YMCA BYMOC – Advancing Equity & Justice 

YMCA of the Treasure Coast Attends National Convening on Boys and Young Men of Color An amazing convening took place last month in Washington, DC. 170 YMCA professionals gathered at the Boys and Young Men of Color (BYMOC) National Convening. We had an incredible turnout of Y professionals, that serve young people of color from […]

5 Easy Ways to Achieve Whole-Family Health and Well-Being

The YMCA is dedicated to supporting all families as they work to create healthier lifestyles for themselves and all of their loved ones. Check out these five easy ways you can create a healthier household today! 1. Eat Healthy As you gather for meals, be mindful of the nutritional choices you make. The Y encourages […]

YMCA Celebrity Chef 2023

Fun was had by all at our annual Celebrity Chef event this year! A big thank you to all of our celebrity chefs for helping us to raise over $22,000 towards YMCA community scholarships! Rick Wilson, Owner of The Gafford Restaurant Angela Hoffman, Vice-President of the Stuart Martin Chamber of Commerce Stephen Leighton, Chief of […]

United Way Funds Drumbeat Program in St. Lucie County

The DRUMBEAT program at the YMCA of the Treasure Coast has been successfully scaled up and now reaches more than 90 students per year in Stuart and Indiantown. United Way – Martin funded DRUMBEAT for the Indiantown YMCA in 2017-2018. Since then, we have grown the program to the point that the CSCMC now uses […]

Five Reasons to Get Your Child Involved in Y Afterschool Programming

As another summer winds down and a new school year is on the horizon, the YMCA wants to remind parents and caregivers that the Y’s afterschool program is a place where children can remain active and engaged during their time out of school – a critical time for all school-age children. Below, we’ve listed five […]

Five Ways to Celebrate Summer Learning Week with the Y!

Summer Learning Week is July 11-15 and the YMCA is excited to share five ways you can keep your family learning all summer long! Fostering Friendships The pandemic’s impact on youth has been startling, and the U.S. Surgeon General has raised a flag on young people’s mental health. The science of learning and development tells […]

Mental Health Community Care at the Y

Mental Health Awareness In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month in May, the YMCA of the Treasure Coast is encouraging community members to care for themselves and others. Mental health is how we think, feel and act. At the Y, we recognize that we all have mental health, and mental health is an important part […]

Six Tips to Keep in Mind for National Water Safety Month

May is National Water Safety Month. When the weather starts to heat up, the pools, lakes, oceans, rivers and other bodies of water start calling! While swimming can be a very enjoyable activity this summer, it is important to remind all parents and caregivers of the importance of water safety. The YMCA is sharing these […]

Thank You Catsman Foundation

The Samuel M. and Alma Catsman Foundation (“Catsman Foundation”) was established in 2015 to continue the charitable legacy of Samuel and Alma Catsman, long-time residents of Palm Beach County. The Catsman Foundation is managed by Glenn and Eilleen Dempsey of Stuart, Florida.   The Catsman Foundation makes annual contributions to various national and local charities, including […]

Child Abuse Prevention Month

Join Five Days of Action to Help Prevent Child Sexual Abuse, April 24-28 April is Child Abuse Prevention Month. As part of our commitment to protecting the children in our community, we’re participating in the Five Days of Action – a week-long campaign to increase awareness of child sexual abuse and empower and equip us […]