The Sherman Lake YMCA Outdoor Center strengthens the spirit, mind, and body while instilling an appreciation of our natural environment.


We believe that when we devote our full strength to our YMCA mission and cause, work in partnership with others, and build on our history of innovation, we can address the most pressing issues of our time unlike any other organization.

We believe all people have potential and in success for every child.

We believe active and connected families make for active and connected communities.

We believe in a holistic approach to development, promoting healthy spirit, mind and body.

We believe that in a diverse world, we are stronger when we are inclusive and our doors are open to all.

We believe in honoring our mission, living our cause, acting in accordance with our values of honesty, caring, respect and responsibility, and placing the greater good above self.