Tag Archives: South County Family YMCA

Swim coach brings gold medals to YMCA

New South County YMCA aquatics director Bruce Patmos has trained gold medal-winning Olympians. Now he has high aspirations for the local YMCA swimming program. “I’m kind of learning how things work around here, but I’ll be running the swim programs … Continue reading

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Englewood YMCA to offer free VPK

Linda Ware is looking to expand South County Family YMCA educational programs to include voluntary prekindergarten at the Englewood facility. “We’re going to operate the same as the middle school Sky Academy with two physical education periods per day,” Ware … Continue reading

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Sky STEM students study sailing

Hugh Moore, president of the Englewood Sailing Association, directs students and teachers from YMCA Sky Academy for the STEM program at Indian Mound Park Monday. ESA will continue to teach students about hydrodynamics and aerodynamics today as part of two-day … Continue reading

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Walking on sunshine — cancer warriors caregivers can join Y free

ENGLEWOOD — The South County Family YMCA is restoring its walking club today thanks in part to the efforts of the Englewood Area Cancer Foundation and Merrill Donaldson, a local cancer survivor. Michael Schyck, wellness director at the Englewood Y, … Continue reading

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Toys for Tots needs more youth toys

ENGLEWOOD — Toys for Tots is looking for donations to help children of all ages this holiday season, but kids ages 8-16, and children in area hospitals and trauma shelters across Charlotte and Sarasota counties, are of particular concern now … Continue reading

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Renovated Englewood YMCA open to public

ENGLEWOOD–The Warren Loranger Branch of the South County Family YMCA, located in Englewood, is set to open with renovated facilities on Monday morning. ‘We’ve been in the planning phase for several months now,’ said Mike Schyck, wellness director at the … Continue reading

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