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Celebrating 150 Years

The Mankato Family YMCA is celebrating 150 years of impacting lives in our community.

Our Sesquicentennial Celebration!

Since our founding in 1873, the Mankato Family YMCA has been a cornerstone of community spirit, health, and togetherness. This year, we are overjoyed to celebrate our 150th anniversary, marking a century and a half of empowering individuals, families, and communities to thrive.

A Legacy of Impact

For 150 years, the Mankato Family YMCA has been a place where people of all ages and backgrounds come together to learn, grow, and thrive. From our humble beginnings as a small community center to our current state-of-the-art facility, our legacy is one of dedication to the well-being of our community. We are proud to have been a part of Mankato’s history, and we continue to evolve to meet the changing needs of our members.

Empowering Healthy Lives

Our commitment to health and wellness has been at the forefront of our mission since day one. Over the years, we’ve witnessed countless transformations – both physical and emotional – as individuals and families embrace healthier, more active lifestyles. From fitness classes to state-of-the-art workout facilities, we’re here to support your journey to a healthier you.

Building Stronger Families

The YMCA has always been a place where families can come together to connect, play, and grow. We offer a range of programs designed to strengthen family bonds, from parent-child classes to family fitness events. Our goal is to provide a supportive community where families can create lasting memories and build lifelong connections.

Fostering Community Connections

As we celebrate 150 years, we’re not just looking back – we’re looking forward. The Mankato Family YMCA is committed to being a driving force for positive change in our community. Through partnerships, outreach programs, and community events, we aim to foster connections that make Mankato an even better place to live, work, and play.

Thank you for being a part of the Mankato Family YMCA’s incredible journey over the last 150 years. Here’s to the next 150 and beyond!

Join the Celebration!

We invite you to join us in celebrating this milestone year. Whether you’re a longtime member, a newcomer, or somewhere in between, there’s something for everyone at the Mankato Family YMCA.

Make a Pledge

As we commemorate 150 years of health, community, and growth together at the Mankato Family YMCA, we invite you to join us with a special contribution – an Anniversary Pledge!

Learn More & Make Your Anniversary Pledge

Share Your Y Story

As we stand on the threshold of our remarkable 150th Anniversary, we invite each of you to be a vital part of the celebration by sharing your personal Y story. Your experiences, memories, and triumphs weave the tapestry of our Y’s history, making it uniquely special.

Share Your Y Story

Join a Fitness Challenge

Embark on a transformative journey with our 150 Fitness Challenges! Challenges will be held in January/February, June and November/December. Join the challenge on our mobile app. Find more information on our Facebook page!

Enjoy a Family Fun Night

Get ready for an unforgettable evening of joy, laughter, and family bonding at our one of our much-anticipated Family Fun Nights! These are free events for current Y members! Check out our Facebook page for event details.

Save the Dates:
Carnival Night: January 26, 2024
Summer Picnic: June 5, 2024
Holiday Party: December 1, 2024

Attend our 150th Celebration & Corn Roast

Help us celebrate 150 years of impacting lives at our Annual Corn Roast. This year’s event will be held at the Y and will have even more fun activities and surprises! Watch for more information as we get closer.

Save the Date: Monday, August 19, 2024

Unleash your Strength at a 150 Strong Workout

To help celebrate 150 years of health, community, and triumphs, we’re turning up the fitness fervor with an event like no other—the 150 Strong Workout! More information coming soon.

Save the Date: Saturday, September 21, 2024