Golf Tournament Sign UP Now

What better way to support local youth than to have fun doing it!  Register now to play or sponsor the Teeing Up for Teens Golf Scramble coming to Spring Run Golf and Country Club, Saturday, September 16, 2017.  Follow this link to sign up or invest in our youth as a sponsor:   000-031 […]

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Hog, Air Dogs and ARCHERS!

Mark your calendars now for a family friendly and fun-filled weekend of activity, competition and demonstrations November 17th through 19th at Six Bends Harley-Davidson in Fort Myers (just off I-75 at exit 131).  The Lee County Sheriff’s Youth Activities League (SYAL) will join the rolling thunder and aerial feats at the annual Hogs & Air […]

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What a Great Year! This year the SYAL Spring Basketball at Veteran’s Park in Lehigh Acres expanded to 12 weeks with 144 eager and talented boys and girls chasing the prized championship in the three divisions.  The finals saw some tough, exciting games and parents and athletes displayed great sportsmanship, respect and appreciation for another […]

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Teen Driver Challenge

We have driven into 2017 with new energy, dedication and great opportunities for teens to become better, safer drivers! February classes are full, but the rest of the year has plenty of openings. 2017 Schedule Link M70-101   300-209   70-483   C_TFIN52_66   9L0-066   350-060   640-916   70-243   SY0-401   ICBB […]

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Board of Directors


– Jay Anderson, a nationally recognized traffic safety professional is the Executive Director of Stay Alive …. Just Drive! Jay is a Commercial Driving School Instructor, Emergency Vehicle Driver Training Instructor, National Traffic Incident Management Responder Trainer, CarFit Event Coordinator an instructor for the Lee Memorial Trauma Services Young Driver Program, the court ordered High Risk Driver Course and the Lee County Sheriff’s Youth Activity League Teen Driver Challenge.



– Colleen Via works for Lee County Parks and Recreation as a Sr. Supervisor and manages facilities in North Fort Myers and Boca Grande. She has been employed by the Lee County Parks and Recreation since 1996 in various positions and facilities. She has been a board member of the Sheriff Youth Activities League since 2008. Colleen holds a BS in Recreation, Parks and Tourism Administration from Western Illinois University.


    • Director – Kim Samuelson, Golisano Children’s Hospital

– Kim Samuelson, a KidCare Supervisor for the Lee Memorial Health System has been able to assist uninsured families in applying for Medicaid and Florida KidCare for Golisano Children’s Hospital. Kim has also had over thirteen years of experience teaching and motivation children at a local private christian school. Even has ten years of experience in  production management, hospital/restaurant sales and customer relations for a nationally known linen company. Plus has spent five years working with all aspects in running a small construction business.