At the Akron Area YMCA, we are here for you. Our impeccably clean facilities are open and ready to help you meet your goals and find community--whatever that looks like for you.  Beginning June 2, 2021 we will relax our mask requirements -- in the BRANCHES and return to the pre-COVID operation and protocol.  At this time, changes to our Child Care operations are still under the jurisdiction of the Ohio Department of Jobs and Family Services, so no June changes have yet to be announced.  



Good People know Good People

We love to work with people who enjoy developing youth, being socially-conscious and supporting healthy lifestyles for all.  But, sometimes good people are hard to find.  We have current full and part-time openings, particularly in our areas of Early Care/Education and Before/After School Care.  If you know a good person ... please make the introduction!    

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Artists Show their "Y Story"

In partnership with Summit ArtSpace, the Akron Area Y celebrates our 151-year milestone with a creative exhibit open for LIVE viewing on Saturdays and 24-hour viewing virtually.  

See the Show!


The Akron Area YMCA has been working with area courts to assist in recovery.  Give this video a watch to learn more.

Membership Means More at the Y

Whatever you and your family need to achieve your goals, where there’s a Y, there’s a way.
State-of-the-Art Fitness Equipment
State-of-the-Art Fitness Equipment
Includes cardio centers, strength training, spin studios, and free weights.
Pools and Swimming
Pools and Swimming
Swim lessons for kids and adults, lap and family swim, and aqua aerobics classes.
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Free Group Fitness Classes
Choose from Toning, Tabata, Boot Camp and more.
Free Child Watch
Free Child Watch
Work out or take a class while your kids have fun in a safe environment.

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