Why Join the Y?

There are numerous reasons to join the Y. The YMCA is a nonprofit organization known for inclusivity, commitment to community, and the promotion of healthy living and youth development.  The Y offers a multitude of childcare options, perfect for any family, and a variety of wellness and fitness options that boost our body and mind while our supportive community lifts your spirit.

Healthy Living: Wellness and Fitness Courses

older male with personal trainerThe Y provides opportunities for all to improve their well-being, young and old. YMCA offers various wellness programs that are perfect for any age group including programs for active older adults to improve balance, maintain bone density, and increase mobility. These classes offer a built-in community and socialization that is incredibly important at any age. Community health resources at the Y offer programs centered on balance, fostering a connection with family and focusing on nutrition, healthy cooking, and more.

  • The Diabetes Prevention Program helps those that are at high risk of developing diabetes to learn healthier lifestyles.
  • Pedaling for Parkinson’s offers a cycle class modified for those participants 30 and older with Idiopathic Parkinson’s disease.
  • Rock Steady Boxing brings hope to people with Parkinson’s Disease through non-contact boxing to improve agility, speed, muscular endurance, accuracy, balance, hand-eye coordination, footwork, and overall that can be lost due to Parkinson’s.

Our fitness centers offer state-of-the-art equipment and amenities open to all. Whether you are interested in strength training, cardio, or personal training, the Y has what you need. Group fitness promotes the mission of the Y to improve connection in the community while offering a safe and encouraging space to work out. Are you looking for ways to find your center and boost flexibility and energy? Our mind/body classes are designed for any age or fitness level to strengthen the mind and body to help improve core muscle groups and enhance mobility.

Youth Development: Child Care and Youth Programs

girl doing clay artChild Care at the Y focuses on a curriculum that promotes our mission and values—emphasizing values like respect, responsibility, honesty, and caring about others. Our qualified staff is compassionate and knowledgeable, creating an environment that is safe and educational. With programs like Early Learning, Head Start (Preschool), School Age education, and teen programs, there are programs and services for all ages and needs.

There are activities for the whole family at the Y. Various sports and camp options give kids endless activities to do at the Y while parents work, enjoy the fitness center or other programs with peace of mind that their children are thriving and safe at the Y. Financial Assistance allows anyone interested in becoming a Y member to have the opportunity and families experiencing financial hardship to still be able to give their children experiences of a lifetime.

Social Responsibility: A Nonprofit with a Cause

teen doing volunteer workThe Y has a variety of programs perfect for any age group, background, and interest. Inclusivity is essential at the Y, working collaboratively with community partners to improve the lives of the entire community. Serving all backgrounds, income levels, capabilities, and ages, the Y encourages and promotes healthy living practices and accessibility to much-needed programs. The Y nurtures every child and teen to provide the resources and tools necessary to succeed while giving parents and families much-needed time together. Also, part of the Y`s mission statement is promoting a spirit of service through uniting individuals and offering ways to give back and volunteer in the community. Start your journey toward deeper connections, healthier body, mind, and spirit at the Y today.