The Y serves 15,000 people a year in our area.
CEO Gareth Sansom says the organization strives to meet the needs of the community, which includes offering a variety of programs.
Now that the hot weather is upon us, the Y is partially focused on youth camps in the areas of sports and arts.
"I think one of the things with the Y is that it serves a different purpose for everybody. A lot of people see it as a swim and a gym. The truth of the matter is we start with 6 weeks of age and up for all day childcare. We do after school care. We do swim lessons. We do homeless housing for homeless men," said Sansom.
For information on the Y's programs, log on to YMCABroome.org.
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