Welcome to the Y. We're an inclusive organization of men, women and children joined together by a shared commitment to nurturing the potential of kids, promoting healthy living and fostering a sense of social responsibility.
OUR CAUSE DEFINES US
We know that lasting personal and social change comes about when we all work together. That’s why, at the Y, strengthening community is our cause. Every day, we work side-by-side with our neighbors to make sure that everyone, regardless of age, income or background, has the opportunity to learn, grow and thrive.
OUR STRENGTH IS IN COMMUNITY
The Y is a nonprofit like no other. That’s because in 10,000 neighborhoods across the nation, we have the presence and partnerships to not just promise, but deliver, positive change.
OUR IMPACT IS FELT EVERY DAY
With a mission to put Christian principles into practice through programs that build a healthy spirit, mind and body for all, our impact is felt when an individual makes a healthy choice, when a mentor inspires a child and when a community comes together for the common good.
Shelby YMCA Celebrating 60 years!
The Shelby YMCA has been for youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility in the Shelby and surrounding communities as an "official" Y since 1956, but the journey didn't start there! We have been in our current building since 1976, but to see where it all began you have to go all the way back to 1952 when Mrs. Richard Sheehe and the Beta Sigma Phi sorority started...(READ MORE)