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This December, help the YMCA of Greater Cleveland spread "Comfort & Joy" to those who need it most


Winter in Cleveland brings hardships to many in our community. Help the YMCA of Greater Cleveland bring some comfort and joy to those who need it most! This December, donate new winter clothing and/or new unwrapped toys, for children ages 0 - 13 years, and we'll waive the joiner's fee. Enjoy savings of up to $100, while helping members of our community stay warm and bring smiles to children's faces this season. 

In the giving spirit? You can donate any amount of items through this drive and we will handle the rest. The YMCA of Greater Cleveland is dedicated to bettering lives, new members not only can save up to $100, but also gain a place to better themselves, make connections, learn healthy habits, and contribute to the development of our local youth.

Those who prefer to purchase a membership online are able to do so with this promotion, we ask those individuals to bring their donations to the branch on their first visit. 





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The Y is more than just a gym, we're a cause. 

The Y is far more than a gym; it is an essential asset to many individuals, families and organizations in our area and it continues to play an important role in creating a healthier, happier, and more connected community. At the Y, your membership means more.

You are more than just a member...

With the Y, you're not just a member of a facility; you're part of a cause. With a shared commitment to nurturing the potential of kids, improving health and well-being, and giving back and supporting our neighbors, your membership will not just bring about meaningful change in yourself, but also in your community. 



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  • Swimming Lessons
  • Lifeguarding
  • Swim Teams





  • Guided Fitness Programs
  • Group Exercise
  • Personal Training




  • Camp
  • Before-and-After School Care
  • Preschool





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  • Active Older Adults
  • Diabetes Prevention
  • The Real You Weight Loss Program 



 Join the Y and find out just how strong you can be.

At the Y, everyone gets stronger. Our cause-driven focus on health and well-being helps members find balance in life while strengthening their community.