We Welcome You

If you’re a member of the media seeking information from the YMCA of Greater Seattle or one of our branches or program sites, please contact:


Karen Westing - Director, Public Relations & Communications


206 839 8911 – office

206 549 5833 – mobile



Our Expertise

We can connect you with experts on the following topics, as well as Y member and volunteer stories and spokespersons:


Youth Development

Child care

Academic enrichment

Learning loss prevention

Leadership development

Day and overnight camps

Youth sports



Healthy Living

Family health & well-being

Chronic disease prevention, including diabetes prevention

Childhood obesity


Exercise trends/classes

Swimming & water safety

Active older adults


Social Responsibility


Youth violence prevention

Childhood hunger

Foster & homeless youth

Transitional housing

Environmental education

Global service learning