Support Groups

Group Hero imageYMCA support groups offer hope and provides a place for genuine relationships. Our groups, workshops, and seminars are based on research and Christian principles. People of diverse faiths or no faith are welcome and assured spiritual safety. Find help in navigating some of the most challenging and joyful aspects of life. 

Life University classes might be right for you if:

  • There’s an area of your life that you wish you could change.
  • You’re struggling with a relationship.
  • You’re having a hard time finding meaning in your life.
  • You’re in a challenging situation.
  • Your life isn’t where you want it to be

Making Change Stick

Making change stick (orange)If you struggle to break old habits, feel stuck in a cycle of behavior or are contemplating change, the Making Change Stick Workshop is a great place to begin.

This hour and a half workshop helps you learn the research-based process of holistic change and gives you direction on where and how to start. Leave with the tools you need to make the change you’ve always wanted.

No cost to YMCA members or community members

Class Information: 
No classes available right now. Contact TG Gorospe at or (253) 460-8873 to stay up to date! 

Q-Place Discussion

This series helps to cultivate ongoing spiritual conversations with people who may have a different faith perspective.  Nine surprisingly simple practices build a foundation of relational trust and open the gateway for conversations about God to unfold naturally.  The nine practices are divided into 3, 9-week sessions, with 3-weeks spent on each of the 9 practices.

The practices are: Noticing, Praying, Listening, Asking Questions, Loving, Welcoming, Facilitating, Serving Together, and Sharing.

No Fee for this ongoing study

Class Information: 
No classes currently available at the Tacoma Center Y

For information or to register for any of the groups below visit the Welcome Center or contact Carol Ann Briggs at or 253-460-8871.

For information or to register for any of the groups below visit the Welcome Center or contact

Tommy (TG) Gorospe at or 253-460-8873.  Find more Life University classes near you. 

Community members are welcome to participate in all Life University classes and are required to sign our guest waiver and present Photo ID upon entering our facilities. Additional fees may apply. 


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