The Y strengthens the foundations of community through our focus on youth development, healthy lifestyles and social responsibility. Initiatives are a vital part of our promise to deliver positive, meaningful change in our community. Find out what we're doing and get involved!

Adaptive Programs

Our Y provides special needs programming for children through young adults. We are now offering an adaptive fitness program for children and a Saturday night social club for teen and young adults with autism. Learn more »

Confidence in & Around the Water

The Detroit SWIMS Initiative aims to decrease the number of swim-related fatalities by giving kids the skills and confidence they need to safely enjoy the water. Our goal is for every kid to learn to swim by the 5th grade. Learn more »

Follow the Y Impact

The Y makes a difference in people's lives every day, and you can find out how through our Y Community Impact Blog. Read the blog »






  • November 1, 2014
    • 5:45am–7:55am Adult Lap Swim
    • 8:00am–9:00am Novice team practice
    • 9:00am–12:00pm Swim Lessons
    • 12:00pm–1:00pm Private lessons
    • 1:00pm–3:00pm BBD Swim Practice
    • 3:00pm–5:00pm Family Swim

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  • November 1, 2014
    • 5:00am–8:15am Open Gym
    • 8:15am–2:30pm Gymnastics

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  • November 1, 2014
    • 7:00am–8:00am Cycle Crosstraining (Katrina)
    • 9:15am–10:15am Yoga for Athletes (Lauren)
    • 10:30am–11:30am Zumba (Sue)

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  • November 1, 2014
    • 9:00am–1:00pm Open for Children

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