Gateway Region YMCA | Kids Out and About St. Louis

Gateway Region YMCA

We are more than a gym. We are the leading nonprofit committed to strengthening communities. The Y offers an exciting and energizing way to stay active and get involved in the greater St. Louis, MO, and Southwest Illinois communities. If you need the motivation to keep you moving, there's no better place to turn than the YMCA, where we take fitness and fun seriously as the best parts of a healthy lifestyle. With 24 branch locations in Missouri and Illinois, there's a Y near you! The Gateway Region YMCA also offers five Early Childhood Education Centers for infants through preschoolers at the Bayer YMCA in St. Louis, Chesterfield Family YMCA, Edward Jones Family YMCA in Maryland Heights, Mid-County Family YMCA in Brentwood, and Tri-City YMCA in Granite City. YMCA Camp Lakewood is the Y's overnight camp in Potosi along with YMCA Trout Lodge family retreat center. The Y offers Aquatics, Camp, Child Care, Youth Sports, Health and Wellness and so much more. Financial assistance is available to those who qualify.


The Gateway Region YMCA offers Y Club Before and After School Enrichment, Swim Lessons, Youth Sports, Gymnastics, Martial Arts, E-Sports and more. Programs vary by branch.

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