We're an inclusive organization of men, women and children joined together by a shared commitment to nurturing the potential of kids, promoting healthy living and fostering a sense of social responsibility.

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.

News & Notes

  • Half Marathon, 10K & 5K Photos

    Want to see photos from our recent Blue Water Half Marathon, 10K & 5K? Check out this link from Sadler Photography!


  • Happy 4th of July

    Reminder: The YMCA of the Blue Water Area will be closed on Saturday, July 4th, to allow our members, guests, staff and volunteers the opportunity to celebrate with family and friends. Have a wonderful 4th of July!

  • Half Marathon a HUGE Success

    A fantastic day for a run! For all the results, follow this link: http://results.xacte.com?mid=422

  • Summer Fun!

    June 29 - July 3 Celebrate - Party Time! Hop the Gap Games as well as music and a BBQ on Friday. Members are invited to a BBQ on the front lawn on Friday - don't forget to wear your Red, White and Blue!
    July 6 - 10 Shooting for the Stars - It’s Sci-Fi Week! Popcorn and movie Friday and don’t forget to dress up as your favorite Star Wars character!
    July 13 - 17 Superheroes - Who’s YOUR hero? We’ll find out this week because we will have slips at the Welcome Center for members, volunteers and staff to tell us their superhero and why they are so important, and we will be posting them throughout the Y. On Friday, dress up as your favorite superhero.
    July 20 - 24 Color Wars - We’ll be hosting family color wars this week so be ready to declare your favorite color.
    July 27 - 31 Construction - It’s Maintenance Week and we are in heading into the “Caution: Y Fun Zone.” This week it is all about volunteering with two cookouts - one on Tuesday and one on Friday.
    August 3 - 7 Artful Antics - Studio 1219 and some college are students will be invited to the Y and we will display art projects from children as well as featuring crafts in the building.
    August 10 - 14 Mystery Week - We are organizing a Scavenger Hunt for members, volunteers and staff. A fun and mysterious week for sure!
    August 17 - 21 Let It Snow - On Friday we will have Christmas music and Santa hats as well as holiday decorations and snow cones. This week will also kick off our annual KIDS campaign.
    August 24 - 28 Movin’ and Groovin’ - Everything from the pool party to the music will be all about the 60’s. Time to get your groove on! August 31 - Sept 4 Best of the Best - Wrapping up our summer of Fun Fridays and special events, we will post photos of some of the events of the summer and relive the Best Summer Ever!

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