about us

The YMCA originated in London, England in 1844 and came to the United States in 1851 serving all ages of boys and men with strong Christian mission of bible study and evangelism. After World War I, women and young girls became active in YMCAs and today more than half of all YMCA staff are women. Currently there are 2,750 YMCAs across the country and growing. The YMCA of DeKalb County was founded in 1914. Through its years of existence the Y has grown into a socially responsible organization that focuses on youth development and encouraging healthy lifestyles throughout the entire DeKalb County area. Currently the YMCA of DeKalb County has returned to it's Christian heritage focusing on making an impact for Christ in our community.  Our old location was the Main Street YMCA founded in 1914, our newest, being the North Street YMCA, which was built in 1996. We greatly expanded our North Street location and sold Main Street in 2014. More expansion was completed in 2017.  Through our partnerships and working relations with numerous community organizations, the YMCA of DeKalb County serves thousands of people annually.

photo of current DeKalb County building locationNorth Street Facility
533 North Street
Auburn, IN 46706
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Monday-Saturday 5am-10pm

Sunday 10am-8pm

  • Childcare Services
  • 6 Lane Competitive Pool
  • Family pool
  • Outdoor splash pad
  • Wellness Center
  • 3 Fitness Studios with live classes
  • Fieldhouse with 3 full sized basketball courts-18 baskets
  • Hammer Strength Free Weight Fitness Center
  • LifeFitness Synergy 360
  • Womens Wellness Center
  • Racquetball court
  • Indoor walking/running track
  • outdoor running/walking track
  • Childwatch
  • Soccer complex with 7 fields, one turf
  • Free WiFi
  • Free Coffee bar
  • Chapel room
  • Outdoor Playground

photo of historic DeKalb County building locationMain Street Facility

Now closed

(In-service 1914-2014) 
310 N. Main Street
Auburn, IN 46706
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