WHEELING YMCA

55 Lounez Ave

Wheeling, West Virginia

(304) 242 -8086

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Y History

1851 – YMCA comes to USA

1859 – First founded in Wheeling, WV…now 156 years old

1910 – First building…property donated by Ruth Maxwell, supported by Dicky, Pollack, Speidel, Lynch

and Vance Families

1970 – YMCA established in Elm Grove

1979 – Building addition to Chambers…racquetball, weight room, small gym

2003 – $2.5 million campaign used to make renovations…back gym and fitness center

2015 – Wheeling YMCA serving over 13,000 community members

So much has changed…yet, so much has stayed the same.

In 156 years, Wheeling YMCA has influenced hundreds of thousands of Ohio Valley citizens, bringing growth in spirit, mind and body.