Young Mens Christian Association of South Palm Beach County Inc. Overview
The YMCA of South Palm Beach County also known as the Young Men''s Christian Association of South Palm Beach County was established in 1972. Currently, the association includes two stand-alone branches; the Peter Blum Family YMCA of Boca Raton and the DeVos-Blum Family YMCA of Boynton Beach, a corporate center located at NCCI Holdings, Inc and an inter-generational preschool located in the Mae Volen Center of Boca Raton. The YMCA serves over 30,000 individuals annually through programs and services for all.
Founded in 1972, the newly renovated Peter Blum Family YMCA of Boca Raton offers one of the most comprehensive and affordable health and fitness offerings for the entire family. Hundreds of fitness classes, sports programs and training courses are available throughout the year. From mommy and me swimming classes for infants and full day preschool program to water exercise and therapy classes for seniors, the Y offers something for everyone. The Exceptional Child Programs offer after school and camp programs for children and teens with disabilities. Sports programs, including soccer, basketball, baseball and swimming are available for children and adults.
Renovated and expanded in 2006 the facility includes a full-size, 7,200-square-foot gymnasium, a second indoor pool, a new 7,000-square-foot fitness center, two new preschool classrooms, boys'' and girls'' locker rooms, a computer room, library, multipurpose room, and an expanded lobby area with cafe.
The DeVos-Blum Family YMCA of Boynton Beach offers a wide range of programs that help the entire family enjoy healthier, more active lifestyles. Activities include sports programs, summer camps, preschool, after school programs, a variety of exercise classes, community wellness programs, water and land aerobics, yoga, pilates, and a state-of-the-art workout facility featuring the computerized state of the art fitness center.
Opened in December 2000, the DeVos-Blum Family YMCA of Boynton Beach''s facility includes two indoor pools complete with a giant water slide and mushroom fountain, large gymnasium, fitness center, fitness studios, locker rooms for men, women, boys, girls, families and people with disabilities, childcare classrooms and cafe area.
Built by the community leaders such as Peter Blum, Countess deHoernle, Richard DeVos, Rosemary Krieger and Charlotte Weaver the YMCA has continuously evolved to serve the communities in which they reside. The YMCA of South Palm Beach County’s mission is to put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.
In 2010, the YMCA of South Palm Beach County is headed by the Board of Trustee Chairman, Bradley Kitchens from NCCI Holdings, Inc. At the YMCA we build strong kids, strong families and strong communities by offering a multitude of programs, classes and activities for all ages. The YMCA strives to provide services to all community residents regardless of their ability to pay. Financial Assistance is available due to the generosity of friends of the YMCA through contributions to our Annual Campaign program.