YMCA Branch Name

For Youth Development
For Healthy Living
For Social Development

Welcome to the

Hammond Family YMCA
NEWS FROM THE Y

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Registration Week is next week!

Check out our spring programs.

Toddler T-Ball

Get your child started in team sports at the Y! Sportsmanship, instruction and fun are our goal! Registration open now for Toddler T-Ball - open to ages 2-5.

Join us for a night of fun & bowling

Join us for a fun night of bowling to help raise funds for our financial assistance program. At the Y, we do not turn anyone away for the inability to afford membership and program fees. 100% of the money raised at this fundraiser will help families use the Y's facilities and services that they might not otherwise be able to afford.

  • What: Bowling, silent auction, cash bar
  • When: March 28
  • Where: Olympia Lanes on Calumet Ave.
  • Registration open now thru March 21
  • Full details in our flier

Personal Training Appointments Available

Is your workout getting stale? Need help jump starting your exercise program? Looking for a new challenge? Consider a Personal Trainer! Learn more. 

The Hammond Area YMCA strengthens the foundations of our community through well-being and fitness, camps, family time, swim, sports and play, and other activities for people of all ages, incomes and abilities. We're more than just a place to work out. At the Y, we help build a healthy spirit, mind and body for all with the core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility at the heart of everything we do.

Our mission is focused on you

The primary purpose of the Hammond Branch YMCA is to put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.

Our history

The Hammond Branch YMCA was founded in December 1964. In January of 2011 the Hammond Branch YMCA merged with the Southlake YMCA in Crown Point, IN to form an association called the Crossroads YMCA. We are now formally known as the Crossroads YMCA-Hammond Branch.

For more than 40 years we have supported our community with memberships, programs and many other beneficial activities. We offer a wide range of activities for everyone! 

The YMCA is the largest non-profit organization in the country. There are over 2,500 YMCA's just in the U.S. The YMCA is for people of all faiths, race, abilities, gender, ages and income. No one is turned away at the YMCA for inability to pay. The YMCA serves over 18.9 million men, women and children in 10,000 communites throughout the United States. YMCA's stretch beyond the U.S. too. YMCA's are at work in more than 120 countries around the world, serving more than 45 million people. At the Y we are for youth development, healthy living and social responsibility.


Get active at the Hammond Y with one of our many programs for all ages.



The Y is committed to providing programs that build a healthy spirit, mind and body for all. We make every effort to ensure that no one is turned away due to inability to pay. Click to read more about our financial assistance.