Niles Buchanan YMCA

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For Healthy Living
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Niles-Buchanan YMCA

The Niles-Buchanan YMCA strengthens the foundations of our community through well-being and fitness, camps, 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.


July is halfway over, and you may have noticed the back-to-school section has reappeared at your local grocery store. If you're a homeschool parent looking for programming, we have the solution for you. Come out to one of our informational events for homeschool parents, or if you're ready to register, come out to our registration event. See the schedule below for details.

HOMESCHOOL INFORMATION EVENTS: Partnership families can come in to meet with the homeschool coordinator and find out what classes and programs the Y offers, as well as general information on how the partnership works at the Y.

Benton Harbor-St. Joe Y: Monday, July 24 1:00-3:00 pm

Friday, August 4 9:00am-12:00pm

Niles-Buchanan Y:          Thursday, July 27 9:00am-12:00pm

Monday, July 31 9:00am-1:00pm

*Information for BOTH Y’s will be given at all info events


HOMESCHOOL REGISTRATION EVENTS: Partnership families can come register during these days and times.  There will be open swim and open gym for families to participate in.

Benton Harbor-St. Joe Y: Monday, August 21 9:30-12:00

Niles-Buchanan Y:           Wednesday, August 23 1:00-3:00pm


*Families can register at either facility for their classes during these times (ex. If the swim class you are registering for is at St. Joe, you may register at Niles)

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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.
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