Mission, Vision, and Values

Our Mission: To put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind, and body for all.

Our Vision: To strengthen our community through youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility.

Our Values: Caring, Honesty, Respect, Responsibility, and Faith.

Purpose Statement:

The YMCA is committed to putting Christian principles into practice.

YMCA programs, activities and relationships teach and model Christian

values in order to strengthen kids, families and communities.

Caring, honesty, respect, responsibility, and faith are core values evident in all that we do.

We are a private, non-profit, member based organization that serves

the Freeport area and surrounding community.

YMCA programs are developmental in nature, helping people grow in spirit, mind and body.

Our Commitment to Inclusion:

The YMCA is made up of people of all ages and from every walk of life working side by side to strengthen communities.  Together we work to ensure that everyone, regardless of ability, age, cultural background, ethnicity, faith, gender identity, ideology, income levels, national origin, race or sexual orientation, immigration status, or other protected status has the opportunity to reach their full potential with dignity.  Our core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility – they guide everything we do.

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