YMCA http://tpr.org en 50,000 People Take To The Street On Siclovia's Southtown Route http://tpr.org/post/50000-people-take-street-siclovias-southtown-route <p>Tens of thousands of people flooded Southtown on Sunday for the city’s semi-annual Síclovía, where the roads are closed to cars and open to other people-powered means of transportation.</p><p>Attendees couldn’t have asked for better weather on Sunday to ride in the open streets and Southtown was filled with bikes, runners, dog walkers and rollerbladers. In it’s sixth installment, 50,000 people attended, a slight drop from last year’s 70,000.</p> Mon, 31 Mar 2014 21:59:38 +0000 Joey Palacios 29225 at http://tpr.org 50,000 People Take To The Street On Siclovia's Southtown Route Get Ready For Siclovia This Sunday In Southtown http://tpr.org/post/get-ready-siclovia-sunday-southtown <h1 class="header" style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-size: 21px; line-height: 23.100000381469727px; margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; border-bottom-width: medium; border-bottom-style: none; padding: 0px; font-family: Verdana, Arial, sans-serif;">&nbsp;</h1><p>The sixth semi-annual Síclovía will turn roadways into bike lanes this weekend as thousands of San Antonians are expected to flock to the streets.</p> Tue, 25 Mar 2014 22:00:06 +0000 Joey Palacios 28909 at http://tpr.org Get Ready For Siclovia This Sunday In Southtown Siclovia Draws Record Crowd, Looks To Southtown In March http://tpr.org/post/siclovia-draws-record-crowd-looks-southtown-march <p>Síclovía has once again shattered its attendance record despite a bout of rain early Sunday morning. 73,000 people came to play in the streets on Sunday, breaking the 65,000 person record set in April.</p><p>Since it&rsquo;s inception in 2011, YMCA President Sandy Morander said San Antonio has improved it&rsquo;s body-mass index level according to the Centers for Disease Control.</p> Mon, 30 Sep 2013 15:20:56 +0000 Joey Palacios 19362 at http://tpr.org Siclovia Draws Record Crowd, Looks To Southtown In March Officials Expect 75,000 At This Sunday's Siclovia On Broadway http://tpr.org/post/officials-expect-75000-sundays-siclovia-broadway <p>The fifth Síclovía<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> gets underway Sunday morning, Sept. 29, and officials promise a bigger and better-than-ever event.</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> The day starts with a </span>5K<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, and a steadily-growing attendance rate at the outdoor event is driving new attractions. &nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The high-energy, high-activity outdoor event provides the chance for thousands of people to get out and get in some physical activity. </span></p> Thu, 26 Sep 2013 20:46:22 +0000 Eileen Pace 19190 at http://tpr.org Officials Expect 75,000 At This Sunday's Siclovia On Broadway UTHSC Survey Shows Síclovía Making A Healthy Difference http://tpr.org/post/uthsc-survey-shows-s-clov-making-healthy-difference <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Sí</span>clovía<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> enters its third year this Sunday, Sept. 29, and the UT Health Science Center has announced results of a survey that revealed attendance at the event motivated people to stay active following Síclovía activities.</span></p> Wed, 25 Sep 2013 14:15:54 +0000 Eileen Pace 19065 at http://tpr.org UTHSC Survey Shows Síclovía Making A Healthy Difference Military Families Get Health Boost From Greater San Antonio YMCA http://tpr.org/post/military-families-get-health-boost-greater-san-antonio-ymca <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Greater San Antonio YMCA</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is offering complimentary memberships to military families living in the metro area as part of their Military Outreach Initiative.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The YMCA has gyms and programs for all ages, and is offering the free memberships at locations in San Antonio, New Braunfels and Boerne.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The complimentary memberships are available to:</span></p> Mon, 22 Jul 2013 18:16:16 +0000 Eileen Pace 15274 at http://tpr.org Military Families Get Health Boost From Greater San Antonio YMCA Síclovía Continues to Grow in Route and Attendance http://tpr.org/post/s-clov-continues-grow-route-and-attendance <p dir="LTR" align="LEFT"><span lang="EN">A record number of people flooded Broadway on Sunday for the city’s third Síclovía despite the coldest weather in months. </span></p><p dir="LTR" align="LEFT"><span lang="EN">In its third incarnation, <a href="http://siclovia.org/" target="_blank">Síclovía</a> attracted more than 45,000 people to play in the streets. At the opening ceremony in front of the Alamo, San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro said initiatives like Síclovía provide more opportunities for physical activity.</span></p> Tue, 09 Oct 2012 14:42:47 +0000 Joey Palacios 238 at http://tpr.org Síclovía Continues to Grow in Route and Attendance