The Y: For a better us.

For more than 130 years, the YMCA of Northwest Florida has served Escambia and Santa Rosa counties, creating opportunities for men, women and children of all ages and backgrounds to come together to learn, grow and thrive. Through our programs, each year more than 12,000 people have a chance to enrich their spirit, mind and body.

As the leading nonprofit committed to strengthening our community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, we welcome a diverse membership that includes all ages, genders, races, religions, abilities and incomes. At the Y, you can make new friends, renew old friendships and help make Northwest Florida a better place to live.At the Y, everybody belongs!

For Youth Development

Nurturing the Potential of Every Child & Teen

For Healthy Living

Improving the Nation's Health and Well-Being

For Social Responsibility

Giving Back & Supporting Our Neighbors

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