Bettering Our Community--Together

The Y is a powerful association of men, women and children of all ages, and from all walks of life, joined together by a shared passion: to strengthen the foundation of community. When you give back and support the Y, you continue to strength the foundation of our community. As the nation’s leading non-profit for youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, the Y uses your gift to make a meaningful, enduring impact right in your own neighborhood.


We believe that lasting social change happens when we all work together. Every day, we work side-by-side with our neighbors to make sure everyone, regardless of age, income or background has the opportunity to be healthy, confident, connected and secure.


Community Support Campaign

When you give to the Y, you are providing children, teens, adults and families in our community the opportunity to learn, grow and thrive. Without the support of donors, we could not fulfill our mission that the Y is available FOR ALL. 

Get Involved!

Y volunteers of various ages and backgrounds can serve by sharing time and talents. We need YOU! Ask the staff at your local Y how you can get involved. 

YMCA Heritage Club

Your gift to the endowment is invested strategically by the YMCA of Metropolitan Chattanooga. If you're ready to support YMCA quality programs and services that build a healthy spirit, mind and body for all, contact Tripp McCallie

Join the Y

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.