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Happy Holidays

A message to you during this holiday season… On behalf of the YMCA of Grays Harbor Board of Directors, I would like to announce Kurtis Dawson’s decision to accept a position as CEO of the YMCA of Southern Arizona. It is with understanding and enormous gratitude that...

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Preparing our Future Leaders

The Y’s commitment to meeting the needs of the Grays Harbor community is truly shown through the early learning readiness program known as Care & Kids. Care & Kids provides a stimulating and caring environment to help children (0-5 years) develop their...

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Preparing Our Youth

Summer is all but gone, and fall is upon us, which means another year of Y Preschool is about to start. The Y provides high quality licensed preschool during the traditional calendar school year. Statistics show that a large number of children from low-income...

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Closing the Gap

During the summer months, children who lack quality learning experiences tend to lose academic skills over the school break. Such losses, which equate to two months of a grade level each summer, accumulate year after year. Studies have shown that by the end of eighth...

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Park and Play: Feeding more than our bodies

The YMCA of Grays Harbor has partnered with the Aberdeen School District this summer to provide a strong program combining fun and food. This year our Park and Play program serves lunches to kids at three parks in town, serving anywhere between 50 to 150 lunches and...

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Harbor After School

Harbor After School provides academic assistance along with recreational play and enrichment programming led by YMCA Mentors.

Kids with a safe place to be afterschool
Kids receiving healthy snacks
Kids with supportive mentors
Kids reading and getting homework help
Kids getting exercise


According to the CDC, 80% of Adults in America don’t get enough exercise. Don’t follow the crowd, come back into the Y today and keep working out.


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


  • Caring
  • Honesty
  • Respect
  • Responsibility


  • Youth Development
  • Healthy Living
  • Social Responsibility

The Y offers more than programs and services, we ensure that every individual has access to the esesentials needed to learn, grow, and thrive.

Our fitness classes not only improve someone’s physical health; they help unleash a new outlook on life.

Our family activities not only bring families together, they help families stay together.

Our youth programs not only teach children to dribble or how to swim, they provide kids lifelong lessons like confidence and teamwork.


The Y, always here for you.


Grays Harbor YMCA