Who We Are

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YOUTH DEVELOPMENT

Values and skills learned early are vital building blocks for life. Because of the Y more young people are taking a greater interest in learning and making smarter life choices. Children and teens are realizing their potential by learning values and positive behaviors, and exploring their unique talents and interests. That makes for confident kids today and contributing and engaged adults tomorrow

HEALTHY LIVING

Being healthy means more than simply being physically active; it’s maintaining a balanced spirit, mind and body. At the Y you can work toward that balance by challenging yourself to learn a new skill or hobby, fostering connections with friends through our lifelong learning programs, or bringing your loved ones closer together.

SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

We know that when we work as one, we move people and communities forward. We are committed to providing support to our neighbors and opportunities for kids, adults and families to give, join in or advocate in the name of stronger communities.

OUR MISSION STATEMENT

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

OUR 4 CORE VALUES

Caring – Show a sincere concern for others

Honesty – Be truthful in what you say and do

Respect – Follow the golden rule

Responsibility – Be accountable for your promises and actions

OUR CAUSE

We are a powerful association of men, women and children joined together by a shared commitment to nurturing the potential of kids, promoting healthy living and fostering a sense of social responsibility.  We believe that lasting personal and social change can only come about when we all work together to invest in our kids, our health and our neighbors.  That’s why, at the Y, strengthening community is our cause.  Every day, we work side-by-side with our neighbors to make sure that everyone, regardless of age, income or background, has the opportunity to learn, grow and thrive.

The Wichita Falls YMCA is one of 2600 Y’s across the country. In striving to meet community needs, the Wichita Falls Y has become the leading child care provider in the City of Wichita Falls. We have over 400 kids a day in our care. It is our privilege to nurture them today in order to bring them to a brighter tomorrow. Additionally we run the largest sports program in the city of Wichita Falls with over 150 youth basketball teams and over 60 youth baseball teams. We are committed to families and to the growth of our community!