Find Your ‘Why’

By Sponsor: YMCA – February 21, 2022

When families and individuals thrive, our community grows stronger – and never has the need for strong community been greater than right now. When you get involved with the YMCA of Austin you get so much more than a place to work out. It’s a chance to connect with neighbors, develop skills, explore new interests and give back to others. Whether you join as a member, participate in a program, volunteer, donate or a combination of these activities, the Y helps people discover a renewed sense of positivity, passion, purpose and belonging. 


So, what are those membership perks that make the Y so much more?

  1. 8 area locations
  2. Discounts on programs – swim lessons, summer sports, camps & more!
  3. State-of-the-art exercise equipment
  4. FREE childcare while you workout
  5. FREE virtual membership
  6. FREE HIIT style classes
  7. FREE indoor and outdoor group exercise classes
  8. Heated indoor & outdoor pools
  9. Gymnasiums for basketball, volleyball, and pickleball

AND opportunities to give back. “The YMCA of Austin is a community that is dedicated to helping people realize a greater sense of purpose in their community, thereby, finding their ‘why’,” said William Van Pelt, Chief Advancement Officer. “We encourage people to get involved with the Y so they can discover their own sense of purpose by developing new skills, connecting with neighbors, pursuing health goals, and giving back in support of their fellow community members.” As the leading nonprofit committed to strengthening community by bringing together people from different backgrounds, perspectives and generations, the Y ensures everyone has access to opportunities, relationships and resources necessary to learn, grow and thrive. Our doors are open to all who are looking to join a welcoming, supportive community that offers opportunities to make a real impact on themselves and their community.

To learn more about the YMCA of Austin visit for more information. We believe in creating equitable opportunities for all. And that’s why all of our membership and programs are eligible for financial assistance for individuals and families who qualify. 




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