A cornerstone of the community, the YWCA has a multitude of classes available for people of all ages. They are the oldest women's organization in the United States they work to empower women and eliminate racism. Various locations have different options, but they have water parks, swim lessons, yoga classes, endurance training and more. For those who prefer a solitary workout, cardio and strength machines are available for unlimited use. The Y also offers classes and day camps for children in the community, everything from art to swimming is offered on-site. Monthly memberships are required, and the gym offers financial assistance available for those who qualify. Minneapolis locations are widely accessible, in Uptown, Midtown, and downtown.