Celebrating 10 Years of Impact

We recently celebrated the 10 year anniversary of the Bear-Glasgow Family YMCA with a dress to impress event that included amazing speakers from our YMCA past and present, silent auction and raffle items and an inspirational video showcasing their impact.

As a nonprofit, community-building charity, we strive to make our programs widely affordable and accessible to all, regardless of ability to pay. Since opening our doors in 2008, we have provided financial assistance to an average of 1,000 individuals and families in the Bear-Glasgow community each year – that’s 10,000 adults, seniors, families, children, youth, and teens who have been able to participate in Y programs or receive the benefits of a membership over the last 10 years. Today, we are proud to serve more than 26,000 members each year and look forward to 10 more years of serving our community.

Top: Bear-Glasgow Ground Breaking, 2007
Bottom: Terry Mullan, Executive Director, Bear-Glasgow Y, Lieutenant Governor Bethany Hall-Long, June Griffith-Stepp, first Board Chair, Bear-Glasgow Y


Our Mission

The YMCA is an association of people of all ages, ethnic groups and religious affiliations that strives to cultivate the human potential, self-esteem, and dignity of all people. Our organization exists to develop and practice the Christian principles of love, caring, inclusiveness, justice and peace…and to enrich the emotional, physical and social life of all individuals, families and our community.


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