HOLIDAY CLOSURE: The Health & Fitness Center will be closed on Sunday, April 17th, in observance of Easter.

Following the latest guidance from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH), fitness members will no longer be required to wear a mask while in the Health & Fitness Center (HFC), however masks are highly encouraged. Read our full Covid-19 policy.

Today and always YWCA St. Paul remembers the lives of all those who have unjustly been taken from our communities.

This Is Your Year!

In 2022, make time for you! With access to the Health & Fitness Center’s cardio and strength training equipment, pool and hot tub, sauna and group fitness classes, a fitness membership has options for everyone.

YWCA St. Paul

Is on a mission to eliminate racism, empower women and promote peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.

Advancing
Racial Justice

YWCA St. Paul advances racial justice through education and advocacy in the community, by working with organizations seeking to build equity, and through programs focused on breaking down barriers in areas of significant racial and gender disparity. Learn More.

Fighting
Homelessness

Our range of housing programs combine affordable housing with customized support services that help participants stabilize their lives, build new skills, connect to community and secure a future of safe, stable housing. Learn More.

Building
Strength

The Health & Fitness center helps people live active lifestyles, prevent and manage chronic medical conditions and reduce stress through a variety of fitness options, membership types and financial assistance to help keep healthy living accessible. Learn More.

Overcoming
Barriers

In Employment & Economic Development programs people to build professional skills and overcome barriers to employment to enhance self-sufficiency. Learn More.

Empowering
Youth

Young people in our Youth Development programs create positive relationships with peers and staff to develop the skills and confidence to succeed in the classroom, work place and community. Learn More.

Sweet Success

May 26, 2022 • 4:30–6:30 p.m. • Annual Fundraiser

You won’t want to miss this year’s Great St Paul Get-Together on May 26. What’s better then a butter princess or a stroll through Machinery Hill? How ‘bout sampling some sweet fare while getting a taste of YW’s work? This year’s Sweet Success event won’t feature a Ferris wheel or anything on a stick, but it does promise to be an inspiring gathering!

ywca is on a mission

To better help understand the impact racism has on our lives, YWCA St. Paul’s CEO Gaye Adams Massey moderated a virtual Town Hall on “Tackling Racism” with renowned community leaders Judge Pamela Alexander, James Burroughs, Justin Terrell and Dr. Yohuru Williams.  The compelling conversation sets the groundwork for community conversation, activism, and reform in a unique community forum, providing information on how we can each be a catalyst for change.

ywca is on a mission

With a mission to eliminate racism and empower women, our new podcast Herstory with YWCA St. Paul examines the nuances of intersectionality. Join us monthly as we sit down with women in our community who share the experiences and stories that have shaped them into the leaders they are today. 

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