The Summit Area YMCA is one of the area’s leading 501(c)(3) charitable organizations. Founded in 1886, the Summit Area YMCA has a history steeped in working side-by-side with our neighbors to ensure that everyone, regardless of age, income and background, has the opportunity to learn, grow and thrive. We are dedicated to nurturing the potential of every child, promoting healthy living, and fostering a sense of social responsibility across our entire community. Because of you and the generous support of our loyal donors, we are able to fulfill our mission each year. We deepen our impact each time we transform a life for the better and we couldn't do it without you.