2024 Back to School Healthy Kids Day

JULY 27 | 9 AM - 1 PM | FREE TO THE PUBLIC

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Our Mission

The Armed Services YMCA enhances the lives of military members and their families in spirit, mind, and body through programs relevant to the challenges of military life.

While our focus is on strengthening military families, Armed Services YMCA Killeen empowers everyone, no matter who they are or where they’re from, by ensuring access to resources, relationships, and opportunities for all to learn, grow, and thrive.

What We Do for a Better Us

Our programs empower young people, as well as improve health and well-being. Additionally, we provide support and inspire action in our communities today and every day. Explore our offerings below!

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MILITARY SUPPORT PROGRAMS

Browse programs exclusively tailored to meet the needs of military members and their families serving in the Killeen and Fort Cavazos communities.

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HEALTH & FITNESS PROGRAMS

We offer a full suite of wellness programs (like personal training, group exercise, and nutrition classes) that make ASYMCA Killeen more than just a gym.

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CHILD WATCH, CHILD CARE & CAMP

Armed Services YMCA Killeen offers Child Watch at our gym and low-cost, high-quality, licensed childcare for school-aged kids in Central Texas.

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Become a Member

With a state-of-the-art facility, a huge variety of group exercise classes, free Child Watch, special member pricing on programs and child care, support seminars, and a commitment to supporting military families, we are more than just a gym. We’re also a place for connection, empowerment, and opportunity. You belong here—join us!

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WHAT WE DO TO STRENGTHEN MILITARY FAMILIES

Armed Services YMCA Killeen offers programs and services to ease the burden on active-duty military families and single service members, with a focus on junior-enlisted personnel. We work with installation leadership to ensure a network of support for military families at Fort Cavazos and in the surrounding areas. Thanks to this collaboration, we can identify and address gaps in services that pose a hardship to service members and their families—hardships that can negatively affect mission readiness.

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Why It Matters

6-9

The number of times military children will be transferred by the 12th grade

43%

The percentage of military families who feel isolated from their communities

7 in 10

The ratio of military parents struggling to access affordable, quality childcare.

40%

The percentage of military children on free or reduced-price lunch programs.