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.
To put Christian principles into practice through programs that build a healthy spirit, mind and body for all.
Who We Are
The Y is the nation's leading nonprofit committed to strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Our members believe in us and the values we stand for—caring, honesty, respect and responsibility.
Nurturing the potential of every child and teen. We believe that all kids deserve the opportunity to discover who they are and what they can achieve. That's why, through the Y, hundreds of youth in the Alexandria area are cultivating the values, skills and relationships that lead to positive behaviors and better health.
Improving the community's health and well-being. In communities across the nation, the Y is a leading voice on health and well-being. The Y brings families closer together, encourages good health, and fosters connections through fitness, youth & adult sports, fun and shared interests. Youth, adults and families in the greater Alexandria area are receiving the support, guidance and resources needed to achieve greater health and well-being for their spirit, mind and body.
Giving back and providing support to our community. Through the Y, hundreds of volunteers and donors, leaders and partners across the greater Alexandria area are empowering thousands of people in our community to be healthy, confident, connected and secure.