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Aloha! Welcome To The Windward YMCA

The Windward YMCA is the only YMCA branch in the world with a historical Hawaiian Heiau in its back yard. Our members & the community feel the "Aloha Spirit" is alive and well here at the Windward YMCA. Our friendly staff and welcoming atmosphere are one of the many reasons you will want to join our Y ohana.

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For Youth Development

When school is in session, the Y is here for your keiki!

During the school year, our YMCA of Honolulu operates the Department of Education's A+ After School programs at 60 DOE Elementary Schools, including 9 on the Windward side. Our Windward Y also offers Before School Program for keiki at 2 Windward side school sites for parents who need a safe and fun place for for their keiki prior to the start of school.

When school is out, the "Y" is in!

We offer Fall, Winter, and Spring Day Camp [Intersession] Programs during school breaks.  Throughout the summer, we offer our famous "Summer Day Camp" and weekly overnight Camp Erdman programs.


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Aquatics, Swim Lessons

Private, buddy swim and group swim lessons are available.

Our heated, saltwater pool is perfect for lap swimming, swim lessons, water exercise classes, and Mermaids! We offer a variety of aquatic activities year-round. To view swim lessons class options, click "register online". If you are unsure of what level to sign up for, please contact the YMCA to schedule a swim assessment. For any questions regarding our Learn to Swim Program or Private Lessons, please call our Aquatics Department at 808-262-1488.


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Keiki (Child) Watch

The Windward YMCA offers Keiki Watch for members who need to have their keiki, ages 3 months–12 years, cared for while utilizing the facility for up to 6 hours per week. Keiki Watch is free for members with a family membership. Parents/guardians must remain on-site while utilizing keiki watch.

Keiki Watch reservations are required.


For Healthy Living

Our Healthy Lifestyles weight & cardio room is equipped with a variety of cardio equipment including treadmills, ellipticals, recumbent and upright bikes, & more, each with heart rate monitors and personal LCD touch screen TVs for your entertainment. We have a wide variety of weight equipment, free weights, cable machines, & other equipment to meet your fitness needs.

Looking for a workout specifically tailored towards your fitness & wellness goals? Our nationally certified Personal Trainers will work with you to stay motivated and create a training program to help you reach your goals.  


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For Social Responsibility

Monthly Houseless Service Care Event

Join the Windward Y at Daybreak Church on the last Tuesday of each month from 10am-12pm to provide outreach to houseless individuals in our community. Each month, our Houseless Coalition (churches in the area, community partners & the Y) offers a hot lunch, clean clothing & hot showers, toiletry & snack bags and outreach services such as housing and job assistance, Veterans services, health & rehab services, spiritual services & more. All are welcome to volunteer for this event. Please contact us at (808)261-0808 to sign up for a volunteer position which may include prepping or serving lunch, sorting & passing out clothing, handing out toiletry and snack bags or other jobs as needed.

Where: Daybreak Church
1230 Kailua Road
Immediately Adjacent to the Windward Y

When: Last Tuesday of every Month
10 am - 12 pm