Third Place Impact

For nearly 150 years, the YMCA of Metro Denver been a part of of our community. Through our programs, we have helped to strengthen the well-being of our members, participants and community. 

Watch and read below some of stories about the Y's impact. And, this season, Give the Gift of Community, support the YMCA of Metro Denver with an end of year charitable contribution so that we can continue our mission-drive work. 

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Read some of our favorite stories below:

Y in the News

2024-04-08 | Denver Post Your Hub "2024 puts fitness in focus for many at the YMCA"

2024-4-4 | CBS 4 Colorado "YMCA nourishing kids' minds and bodies with cooking classes"

2024-03-19 | Denver Post Your Hub "From the Gym to the Board Room"

2024-03-18 | Glendale Cherry Creek Chronicle "Tailored Fitness Programs For Older Adults"

2024-02-27 | Denver Post Your Hub "Simple tips to step into Heart Health Month this February"

2024-01-30 | Denver Post Your Hub "YMCA families and staff overcome challenges in community"

2023-12-26 | Denver Post You Hub "First Denver YMCA Esports location gathers teens, grows minds"

2023-12-21 | Colorado Community Media "High schoolers learn life skills, legislate downtown through YMCA Youth in Government Program"

2023-12-15 | Glendale Cherry Creek Chronicle "Transforming Health And Finding ­Community"

2023-11-21 | 9 News "Colorado kids get a taste of running the State Capitol"

2023-10-01 | USA Today "Colorado's Diabetes rate is lowest in the U.S. That's only half the story."

2023-09-28 | CBS 4 Colorado "YMCA locations throw open doors for Sneak Peek"

2023-09-27 | Glendale Cherry Creek Chronicle "Passing on Life Lessons and a passion for basketball"

2023-08-29 | CBS4 Colorado "YMCA of Metro Denver offers free, virtual classes in three rural counties"

2023-07-26 | Denver 7 "Drowning Prevention Day: YMCA offers swim lessons"

2023-07-21 | Denver Post Your Hub "Arvada YMCA cycling class inspires students and instructor"

2023-05-31 | CBS4 Colorado "I wanted to exercise for my mental health: turning to exercise to keep depression at bay"

2023-05-16 | Chalkbeat Colorado "Colorado's free preschool program has 19,000 families signed up with at least 15,000 more expected"

2023-04-28 | Denver Post "New YMCA Center in Centennial seeks to bridge generation gap with programs, events"


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