For Youth Development
For Healthy Living
For Social Responsibility
Who we are:
The Y is the Rockford’s leading nonprofit strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. The Y engages thousands of men, women and children – regardless of age, income or background – to nurture the potential of children and teens, improve the nation’s health and well-being and provide opportunities to give back and support neighbors. The Y has a long-standing relationships and physical presence not just to promise, but to deliver, lasting personal and social change.
At the Rockford Y, strengthening community is our cause. Every day, we work side-by-side with our neighbors to make sure that everyone, regardless of age, income or background, has the opportunity to learn grow and thrive.
The Rockford Y is, and always will be, dedicated to building healthy, confident, connected and secure children, families and communities. Every day our impact is felt when an individual makes a healthy choice, when a mentor inspires a child and when a community comes together for the common good.