Annual Events

Every year we have a variety of annual events intended to strengthen and bring our community closer together. We have events for kids, adults, and families! Learn more about our upcoming events below.

January

Camp Wewa Retreat

Winter Retreat at Camp Wewa

The YMCA Winter Retreat Conference brings teens from across Florida together to discover their values through discussion, team-building activities, outdoor adventure challenges, and much more.

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Arthur Pappy Kennedy Prayer Breakfast

Arthur “Pappy” Kennedy Prayer Breakfast

Each year, YMCA of Central Florida community members and leaders join together to celebrate the lives and legacies of civil rights leaders Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Arthur “Pappy” Kennedy.

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April

Celebration of Prayer

Celebration of Prayer

Celebration of Prayer is a breakfast that is held during Holy Week. Join us in a celebration that will strengthen the spirit of our community while hearing from a guest speaker.

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Healthy Kids Day

Healthy Kids Day

On Healthy Kids Day, we help parents kick off an awesome, active summer for the kids and kick start a healthier, happier lifestyle for the whole family.

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May

Safety Around Water Week

Safety Around Water

As part of Drowning Prevention Month, the Y offers Safety Around Water: a free, five-day introductory swim program for kids ages 5–12.

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July

Blue Ridge Christian Values Conference

Blue Ridge Christian Values Conference

For one week each summer, teens from across the United States come together at the YMCA Blue Ridge Assembly to explore their personal values, share in spiritual fellowship, and develop friendships.

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December

Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday kicks off the giving season. What makes it so special? It’s 100% driven by people inspired to make a difference—people just like you.

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