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

New Lowell Area YMCA
NEW Lowell Area YMCA
WE ARE EXCITED TO ANNOUNCE that we are starting a Capital Campaign to expand our offerings at a new Y location in Lowell! Learn how you can help make a difference. Find out more
A Community of Belonging
2020 YMCA Annual Campaign
Your support can make all the difference.
TO DONATE: Text “GIVE” to 616.236.2819 Find out more
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
Summer Day Camp
2020 Summer Day Camps
Sign Up Early & Save 5% March - April
(Does not include YMCA Camp Manitou-lin) Register Today
Greenhouse Sale
Greenhouse Sale
SPRING IS HERE and our Greenhouse Sale has extended its deadline for you to order your vegetables and herb plants for your home gardens. Order Today! 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

Careers
EMPLOYMENT WITH A PURPOSE