Welcome to the Y, a nonprofit organization of over 2,700 Ys located in 10,000 communities across the United States dedicated to strengthening the communities that they serve. With a focus on developing the potential of youth, improving individual health and well-being, and giving back to and supporting communities, your participation in your local Y will bring about meaningful change not just within yourself, but in your community, too. 

When you join a Y, you join a community organization that offers health, hope and opportunity:

  • Parents find a safe, nurturing environment for their children to stay active, be engaged and learn positive values.
  • Families come together to have fun and spend quality time with each other.
  • Children and teens play and develop self-confidence while feeling accepted and supported. 
  • Adults connect with friends, pursue interests and learn how to live healthier.
  • People from all backgrounds and walks of life come together to volunteer and help strengthen their community. 
  • We all build relationships that further our sense of belonging and purpose


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The YMCA is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.