Get Involved with the YMCA Birmingham

Get Involved

Why the Y?
Because you mean everything to us!

Get Involved in Your Y

At the YMCA of Greater Birmingham we get you in shape, But we do so much more. We shape the leaders of tomorrow. We’re more than the place you exercise after work. We’re a nurturing place where kids can play and learn after school. We’re more than the Y you remember. We’re a valuable resource dedicated to improving your community through membership, life-changing programs, volunteerism, and scholarships. Be a part of something bigger as we strengthen Birmingham. 

When you are involved with the Y, you help bring about lasting personal and social change. Whether you want to nurture the potential of children and teens, improve your family’s health and well-being, or give back and support your neighbors, your involvement with the Y will positively impact those in your community.


Why the Y? Because I want my entire family to be healthy and fit!.

Be a part of a cause for strengthening the community that is committed every day to helping you and your kids learn, grow and thrive. A membership to the YMCA of Greater Birmingham gives families and individuals a chance to connect with others, have fun, and spend quality time together, while providing the opportunity to be part of a cause to make the community healthier and stronger.

Click HERE to join online

Volunteer and Advocate

Why the Y? Because We want to give back and to be a part of something greater than ourselves.

The YMCA of Greater Birmingham is a charitable organization dedicated to making our community a healthier place to live. Take an active role in bringing about meaningful, enduring change right in your own neighborhood. Address the nation’s most pressing social issues with a nonprofit that has the long-standing track record and on-the-ground presence to not just promise, but deliver lasting personal and social change.

Click HERE to inquire about volunteer opportunities

Apply for a Scholarship

Why the Y? Because the Y welcomed us like family - it's my kids' home away from home.

We believe that our facilities and programs should be available and accessible to everyone. Our scholarship program exists thanks to the generosity of those that contribute to our annual campaign. Scholarships are awarded based on household income, number of household members, and the availability of YMCA funds raised in our annual campaign.

Click HERE to apply for a scholarship 

Register for a Program


From Afterschool Academy and sleepaway camp at Camp Cosby to adult swim lessons and community health initiatives, the YMCA of Greater Birmingham offers a wide array of programs to help you and your family grow in spirit, mind, and body. 

Click here to register for a program


Why the Y? Because I believe in the Y's mission for our community and have made them my charitable partner for life.

Donate vital financial resources for nurturing the potential of kids, improving the nation’s health and well-being, and giving back and supporting our neighbors.

Click HERE to make a gift online



Membership is just the beginning of belonging

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