Essex YMCA in Essex Maryland

Address and phone number for Essex YMCA, a YMCA, at Back River Neck Road, Essex MD.

Essex YMCA
799 Back River Neck Road, Essex, Maryland, 21221

About the Essex YMCA

The Essex YMCA, located in Essex, MD, is a branch of the Young Men's Christian Association, or YMCA. The non-profit organization aims to strengthen the community through youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility. Often called "The Y," the Essex YMCA acts as an independent organization with its own board of directors and staff. The YMCA offers fitness programs, youth development programs, and job training programs for the Baltimore County area.

You may contact the YMCA for questions about:
  • Essex YMCA gym membership and locations
  • Daycare and after-school programs
  • Fitness programs and classes
  • Baltimore County YMCA hotels, hostels, and lodging
  • Volunteer, job, and employment opportunities
YMCA Fitness Programs

In Essex, the YMCA runs a Healthy Living program that promotes wellness and disease prevention. The Essex location offers fitness activities and programs for families, individuals, and groups. The annual Healthy Kids Day, open to the Baltimore County public, encourages active youth and counters the effects of idleness, including weight gain and poor academic performance. The Enhance Fitness program provides group exercise classes for older individuals, aimed at maintaining flexibility, promoting mobility, and increasing independence. Partnering with Livestrong, the YMCA offers free or low-cost exercise programs for cancer patients and survivors, including fitness evaluations, conditioning sessions, and training with certified fitness instructors. Contact the Essex YMCA for more information about fitness programs.

Essex Youth Development Programs

Youth Development programming at the Essex YMCA supports children from birth thorough adolescence. The YMCA offers childcare programs for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers, with after-school programs for children from kindergarten through middle school. In addition, the Y offers overnight camps, day camps, summer camps, and specialty camps for children. The camp programs promote self-reliance, build character, and challenge campers through the many recreational activities. The Essex YMCA also offers youth sports leagues and activities all year round.

Job Training and Education

The Essex YMCA offers education and job training programs, including adult literacy courses, opportunities to complete a GED, and skills development for job seekers. The Social Responsibility program at the Essex Y promotes volunteerism, and the YMCA also advocates for child welfare, education, and public health. The World Service and Global Education programs at the Y, for example, raise awareness and provide financial support for addressing challenging social and economic conditions around the world.

Baltimore County YMCA Hotel & Hostels

In addition to fitness programs, youth programs, and job training programs, the YMCA also offers Baltimore County hotel and hostel accommodations. These facilities offer affordable, clean, and safe lodging for travelers. Contact the Essex YMCA for information on rates, policies, facilities and amenities, and lodging reservations.

Contact the Essex YMCA

You may contact the Essex YMCA by calling 410-391-1566, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Essex YMCA, 799 Back River Neck Road, Essex, Maryland, 21221.

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