The Y is for Youth Development
At the Y, we believe that all kids deserve the opportunity to discover who they are and what they can achieve. We take a holistic approach in developing the social, emotional, academic and physical well-being of youth. Ys cultivate the values, skills and relationships that lead to positive behaviors, educational achievement and better health. Each year, the Y serves 8 million children in a variety of programs and activities. But we don’t just teach swimming or coach soccer; we build strong kids with strong futures in thousands of communities across the country.