ywca Minneapolis

YWCA is on a mission

Fitness Offer


$79 Joiner's Fee in July! 

Or, donate a pair of used athletic shoes

and pay only $39
Early Child Care

Child Care & Youth

Four-Star, Parent-Aware 
Early Childhood Education

High-Quality, Afterschool
Girls & Youth Programs

Racial Justice

Racial Justice

Educate, Engage, Empower.

Advancing Racial Equity through Consulting, Training and Public Policy

Our Mission

YWCA Minneapolis actively lives its mission of eliminating racism, empowering women and girls, and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.

All it takes to make a change is a single spark. YWCA Minneapolis is on a mission, and we're helping members and our families achieve theirs. Our programs inspire and ignite change, creating brighter futures to move our community forward.

Upcoming Events

Women's Triathlon
9th Annual Women’s Triathlon

Each year, more than 1,200 women participate in our race dedicated to celebrating the strength in all women. The YWCA Minneapolis Women's Triathlon is the only all-women and largest sprint triathlon in Minnesota.

August 14, 2016

Our Voices Blog

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  • 45-Day Summer Slimdown Challenge Winner
    45 Day Challenge Summer Slimdown 45-Day Summer Slimdown Challenge Winner

    The results are in for the first ever 45-Day Summer Slimdown Challenge! Within 45 days (only six weeks!) Rose Lanier lost 8.91% of her total body weight, clinching the first place spot in the Challenge. When we asked first-place-winner Rose Lanier what advice she has for others trying to get fit and lose weight, she responded...

    Jul 25, 2016

    Posted 7/25/16 by Jory Kircher, Fitness Coordinator | Read More