Wilson Araya Experiences Rocky Mountain High in Boulder Ironman

A full Ironman Triathlon is one of a series of long-distance triathlon races organized by the World Triathlon Corporation (WTC), consisting of a 2.4-mile (3.86 km) swim, a 112-mile (180.25 km) bicycle ride and a marathon 26.22-mile (42.20 km) run, raced in that order and without a break. Wilson Araya, the Program Director and health professional […]

Vocational Guidance Fair in Jaco Provides Educational Options for Gradutating Students

Last week the Epicentro pro La Paz de Garabito (Community Center for the Peace of Garabito county) hosted a vocational guidance fair for both and private Universities. Students in their last year of night school, technical school and public high schools were invited to attend.  This fair was aimed at presenting graduating students with the […]

Jaco, Costa Rica to Host International Surf Association World Championships this August

The 2016 International Surf Association World Championships will be hosted in Jaco, Costa Rica August 6-14. The event will be at the north end of town in front of Croc’s Casino Resort. This is a huge opportunity and blessing for everyone on the central pacific coast of Costa Rica. In 2013 there were over 200,000 […]

The Costa Rica Team Supports Our National Soccer League at COPA America

Futbol, as soccer is known throughout Latin America, is a Costa Rican national obsession, very similar to football in the United States. With “La Sele” as the National Costa Rican soccer team is affectionately called, making it to the semi-finals of the World Cup in 2014, respect for our countries national team has risen world wide. […]

The Support Jaco Youth Servicentro Offers More than Just a Great Car Wash

The Support Jaco Youth Servicentro offers a variety of services, including eco-friendly car washes and cars for sale. All car washes uses non-toxic, biodegradable, non-hazardous products to clean your car, while protecting the environment. The Bronze Basic Wash is only 5,000 colones or $10 and includes a external hand wash, vacuum, basic interior cleaning and a […]

Charles Boyd Organizes Beach Clean Up with The Costa Rica Team and SJY

Charles Boyd is always looking for ways to serve his community so when he saw the trash that had washed up on share in Herradura Bay, he took the opportunity to rally The Costa Rica Team and the members of Support Jaco Youth to organize an impromptu beach clean up. The next day, after putting […]

Jaco Christmas Toy & Food Drive

Support Jaco Youth is working in conjunction with Radical Church of Jaco and The Costa Rica Team to provide toys and food baskets to families in need in the Jaco and Herradura communities. We will be accepting donations for the entire month of November. For details please see our Upcoming Events at Support Jaco Youth. […]