About Us

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The Young Men’s Christian Association of Uniontown Area A.K.A. Uniontown Area YMCA is a non-profit corporation governed by a Volunteer Board of Directors made up of local citizens, its mission statement is:

 Our Mission

To put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.

Our History:

1844: First YMCA was started in London, England

1851: First YMCA in the United States was started in Boston, Massachusetts

1888 June 12: Uniontown Area YMCA was Chartered

1921: the Gallatin Avenue facility was opened, during its 63 years of service it served the community with multitude of programs services and activities.

1984: due to an aging facility and the need to expand programs to the community we moved to our current site at One YMCA Drive. This 9.8 acre site was donated by USX, in 2000 2.1 additional acres was purchased to complete the current property footprint.

1986: Facility wellness addition made to the YMCA

1988: 100 year anniversary of the Uniontown Area YMCA

1991: a significant highlight for the Uniontown Area YMCA was when we completed the indoor Pool Project with special contributions by the Eberly Family Trust and Mr. and Mrs. Robert E. Eberly.

1991: we welcomed new Chief Executive Officer Steve Cooper

1998: Wellness facility addition made to the YMCA

2000: Wellness free-weight area facility addition made to the YMCA

2010 September: Locker room updates and Wellness Cardio floor addition was completed to the YMCA

2010 October 1: we welcomed our new and current Chief Executive Officer Rod Berger, a 15 year veteran of the YMCA movement.

2011 May: Childcare wing addition was completed

2013: 125 year anniversary of the Uniontown Area YMCA

Growth:
From 1984 when we served approximately 860 members or roughly 290 families.

2012: now due to our growth in individual, couple and family programing we are serving over 5,400 members or roughly 3,200 families.

Special Thanks:

We are truly thankful to the people in our community for their unlimited support throughout the years.

The Uniontown Area YMCA beautiful facility has been made possible through the support and the contributions of many but special tribute is due to the efforts and personal philanthropic support of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Eberly, and Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Blaney.

With all that has been accomplished through time and money donated by concerned individuals like yourselves, this community should be proud of their YMCA.