Local YMCA: A hotspot for seniors

Zephyrhills is known for being a place where lots of people like to come during the winter — to avoid the bitter cold winters Up North. Some of the snowbirds who flock there enjoy the community so much, they become permanent residents. But there’s always a perceptible increase in traffic on the roads and diners when the snowbirds are in town. That uptick in activity is evident in … [Read more...]

Local YMCA hosts Healthy Kids Day

There were loads of activities offered at the East Pasco Family YMCA Healthy Kids Day on April 27. The YMCA facility, at 37301 Chapel Hill Loop in Zephyrhills, was among YMCAs across the country participating in the national initiative. The event focused on improving the health and well-being of kids and their families. Activities geared toward keeping young minds and bodies active … [Read more...]

Tennis center secures management

Plans to serve up more tennis opportunities for Zephryhills residents — while also creating a regional asset — have moved yet another step forward. The Zephyrhills City Council on Oct. 9 unanimously approved a 20-year contract with Tennis P.R.O. Florida, LLC, to operate and mange the proposed Zephyrhills Tennis Center. Tennis P.R.O. is owned by Pascal Collard, who was the director of … [Read more...]

Firm selected to manage planned Zephyrhills tennis center

The Zephyrhills City Council has selected a firm to run the city’s proposed tennis complex, the latest step in guiding the ambitious project forward. During a May 22 meeting, council members unanimously agreed to enter negotiations with Pennsylvania-based firm Tennis P.R.O. LLC, to operate and manage the proposed tennis facility. Construction could begin by year’s end. The council … [Read more...]