Chinatown YMCA

Cause Area

  • Arts & Culture
  • Children & Youth
  • Immigrants & Refugees
  • Seniors
  • Sports & Recreation


855 Sacramento StreetSan Francisco, CA 94108 United States

Organization Information

Mission Statement

We build strong kids, strong families, strong communities by enhancing the lives of all people through spirit, mind and body.


The Chinatown YMCA has been serving the Asian community for more than 99 years. Our programs include youth services such as tutorial, recreation, camping, summer school, swim lessons, art, & ballet classes. Teen services include Teen Center, college and career exploration, youth employment, leadership development, sports and fitness, and recreation. Adult services include fitness, swimming, group exercise, yoga, martial arts, Tai Chi,and volunteer opportunities.


Would you recommend Chinatown YMCA?
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by Meg O. (June 12, 2013)
Chinatown has an amazing community with a rich cultural history in which the YMCA has been a part of for over 100 years! Many of the youth who live in this area are low income and do not get a chance to leave the neighborhood. Make a difference and become a mentor! Mentors are provided with training and support throughout the program. I am excited be a mentor. My mentee and I have plans to explore the entire city!
by Ben S. (April 3, 2013)
The Chinatown Y is an extremely energetic community center with lots all kinds of activities going on and people running around. The staff and volunteers really care about their community and it is evident in the atmosphere. There are multiple available ways to make an impact on someone's life and it is easy to help out and feel like you made a difference. Give them a try! I highly recommend it.

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