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Our Services

Helping You Navigate Military Life

Our core programmatic focus is on the resiliency of military families. Military life presents unique challenges for the family unit and each individual member. That’s why we provide experiences to help navigate military life amidst transfers, deployments, increased child care needs and financial burdens. Programs are offered at no or low cost and require no membership fees.

We work closely with the Department of Defense and installation commands to identify opportunities and augment service areas to help young military families come together, stay together and thrive together.

Exciting new changes coming soon!

A new-and-improved membership and program portal is on its way! Soon you'll be able to sign up for memberships, enroll in programs, and update account information, all online! In the meantime, you can visit our services directory to get in contact with a staff member who can guide you through accessing our services.

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Child & Youth Programs

Operation Little Learners

Operation Little Learners is an interactive early childhood education program for parents and their children to enhance bonds and encourage child development.

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OLL Play Groups

OLL Play Group is a popular program that provides an environment for parents to bring their children for a exciting time of craft, play, storytelling and singing. OLL Play Group promotes social skills, creativity, literacy and fine & large motor skills for children 18-24 months.

Operation Little Chefs

Operation Little Chefs Little Chefs is an introductory program that offers the perfect opportunity for children to experience just how fun cooking can be! Learn how to make some delicious fun recipes in this hands-on class that will allow your little chef to explore the culinary world. Children will make one or two different yummy recipes each week.

Peewee Picasso

Peewee Picasso is for children ages 3-5 years old to learn and use the basics of painting and crafting to create their own themed mini masterpieces while developing fine motor skills and creativity in a social environment.

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Operation Camp

Encompassing summer, day, and holiday camps, Operation Camp encourages healthy living and provides activities and social bonding opportunities for military children.

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Children's Waiting Room

This unique, free program provides childcare services inside military hospitals and clinics, as well as in strategic service areas, thus enabling parents to keep scheduled appointments without the stress of finding childcare.

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Father Daughter Military Gala

The Annual ASYMCA Father-Daughter Gala provides military families with opportunities that foster positive relationships, build family traditions, and create life-long memories. Guests will enjoy an evening of dancing, music, food, and fun. Join us as we celebrate these valued relationships and help families create memories that they'll cherish forever.

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Annual Art & Essay Contest

The annual Armed Services YMCA Art & Essay Contest gives military children a voice. It also serves as a reminder of the sacrifices military children, service members, and their families make for our country

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Assistance & Support Services

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5 Star Food Marketplace

The 5 Star Food Marketplace offers free food aid to active-duty personnel ranked E5 and below, as well as veteran families facing food insecurity. Access to the Food Pantry is restricted to once per month, and registration is mandatory.

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Operation Ride Home

Operation Ride Home provides financial assistance to active duty junior-enlisted military and their families to travel home for the holidays.

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Operation Holiday Joy

Operation Holiday Joy provides meals for junior-enlisted service members and their families during the Thanksgiving holiday.

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