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  • Reaching OUR Potential at the Y in April!

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    April 01, 2022
    YMCA of Northwest Florida
    April 2022
    We are hiring in multiple departments. Come and join our team! 
    From the Director's Desk: 
    Join us on our NEW Universal App
    We’ve launched the Universal YMCA App – and we’re inviting members to download it and explore this new tool that will enhance and support your Y member experience. You can find the new app by searching “YMCA” in your app store.
    For Healthy Living
    Spotlight On: 
    Jimmy Skaggs
    James (Jimmy) Skaggs has been a part of the Betty J Pullum YMCA since January 2009. When James and his wife, Joyce, noticed the YMCA was close to their home in Navarre, and that there was a swimming pool, they decided to become members at the Pullum Y.
    For Healthy Living
    Exercising Together: Fun in the pool -- Water Aerobics at BLS
    Looking for a fun workout that is low impact, easy on your joints, and that will help you burn calories and tone your muscles? Then pick up your bathing suit and towel and come join us for a great time in the pool for Water Aerobics at the Bear Levin Studer Y. We have a class for everyone.
    For Youth Development
    Program Corner: 
    Karate returns to Pullum
    Karate practice has a myriad of benefits to include strengthening, improved flexibility, better coordination, and balance. Students can see improvements in confidence, focus, meditation, and thought processes. This program helps develop a sense of loyalty, discipline, honesty, respect, courage, honor, and integrity. Karate will also hone your leadership and teamwork skills.  
    For Healthy Living
    Health Focus:
    Don't wait to hydrate! 
    We’re ramping up for summer, and it looks like it’s going to be a hot one. Whether you’re working out at the YMCA, walking around the park, or maybe making the most out of the beach, staying hydrated is key.  
    Here are some facts about staying hydrated for the hotter months of the year. 
    Staff Spotlight: 
    Getting to know
    from Betty J. Pullum
    Upcoming Camps
    at the YMCA of Northwest Florida
    Register now for Summer Camp on the Gulf and Teen Leadership Camp!
    For Social Responsibility
    Mission Moment: The MAX
    The Bear Levin Studer Family YMCA will hold a food drive for Feeding the Gulf Coast during April. The drive is part of the goal for The MAX Volleyball Tournament, a fundraiser in memory of Maxine Connelly, who passed away in July 2020. Maxine was passionate about volleyball and feeding the homeless.
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