Our Focus


The Y is a diverse organization of men, women and children joined together by a shared commitment to nurturing the potential of kids, promoting healthy living and fostering a sense of social responsibility. We bring men, women, and children – just like you – together, and our shared commitment to our communities ensures the opportunities to learn, grow, and thrive that we create for all, are ones that endure.

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At the Y, we focus our energy and opportunities around the three areas of focus.

For Youth Development

Nurturing the potential of every child and teen

Child Care – We provide a safe, nurturing environment for children to learn, grow, and develop social skills.

Education and Leadership – We offer knowledge, character development, guidance, and encouragement to help youth develop and realize their potential.

Swim, Sports, and Play – We offer positive, fun activities that build athletic, social, and interpersonal skills.

Camp – YMCA camps are exciting, safe communities for young people to explore the outdoors, build self-esteem, develop interpersonal skills and make lasting friendships and memories.

Healthy Living

Improving the nation’s health and well-being

Family Time – We bring families together to have fun and grow together.

Health, Well-Being, and Fitness – We provide resources and guidance to maintain or improve physical activity, health, and wellness.

Sports and Recreation – We offer healthy lifestyle activities that bring people together with shared athletic and recreational interests.

Group Interest – We offer social networks and activities that bring together people who share common passions and personal interests.

For Social Responsibility

Giving back and providing support to our neighbors

Social Services – We offer training, resources, and support to empower our neighbors to make a change, bridge gaps, and overcome obstacles.

Global Services – We offer support systems that welcome, celebrate, educate, and connect diverse demographic populations in the U.S. and around the world.

Volunteerism and Giving – We offer opportunities to make voluntary contributions that fund, lead, and support the Y’s critical work.

Advocacy – We collaborate with policymakers, community leaders, and private and public organizations to develop youth, prevent chronic disease, build healthier communities, and encourage social responsibility.

Our mission is to put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.