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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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President's Newsletter May 2022

Dear Friends, This past month has been an extraordinary time at our YMCA. We have seen so many great things develop from partnerships, unity and our communities’ efforts to always push forward and serve others.  
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President's Newsletter March 2022

I am always amazed when I see the level of commitment and dedication from our volunteers, members, program participants and youth. This month alone, our Y family has come together through partnerships, acts of service and supporting others through selfless acts of kindness. Our donors gave generously, students
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President's Newsletter - February 2022

Each day, I see firsthand how the Y impacts our community. From children in our early learning programs to seniors in our Programs for Health, the Y changes lives. February was no different. YMCA of Southwest Florida has experienced some incredible things this year already.
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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!