We are pleased to announce our upcoming merger with the Wilkes-Barre YMCA. This joining of entities will provide more access and offerings to the communities we serve. Please read the full message from both board presidents here.

YMCA Greater Pittston YMCA

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About Us

Here at the YMCA we know that lasting personal and social changes come about when we all work together. That’s why, at the Y, strengthening the community is our cause and every day we work with our neighbors to make sure that everyone has the opportunity to learn, grow, and thrive. Worldwide the Y serves more than 45 million people in 124 countries and it is accessible to all people. Here at the Y we know that healthy lifestyles are achieved through nurturing mind, body, and spirit. Beyond fitness facilities, we provide educational programs to promote healthier decisions, and offer a variety or programs that support physical, intellectual, and spiritual strength.


  • Pool
  • Gymnasium
  • Fitness Center
  • Aerobics Studio
  • Sauna/Steam Rooms
  • Child Watch
  • Playground
  • Childcare
  • Before/Afterschool Care
  • Spin Room

YMCA Facts

  • The first YMCA was founded in London in 1844 by 22 year old George Williams for young men to escape the hazards of life on the streets.
  • By the 1860s the YMCAs started to offer housing to young men.
  • In 1909 the YMCA started to teach swim lessons
  • The first Health Kids Day was established in 1992
  • The original Pittston YMCA opened up in 1883, and later moved to its current location in 1983