We’re planning a $19 million expansion and renovation of our downtown Y in Wausau. The Woodson YMCA has been a cornerstone of our community at the intersection of Grant and Third Streets since 1907. Help us create one of the premier Y’s in America. No tax dollars will be used, but we need financial support from everyone in our community. Contributions are tax deductible.

With your help this is what we can accomplish…

  • Provide access to health and wellness services for individuals of all ages including our growing senior population
  • Address increasing downtown child care needs with added infant and toddler space
  • Expand a growing gymnastics program
  • Add approximately 150 new downtown parking spaces
  • Reduce blight in downtown neighborhoods by improving our beautiful, extraordinary Y — inside and out
  • Support and inspire more downtown economic development


Everyone is welcome at the Woodson YMCA regardless of their ability to pay. Last year, we provided nearly $700,000 in financial assistance to fund memberships and programs for those in need.



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MAIL YOUR CHECK, payable to Woodson YMCA Foundation, to Woodson YMCA, Attn. Bryan Bailey. 707 Third St., Wausau, WI 54403