The Y. For a better us. - Annual Campaign

About the Y

The YMCA is more than a workout facility. We are a mission driven not-for-profit organization that strives to have a positive impact on the lives in the community we serve. Together we can help people of all ages lead healthier lives and strengthen the bonds of our community.


Your donation makes a difference in the community we serve. (download the flyer)

Backpack Food Program

  • Serve school children on free and reduced lunches
  • Serve Tiffin City Schools & Bridges Academy
  • Currently Serve 442 school children
  • Collaborate with Sentinel Career Center students to help package food
  • Bags are donated by the State of Ohio
  • Signature program partially funded by United Way
  • Working on collaboration with NOAH Foundation for summer program

SMYL & Drug Free Memberships

  • Free memberships for SMYL children and their mentors
  • Collaboration with Sentinel Career Center for drug free students
  • SMYL 27 memberships and Sentinel XXX memberships
  • Sentinel Career Center drugs test students

S.A.W. (Safety Around Water)

  • Free program offering to anyone in Seneca County
  • Two week program to teach water safety to prevent drownings
  • Recognition as Full Tee Sponsor Swing for Kids Golf Outing

Free Meeting Space

  • Allow organizations to use our facility to conduct meetings and classes
  • (Example includes United Way conducts a financial education class in our facility)

Your donation makes a difference in the community we serve. (download the flyer)

Family, Youth, and Senior Special Events

  • Senior Dances – Square Dancing, line dancing, and socialization
  • Youth Dances – Spring Fling, Middle School dance, Valentines Dance
  • Father Daughter Dance – Great bonding experience for families
  • Easter Egg Hunt – the Y with help from the local senior population we stuff hundreds of eggs for kids and families to enjoy.
  • Family Pool nights – Movies and Inflatables in the pool
  • Cookies with Santa – YMCA members bake cookies to share with families and Santa
  • Halloween trick or treat – Spooky hallway for visiting ghouls and goblins.
  • Senior Lunch and Learns - Socializing with an educational twist.

Gym and Recreation space

  • Gym space for Autism school
  • Space for special needs community to attend a fitness class geared towards their needs
  • Gym Space for Special Olympics Basketball games

S.A.W. (Safety around Water)

  • Free program offering to anyone in Crawford County
  • Two week program to teach water safety to prevent drownings

Youth Sports & Programs

  • Team Sports – Gymnastics & Swimming – Subsidize the program so it is affordable for all.
  • Youth Sports – YMCA Youth Basketball, NFL Flag football – Help to cover additional costs for program.

Childcare (Coming Soon)

  • Filling the needs of the community to provide childcare for ages 3 years – 6 years.
  • Repurposing space so we can continue to serve all the populations of people who utilize the Y. Infants – Seniors.
  • Ask us about our Capital Projects, and how you can help make childcare a reality in the community.


Please join our staff and volunteers in giving to a great cause!