Nature Preschool

nature-based learning for children age 3-5 yrs Nature Preschool at YMCA Camp Minikani is a unique nature preschool enrichment program that provides young children with an immersive experience into the wonders of nature.  Children experience outdoor adventures with fun, hands on experiences designed to connect them to nature while encouraging curiosity and excitement. Children will […]

Healthy Weight and Your Child

ACHIEVE A HEALTHY WEIGHT TOGETHER Healthy Weight and Your Child is a weight-management program for children ages 7-13 years old, that focuses on healthy eating, physical activity and behavior change to empower children, and families, to live a healthier and active lifestyle. How the Program Works: Through the leadership of Y staff, the yearlong, evidence-based […]


modified moves, maximum results Enhance®Fitness is an evidence-based group exercise program that helps older adults at all levels of fitness become more active, energized, and empowered to sustain independent lives. A full hour of fun, EnhanceFitness focuses on simple, easy-to-learn movements for cardiovascular exercise, strength training, balance, and flexibility — everything older adults need to maintain […]

Blood Pressure Self Monitoring

love your heart According to the American Heart Association, nearly 80 million American adults have high blood pressure, and less than half have it under control. High blood pressure is a key, modifiable, risk factor for both heart disease and stroke, which are two of the leading causes of death in the United States. In an effort to address […]


keeping the dream alive Youth ages 14-18, are invited to attend the 4th Annual Youth Engaged MLK. This event provides a unique platform for youth to view a film and engage in dialogue, sharing different perspectives around topics they can relate to. Conversations will center on building healthy communities, especially concerning four social determinants of […]

Contest Rules

NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE THE CHANCES OF WINNING. Eligibility: This Campaign is open only to those who sign up online at YMCA of Metropolitan Milwaukee Facebook page or at the following website (bit.ly/YMCAMKEMembership) and who are 18 years old as of the date of entry and not a […]


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The Johnson Family

The Johnson Family talks about the positive impact of the YMCA from the perspectives of a city alderman, a Y employee, and longtime family members.

Tracey Sparrow, Ed.D.

President of Next Door and Y partner, Tracey Sparrow, describes her shared appreciation of early childhood education with the YMCA.