YMCA Branch Name

For Youth Development
For Healthy Living
For Social Development

Welcome to the

La Porte County
Family YMCA

The La Porte County Family YMCA strengthens the foundations of our community through well-being and fitness, camps, family time, swim, sports and play, and other activities for people of all ages, incomes and abilities. We’re more than just a place to work out. At the Y, we help build a healthy spirit, mind and body for all with the core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility at the heart of everything we do.

With a commitment to nurturing youth development, promoting healthy living and fostering a sense of social responsibility, the Y ensures that every individual has access to the essentials needed to learn, grow and thrive.


NEWS FROM THE Y

The La Porte County Family YMCA staff members are available to help you. For your convenience, please refer to the following listing for department contacts:

Cindy Berchem    Ben Fout       Dave Kasarda

CEO / Executive Director
Member Engagement Director         Operations & Collaborations Director
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Shirley Hermsen    Marla Bruns         Courtney Eikmann

Development Director        Member Engagement Coordinator      Director of Child Development
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Elizabeth Sanchez    Kelly Burns Childcare & Development Coordinator

Marketing Director        Healthy Living Director
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Caitlin Bladecki    Katie Buch Pat Buell & Jeff Duszynski

Administrative Services       Healthy Living Coordinator   Aquatics Coordinators
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Dana Gaul

Administrative Assistant
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Ron Kraus 

Facilities Director
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The Y is committed to providing programs that build a healthy spirit, mind and body for all. We make every effort to ensure that no one is turned away due to inability to pay. Click to read more about our financial assistance.