Youth Basketball

Y Basketball is for players of all abilities who want to have fun, take part in healthy competition, and develop their skills. Registration for the season is open— sign up today!

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Stay Active Anytime, Anywhere

YWellness 24/7 is a virtual wellness platform with hundreds of online classes, and it's FREE with your Y membership! Sign up today to browse through classes like pilates, pain management, meditation and more.

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Ready for a Challenge?

The Fit 4 Fall Group Fitness Challenge runs now through October 31st. Complete 30 group classes (must get card checked off by instructor) and win a custom t-shirt! Pick up a yellow challenge card at your next class.

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YMCA of Greater Des Moines Receives 2023 Grant Funding From USA Swimming Foundation, August 2023

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secaTRU: Hello Iowa Wellness Wednesday

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