Our Mission 

Helping all in the greater Holyoke community achieve their fullest potential in spirit, mind and body.

Our Promise

swimkids4The Greater Holyoke YMCA delivers on its mission by serving as a premier organization promoting community wellness and family enrichment through cause-driven programs that focus on youth development, healthy living and social responsibility.

Learn more about the Greater Holyoke YMCA facility, our Staff and Board of Directors, and our 127 year history using the tabs to the right.

Our Purpose

Youth Development: Nurturing the Potential of Every Child and Teen

We believe that all kids deserve the opportunity to discover who they are and what they can achieve.

Healthy Living: Improving our Communities’ Health and Well-Being

The Y is a leading voice on health and well-being.  We bring families closer together, encourage good health and foster connections through fitness, sports, fun and shared interests.

AOA4Social Responsibility: Giving Back & Providing Support to Our Neighbors

Across the country, the Y helps people give back and assist their neighbors by offering them opportunities to volunteer, advocate and support programs that strengthen community.  Groups of individuals, through their involvement in the Y and collaborations with policymakers, are able to address many of the most critical social issues facing our communities.