Welcome to the Y. We're an exclusive organization of men, women, and children joined together by a shared commitment to nurturing the potential of kids, promoting healthy living, and fostering a sense of social responsibility.
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.
OUR STRENGTH IS IN COMMUNITY The Y is a nonprofit like no other. That’s because in 10,000 neighborhoods across the nation, we have the presence and partnerships to not just promise, but deliver, positive change. Whether you hunger for better health or want to nurture your child's creativity, support your fitness goals or give back to help your neighbors reach theirs. There's something for everyone, and a lot for your community. Stop in and let us surprise you.
OUR IMPACT IS FELT EVERY DAY A place where generations gather together. Seniors socialize alongside toddlers splashing and learning new skills. The Y offers everything from water activities and fitness equipment to healthy living classes for youth and adults. At the Y, your membership means more.
The Ithaca YMCA celebrated its 150th anniversary in 2018.