"What does YMCA stand for?"
YMCA stands for Young Men's Christian Association. Originally founded in London in 1844, the YMCA was created to be a safe haven for young farmers migrating to the city to find work; a refuge of bible study and prayer for young men looking to escape from the hazards of life on the streets.
"What is the YMCA?"
That's a simple question with a simple answer: community. The YMCA today is a Christian community outreach, development and betterment organization whose goal is nothing more than to help improve the communities that it serves.
"What is the Y's Mission?"
To put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.
"Where can I Learn More?"
If you'd like to know more about the Boonslick Heartland YMCA and the people that work there, navigate over to the pages under the About Us tab.
Or, you can click the button on the right to take a virtual tour of the facility!
Staying In the Know, On the Go
Did you know? The Boonslick Heartland YMCA has a mobile app! With a host of useful features such as storing your ID number for easy check-ins, up-to-date program and fitness class information, and even more, the app is super handy to have.
To download the app, just search for "BHYMCA" on the Play Store on Android devices, or the App Store on Apple devices.
Tap one of the icons below to download our mobile app! Apple users, tap "App Store" and Android users, tap "Google Play"