Incorporated on 8/4/1977, our mission is to put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind, and body for all.
We are an organization like no other. The YMCA is the leading nonprofit committed to strengthening community by empowering young people, improving the health and well-being of people of all ages and inspiring action in and across communities.
Incorporated on August 4, 1977, the mission of the Portage Township YMCA is to put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.
Guided by our core values of caring, faith, honesty, respect and responsibility, the Y is dedicated to giving people of all ages, backgrounds and walks of life the opportunity to reach their full potential with dignity.
We envision a future in which all people achieve health, gain confidence, make connections and feel secure at every stage of life. The Y is committed to developing new generations of changemakers who will create the communities we all want to live in.
Founded in London in 1844, the Y has grown into one of the largest organizations focused on strengthening communities in the U.S. and around the world, serving more than 64 million people in 120 countries.
The Y is made up of people of all ages, from every walk of life, working side-by-side to strengthen communities. Together, we work to ensure that everyone, regardless of ability, age, cultural background, ethnicity, faith, gender, gender identity, ideology, income, national origin, race or sexual orientation, has the opportunity to reach their full potential with dignity.