Diabetes Prevention Program

You can make the change!


Registration begins March 29th

Swim Lessons

For All Ages & Abilities!

Summer Day Camp Starts!

June 7, 2021

Youth Development
Learn how to swim at the Ottawa YMCA

The Y is the most accessible community resource to prevent drowning each year, and we’ve been doing it for 125 years!

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Healthy Living
Leading the fullest life possible at any age

We know that healthy lifestyles are achieved through nurturing mind, body and spirit. Well-being and fitness at the Y is much more than working out.

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Social Responsibility
The Y. More than a gym.

More than just a gym, a pool, or a place for fitness; YMCA members experience a sense of belonging that can't be found anywhere else!  The Y has been listening and responding to our community's most critical social needs for 125 years.  

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News & Events


Regular exercise is one component of a healthy lifestyle that can help reduce stress and prevent illness. During this unprecedented time, the Y is launching online exercise classes and youth programs to support the health and well-being of our community...


Take in the fresh Spring air and spruce up your neighborhood. Put on your protective gloves, grab a shopping bag or reused trash bag, and walk your neighborhood collecting trash that gets blown around. Give a little time for yourself,...