2021 Summer Camp Schedule

It's here! Our 2021 Summer Day Camp schedule is complete! Check out all of the fun and engaging activities we have planned this summer for our camp participants. Campers will enjoy, trips to: Rolling Hills water park, Air Zoo in Kalamazoo, Nixon Waterpark, Detroit Zoo, Michigan Whitetail Hall of Fame Museum, Jackson County Animal Shelter, MSU, the Michigan Theater, Warren Dunes, Battle Creek Bombers baseball, Dahlem Center, Detroit Science Center, Kids 'N' Stuff Children's Museum and MORE!

Keeping COVID restrictions in mind we have planned safe, fun adventures for your child this summer. Space is limited - get registered today!

Step to the Beat Tease

Step to the Beat Virtual 5k Training Videos to Help You Succeed

If you've always wanted to complete a 5K, now's the perfect time! YMCA instructors, Jen Soper, Belinda Vinton, and Kelly Kendall have put together a few simple training videos to help you complete the Step to the Beat Virtual 5K presented by American 1 Credit Union and Henry Ford Allegiance Health
Visit our YouTube Channel and get started! We want you to succeed!

Here For You!

As our indoor capacity increases to 50 percent June 1 and full capacity July 1, we are able to expand options for members and guests. See below for full details.

Welcome to The Board

Judge Susan Jordan has joined the Jackson YMCA Board of Directors.
She was elected at the board's annual meeting; it was announced Chris Ermatinger, Assistant Fire Chief for the City of Jackson Fire Department is rotating off the board due to term limits.
Visit to read the complete release.

Jackson YMCA Secures Four City Properties

The Jackson YMCA has secured four properties, all adjacent to the existing YMCA facility and parking lot. The property closings give the YMCA the additional square footage it needs to build a new facility on the expanded footprint.

Summer at the Y!

The Jackson YMCA is THE place to be this summer. From outdoor classes to martial arts, summer camp to lap lane/open swim, the Y has something for you!

  • Seek New Adventures
  • Reach New Heights
  • Find Your Tribe
  • Keep Your Cool
  • Learn New Skills
  • Get Your Game On

Step to the Beat 5k

American 1 Credit Union's Step to the Beat 5k kicks off the 2021 Henry Ford Allegiance Health Run/Walk series! American 1 invites the community to help raise funds for the American Heart Association in partnership with Henry Ford Allegiance Health and the Jackson YMCA. This virtual walk/run is June 14-30 and is designed so that you have enough to time sign up and then train for the 5K - even if you don't think you can walk/run one today! Follow the event on Facebook for a series of training videos provided by the Jackson YMCA to help you train.


Easy 6-Week 5k Training Plan!

By alternating running and walking for 30 minutes a day, three times a week, you can complete your first 5K in six weeks, or better your current time!
Jen Soper is an instructor and personal trainer at the Jackson YMCA and also an avid runner. She is currently training for the Chicago Marathon

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