The Y is a charity, dedicated to youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. With programs from A to Z—like athletics to advocacy, dance classes to disease prevention, volleyball to volunteerism — we don't just strengthen individuals, we strengthen communities.

We know that lasting personal and social change comes about when we all work together. That's why, at the Y, strengthening community is our cause. Every day, we work side-by-side with our neighbors to make sure that everyone, regardless of age, income or background, has the opportunity to live, grow and thrive.

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News & Notes

  • K.I.D.S.

    The YMCA of the Blue Water Area is collecting gently used children's clothing for Kids In Distress (K.I.D.S) until Friday, October 9. If you have kids clothing that is still in great condition, please feel free to drop it off in the collection box at the Welcome Center today. We will deliver all donations to K.I.D.S. For more information, contact K.I.D.S. at (810) 326-4505.

  • Couch to 5K

    Have you always wanted to run a 5K but don't know how to get ready? Join our Couch to 5K Program beginning on October 6 and work your way up to a 5K in just two months - Right in time for the 2015 Jingle Bell Run!

  • Fantastic Positions Available

    The YMCA of the Blue Water Area is an incredible place to work. Right now the Y has full-time and part-time career opportunities in a variety of areas. We are currently seeking individuals for the following positions:

    Full Time Coordinator - Lead Teacher
    Full Time Coordinator - Swim and Water Safety
    Warm World Child Care
    School Age Programs
    Welcome Center

    Click on the 'Be Involved' tab to learn more!

  • Whistles on the Water

    Saturday, September 26 in St. Clair
    Make it a family event – enjoy the sounds of old-fashioned steam whistles, the beautiful new St. Clair Plaza and have a child identification CD made courtesy of the Mason’s all in one fun trip.

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