Find Your Passion.
Find Your Y.


Discover endless possibilities for health and happiness at the Gateway Region YMCA. Whether you're making a splash in our pools or breaking a sweat in group classes, our 24 locations in St. Louis and Southwest Illinois are your gateway to a vibrant lifestyle.

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WHAT WE DO

YMCA Programs

 

Find Your People. Find Your Y.

Hear from our Y members and see for yourself how people of all ages and walks of life are not only finding their people – but finding their Y.


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STRENGTHENING COMMUNITY IS OUR CAUSE

Founded in 1853, the Gateway Region YMCA serves nearly 300,000 individuals in the bi-state region. In 2022, our YMCA celebrated

 $2.27 Million in Financial Assistance

given to those in need to participate in Y programs.


4,698 Children Equipped

with drowning prevention skills through discounted swim lessons, swim outreach programming, and Safety Around Water school collaborations.


 720,000 Pounds of Food Given to 3,000 Families

through Good Food for All, a program in cooperation with Partnership for a Healthier America.

386 Participants in YMCA Healthy Lifestyles Programming

including the YMCA's Diabetes Prevention Program, Blood Pressure Self-Monitoring Program, Exercise for Parkinson's Program, LiveSTRONG® at the YMCA, and Starting the Conversation.


2,700 Volunteers

gave 40,868 volunteer hours to serve and strengthen their community.

 

 562 Individuals Served

through Inclusion & Adaptive Support Services, including 86 Integrated Fitness participants.