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Welcome to the YMCA!

You have joined a cause-driven organization with more than 150 years of building strong communities. Our goal is helping YOU find the perfect Y fit for you, whether that is the right land or water class; family program; utilizing a variety of pieces of strength/cardio equipment; finding support communities; volunteer opportunities or so much more.

How to Stay Connected: 

  • Check our website regularly
  • YMCA Chattanooga App
  • Social Media
    • We're everywhere! Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, and TikTok
    • Facebook: @ChattanoogaYMCA
    • Instagam: @ymcachattanooga
    • TikTok:  @ymcachattanooga
    • LinkedIn: @ymcaofmetropolitanchattanooga
  • Email 
    • Please make sure you provide us with the most current email address so that you are privy to member communications. 
  • Text alerts for the following:
    • Inclement Weather Alerts - Text YMCACHATT to 833-277-3283
    • Youth Programs Updates -  
      • Downtown:   Text DOWNTOWNYKIDS to 833-277-3283
      • Hamilton:   Text HAMILTONYKIDS to 833-277-3283
      • Cleveland:   Text CLEVELANDYKIDS to 833-277-3283
      • North River:   Text NORTHRIVERYKIDS to 833-277-3283

Check out the info via the button below to get familiar with all the Y has to offer YOU, and at any point during your journey, let us know how we can better serve you! 


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Increase energy, decrease stress, prevent illness, maintain a healthy weight, find personal balance, and enjoy quality time with family and friends... at the Y! We combine spirit, mind, and body in an integrated approach to well-being that goes beyond just fitness.

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Our Mission: To put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all. 

Our Mission to Inclusion: At the YMCA, we strongly believe we should all work together toward achieving a member environment that is welcoming for individuals, regardless of age, religion, abilities, gender or socioeconomic status. To achieve our mission of empowering all people to reach their full potential, the Y is committed to providing an environment that embodies our core values of Caring, Honesty, Respect and Responsibility.