The story of the YMCA of Paterson parallels the story of our great city. Throughout our 150-year history, the Y has played an important role in the City of Paterson, anchored in its neighborhoods and continuously evolving to meet the needs of the kids, families and adults who live there. Today, the Y reaches thousands of Patersonians through programs that focus on youth development, healthy living and social responsibility
Welcome to the Y. We're an inclusive organization of men, women and children joined together by a shared commitment to nurturing the potential of kids, promoting healthy living and fostering a sense of social responsibility.