YOUNG MEN'S CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION (Himachal Pradesh) REGISTERED UNDER THE SOCIETIES REGISTRATION ACT XXI 0F 1860 & INCOME TAX ACT
YMCA Shimla as a leading NGO of Shimla and the state, endeavors to concentrate all its energy and resources to organize and take part in networking with other NGOs, Voluntary Organisations and Government agencies.
The focus of the YMCA is mainly on the youth, poor women and children, Public Health, AIDS awareness, environmental issues, anti-alcohol and anti-smoking thereby contributing a great extent in making smoke-free Shimla.
Additionally, YMCA has a long term association with sports and sporting activities. In fact, so much that a physical education professor and instructor in Massachusetts founded the famous game of basketball.
YMCA Shimla also provides its members and guests with sporting facilities – a Billiards room and a table tennis area is readily available.
YMCA Shimla works in close collaboration with the following NGOs:
State AIDS Society
Deaf and Dumb societies
The local Churches.
CASA, Campus Crusade, etc.
The YMCA motto being the proper development of body, mind, and spirit. Thus, meaning the wholesome development of human personality.