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


The Y’s Commitment to America is developing new generations of changemakers who will create communities we all want to live in. We envision communities where all people achieve health, gain confidence, make connections and feel secure at every stage of life.


Caring: Show a sincere concern for others

Honesty: Be truthful in what you say and do

Respect: Treat each other as we’d all like to be treated

Responsibility: Be accountable for your promises and action


The Y is the leading nonprofit committed to strengthening community by connecting all people to their potential, purpose and each other.

Working locally, we focus on empowering young people, improving health and well-being, and inspiring action in and across communities.

By bringing together people from different backgrounds, perspectives and generations, we ensure that we all have access to the opportunities, relationships and resources necessary to learn, grow and thrive.


The La Crosse Area Family YMCA values individuals from diverse backgrounds working together to strengthen our community.  Our core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility guide us as we embrace diversity, equity, and inclusion.  We strive to build an atmosphere where everyone feels welcomed, valued, and respected, and where we all have the opportunity to reach our full potential.