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Zooma Florida Half Marathon

Arlington Family YMCA, Baker County Family YMCA, Barco-Newton Family YMCA, YMCA at the Bank fo America Tower, Brooks Family YMCA, Dye Clay Family YMCA, Flagler Center Family YMCA, Johnson Family YMCA, McArthur Family YMCA, St. Augustine Family YMCA, Williams Family YMCA, Winston Family YMCA, Yates Family YMCA
Health & Wellness

Soak in the sun and feel the sand between your toes as you enjoy a fit girls weekend getaway in awe-inspiring Amelia Island. You’ll be welcomed to the ZOOMA weekend with a Fitness Expo at the host hotel and encouraged to take in the oceanfront sunset before your pre-race meal on Friday evening.  On Saturday morning, January 17, awaken early to run a flat and scenic half marathon, 12K or 5K.  After you cross the finish line, celebrate your accomplishment with friends at an awesome after-party expo on the oceanfront lawn at The Ritz-Carlton.  Enjoy your adrenaline with live music, massages, shopping, recovery yoga, and lots of empowering girls weekend energy.
ZOOMA Florida is a proud partner of First Coast YMCA, our official charity partner for the race.

Times:
Saturday | 8:00am Half Marathon and 12K Race
Location:

The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island
4750 Amelia Island Parkway
Amelia Island, FL

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December 28, 2014 - December 31, 2014

Winter Camp Immokalee

Arlington Family YMCA, Baker County Family YMCA, Barco-Newton Family YMCA, YMCA at the Bank fo America Tower, Brooks Family YMCA, Dye Clay Family YMCA, Flagler Center Family YMCA, Johnson Family YMCA, McArthur Family YMCA, St. Augustine Family YMCA, Williams Family YMCA, Winston Family YMCA, Yates Family YMCA
Ages: 6-12, 13-19 | Camp

At Camp Immokalee’s Winter Overnight Camp, kids ages 7-15 participate in favorite summer camp activities with a wintry twist! Camp activities include:

  • Evening Campfires
  • Holiday Crafts
  • Cooking
  • Zip line
  • Archery
  • Paintball
  • Climbing Wall
  • And so much more!

Cost: 
$270, no registration fee, includes backpack, waterbottle, photo and T-shirt
($45 extra for paintball)

Click here to register for camp.

Click here to register for paintball.

All cabins used during Winter Camp are heated and have self-contained restrooms and showers. Our dining hall is also heated and features a fireplace, making it the perfect place to warm up after an outdoor adventure.

Give your child a special holiday gift this year with a winter stay at Camp Immokalee. The memories will last a lifetime!

Camp Immokalee is located on 124 Acres in Keystone Heights, FL, an hour south of Jacksonville. To register or for more information, contact our Camp Immokalee Business office at 352.473.4213.

Download, print and fill out our Winter Camp Immokalee Registration Form, and send to:

Camp Immokalee Business Office
6765 Immokalee Road
Keystone Heights, FL 32656
Fax: 352.473.7106

Information for Parents

Learn all about Camp Immokalee in our Parent Handbook, including how to help your child prepare, payment information, a look into a day at Camp Immokalee, check-in and check-out procedures, cabin assignments, how to keep in touch, and more!

Download Parent Handbook (PDF)

 

Times:
Sunday-Wednesday |
Location:

Camp Immokalee
6765 Immokalee Road
Keystone Heights, FL 32656

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November 30, 2014

Seniors Tackle the Jags - Tailgate Party


Sports & Recreation

Tackle the Jags with the “Y Tailgate Total Touchdown” package for active older adults and their guests. Meet new friends while enjoying live entertainment, great food, cooking demos, and tailgate party activities before the football game. Each purchase before November 1st will be entered into a drawing to win a “Y Tailgate Total Touchdown” package for a friend and will benefit Y programs for seniors.

Purchase your ticket online or at the Welcome Center.

Times:
Sunday | 11:00am
Location:

Everbank Field
1 Everbank Field Dr, Jacksonville, FL 32202

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Fees:
Member:$75
Non-Member:$85
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November 27, 2014

Ponte Vedra Turkey Trot

Winston Family YMCA
Ages: 6-12, 13-19, 20-29, 30-54, 55-64, 65+ | Sports & Recreation

Before your Thanksgiving feast, join us for our Annual Turkey Trot at Mickler’s Landing in Ponte Vedra. This family-fun event is open to runners of all ages, with race routes of 1K, 3K and 5K. The race begins at 9:00am on November 27. Entry fees are $5-$40 through November 26 and $10-$55 on the day of the race. Registration is available at the Ponte Vedra Y or online. All proceeds go directly to the Y’s annual campaign and help children, adults and families right here on the First Coast have access to programs at the Y to help them feel healthy, confident and connected. See our flyer in the Download Center.

Times:
Thursday | 9:00am
Location:

MICKLER’S LANDING
County Road 203
Sawgrass, FL 32082

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Fees:
10 years and younger, 1K:$5
11 - 14 years, 3K:$10
15 - 18 years, 5K:$20
19 - 39 years, 5K:$20
40 - 49 years, 5K:$20
50 - 59 years, 5K:$20
60 years and older, 5K:$20
Immediate Family:$40
Late Fee:
After November 26:+$5
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November 26, 2014

The 18th Annual 12 Gifts of Christmas

McArthur Family YMCA
Ages: 6-12, 13-19, 20-29, 30-54, 55-64, 65+ | Sports & Recreation

The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island is welcoming the holidays with their annual Christmas Tree Lighting festivities on Wednesday, November 26 and we’re holding a raffle for you to win great prizes. The event is open to the public, but winners need not be present to win. Seats at the Tree Lighting event can also be purchased for $15. All proceeds will help prevent summer learning loss for kids in Nassau County.

  • One-night stay in a coastal view room, with dinner for two at Salt at The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island
  • Dinner for two at Salt at The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island
  • Dinner for four at Café 4750 at The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island
  • $100 Spa certificate at The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island
  • A day trip for two to the Greyfield Inn, on Cumberland Island
  • Family Eco-Kayak Tour with Kayak Amelia, and one year Family Membership to McArthur Family YMCA
  • 18K Yellow gold and sterling silver ring with a rectangular-faceted smoky quartz from Robison Jewelry Co.
  • Annual pass to the Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens, Jacksonville
  • Four tickets to SeaWorld Orlando
  • Four tickets to Aquatica, SeaWorld’s Waterpark
  • Four Park Hopper passes to Disney Parks, Orlando
  • Two club seat tickets to Jacksonville Jaguars vs. Tennessee Titans on December 18, 2014
  • Bonus 13th gift: Two-night stay at Katie’s Light in an oceanfront, three-bedroom vacation rental on Fernandina Beach, Florida
  • For more information, contact the McArthur Y at 904.261.1080.

    Times:
    Wednesday | 5:30pm
    Location:

    The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island
    4750 Amelia Island Parkway
    Amelia Island, FL 32034

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    Fees:
    1 Raffle Ticket:$10
    3 Raffle Tickets:$25
    Tree Lighting VIP Seating:$15
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