About Us

About Us

Mercer County Family YMCA serves the residents of the Mercer County area through many different programs and membership privileges. The Y strives to provide a safe place for youth and families while emphasizing quality values and providing opportunities for growth in spirit, mind and body. The Y team of staff and volunteers instills character development and skills through youth programs including: swim instruction, sports, quality child care and preschool. Health and wellness programming is also offered for all ages. The Mercer County Family YMCA is a cause-driven, membership based, volunteer-led charitable 501(c)(3) organization.

Meet Our Leadership Staff

CEO Sarah Brown

Associate Executive Director Erica Hajny

Children’s School Director Lisa Clawson

Member Service Coordinator Tara Collison

Membership & Finance Coordinator Janet Harms

Aquatics Coordinator Heather Hay

Healthy Living Coordinator Britteny Kelly

Our Mission

To put Christian principles into practice through programs that build a healthy spirit, mind and body for all.

Areas of Focus

For Youth Development- Nurturing the potential of every child and teen
For Healthy Living- Improving the nation’s health and well-being
For Social Responsibility- Giving back and providing support for our neighbors

Our Brand Promise

The Y is a powerful association of men, women, and children of all ages and from all walks of life joined together by a shared passion: to strengthen the foundations of community.

Our Voice

Determined- To devote full strength and concentrated attention to our cause
Nurturing- To care for, support and develop through encouragement
Genuine- To be honest and open in relationships with others
Hopeful- To take an optimistic or positive view of future outcomes
Welcoming- To accept neighbors eagerly, warmly, hospitably, and as equal participants

Our Values

Caring - Show sincere concern for others
Honesty - Be truthful in what you say and do
Respect - Follow the golden rule
Responsibility - Be accountable for your promises and actions