WHERE THERE’S A Y,
THERE’S A WAY!
Nurturing the potential of every child and teen
We believe that all kids deserve the opportunity to discover
who they are and what they can achieve. That’s why, through
the YMCA, millions of youth today are cultivating the values,
skills and relationships that lead to positive behaviors, better
health and educational achievement.
Improving our community’s health and well-being
leading voice on health and well-being. The Y brings families
closer together, encourages good health and fosters
As a result, youth, adults and families are receiving the support,
guidance and resources needed to achieve greater health and
well-being for their spirit, mind and body.
Giving back and providing support to our neighbors
The YMCA has been listening and responding to New York
City’s most critical social needs for over 165 years. Whether
developing skills or emotional well-being through education
and training, welcoming and connecting diverse demographic
populations through global services, or preventing chronic
disease and building healthier communities through
collaborations with policy makers, the Y fosters the care and
respect all people need and deserve.
Where There’s a Y, There’s a Way. The YMCA of Greater New York is here for all
New Yorkers - to empower youth, improve health, and strengthen community. You’ll
help you learn, grow, and reach your full potential.
We’re here for you, your family and the community - because where there’s a Y, there’s a
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