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YMCA of Greater Louisville Programs

With a mission centered on balance, the Y brings families closer together, encourages good health and fosters connections through fitness, sports, fun and shared interests. As a result, millions of youth, adults and families are receiving the support, guidance and resources needed to reach their health goals.

YMCA of Greater Louisville Programs


From swimming lessons to community service projects, the programs at the YMCA of Greater Louisville enhance the members lives and communities spirit, body and mind.

If you know what program category, you're looking for, you can select from the list below and go directly to your program.

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Youth Sports

Here at the YMCA of Greater Louisville, we ensure that our youth sports leagues' games are safe, fair and most of all, fun. Sign up for our youth sports programs to learn the basics, improve your skills and make new friends!

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Swimming is central to the Y's mission to build up our community and help members stay active. The YMCA teaches people of all ages to swim and enjoy the water because we know that swimming is not just a life-saving skill, but a way to remain active and healthy for a lifetime.

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Child Care

At the YMCA of Greater Louisville, we make strengthening community our cause. That's why we're America's largest nonprofit child care provider. Through our affordable child care programs, we create a safe, nurturing environment for children to learn, grow and develop social skills.

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Health and Fitness

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.

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Youth and Teen Programs

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

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YMCA Camps

The YMCA of Greater Louisville's summer camp programs for kids and teens offer powerful learning environments. At our camps, a child’s social education and independence are central. They provide children with the opportunity to try new activities, and when they succeed, they build self-esteem and confidence.

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The YMCA puts community first. Everyone is welcome here, and we hope to help everyone achieve their goals, whether it comes to physical fitness, learning or social activity. Our community programs strive to bring members together, because we're all stronger when we're looking out for each other.