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Chestnut Street Family YMCA - Programs

Chestnut Street Family YMCA - Programs

Welcome to Chestnut Street Family YMCA!

Every day, there's something new at the YMCA. We bring kids, adults and families closer together, encourage healthy living and foster connections through fitness, sports, fun and shared interests. We have the support, guidance and resources to help you learn new things and make new friends at any stage in your life. Join us at the Chestnut Street Family YMCA today!

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Health and Fitness Programs

The YMCA is dedicated to helping everyone in our community become their best selves. As part of that mission, we have a strong belief in mindfulness about health and fitness. Members can take advantage of a vast array of health and fitness programs that make us stronger and make our lives more enjoyable.

We offer a wide variety of health and fitness programs. Some are included with your YMCA membership at no additional cost, others may have additional fees. 

    • YMCA personal trainer working with a member

      Personal Training

      We know that sometimes it can be hard to take the first steps to becoming healthier. That's why we're here for you, every day, to give you extra...
    • YMCA Louisville trainer coaching member for fitness assessment

      Smart Start Program

      At the YMCA, we offer you the opportunity to work with a Healthy Living coach to help you meet your goals. Whether you're just getting started or want...
    • Instructor and student high-fiving together during a YMCA dance fitness class

      YMCA Weight Loss Program

      The Y's Weight Loss Program strives to help you lose weight in a healthy way. With the help of trained facilitators and a focus on nutrition and...
    • Smiling woman exercising on a spin bike at the YMCA

      Healthy Living Challenges

      We believe healthy living starts with healthy goals. We support members seeking realistic achievements not just in fitness, but also nutrition and...
    • LIVESTRONG program participant exercising on weight machine

      LIVESTRONG at the YMCA

      LIVESTRONG® at the YMCA is a free program tailored to meet the specific needs of adult cancer survivors who would like to improve or reclaim their...

    Youth and Teen Programs

    The YMCA is dedicated to helping our community's younger members become the best people they can.

    • Family smiling together at graduation

      YMCA Black Achievers

      YMCA Black Achievers is a multicultural effort to create equity in education as well as in the workplace by motivating African American/Black and...
    • Teens planting trees at YMCA's youth mentoring program

      YMCA Youth Achievers

      The YMCA's Youth Achievers is a youth mentoring program for kids in elementary and middle school who will learn culturally sensitive curriculum.
    • YMCA Louisville members walking together for healthy living

      Woman Up Teen Outreach

      The Chestnut Street Family YMCA Woman Up Teen Outreach Program provides teen girls the opportunity to learn social skills, communication skills and...
    • 2 teens sitting at desks asking the instructor a question

      Y Love Notes

      Love Notes is an evidence-based program that supports teens and young adults in developing skills and confidence to engage in respectful, equitable...
    • Teens standing together for YMCA's leadership development program

      Find Your Roots

      Dig deep into the history of your family with the YMCA's unique leadership development program on ancestry and immigration.
    • Kids doing push ups for YMCA Louisville youth fitness program

      Youth Fitness Fundamentals

      The YMCA's Youth Fitness Fundamentals program is designed to support teens in living a healthy, active life. The program introduces concepts focused...
    • 2 adults and 2 young kids in a YMCA childcare program

      Early Learning Readiness Program

      Through this caregiver and child class, you will have a safe, fun place to play, explore, and learn through songs, stories, and family activities with...

    Community Programs and Events

    Our community programs strive to bring members together, because we're all stronger when we're looking out for each other.