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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!

Looking for a specific program area? Use the links below to navigate directly to your program area.

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 Lousiiville personal trainer talking with student

    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...
  • People in group fitness class during Smart Start fitness program at YMCA Louisville

    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...
  • YMCA Louisville member running for weight loss challenge

    YMCA Weight Loss Challenge

    The Y's Weight Loss Challenge strives to help you lose weight in a healthy way. With the help of trained facilitators and a focus on nutrition and...
  • Older adults participating in a healthy living challenge laughing together

    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...
  • Woman and instructor working on recumbent bike

    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...

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.