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

With a commitment to nurturing youth development, promoting healthy living, and fostering a sense of social responsibility, the Y ensures that every individual has access to the essentials needed to learn, grow and thrive. We want to see Athens and McMinn County succeed. We envision a thriving community with our neighbors living more fully, with more hope and giving back to the generations that will come after us.