Since 1883, the YMCA of Pierce and Kitsap Counties has been dedicated to youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility in our communities. We are committed to protecting the privacy of our members, volunteers, donors, and community constituents.

The YMCA of Pierce and Kitsap Counties respects your privacy and is committed to protecting it. We make this Privacy Policy readily available at the bottom of every page on this site.



We do not collect personally identifiable information from you unless you provide it to us voluntarily and knowingly. If you make a donation, enroll to be a member, register for an event, sign up for a class, or register for our newsletter, for example, we may collect your name, mailing address, telephone number, email address, and credit card information.

If you provide personal information, we may enter that information into our constituent database and contact you in order to:

  • Complete voluntary surveys seeking feedback for quality and service improvement purposes
  • Supply you with information, including YMCA of Pierce and Kitsap Counties news, events, and services
  • Request voluntary time or monetary contributions to YMCA of Pierce and Kitsap Counties

We use high-grade encryption and security protocols (Secure Socket Layer-SSL) when processing financial transactions. This method is the industry standard security protocol, which makes it difficult for anyone to intercept the information you send us. Inside the YMCA of Pierce and Kitsap Counties, data is stored on password-protected servers. Our staff is educated about the importance of safeguarding your information. Additionally, our third-party service providers use industry standard security measures to protect the security of your information. However, such precautions do not guarantee that our web site is invulnerable to all security breaks. YMCA of Pierce and Kitsap Counties makes no warranty, guarantee, or representation that the use of our web site is protected from viruses, security threats, or other vulnerabilities and that your information will always be secure.

We use a technology called a "cookie" to recognize you when you return to the Sites. Cookies are small bits of electronic information that a web Sites can transfer to a user’s hard drive to help tailor the user experience to the users’ preferences. The use of cookies is standard on the Internet and many web sites use them. If you wish, you may direct your browser to reject cookies. However, please be aware that if you block cookies, some Sites functionality may be lost.



General traffic, site usage, and length of stay information is collected. This type of information is used to help YMCA of Pierce and Kitsap Counties improve the functionality of our web site and such information is not link to individual visitors.



Our Privacy Statement applies only to your use of the YMCA of Pierce and Kitsap Counties web site. This site contains links to other sites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of these sites. Links to other sites do not imply an endorsement of the material or policies of those web sites. You should read the privacy policies of each site you visit to determine what information they may be collecting from you.



The YMCA of Pierce and Kitsap Counties (“YPKC”) commonly takes photographs, audio, and video during in-person events, and reserves the right to use any photographs, video, and audio taken at any YPKC event without the expressed written permission of those included within the photographs, video, and audio. By attending any YPKC event, the attendee is providing full consent to the YPKC for the use of any photographs, video, and audio taken by YPKC during the event to use in educational, news, or promotional materials, whether in print, electronic, or other forms of media, including on our website.

A person attending a YPKC event (or one we are participating in) who does not wish to have their image recorded for distribution should make their wishes known to the photographer, and/or the event organizers, and/or contact YPKC at and include an identifying photograph for reference. YPKC will use the photo for identification purposes (only) and will hold the request in confidence.

By participating in a YPKC event or failing to notify YPKC, in writing, of your desire to not have your photograph used by YPKC, you agree to release YPKC from all claims involving the use of your picture or likeness.



By using this Site, you indicate your agreement with the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree with this Privacy Policy, then do not use the Site. We reserve the right to change the terms of this Privacy Policy. Your continued use of the Site following any changes to this Privacy Policy will be deemed to constitute your acceptance of such changes. Please check this page regularly for any changes.



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All materials contained on this site are protected by United States copyright law and may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, displayed, published or broadcast without the prior written approval of the YMCA of Pierce and Kitsap Counties. You may not alter or remove any trademark, copyright or other notice from copies of the content.



The YMCA regularly reviews its policies and procedures to ensure we remain current with changing laws and evolving public expectations.



This Privacy Statement applies only to our online practices and does not encompass other areas of the organization. By accessing or using the web site, you agree to be bound by all terms and conditions of the YMCA of Pierce and Kitsap Counties Privacy Statement as posted at the time of your access or use. If you have any questions about our policies or compliance, or if you would like to opt-out from being contacted by our organization, you may send an email to or write to:

YMCA of Pierce and Kitsap Counties
4717 S 19th St  Ste 201
Tacoma, WA 98405