Alex Aguilar- SD Y Member of the month

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Alex is a longtime South Dade YMCA member who visits our facility daily. All of the staff know him and he is a volunteer coach for the U12 boys’ basketball league. Whether he is engaged in a Spin class for cardio exercise or working out to his own personal fitness program, Alex is always full…


Association-Wide Impact Message

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  The YMCA of South Florida held its 14th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Inspirational Weekend January 12-15 with nearly 700 community and business leaders. The tribute to Dr. King’s Legacy started as a breakfast in Broward County but has grown over the years to include a luncheon in Miami and a Day of Service.…


Y helps keep seniors active and connected

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63-year-old Floyd struggled with his high blood pressure and cholesterol for several years, going to the local park and walking, thinking it would help him get healthier. It wasn’t working. Six years ago, he joined the YMCA Active Older Adults program with hopes of getting healthier. Since joining the Y, his blood pressure and cholesterol…


Homestead YMCA Getting Healthy in 2018

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The Y has plenty of activities to help you live healthier. Join us on January 13 for Live at the Y, an annual event to get you moving in the right direction. Start 2018 off with two great classes. We will have STRONG by Zumba at 9 a.m. and Hip Hop at 10 a.m. And…


South Dade YMCA Employee of the Month (Margaret Espina)

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Margaret Espina has worked for the YMCA for five years.  She doesn’t have a particular favorite class, but enjoys teaching in general, especially seeing members improve their fitness level. Her favorite thing about the Y is the people and family feel that it has Margaret goes above and beyond during her shifts to help facilitate…