YMCA of Greater Erie

YMCA of Greater Erie Offers Free Memberships for Military Families

Erie, PA – The YMCA of Greater Erie, in partnership with the Armed Services YMCA, has made available free memberships More >>

YMCA and the Sight Center Partner to Prevent Diabetes

Erie, PA – September 6, 2017 – The YMCA of Greater Erie and the Sight Center of Northwest Pennsylvania have More >>

Downtown Y Lunchtime Busing Begins September 18th

The Downtown Y will resume their Lunchtime Busing for members on Monday, September 18th. Click Here for Route

YMCA Offers Free Swimming Lessons

The YMCA of Greater Erie has received a $13,500 Swim Access grant from the YMCA of the USA to offer More >>

Power Scholars Academy: I AM THE FUTURE

All kids have potential. And, the YMCA of Greater Erie is working alongside educators at Pfeiffer-Burleigh Elementary School, a Community More >>

Program Registration

Member registration opens August 15 for popular fall programs.  Check out all our offerings on our schedules page.

$35 Highmark QUAD Registration Deal

New participants register for $35 on March 17 ONLY

Highmark QUAD Ski & Snowshoe Cancelled

It looks like Mother Nature just wouldn’t cooperate and the 2017 QUAD Ski & Showshoe has been cancelled. We look More >>

Just TRI It

Triathlon Training Program

Pennsylvania Association of School Retirees Donates to Food + Fun Bus

Our thanks to the Pennsylvania Association of School Retirees stopped by the Y recently with a check for $290 in More >>

Downtown Y’s MHC Whirlpool CLOSED

The Men’s Health Center Whirlpool at the Downtown YMCA is CLOSED for maintenance.  Sorry for any inconvenience, we hope to have More >>

Building What Matters

New Fitness Studio Opens October 2017

Bus Transportation Available for Downtown Employees

With the closure of the Y @ UPMC Hamot on Friday, Sept. 16, the Y will begin to offer free bus More >>

Downtown Y Annual Maintenance Week Project Highlights

Rub A Dub Dub, It’s Time For A Scrub. The Downtown Y will be closed for our Annual Maintenance Week More >>

YMCA Receives Pay It Forward Gift

The Glenwood Park Y Aquatics Program was the recipient of the Jet-TV, Fox 66, YourErie.com Lakeside Auto Group Pay It More >>

Healthy Competition Skills for Life

Swim Team Registration set for September

Annual Maintenance Weeks

Maintaining our facilities is important to us as we strive to provide you with the best member experience possible.  It More >>

After School at the Y Ignites the Spark in Every Child

A new school year means a fresh start for kids- a chance to start new routines and habits, build new More >>

Natural Gas main line replacement to impact traffic at Peach & West 38th Street

On August 8, National Fuel will begin a main line modernization and infrastructure improvement project at the intersection of Peach More >>

Fishing Derby Winners Announced

Fishing pole in one hand, tackle box in the other and a big smiling face is what you saw all More >>

UPMC Hamot to Expand Clinical Space

The Y @ UPMC Hamot to Close September 16

Zoe for President: New Candidate Announces Her Run for Commander in Chief In 2064

The Y organizes Zoe for President, symbolizing the potential of all children

Movie Night at Jerry Uht Park

Join The Downtown Y and The Erie Seawolves for The Minion Movie

Turnip The Vote

Vote for the Downtown Y’s Rooftop Garden

Downtown Y Offers Free Memberships to 7th Graders

Erie, PA – Erie 7th graders are stepping out of their comfort zone and into their growth zone through the More >>

Pennsylvania YMCAs Launch My Y is Every Y

[Erie, PA, January 28, 2016] –YMCAs across Pennsylvania have joined together to offer reciprocal membership benefits through a state-wide membership More >>

The Y Embarks on Its First National Advertising Campaign

The Y is launching its first-ever national advertising campaign, and The New York Times reports how we hope it helps More >>

Holiday Hours

At the Y, we know how important it is to intentionally create opportunities for family time.  It is in this More >>

Earn $500 Lorei Portraits Gift Certificate

Donate $99 to the Y and receive a $500 Gift Certificate to Lorei Portraits

Y Volunteers Lend A Helping Hand To Erie City Mission

YMCA of Greater Erie Volunteers lent a helping hand to the staff at The Erie City Mission during their annual More >>

College Readiness Workshop To Be Held At The Downtown Y

1st Annual College Readiness Workshop presented by Living In Fulfilled Excellence, Inc. (L.I.F.E.) to be held at The Downtown Y More >>

Freeway Rick Ross Coming to Teen Center

Downtown YMCA’s Teen Center will be welcoming a very special speaker on Fri. Oct. 23, “Freeway” Rick Ross. Ross is More >>

Downtown YMCA of Greater Erie Preschool chosen for National Farm to School Network Mini Grant

Connecting Students to Fresh, Healthy Food and Nutrition Education

Y Memberships for Military Families

Deployed Service Members Families Free Y Membership

Volunteers Needed – Apple Fest

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED 2015 Camp Sherwin Apple Fest  Saturday, September 26th GREAT OPPORTUNITY FOR SERVICE HOURS Parking These volunteers will help direct More >>

YMCA of Greater Erie Annual Meeting 2014 Community Impact Report

  The YMCA of Greater Erie’s Metropolitan Board of Directors held their annual meeting and employee and volunteer recognition luncheon More >>

Eastside Y’s Kas Finke Golden Apple Award Winner

Congratulations to the Eastside Family Y’s Kas Finke on her honor as a JET-TV/Fox 66 Golden Apple Award Winner.  

