Welcome to the Y, a nonprofit organization dedicated to strengthening the foundations of the West Michigan community. With a focus on developing the potential of kids, improving individual health and well-being, and giving back and supporting our neighbors - through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility.
We’re a welcoming and inclusive community. A place to connect with others and learn something new. Your membership will bring meaningful change in yourself and also in your community.
Are you interested in coaching? Want to help with youth programs? Looking for a volunteer opportunity your whole family can participate in? When we all join in, we rise together!
Every year, we rely on donations to help ensure that all of the people in our community can access our services. There are lots of ways you can give, and we’re grateful for your help!
With the Y, you’re not just a member of a facility; you’re part of a cause. With a shared commitment to nurturing the potential of kids, improving health and well-being, and giving back and supporting our neighbors, your membership will not just bring about meaningful change in yourself, but also in your community.
With membership at the YMCA of Greater Grand Rapids, you have access to all our locations.
Coaching & Training
Free personalized wellness plan with a health coach.
Kids Zone Activity Centers
Take advantage of Kids Zone programs while you work out. Leave your kids with us for active and engaging fun.
Savings for Your Whole Family
Get discounts on swim lessons, day camp, youth sports and more with your membership.
The Y-Achievers Program is going virtual! This FREE program builds on the strengths of our middle and high school students while preparing them for life beyond high school while focusing on ensuring personal well-being in spirit, mind, and body.
The YMCA Healthy Corner Stores Initiative is part of a comprehensive effort to connect small scale growers and distributors with urban corner stores to increase the fresh fruits and vegetables available to families in Grand Rapids.
The YMCA Veggie Van is West Michigan’s first and only mobile farmers market.
Our Community Group Fitness classes are designed to bring communities together in the spirit of improving well-being by reducing barriers to good health.
Cooking Matters® connects kids in need with nutritious food and teaches families how to cook healthy, affordable meals.
LIVESTRONG® at the YMCA, a research-based physical activity and well-being program designed to help adult cancer survivors reclaim their total health.
LiveWise™ is a program that builds confidence and hope for individuals who are experiencing early stage Alzheimer’s disease, dementia or other memory impairments and their care partners.