Quick Facts

  • The YMCA of Washington County has proudly served the residents for over 95 years.
  • The YMCA employs over 180 people.
  • The Y has successfully expanded program sites to four locations throughout Washington County.
  • Annually, the YMCA of Washington County provides programming, services and support to 3,200 members.
  • The YMCA is the largest licensed childcare provider in Washington County serving on average 110 children every month.
  • The Y has increased membership every year for the last three years.
  • Annually, the Y provides 1,200 youth swim lessons to learn the lifelong skill of water safety.
  • 1,300 youth participate annually in a variety of youth sports programs that focus on family involvement, healthy competition, the value of participation over winning and team building.
  • The mentoring program pairs 20 youth with a positive role model each school year to enable kids to realize their potential by creating a connection with their community.
  • Over 500 volunteers help strengthen our community through the YMCA of Washington County, providing 6,000 hours of their time this past year.
  • In 2016, the Y raised $56,000 through its Annual Campaign, supporting the scholarship program.
  • YMCA partners include:
    • Cities of Washington, Wellman, Kalona, Riverside, and Columbus Junction
    • School districts of Washington, Mid-Prairie, Highland and Columbus Junction
    • Washington County Hospital
    • United Presbyterian Home
    • Mt Pleasant Rec Center
    • JET Physical Therapy
    • Service clubs