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First Coast YMCA to host “Virtual Healthy Community Day” – May 2

First Coast YMCA
Press Release
April 27, 2020

Y unites Northeast Florida communities through free livestream services to foster connection amidst stay-at-home orders

WHAT: The First Coast YMCA will hosts its first-ever Virtual Healthy Community Day to engage all ages across the First Coast in a full day of fun, healthy activities and hope for better days ahead. The entire community is invited to participate in this FREE event.

HOW: Activities for all ages will be live-streamed hourly on each of the Y’s social media channels, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Tiktok. The Y is partnering with First Coast businesses to offer participants the chance to win prizes and interact with celebrity guests during the day’s events, which include a virtual 5K, fitness classes, dance parties, family trivia, cooking demos and more. For more information on Virtual Healthy Community Day, visit here.

WHEN: Saturday, May 2, 2020; from 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.

WHY: Even though the coronavirus pandemic forced the First Coast YMCA to temporarily close all branches and suspend most programs and activities, the Y remains committed to strengthening the community. By hosting a virtual Healthy Community Day, the Y hopes to provide Northeast Florida residents an opportunity to stay connected with each other, beat boredom and have fun together, while safely apart.

About the First Coast Y

For more than 110 years, YMCA of Florida’s First Coast has been providing men, women and children of all ages, and from all walks of life, opportunities to build stronger bonds, live healthy and become more engaged with their communities. Learn more: fcymca.org.

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