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.


Community intro

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

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

Community Programs

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    Certifications and Training

    At the YMCA, safety is always a top priority. We know that in the event of an emergency, every second counts. We offer a variety of trainings to staff...
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    The YMCA is here to serve our community. And that means, among other things, having a whole lot of fun! Our events allow parents to leave their...
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    Volunteer Opportunities

    Help lead the YMCA of Greater Louisville in responding to our neighborhoods' social needs. Our YMCA volunteer opportunities are key to the Y's mission...
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    Facility Rentals and Parties

    Looking for a place to host an event? We have a number of options available, ranging from meeting rooms, sports fields, a ball room, and more!
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    YMCA Safe Place Services

    We’re committed to making our community stronger by providing help, hope and healing to teens and families in crisis. 

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    ESL Classes

    ESL (English as a Second Language) classes help non-native speakers of all ages and levels to learn both the formal grammar, vocabulary, and...
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    Food Programs

    The YMCAs food program works to combat food insecurity in areas that face food inequities due to lack of access and economic disparities. Together, we...
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    New American Welcome Center

    The New American Welcome Center is committed to offering immigrants the integration services and opportunities needed to be self-reliant, connected...

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