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YMCA of the Palm Beaches Has 2020 Vision on Keeping its Community Healthy

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January 14, 2020

West Palm Beach, Fla. – The YMCA of the Palm Beaches commits to helping its community stick to their new year’s resolutions all 365 days of the year through its fun and educational programming.  According to ResearchGate, about half of all adults make New Year’s resolutions, however, fewer than 10% manage to keep them for more than a few months.  From health and fitness classes to celebrating its community’s diversity, the YMCA of the Palm Beaches fosters social, emotional, cognitive, and physical development for all ages in a safe and nurturing environment throughout the year.  YMCA of the Palm Beaches is located in the heart of Palm Beach County and has served the community since 1917.  Highlighted below are just some of the January programs-at-a-glance.  Plus, all community members will enjoy no joining fee the entire month of January.      
 
Latin Dancing with Grigol Kranz
Date: Saturday, January 18
Time: 3 p.m. – Salsa
4 p.m. – Bachata
Cost:    $5 Members; $8 Community  
Champion ballroom dancer and fitness instructor Grigol Kranz puts his dancing shoes on to teach our community how they can have fun while staying active and engaged.  
MLK Multi-cultural Day of Play
Date: Monday, January 20
Time: 1 pm – 3 pm
Cost: Free and Open to the public
Join the Playground Legends at the YMCA of the Palm Beaches for its MLK Day of Play.  This event is in celebration of multicultural inclusiveness and a way to bring kids together from all walks of life.  Attendees will enjoy food trucks, games and sports. 
Winterfest Preschool Open House
Date: Friday, January 24
Time: 1 pm – 3 pm
Cost: Free and Open to the public
Join the YMCA for an afternoon of fun and refreshments as parents and future students engage in a “day in the life of preschool” experience. 
P.U.B. Trivia Night FUNdraiser
Date: Wednesday, January 29
Time: 3:30 pm
Cost: $5 donation to GStar Organization P.U.B. (People (for) Universal Benefits)
YMCA of the Palm Beaches is hosting its first monthly fundraising quiz night with P.U.B and WellCare Health Plans.  Ticket includes light bites and a chance at fabulous prizes. 
Parent’s Night Out
Date: Friday, January 31
Time: 6 pm – 9 pm
Cost: $15 Members; $20 Community
The YMCA of the Palm Beaches takes the time to show appreciation to all of the hard-working parents in the community.  This evening is geared towards kids ages 4-12 and includes a poolside Dive-In movie night, craft circle, kids gaming zone and more.  Reservations are due by 5 pm on January 29.  The event occurs on the last Friday of every month.  For more information, email info@ymcapalmbeaches.org

For more information on memberships and programming, please contact Robert Alexander at (561) 968-9622, email ralexander@ymcapalmbeaches.org, visit @ymcapalmbeaches on Facebook or log on to www.ymcapalmbeaches.org.

YMCA of the Palm Beaches is located at 2085 South Congress Avenue, West Palm Beach.    
 
About the YMCA of the Palm Beaches  
Since 1917, the YMCA of the Palm Beaches has served Palm Beach County, working side-by-side with local families and neighbors to strengthen the community. Each year, the nonprofit organization provides hundreds of thousands of dollars in scholarships for local youth and family programs. This is made possible through community support, fundraising initiatives, and individual and corporate donations. The Y’s 18-acre campus includes a fitness center, skate park, early learning center, after-school care, multi-purpose room, spin and yoga studio, community room, and an aquatic center.   
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Contact:
Robert Alexander, Marketing and Membership Director
(561) 968-9622

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