The Y. For a Better Community
The Y. For a Better Community

About Us
Since 1868 the YMCA of Columbia-Willamette has offered a diverse range of quality, affordable programs that help children thrive and grow, inspire young people to lead, bring families closer together and encourage individual health and wellness. The Y is a volunteer-driven charitable nonprofit. Everyone is welcome, including you.

Culture of Inclusion
The YMCA of Columbia-Willamette staff, volunteers, members, participants and guests thrive in culturally diverse and vibrant communities. The YMCA of Columbia-Willamette embraces all individuals and families and is inclusive and welcoming to all people regardless of the following protected classes

· Ability,
· Age,
· Background,
· Ethnicity/race,
· Faith,
· Gender,
· Gender identity,
· Gender expression,
· Sexual orientation,
· Income,
· HIV or Hepatitis C,
· Breastfeeding,
· Whistleblower,
· The presence of sensory, mental, or physical actual Disability
  or perceived Disability,
· Marital status/familial status,
· Sex / Pregnancy

The YMCA believes that, in a diverse world, we are stronger when we are inclusive, when our doors are open to all, and when everyone has the opportunity to be part of the YMCA mission and our cause. Our staff and volunteers are members of these communities we serve and are integral to ensuring that the YMCA of Columbia-Willamette remains a vital resource to our members.