Healthy Kids Day!

Join us for a day full of fun at Principal Park. The Iowa Cubs take on the Louisville Bats at 3:08 PM, but we've got a grand slam of activities before (and during!) the game that you won't want to miss!

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Find Your Fit

This spring, refresh your fitness routine and start something new. Cycling, Pilates, Aqua Fit, and more— check out all of our fitness classes and try one out today!

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Ready, Set, SUMMER!

The Y has a wide range of summer activities like camps, swim lessons, sports clinics, and more. Check out all we have to offer and sign up today!

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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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Individuals given access through scholarships


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Community Outreach

Community Needs Assessment

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Social Responsibility

Annual Campaign 2024: Hello Iowa Wellness Wednesday

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Resident Story

Meet Sam: YMCA Supportive Housing Resident

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Come and see what we're all about at any of our branches!

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