the Y

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serving Santa Barbara and Ventura counties since 1887

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Anna - scholarship recipientThe Y Annual Campaign aims to ensure that no one is denied the opportunity to share in the YMCA experience due to an inability to pay. We are asking for your help and financial support to continue our mission of shaping young lives and building strong communities.

We believe that all children and youth should be given the opportunity to reach their full potential in spirit, mind and body. We’re here to make that happen. Through the Y, thousands of youth today are cultivating the values, social skills and relationships that lead to positive behaviors, better health and educational achievement. That creates confident kids today and healthier, happier grown-ups tomorrow.

You can help make a difference. Donate today.

We believe that healthy living habits dramatically improve the quality of life for individuals and families. We’re here to teach, encourage and support healthy lifestyles. We help children and adults understand and value their health, and we nurture their well-being. The Y brings families closer together, encourages good health, and fosters connections through fitness, sports, fun and shared interests.

You can help make a difference. Donate today.

We believe that by helping our neighbors, all our lives are deeply enriched and our community is strengthened. We’re here to work together with you and others to create a stronger, more vital and inclusive community.
We’ve been listening and responding to critical community needs since day one. Whether developing skills or emotional well-being, welcoming and connecting diverse populations or advocating for healthier communities, the Y fosters the care and respect all people need and deserve.

You can help make a difference. Donate today.

Click on your closest branch to give locally.  Please reach out to learn more about programs and services offered in your community and find out how you can get involved.

Camarillo Family YMCA
Lompoc Family YMCA
Montecito Family YMCA
Santa Barbara Family YMCA
Stuart C. Gildred YMCA (Santa Ynez)
Ventura Family YMCA




Our Mission Statement: The Channel Islands YMCA is a charitable organization providing programs based upon Christian principles to men, women and children of all ages, races, religious beliefs and economic status to develop and enrich the spirit, mind, and body.




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