We believe that all kids deserve the opportunity to discover who they are and what they can achieve. That’s why, through the Y, thousands of youth in Santa Barbara and Ventura counties are cultivating the values, skills and relationships that lead to positive behaviors, better health and educational achievement.

The Y is a leading voice on health and well-being. With a mission centered on balance, the Y brings families closer together, encourages good health, and fosters connections through fitness, sports, fun and shared interests. As a result, thousands of youth, adults and families in our communities are receiving the support, guidance and resources needed to achieve greater health and well-being for their spirit, mind and body.

Whether developing skills or emotional well-being through education and training, welcoming and connecting diverse demographic populations through community services, or building healthier communities through collaborations with community leaders, the Y fosters the care and respect all people need and deserve. Through the Y, volunteers and donors, leaders and partners are empowering thousands of people in our community to be healthy, confident, connected and secure.

I am the Y

Virginia

I went on vacation with my daughter and my grandchildren.  My 14-year-old granddaughter told her mom I was too young to act this old.  So …

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Mark

I like yoga, I love yoga. The Y has great yoga.  I probably do yoga at least 5 times a week at the Y.  I …

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Emily

I was a LIVESTRONG participant while I was undergoing chemo and radiation for breast cancer. While I was physically weak from treatment, the program provided …

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About the Y

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.

The Y makes accessible the support and opportunities that empower people and communities to learn, grow and thrive. With a focus on youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, the Y nurtures the potential of every youth and teen, improves the nation’s health and well-being, and provides opportunities to give back and support neighbors.

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Camarillo Family YMCA

3111 Village at the Park Drive
Camarillo, CA 93012

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Lompoc Family YMCA

201 West College Avenue
Lompoc, CA 93436

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Montecito Family YMCA

591 Santa Rosa Lane
Santa Barbara, CA 93108

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Santa Barbara Family YMCA

36 Hitchcock Way
Santa Barbara, CA 93105

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Stuart C. Gildred Family YMCA

900 North Refugio Road
Santa Ynez, CA 93460

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Ventura Family YMCA

3760 Telegraph Road
Ventura, CA 93003

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Youth and Family Services YMCA

105 E Carrillo
Santa Barbara, California 93101

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