YMCA of Greater Providence
  • For Youth Development
  • For Healthy Living
  • For Social Responsibility


Nancy Susan Hanks named District Executive Director at Kent County and West Bay YMCAs. Welcoming New Leadership at our Y branches

YMCA CMO shares lessons on forgoing the holiday hype and toasting cultural differences during the season. Toasting Cultural Differences During the Holidays


Where There's a Need, There's A Y. Become a YMCA corporate leader and begin supporting your community today! YMCA Corporate Support & Leadership

YMCA CMO discusses the importance of a positive attitude and shares some ways to remain young as you age, in an article for Senior Digest . What Matters is How We Live


Need fitness motivation?
The Y can help.

If you resolved to get in shape or work out in 2016, you may already be slacking. Roughly 80% of Americans struggle to be physically active and 50% of adults quit after just 6 months. In the WPRI Rhode Show video above, Neta Taylor, our VP of Healthy Living, discusses motivation and how the YMCA can help.


Christy Clausen, senior director at Providence Youth Services, represented the YMCA of Greater Providence at a Y USA conference in early November 2015. Over 144 YMCAs in the country receive the Walmart year-round food service grant. Only 15 grantees were chosen as "the best of the best" to attend a harvest session and share their work -- the YMCA of Greater Providence is one the 15! The photo below highlights the "best of the best" on day one of the conference! (Clausen is bottom row, second from left, in white sweater.)

We offer BODYPUMP & other fun classes by Les Mills!

Click here for the class schedule.

The Y: For A Better Us.

Not everyone is born with the resources to succeed. Many people across the country are made to feel invisible because of environmental circumstance. But the truth is, all people are capable of greatness. All communities are filled with beauty.

And the Y is dedicated to helping people grow.

What's Our CEO Up To?

One of the first health equity zones in RI took shape on Oct. 9, 2015, known as the South County Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds community approach to promoting long-term health. The initiative focuses on the healthy bodies, healthy minds of children. Jim Berson, the chair of the South County Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds initiative and CEO of the YMCA of Greater Providence, served as the emcee at the news conference. Read the full story here!

Join Our eNews

Receive the latest news from YMCA of Greater Providence in your email inbox: