About Us

Learn about the YMCA of Rapid City and all the community programs and services we have to offer.

The YMCA of Rapid City has served the greater Rapid City area since 1948 as an organization bringing men, women, girls and boys of all ages, races, faiths, abilities, and economic backgrounds together in programs designed to nurture the potential of every child and teen, improve the health and well-being for all in the community, and give special focus on the most vulnerable in the community.

Along with Y branches in Rapid City, Custer, Box Elder, and Edgemont, the YMCA of Rapid City offers programming such as Y Jump Start for teen moms, Y Kidstop for afterschool education enhancement, a teen outreach center, and summer day camp for outdoor enrichment.

Each year the YMCA of Rapid City reaches nearly 23,000 different people of all ages, races, faiths, abilities, and economic backgrounds

Our Impact

The YMCA is a cornerstone of community well-being, fostering positive change through diverse programs and services. It promotes health, inclusivity, and social responsibility, creating a supportive environment that empowers individuals and families. By addressing critical needs and building strong, connected communities, the YMCA leaves a lasting, transformative impact.

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Working at the Y enables you to make a meaningful impact in your local community. Whether in fitness, youth development, administration, or other fields, Y employees contribute to promoting health, wellness, and social responsibility. With a supportive work environment and room for growth, YMCA careers empower individuals to thrive professionally while serving a greater purpose.

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Leadership Team

The YMCA leadership team is a dedicated group of individuals with diverse backgrounds and expertise. Committed to the organization’s mission, they provide strategic direction, oversee programs, and ensure the Y’s continued impact in communities. Their collective vision drives innovation, inclusivity, and positive change, shaping a brighter future for all.

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Board of Directors

The YMCA Board of Directors is a diverse and dedicated group of leaders. They provide governance, strategic direction, and oversight, guiding the organization’s mission-driven work. Committed to community impact, they ensure the YMCA continues to promote well-being, inclusivity, and social responsibility, shaping a brighter future for all.

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Our Commitment to All

The mission of the YMCA is to put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind, and body for all.

ADA Accommodation Policy
ADA Request Form
Sample Diabetes Plan
Non-Discrimination Policy
Financial Reports

Your generosity and trust empower us to continue our mission. These documents reflect our commitment to transparency and responsible stewardship of your contributions. Together, we’re making a meaningful impact in our community.

Form 990
Annual Audit
Annual Report