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The Venice YMCA was founded in 1967, operating in a storefront under the Venice Avenue Bridge. The Y grew over the years, relocating to Center Road and added a Wellness Center, Gymnasium, Pool, and Childcare Facilities. In 2007, the Michael and Georgia Miller Branch opened. 


Branch Amenities

Adult enrichment programs
After school child care
Kids Zone
Community health
Day camp
Group exercise classes
Outdoor pool
Personal training
Racquetball/handball courts
Strength/cardio equipment
Swim lessons
Youth enrichment
Steam room
Hot tub

Become a Member

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


Classes at your Y:

  • 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.

What's happening at the Y?

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President's Newsletter June 2022

Dear Friends, Summer is my favorite time of year at the Y! If you have visited any of our branches over the past week, you may have noticed Summer Camp has begun. I love watching our campers participate in games, activities, sports, specialty classes, sing songs and form lifelong bonds. There is nothing like a YMCA Summer Camp experience.
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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!