More Than A Gym… We Build People T-Shirt Sale

The Glenwood Park YMCA is currently taking orders for their More Than A Gym… We Build People t-shirts.  Proceeds from More >>

Sports Memorabilia Raffle

Sports memorabilia raffle

Teaching About Safety In and Around Water

Summertime means pool time for many children and adults, and as they venture to their favorite spots to swim, play More >>

Wellness for Life

Free programs for Regional Cancer Center patients & caregivers

Now Hiring

Bring your talents and energy to the YMCA of Greater Erie team. We are hosting Open Interviews May 18 & More >>

Care And Share

Stuffed Animal Drive Glenwood Park Y – April 15th – 30th The Glenwood Park Y is hosting a Stuffed Animal More >>

Thank You Volunteers

The YMCA’s story has been marked by the service of our volunteers. From summer camp and childcare to active older More >>

Eastside YMCA Swim Team Finishes Benchmark Season with State Win

The Eastside YMCA Swim Team capped off a successful 2014-15 season with a big win

Fun Friendship And Golf

Golf League For Men Ages 50+ Every Wednesday, May 13th – June 17th @ 10am JMC Golf Course For more More >>

Know Your Numbers

Blood Pressure Check & Glucose Screening Last Friday of Every Month Starting March 27th,  11:30-12:30pm Glenwood Y – Near Chapel


Kidding Around Yoga New Spring Class Schedule Holistic Center – Glenwood Park Y Registration Required/Space is Limited Fee:  Members FREE/ More >>

Come Play With Us – Healthy Kids Day Volunteers Needed

The YMCA of Greater Erie needs volunteers to help staff its annual Healthy Kids Day event on Saturday, April 18, More >>

Help The Easter Bunny Out – Camp Sherwin Egg Hunt Volunteers Needed

The YMCA is looking for volunteers to help staff our annual Easter Egg Hunt at Camp Sherwin on Saturday, April More >>

YMCA Annual Campaign Goes BIG

YMCA to raise $200,000 for learn to swim, meals for kids and wellness.

5th Floor Renovation Project

Construction underway at the Downtown Y.

Wilderness Lodge Now Home to Highmark QUAD Games Ski and Showshoe

The Highmark QUAD Games Ski and Snowshoe has a new home this year at Wilderness Lodge. Hailed by cross-country ski More >>

YMCA Receives Dollar General Literacy Grant

$3448 to purchase IPADS

Welcome To Our Table

Free evening meals for kids

Say Goodbye to Boredom

New Classes at the Y

Eastside Family Y Swim Team Try-Outs

Eastside Y Swim Team Try-Outs/ Registration Sept. 15 & 16 at 6:30pm

Inner Peace And Outer Harmony

Reflect, Restore & Energize New Class starts Tuesday, September 9th  12-1:00pm GLENWOOD PARK Y – HOLISTIC CENTER Be reminded  of More >>

An Early Start to Success

Play & Learn Starts Sept. 15

Change Your Life for the Change in Your Pocket

Join Sept. 8-20 for the change in your pocket

Say Goodbye to Boredom

Get back to class this September

Show ‘Em What You’re Made Of

Youth Co-Ed Soccer

Nurturing Mother Nurtures The Child

Pre Natal Yoga Classes New Spring Class Schedule Glenwood Park Y – Holistic Center Tuesday, March 22nd – May 10th  5:15-6:30pm More >>

Needed Eastside Assistant Swim Team Coaches

Eastside YMCA is looking for Assistant Swim Team Coaches for the 2014/2015 season. We are accepting job or volunteer applicants.  More >>

Because I’m H-A-P-P-Y

Erie Gives Day is August 12

Back to School with the Y

Enrolling After School Enrichment Program

Camp Sherwin Apple Fest Volunteer Opportunity

CampSherwin is looking for a great group of volunteers to help at our 2014 Apple Fest. Apple Fest is scheduled More >>

Fun For Kids In The Kitchen

Kids Cooking Classes Fundraiser Benefiting  The John Gilmore Fund Glenwood Park Family YMCA – Loft

Arby’s YMCA Benefit Night

Tuesday, Aug. 5, 4-7p.m.


Angel Meditation & Potluck Luncheon Thursday, August 21st    11:30-1:30pm Glenwood Park Picnic Area (Zoo Park)   During Angel Meditation you More >>

Little Fisher Winners

Bright and early at 9:30 a.m. Saturday morning, kids ages 3-15 came out to Camp Sherwin to participate in their 10th Annual Fishing Derby. With over 115 kids, this was the most successful turnout for the fishing derby.

Back to School With the Y

Enrolling before and after school program

Stuff the Bus

School supply collection through August 15

Be More, Do More..I’m More

Be More..Do More..purchase your I’m More T-Shirt and support our We Build People campaign.  The We Build People campaign helps More >>

Welcome to the Ballroom

Swing dance lessons with Connie’s Ballroom Dance

Spray & Play Park Now Open

Camp Sherwin Spray & Play Park now open

Get in the Game

Youth Sports Camps work on skill development

County YMCA Blue Dolphins

Competitive Swim Team now accepting registration for 2014 Summer Season