Make a Difference

Your gift to the Y's Annual Campaign can help us ensure all people have equal access to reach their full potential. Join us in strengthening our community and make a gift today!

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Super Saturday!

Stop by the Y on Saturday, February 24th and sample mini versions of our most popular group exercise classes. Cardio, strength, cycling, yoga, dance, water exercise– it’s all here for you to try!

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Have a Heart

For a $1 contribution to our annual fundraising campaign, you can purchase a heart to be displayed in the Y throughout February. Stop by the front desk of your local Y and help us spread the love!

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Impacting Central Iowa

For over 150 years, the YMCA of Greater Des Moines has empowered communities by ensuring access to resources, relationships and opportunities for all to learn, grow and thrive.


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News & Stories

Tim Woods and Caitlin Kohlhaas on the set of Hello Iowa with Megan Reuther
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Hello Iowa Wellness Wednesday: 35th Red Flannel Run

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Cameron Nicholson, President and CEO of the YMCA of Greater Des Moines
Press Release

YMCA appoints Cameron Nicholson new President/CEO

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YMCA Summer Shape Up
Healthy Living

Congratulations Summer Shape Up Finishers!

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