Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) was first founded in London in 1844. And now it is a global social service organization with background of Christianity. YMCA dedicates to promote youngster to be wholly person on spiritual, mental, physical and social, and based on this, it serves the community, benefits the public and contributes to social services in multiways. YMCA of Xiamen was founded in 1912. The athletic games organized by YMCA made a significant contribution to the sports history of Xiamen city. The very first formal sports organization of Xiamen city is the Sports Department in Xiamen YMCA during its early days. The first athletic meeting of Xiamen city was hold by YMCA in Yanwu Ting at Nov.27, 1915. YMCA held the first swimming game round GuLangYu in 1931 at Tianwei beach, and the first boating game in 1934.
As membership based organization of volunteers, Xiamen YMCA prompts the programs like underprivileges caring, community & home service, lecture & training, arts and physical well-being right now. We dedicate to build strong kids, strong families, strong communities. We dedicate to care those who need cares and to build a lovely and ㎜harmonious Xiamen.
No matter of your occupation, religion, race and nationality, please join us for the building of a happy and peaceful world.