Welcome to YMCA SHARJAH

When we say the YMCA builds “strong families,” it’s not just a slogan. It’s a tradition, a daily fact of life and a point of great pride.The YMCA of Sharjah work together from a base of Christian values to provide opportunities for all people to grow in body, mind and spirit.

Our Focus

We focus our work in three main areas: nurturing the potential of kids and teens, helping people live healthier lives, and supporting our neighbours.

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WE BUILD STRONG KIDS, STRONG FAMILIES, STRONG COMMUNITIES

The Sharjah YMCA is dedicated to the growth of all persons in spirit, mind and body, and their sense of responsibility to each other and to the global community.

Who We Are

When we say the YMCA SHARJAH builds “strong families,” it’s not just a slogan. It’s a tradition, a daily fact of life and a point of great pride.

Our Focus

We focus our work in three main areas: nurturing the potential of kids and teens, helping people live healthier lives, and supporting our neighbors.

Mission

The YMCA of Sharjah work together from a base of Christian values to provide opportunities for all people to grow in body, mind and spirit.

Vision

Through our commitment to Social Inclusion, Benevolence, Volunteering and International Development.

Whats Happening..!

175th Founders Day Celebration and Thanks Giving Service

On 6th June 1844, the world’s first YMCA was started by George Williams in London, to help youth address social challenges. 175 Years later, the YMCA is spread to 119 countries and still empowering young people to become the voice of the next generation of confidence by engaging  global citizens.  The 175th birthday was celebrated on 21st June. Former Presidents Mr. Jose P.M., Mr. Kurian Thomas and Mr. Mathen Oommen had inaugurated the celebration. Mr.Jobin Jacob Mathew  ( Former Secretary Sharjah KCC) had given the founders day... read more

Ifthar Kit distribution 2019

During the Holy month of Ramadan, YMCA members under the leadership of Social and action committee, had visited the labor camps in Sajjah area and distributed ifthar kit packets to the labors. The program was conducted under  the leadership of  Social and Action Committee and under the guidance of Chairman Mr. Jacob M.... read more

YMCA Ecumenical convention 2019

As part of the vision of YMCA, with the motto of ecumenism, the 17th Bible convention was held from 21st to 23rd May, 2019 at Sharjah Worship center main hall. Brother Dr. George Cherian ( Chairman, Missions India) delivered the word of God during  these 3 days. Rev. Sajesh Mathew ( Chaplain Marthoma Parish Dubai & Sharjah ) has inaugurated the Convention. Intercessory prayers and praise and worship were lead by eminent personalities during these days. YMCA choir sang melodious songs during these days. View the Photo... read more

YMCA Excellence Award 2019

By God’s grace YMCA Sharjah had the privilege to conduct the 17th Excellence Award function on 27th May at Emirates National School. Mr. Muhasin K., Principal, Pace International School Sharjah, was the chief guest for this function. President Mr. George James presided over the meeting. The 12th Grade Toppers of Science, Humanities and Commerce Stream from CBSC, ICSC and Kerala State Board and their Parents and also the representatives from all the schools in Sharjah were present during this function. Toppers were honored by presenting them with the Excellence awards. The children of YMCA members for 10th and 12th grades also were given awards for their achievements in the year 2018 – 2019. From this year onwards we have decided to honor the children of YMCA members who have completed their graduate/post graduate programs. The program was conducted under  the leadership of  Leadership and Training Committee and Chairman Mr. Sunil Mathew... read more

Nurses Day Celebration 2019

As part of International Nurses Day, YMCA sharjah honored the YMCA Members those who were working as Staff Nurse in various hospitals in Sharjah and Dubai. Mrs. Rekha Biju ( In charge of Hatta hospital took class about the Subject Graceful ageing. The program was conducted under  the leadership of  Women and children Committee and the guidance Chairperson Mrs. Jini... read more

Easter celebration and Family Get together 2019

Easter Celebration of YMCA Sharjah is held at parish hall of St. Mary’s Jacobite Soonoro Cathedral on Saturday 26th April  at 7.30pm. Rev. Fr. Sajan C. Alex ,(Vicar St. Marys Knanaya Church) inaugurated the meeting. Rev Varghese  Mathew ( CSI Parish Sharjah), Rev. D.S. Roy ( CSI Parish Dubai), Rev. O.P.Poulose ( St. Thomas Evanjalical church, Sharjah were given felicitations. Cultural programs and dinner also was arranged. The program was conducted under  the leadership of  Leadership and Ecumenical Committee and the guidance of Chairman Mr. Gijo Kaleekal and Mr. John... read more

wordsoftheday

Blessed is the one who perseveres under trial because, having stood the test, that person will receive the crown of life that the Lord has promised to those who love him.