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?
Whether you are a competitive triathlete or want to compete in a triathlon for the first time, these events are for you. All levels welcome! 15 minute stages, with 5 minutes of transition time between each discipline. For more information and to register, stop by the membership desk, call 616.855.9622, or click here.
Jan 19- Mary Free Bed YMCA
Feb 2- Wolverine Worldwide Family YMCA
Feb 23-(duathlon) SpartanNash YMCA
Mar 8 - Visser Family YMCA
Mar 29- David D. Hunting YMCA
WEEK 1: Dec 23, 26, 27, 2019
WEEK 2: Dec 30, 2019 & Jan 2, 3, 2020
Join us this winter break and enjoy the Y with changing daily themes, sports, adventures and so much more! We offer convenient hours and affordable pricing! A Y Membership is NOT required to participate.
Check out all we have to offer this Winter & Spring in the new program guide. Open the guide to discover classes for the kids like swim lessons, dance, sports and cooking. There are many programs to keep adults busy this Winter as well like cooking, dance, Tae Kwon Do and more!
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!
Membership Has its Privileges
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.
Your Y in our Community
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® connects kids in need with nutritious food and teaches families how to cook healthy, affordable meals