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.


Volunteers StockAnnual Campaign

Financial assistance keeps the Y available for kids and families who need us most. We count on the generosity of our members and community to help people of all ages and from all walks of life be more healthy, confident, connected and secure. When you give to the Y, your gift will be a meaningful,  enduring impact right in your own neighborhood.

We know real progress is only possible if we work together. We're counting on the generous support of community organizations, donors and volunteers to ensure that every youth has the opportunity and resources to navigate through life's challenges and become a successful adult.

When you give to the Y, you strengthen our community and move us all forward. As a leading nonprofit for youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, the Y uses your gift to make meaningful, enduring impact right in your own neighborhood.


  • 6 Number of townships/cities in La Porte County that offer Y programs & services
  • 260 Number of seniors receiving Y scholarships/subsidy
  • 456 Number of individuals who volunteer their time & talent to enhance the quality of life in La Porte County
  • 494 Number of youth receiving Y scholarships/subsidy
  • $214,253 Direct financial aid to La Porte County residents
  • 31,705 Number of individuals benefitting from YMCA programs & services throughout La Porte County

Or please call 219.325.9622 to find out more on how you can change lives right in your own community. 

Horizon Club

The Horizon Club is a group of individuals that have made an endowment gift to the Y. These individuals have seen the positive influence that the YMCA has on our community and want to make sure that the Y is here for many years to come.

Contributions to the La Porte County Family YMCA’s endowment fund, whether as an outright gift or as part of your estate planning, make that dream a reality by ensuring that the Y is here in La Porte County for future generations. If you would like more information about the Horizon Club, please call Development Director Shirley Hermsen at (219) 326-1327.

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.