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The Franz Ross YMCA is nestled directly in the heart of Port Charlotte and is sure to fit all of your needs. We boast of our state of the art wellness center with extensive weight room and cardio equipment, indoor heated pool, hot tub, steam rooms, locker rooms, Kids Zone, group exercise rooms, stretching area, multi-purpose room and a spin room.

Branch Amenities

Kids Zone
After school child care
Community health
Day camp
Group exercise classes
Indoor pool
Personal training
Playground
Strength/cardio equipment
Swim lessons
Teen programs
Youth enrichment
Steam room

Become a Member

When you become a member of the Y, you are joining more than a gym, you are joining a community.

Schedules

Classes at your Y:

  • ZUMBA
  • Les Mills, such as BODYPUMP
  • Active Older Adult
  • Yoga
  • Family Fitness
  • Water Aerobics, at select branches
  • Community Health Programs, such as Parkinson's Wellness

And more!

Staff Directory

At the YMCA of Southwest Florida, our staff members help guide our efforts to strengthen the community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Below you can find a link to a complete list of all YMCA of Southwest Florida staff members.

Kids Zone

While you're increasing your heart rate your kids can play, release some energy and make new friends in a supervised, caring environment - all included with your Y family membership. Your kids will have fun with age-appropriate toys, games and activities.

Pool Hours

Swimming at the Y helps people thrive—in and out of the water. Through swimming lessons, swim teams, lap swimming and more, the YMCA of Southwest Florida provides a safe environment for swimmers of all ages and abilities.

Latest News

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September 2021 President's Newsletter

Each day, our Y is privileged to serve more individuals and families through our programs that promote youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility. This month was no exception; September has been a month of celebration and growth for the YMCA of Southwest Florida.
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President's Newsletter - August

August marked the last days of summer camp and the transition into the school year for our kids. Even though summer has come to an end, children had the Best Summer Ever™ and created memories that will last a lifetime. This summer, our Y operated 21 Summer Camp sites and provided 12,087 unique camp experiences.
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Volunteers Needed

Are you interested in coaching? Want to help with youth programs for a volunteer opportunity your whole family can participate in? When we all join, we rise together!

We Appreciate Your Support

Every year, we rely on donations to help ensure that all of the people in our community can access our services. There are lots of ways you can give, and we’re grateful for your help.

Our Story

Learn more about the YMCA of Southwest Florida!