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

Give Your Credits Back Today!
Giving Credits Back Moves Us All Forward.
Give Back Your Credits Today! Find out more
Hour of Impact 2020
Hour of Impact Virtual Series
Become a Sponsor Today! Find out more
Massage at the Y
Massage Therapy
TREAT YOURSELF and sign up for your massage session today! Register Today
Before and After School Care
School Age Child Care
Registration is now open for the 2020/2021 School Year! Register Today
Y Personal Training
Y Personal Training
Try Y Personal Training! We’ll assess your goals and needs, and support your path to a healthy lifestyle. 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

 

Career readiness means knowing all the options. Y Achievers understand what it takes to prepare for college and how to build vocational skills that translate to employability.

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.

LiveWise™

 

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.

Careers
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