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October 11, 2014

Type 1 Diabetes Support Group for Teens

Williams Family YMCA
Ages: 6-12, 13-19, 20-29 | Health & Wellness

The YMCA, in partnership with the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF), is offering encouragement, motivation and support for teens and young adults with type 1 diabetes. Participants are able to express themselves, learn from others, and become healthier, happier adults.

MYTH BUSTER - True or False: People with type 1 diabetes cannot have sweets.

False. People with type 1 diabetes can have sweets, but with meticulous attention to blood sugars and insulin being given to cover those carbohydrates being eaten in the sweets.

Join us as we learn more about sugar in sweets and how it can affect our blood sugar. For more information or to register, please visit the Healthy Living Center or call 904.265.1810.

Times:
Saturday | 11:00am-12:00pm
Location:

Baptist/Y Healthy Living Center
Second floor of Williams Y
10415 San Jose Boulevard
Jacksonville, FL 32257

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September 27, 2014

Fashion for a Cause

Williams Family YMCA
Volunteerism & Giving

Take in live music, a plated lunch with wine pairing, dessert and a champagne toast at Stonewood Grill and Tavern while you enjoy a fall fashion show featuring the season’s wear-to-work, evening and weekend trends. There will also be a silent auction, drawings, door prizes and an event gift so you can leave with something special. It’s a feast for all your senses!

Times:
Saturday | 11:30am-1:30pm
Location:

Stonewood Grill & Tavern
3832 Baymeadows Road
Jacksonville, FL 32217

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Fees:
All-inclusive:$50
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September 27, 2014 - September 28, 2014

All-Star Weekend

Brooks Family YMCA
Swim, Sports & Play

Join us Saturday, September 27 and Sunday, September 28 for an Adult Basketball Special Event in support of Healthy Living Programs through the Y’s Annual Campaign. Compete in a 3-point contest, skills challenge or 3-on-3 tournament. The cost is $35 per team. For more information, contact Rahul Sharma at 904.854.2007 or rsharma@FirstCoastYMCA.org.

Times:
Saturday and Sunday |
Location:

BROOKS YMCA
10423 Centurion Parkway North
Jacksonville, FL 32256

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September 27, 2014

McArthur Y Kids Tri 2014

McArthur Family YMCA
Ages: Thru 5, 6-12 | Swim, Sports & Play

We invite all families to attend the fourth annual Y Kids Triathlon! There will be three age groups: 4-6 year olds will swim 25 yards, bike one mile and run a quarter of a mile, 7-9 year olds will compete in a 50 yard swim, a two-mile bike race and a half-mile run, and the 10-11 year old triathletes will swim 100 yards, bike three miles and run a mile. All events will take place in the safe confines of the YMCA grounds and swimming pool. Following the event, we will offer a family pancake party starting at 5:30pm in the gymnasium (included in registration).

Times:
Saturday | 4:00pm
Location:

MCARTHUR FAMILY YMCA
1915 Citrona Drive
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
904.261.1080

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Fees:
Members:$25
Non-Members:$25
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September 27, 2014

Swampman 100 Cycling Event

Baker County Family YMCA
Health & Wellness

It’s time for the annual Swampman 100, a cycling event through the Osceola Forest that is open to all ages and all skill levels. Enjoy a short distance ride or challenge yourself with a longer route. Detailed maps will be given to all riders, and sag stops will have plenty of water, fruits and snacks to refuel. After the ride, enjoy a delicious meal with fellow riders and make new friends along the way.

Times:
7:30am
Location:

BAKER COUNTY YMCA
136 West Lowder Street
Macclenny, FL 32063

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Fees:
Now through August 31:$35
September 1 - 14:$40
September 15 - 20:$50
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Mission Statement: To put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.