Real Estate

Save Our Y Rebrands, Takes Ownership of Former Sarasota YMCA Properties

The $4.4 million real estate transaction took place earlier this week.

03/26/2020 By Staff

Breaking News

Sarasota YMCA to Reopen as 'Save Our Y' Fitness Centers

The facilities will close for the weekend and reopen this week.

09/13/2019 By Staff

Breaking News

Deal Reached to Keep Sarasota YMCA Fitness Branches Open

The deal will keep both the Berlin and Evalyn Sadlier Jones fitness centers open beyond the previously announced date of September 13, 2019.

08/21/2019 By Staff


Sarasota YMCA to Close Fitness Centers

Members will have access to both fitness centers through 5 p.m. on Friday, September 13, 2019.

07/23/2019 By Staff


Sarasota YMCA Achievers Program Awards College Scholarships

The Achievers program empowers students to set and achieve goals in both their educational and personal lives.

06/04/2019 By Staff


Federal Grant Will Boost YMCA Program for Homeless Youth

The Sarasota YMCA recently received a $132,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services to support its Street REACH program.

12/12/2018 By Staff


YMCA Opens New CrossFit Center

The Sarasota YMCA recently opened its South Trail Performance CrossFit location in Westfield Sarasota Square.

09/27/2018 By Staff


Grants Will Support Program That Helps Homeless Students

The Sarasota YMCA recently received two grants that will be used to support its Schoolhouse Link program.

06/05/2018 By Staff


New Nonprofit Fundraising and Scholarship Alliance Forms

Designing Women Boutique recently formed a strategic fundraising, scholarship and mentoring alliance with six Sarasota charitable organizations.

02/11/2018 By Staff


Trimble Takes Senior VP Role with Sarasota YMCA

Veteran non-profit executive excited to return to 'Sarasota roots.'

11/07/2017 By staff

New hires

YMCA Makes Interim President Permanent

The Sarasota YMCA recently named Laura Gilbert as the organization's president and chief executive officer. She has served as the interim president and CEO since last October.

03/22/2017 By staff

New hires

Sarasota YMCA Names Interim President

Laura Gilbert was recently named the interim president and CEO of The Sarasota YMCA.

10/12/2016 Research by staff


Downtown YMCA Branch to Close

The Sarasota YMCA's Babe Weiller Branch downtown will close and be consolidated into the Frank G. Berlin, Sr. Branch, located at 1075 S. Euclid Ave., Sarasota.

09/12/2016 Research by staff

Weekend Planner

Your Top 7 Things to Do: Aug. 18-24

Splash Bash at the Y, Mote’s Fins & Fun Family Festival, One Night Rodeo at the White Buffalo Saloon and more.

08/17/2016 By Ilene Denton

Family Fun Guide

Things to Do With Kids: Let Off Steam

Exactly where to cool off in that hot summer heat.

05/02/2016 By Ilene Denton


Definition Fit's Dave Weiner Shares His Top Tips for Getting in Shape This Year

Dave Weiner--co-owner of Sarasota's Definition Fit--shares his top tips for a healthy 2016. Plus: LiveStrong comes to the Sarasota YMCA, new developments in hand dominance, monitoring a broken heart--and more.

01/01/2016 By Hannah Wallace


Sarasota YMCA's Sharks Masters Swim Team Hosts 2013 Pan-Am Championship

The Sarasota Sharks swim team will host the 2013 Pan-American Masters Swimming championships.

05/30/2013 By Megan McDonald


From the Editor: 10 GOOD YEARS

Youthful aging Sarasota. From the editor: How these noteable Sarasotans plan to spend their "10 good years."

02/28/2013 By Pam Daniel