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About The Nu'uanu YMCA

With its location just north of Downtown Honolulu’s Central Business and Government Districts and the Downtown campus of Hawaii Pacific University, the Nu'uanu YMCA serves all those who live and work in the heart of Honolulu. With its cornerstone dating back to 1963 at its current site, the Nu'uanu YMCA is the biggest YMCA on the island, consisting of 4,800 members and houses the YMCA of Honolulu’s Metropolitan Offices and Youth Department. Nu'uanu YMCA also features a transitional housing program which accommodates 68-single rooms and a community bathroom accommodating all men.

What Nu‘uanu Y Offers

We offer a well-equipped fitness center and amazing group exercise classes. New members will enjoy the Healthy Start Room.

During the school year, our staff operates A+ programs at 5 elementary schools. When school is out, we offer Intersession and Summer Fun programs.


The Nu'uanu Y has Youth Department jobs available starting for the new 2018-2019 school year. Must be 18 years old and up. The wage starts at $12.50 an hour, 20-25 hours a week (flexible schedule). Must be interested in working with students, but not necessarily an educator. Patience, leadership and management, customer service, multi project management skills already obtained or potentially interested in.

Free gym membership while you are employed (must pass background check). You may apply online here or call (808)541-5264 if you are interested.

Nu'uanu Swim Program

The January to March swim program schedule is up! Download the catalog for more information!

Registration for January-March 2019 sessions will begin on Tuesday, December 18th at 9am, online and in person.
If you are unsure of which level to sign up you child, please schedule a swim test.

Nu'uanu Winter Intersession Program

Nu'uanu Teen Programs

The Nu'uanu YMCA offers various program for teens including Club Mid, STRIVE, Let's Get Together! Hiroshima Exchange Program, and Youth & Government. These programs help to build their confidence and develop their leadership skills. Learn more about how you can get your teen involved!

Diverse City

The Nu'uanu Y is excited to introduce various forms of dance and performing arts to our list of programs. See below for a description of the classes we will be offering in July, and be ready for more classes in the fall. Students, both youth and adult, will learn and expand upon their skills and natural talents, but also gain confidence, get a good aerobic workout, and have tons of fun.

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Club Mid Program

Join us at the Nu'uanu YMCA afterschool or during the breaks. Club MID is structured specifically for middle school aged youth to discover new hobbies and talents as well as build upon skills they may already have. Homework time, cooking, sports, art, dance, digital media, and fitness are just some of the types of activities.

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