Find Your Y

As a not-for-profit organization, the Y is dedicated to strengthening community with a focus on Youth Development, Healthy Living and Social Responsibility. At FSPY, we believe we have something special – a sense of community – where everyone has the opportunity to be healthy, confident, connected and secure. Every day, we are inspired by our community – our members, staff, volunteers and donors – working together, side-by-side to bring about lasting personal and social growth. Read their stories here.

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Meet Barbara, Lucy, and Barbara, three of our Y members

“The best part of my day is coming here.”

Meet a recipient of our Jeremy’s Giving Tree program who is thankful for those who help fulfill the wishes each year

“This is the third year we have been part of Jeremy’s Giving Tree. The tree takes a little pressure off being able to provide the type of Christmas that our children deserve, but we are unable to always afford.”

Meet Ellen, a longtime member of our YMCA who has seen our Y grow through the years and is excited for its next chapter

“The days when I don’t come, I feel like my day hasn’t gone right. I can’t imagine our community without this Y.”

Meet another amazing group of our Child Care students

The children share what they are thankful for this holiday season

Meet a fantastic group of our Child Care students

The children share what they are thankful for this holiday season

Meet Clare, a member of our Swim Team, who recently participated in USA Swimming’s National Select Camp

“I like the feeling of winning and training hard to achieve the big goals that I have.”

Meet Sue, Neil, Matthew and Thomas, Y members who moved here from England last year and found a sense of community at our Y

“We felt very included and I think a lot of that had to do with the teachers and how they bring everyone together.”

Meet Karen, one of our awesome Y members who wanted to try something new and participated in our Spring Challenge

“I love the group exercise classes and the family environment. It was a great beginning for me and now exercise is a big part of my life.”

Meet Allison, one of our awesome members who participated in our ‘Find Your Fit. Find Your Y.’ Spring Challenge

“I decided to join the Challenge because I wanted to lose more weight and get more fit. I figured if I sign up, I’m going to do it.”

Meet Terrine one of our Swim Team parent volunteers

“On the Swim Team, we can’t run any meet without parent volunteers. The parent volunteers are the backbone of the team. But as much as we need to put in, we definitely get back so much more.”

Meet Laventer and Zuma, two of our newest Y members who are visiting from Kenya as they train in the sport of curling

“Everyone here has become part of our family. The YMCA has been very supportive.”

Meet Sunitha, one of our newer members who is happy to have found a welcoming, supportive community at our Y

“I moved to this area in 2019, three months before the pandemic started. I was starting to get to know my neighbors and the neighborhoods a bit and then March came and everything went into lockdown.”

Meet Mei, a longtime member of our Y who recently joined the Togetherhood Committee

“We joined the Y not long after our son was born in 2005. We started my son in swim classes when he was very young, and then the Y turned into a place for our whole family.”

Meet Grishma, the chair of our Togetherhood Committee, a volunteer-led initiative aimed at helping others in our community

“The past almost two years have made me realize that although money is important, if you’re not out there helping someone, you are missing out.”

Meet Bill, one of our YMCA members and a veteran who served in the US Army

“On Veterans Day, like I did last year, I’m going to play Taps outside my house as part of the program Taps Across America.”

Meet Angela, a LIVESTRONG® at the YMCA graduate and breast cancer survivor

“I knew I needed to keep healthy both mentally and physically. My doctors tell me that if I didn’t come to the Y to exercise, I’d be a lot worse off.”