The Y is for all: For youth development, for healthy living, for social responsibility.


The Y is for all: All backgrounds, all religions, all ages, all races, all genders, all abilities, all incomes, all sexual orientations, all ideologies, all ethnicities, all walks of life.


You are invited here. You are welcome here. You belong here. The Y is a safe place for all. We are for people and we are for you. Our core values of caring, honesty, respect, responsibility and inclusion are what all Y programs and services are based on. When you accept your invitation by coming to the Y, you are welcome. You belong.



“The YMCA of Greater Rochester is a charitable association of members that seeks to place Christian principles into practice through its programs for the community to build a healthy spirit, mind, and body for all.”