The Y is the nation's leading nonprofit committed to strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. The YMCA movement serves more than 21 million Americans. Ys are also at work in more than 120 countries.
In St. Louis, the YMCA operates 19 facilities, including a resident camp and retreat center, to make certain that everyone—regardless of age, income or background—has the opportunity to learn, grow and thrive.
Financial assistance is available for those who qualify. One of the YMCA's greatest strengths is in the people it brings together. The YMCA of Greater St. Louis works with more than 5,300 volunteers annually in program delivery and organizational guidance through boards and committees. Core programs include aquatics programs, wellness and fitness, child care, camping, sports, and teen leadership.
Did you know?
The Y is the nation's leading nonprofit dedicated to youth development, healthy living and social responsibility.
Ys have ranked first or second on The NonProfit Times "Top 100" list of nonprofit organizations for 10 consecutive years.
The American Institute of Philanthropy has awarded the national YMCA an "A" rating for its program service excellence and low administration costs.
Ys have ranked among the top 10 organizations in the "Philanthropy 400" report since 1997.