YMCA will offer free membership to teens and young adults in the Twin Cities

The YMCA partners with the Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation to provide free memberships to thousands of teens and young adults in the Twin Cities.

From June 21 through September 30, teens can access free membership at 21 YMCA locations in the Twin Cities.

“The YMCA Get Summer program is making a real difference in our community by providing a safe space where young people can connect and have fun while learning important life skills,” said Mark Dienhart, President and CEO. of the Schulze Family Foundation.

“We believe supporting this program provides a truly unique opportunity to engage youth in their neighborhoods in educational and enriching experiences with caring mentors and role models. »

This year, the YMCA will offer teens entering grades 9-12 the opportunity to participate in fitness and wellness programs at the Y. They will also have the opportunity to participate in specific in-person and virtual programs. teenagers, including:

  • Health and wellness courses
  • Leadership and character development programs
  • Access to the gymnasium, fitness room and aquatic areas

“The YMCA is thrilled to partner with the Schulze Family Foundation to provide a safe environment for young people to engage in programs that promote healthy living, build character and leadership, and support lifelong success. school and in life,” said Glen Gunderson, President of “The Y is committed to breaking down barriers to participation, so that everyone has the opportunity to learn, grow and thrive outside of school. This program is made possible by the generous donation of the Schulze family.”

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