Here in Greater Baldwinsville, our families and seniors need a place to play in a healthy environment. Cancer survivors and military families need no-cost support. Our children need a place where they can develop the strength and confidence they’ll need to thrive as adults.

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Greater Baldwinsville volunteers are working together to build a new Y to meet the needs of this community. Construction is well underway at 8040 River Road, Baldwinsville.

Our new Y will strengthen community for generations to come, but we don't have to wait until the doors open. If you'd like to know more about the new Y and how you can help open the doors, please:

Our Cause

The YMCA is a powerful association of men, women and children of all ages and walks of life, joined together by a shared passion: to strengthen the foundations of community. With a commitment to nurturing the potential of kids, promoting healthy living and fostering social responsibility, the Y ensures that every individual has access to the essentials needed to learn, grow and thrive. Anchored in more than 10,000 neighborhoods around the country, the Y has the long-standing relationships and physical presence to deliver lasting personal and social change. The YMCA of Greater Syracuse has been a leader in providing healthy choices to Onondaga County residents since 1858. We are the county’s largest provider of school-age child care, and one of its largest employers of teenagers. Our innovative programs for health seekers - including cancer survivors and people at risk of diabetes – have earned national acclaim.

Growing Strength

The Northwest Family Y will have a positive impact on the local economy. With an estimated annual payroll of $2.5 million, the new Y will provide more than 250 full- and part-time jobs. Many of these positions will give our teenagers a great first-job experience. We expect about 13,000 new members of the Northwest Family YMCA. Most of these new members will be children of the expected 3,200 new family members. At the Y, everyone can belong, regardless of their financial background.


The mission of the YMCA of Greater Syracuse is to put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.