Help us change lives.
For Community. For Generations.

Since 1878, the Newport County YMCA has served generations of families, providing access to the resources they need to be healthy, confident, connected, and secure.

But today we have an opportunity to do more. And we look to you for support.
To ensure our Y is serving today’s generation with an eye to the next, we need purposefully designed spaces to offer the types of programs and services children and adults need. Our facility is a tool that helps us deliver on our mission. With limited space, an aging infrastructure, and barriers to access, we know we must do more.

We’re reaching out to the community to support our Capital Campaign to help us positively impact future generations and the more than 10,000 people we serve each year.
You can help make this happen.

We are inspired and grateful for the generosity of support we have received so far from all our wonderful donors, especially our leadership gifts from the van Beuren Charitable Foundation, the de Ramel Foundation, the Alletta Morris McBean Charitable Trust, The Champlin Foundation, The Hamilton Family Charitable Trust, and BankNewport.

A message from Capital Campaign Co-Chair, Guillaume de Ramel:

A Message from Capital Campaign Leadership Cabinet Member and long-time Y member, Pete Babcock:

A Message from Shelia Collins, long time YMCA supporter, and Cori Kilzi, Senior Director of Healthy Living and Inclusion:

Plans for the new construction and renovation of the existing building include:

  • Relocation and expansion of the wellness center plus more group exercise studios
  • A new welcoming lobby and central meeting space
  • New family/universal locker rooms
  • A state-of-the-art Squash Complex
  • A new Youth Development Center with enhanced Child Watch and licensed afterschool care for more than 80 children
  • Reconfigured parking to provide an additional 100 spaces to improve drop off/pick up

Overall, the new Y will reflect a redesigned facility that focuses on safety, accessibility, efficiency, and flexible program spaces – allowing the Y to adapt to ever-changing health needs and guidelines.

Please help us change lives! Gifts of any amount will make a difference and help change the community. For generations.

Thank you!