Berkshire Family YMCA is a 501(c)(3) cause-driven nonprofit organization whose mission is to put Caring, Honesty, Respect and Responsibility into programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.


The Y’s Commitment to America is developing new generations of changemakers who will create communities we all want to live in. We envision communities where all people achieve health, gain confidence, make connections and feel secure at every stage of life.


The Y is the leading nonprofit committed to strengthening community by connecting all people to their potential, purpose and each other. Working locally, we focus on empowering young people, improving health and well-being, and inspiring action in and across communities. By bringing together people from different backgrounds, perspectives and generations, we ensure that we all have access to the opportunities, relationships and resources necessary to learn, grow, and thrive.


CARING: Show a sincere concern for others

HONESTY: Be truthful in what you say and do

RESPECT: Treat each other as we’d all like to be treated

RESPONSIBILITY: Be accountable for your promises and actions


WELCOMING: We’re open to all and create spaces where you can be, belong and become

GENUINE: We value who you are and encourage you to be true to yourself and others

NURTURING: We’re with you on your path to reach your full potential

HOPEFUL: We believe in your ability to inspire a brighter tomorrow

DETERMINED: We work relentlessly to strengthen communities, starting with you


FOR YOUTH DEVELOPMENT: Empowering young people to reach their full potential

FOR HEALTHY LIVING: Improving individual and community well-being

FOR SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY: Providing support and inspiring action in our communities