activities to promote safety around water.

Summer Youth Sports

At the Y, our goal is to nurture the full potential of every child throughout their sports season, during their games, and beyond. Our Youth Sports programs provide a healthy way for your child to improve their skills, develop sportsmanship, learn how to effectively communicate with their teammates, and see positive role models in action. With a wide variety of sports to choose from and convenient locations across Central Florida, the Y is ready to help your child stay active, grow healthier, and have fun this summer!

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For You, For All

As a nonprofit focused on strengthening and supporting our community, the YMCA is able to offer discounts on programs and membership to our neighbors in need thanks to the generosity of our donors and Community Impact Members. All are welcome, and all belong at the Y.

The Y also offers a free Neighborhood Membership to anyone in the community. Simply opt-in, and we’ll provide you with free wellness tips, healthy eating recipes, and more throughout the year to help you stay strong in spirit, mind, and body.

You can also get involved in supporting the Y’s efforts to strengthen our community as a donorYouth Sports volunteer, or by joining us as a Y team member. This summer, let the Y be your home for growing stronger and healthier together!

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