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Our Cause Defines Us

We know that lasting personal and social change comes about when we all work together. That’s why, at the Y, strengthening community is our cause. Every day, we work side-by-side with our neighbors to make sure that everyone, regardless of age, income or background, has the opportunity to learn, grow and thrive.

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When you belong to the YMCA, you're joining a diverse community of people committed to youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. We believe all youth are of promise. We foster relationships with each other to deepen our connection and commitment to our goals. We believe in the transformative power of community, and reaching out to give a neighbor a helping hand makes us all stronger.

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Give to Us

Our movement is made up of people of all ages and from every walk of life, all working side-by-side to ensure that everyone, regardless of gender, income or background, has the opportunity to live life to its fullest.

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Our History

The YMCA of Central Ohio—part of the very fabric of the communities it serves. Wherever there has been compassion, brotherly love, charity, and the desire to make ourselves as good as we possibly can be, the spirit of the YMCA has been there—weaving and ever strengthening thread of supportive programs and services.

Our History

Our 5 Pillars

If you’ve spent any time at the Y, you know we have weights, yoga, and awesome swimming pools. We hope that you also know we have a tight-knit, supportive, and uplifting community in all of our branches. But you may not be aware of all the work that the Y does to make central Ohio helping underserved parts of our communities.

Our 5 Pillars

Our Annual Report

The work of the YMCA of Central Ohio encompasses capturing the collective caring and goodwill of our stakeholders - volunteers, staff, funders - and converting it into life-changing experiences for the children, adults and families whose lives we touch.

Annual Report

YMCA Mobile App

The Y's new mobile app is available now for FREE! Download the Android or Apple version and say "OK" to Push Notifications. This will allow you to stay up to date about facility updates, events and programs.

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