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

Outdoor Yoga
FREE Outdoor Yoga
Join us at 10am each Friday during the month of May at the Mary Free Bed YMCA. Find out more
YMCA Races
Miles For a Mission
Make your summer race plans, and see what the Y has to offer! Find out more
KidZone Reservations
KidZone Reservations NOW AVAILABLE
Reserve your spot and we'll provide a safe and fun environment for your little one while you enjoy your workout! Find out more
Summer Day Camp
2021 Summer Day Camps
Sign up your child today for a summer adventure! Register Today
Camp Manitou-Lin 2021
Summer Camp at YMCA Camp Manitou-Lin
REGISTER for 2021 Summer Camps Today! Register Today

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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.

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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