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

Girls Basketball CoachAcross the United States, more than 500,000 business leaders, community advocates, parents, teens and individuals who want to give back and support their neighbors volunteer at the Y. That’s because in 10,000 neighborhoods nationwide we have the presence and partnerships to not just promise, but deliver positive, personal and social change.

With a focus on youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, Y volunteers give men, women and children of all ages and from all walks of life the resources and support they need to be healthy, confident, connected and secure.

Volunteers of the Y:

  • Lead our boards and committees;
  • Raise funds to ensure the Y is accessible to all members of the community;
  • Coach our sports teams and teach many of our classes;
  • Motivate and support youth in building the character strengths, skills and relationships that lead to positive behaviors, better health, smart life choices, and the pursuit of higher education and goals;
  • Extend a hand to help adults who want to do more, be more or live healthier;
  • Advocate for the Y’s efforts to influence policies and initiatives that positively impact societal issues of importance to the nation, and your community;
  • Participate in opportunities to give back and support neighbors.

Just stop in at the Y and ask about volunteering, or you can download, print and fill out the volunteer application and background check form and return them to the Y in person or by mail.

Looking for Soccer and Volleyball Coaches

The La Porte County Family YMCA is always looking for coaches for our Youth Sports Programs.  Coaches should have a basic understanding of the game and exemplifies the YMCA's four core values of caring, honesty, respect, responsibility.  For more information, please contact our Program Director, Kayla Scelfo at (219) 325-9622 or by email at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .   

For more information, contact Member Engagement Director Ben Fout at (219) 325-9622, ext. 109, or by e-mail at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .


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.