YMCA South Australia

Established in 1850, YMCA South Australia is one of Australia's oldest and most respected community organisations. As a community based organisation, we work collaboratively with government, non-profit groups and partners to provide a range of programs and services to build strong people, strong families and strong communities.

Attracting more than 450,000 participants each year we provide services to the community from locations across the state. The YMCA South Australia is a not for profit organisation governed by an elected Board of Directors who, in partnership with the Chief Executive Officer, establish strategic directions, but delegate operation control through a professional management team.


Creating opportunities for people and communities to connect with a better life

Our Beliefs

CommunityWe make a positive difference in the communities in which we work
Our PeopleWe value our people and their contribution to our organisation
Young PeopleWe value and encourage the impact of young people in our community
FocusWe think globally and act locally
SustainabilityWe work to build a strong and vibrant YMCA for future generations
EqualityWe value equality of opportunity for all people

Our Values

InclusiveWe strive to ensure everyone is welcome at the Y
AccountableWe accept responsibility for our decisions and our actions
InnovativeWe encourage creative and original thinking
CaringWe strive to display kindness and concern for others in what we do
ConnectedWe work to bring people and opportunity together