The Madison Area Y is a leading nonprofit organization for youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. The Y is a powerful association of men, women and children committed to bringing about lasting personal and social change. With a focus on nurturing the potential of every child and teen, improving the nation’s health and well-being and providing opportunities to give back and support neighbors, the Y enables youth, adults, families and communities to be healthy, confident, connected and secure.The Madison Area YMCA is comprised of more than 11,000 members, 400 staff and 800 volunteers.Members, staff and volunteers of the Y include men, women and children of all ages and from all walks of life.The Y offers programs, services and initiatives focused on youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, according to the needs of our community. The Y is accessible to all people. Financial assistance is available. The Y is guided by four core values: caring, honesty, respect and responsibility.