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. 


What's Happening at the Y?

Activities & Announcements

Winter Break Day Camp
Winter Break Day Camps
Join us this winter break and enjoy the Y with changing daily themes, sports, adventures and so much more! Register Today
Toddler Time
Toddler Time
Get your wiggles out at the Mary Free Bed YMCA! Find out more
LiveStrong at the YMCA
LiveStrong at the YMCA
LIVESTRONG® at the YMCA helps individuals move beyond cancer. REGISTER TODAY for new classes starting in September! Register Today
Y Personal Training
Y Personal Training
Try Y Personal Training in 3 ways: virtually, outdoors, or at the Y!
Find out more
Now Hiring
NOW HIRING: Lifeguards and Swim Instructors
Join our staff team today! WE OFFER: Great Benefits, a FREE Membership, and Great Paid Time Off! Find out more

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Where is my local Y?

Volunteers needed!

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!

We Appreciate Your Support

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!

Your Y in our Community

Y Achievers

 

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. 

Healthy Corner Stores

 

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.

YMCA Veggie Van

 

The YMCA Veggie Van is West Michigan’s first and only mobile farmers market.

Community Group Fitness

 

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

 

Cooking Matters® connects kids in need with nutritious food and teaches families how to cook healthy, affordable meals.

LIVESTRONG®

 

LIVESTRONG® at the YMCA, a research-based physical activity and well-being program designed to help adult cancer survivors reclaim their total health.

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