We believe the values and skills learned early on are vital building blocks for life. Because of the Y, more young people in neighborhoods around the nation are taking a greater interest in learning and making smarter life choices. At the Y, children and teens learn values and positive behaviors, and can explore their unique talents and interests, helping them realize their potential. That makes for confident kids today and contributing and engaged adults tomorrow.

Lily loves coming to the Y after school. When she finishes her homework (and has it checked by one of our staff) it’s on to the pool, where, along with her friends, she’ll enjoy going down the waterslide and diving for treasures.