YMCA Alaska, Anchorage, Mat-Su, Fitness, Community Center, Youth Development, Healthy Living, Social Responsibility



YMCA programs and services are pivotal in their communities because they address a broad spectrum of needs that promote health, well-being, and inclusion. From physical fitness and chronic disease prevention to child care and youth sports, the YMCA provides essential support that encourages healthy living, nurtures potential, and fosters community connection. These offerings make the YMCA not just a place for individual growth but also a vital hub for community development and engagement.

Are You at Risk?

If you find out that you or someone you know is at risk for developing diabetes, our YMCA Diabetes Prevention Program can help.

High Blood Pressure?

According to the American Heart Association, nearly half (46%) of adults have high blood pressure in this country.

Nutritional Seminars

If you’re looking to enhance your knowledge about healthy eating and gain valuable insights into nutrition, look no further than our nutritional seminars.


Working together with the LIVESTRONG® Foundation and One Voice Against Cancer, the Y advocates for increased funding for state Comprehensive Cancer Control Programs that support cancer survivor programming in states and communities.


Adjusting to a newly diagnosed condition, under going treatment, getting a positive diagnosis after endless procedures, or learning your condition is terminal can feel like an emotional rollercoaster. However, you do not need to take this ride alone?

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Connecting communities & clinical care.

Swim Lessons

Our swim lessons and classes aren’t just great for exercise; they also build life skills and offer the opportunity for kids and families to bond in a safe environment.

Swim Team

In addition to recreational swimming, the Y has a swim team which teach kids to value hard work, reach for excellence and enjoy spirited competition.

Private Swim Lessons

The YMCA offers private swim lessons for all members at select branches. If your child needs extra attention or learns at a different pace than their peers, private lessons may be an excellent option to consider.

Youth Basketball

Confidence, perseverance and teamwork, are key components in youth sports programs at the Y—they help build strong kids and effective changemakers! YMCA basketball is designed to build these life skills, while teaching the basic skills of the game to children who have never played, and improve the skills of those who have.

Adult League

The YMCA offers tons of ways to stay active beyond typical workout routines for kids and adults. Pick up your favorite sport again or try a new one, and build connections along the way.

Youth Soccer

A program that gives participants fundamental skills in passing, dribbling, and shooting. The size of the field are adjusted to each age group and to help create a fast-paced, exciting sport with lots of running, scoring and fun for both players and parents. The family friendly practice/game schedule has ½ hour of practice prior to each 40 minute game.