The mission of YMCA of the Fox Cities is to put Christian principles into practice by promoting youth, adult and family activities that build a healthy spirit, mind and body for all. For over 120 years, the YMCA of the Fox Cities has been a unifying force in the Fox Valley. The YMCA links individuals from diverse social and economic backgrounds with an inclusive, collaborative spirit, guided by Christian principles. The YMCA positively impacts the quality of life for more than 60,000 people each year, giving children skills and values which protect the integrity of family life and neighborhoods. The Heart of the Valley YMCA was established in 2002 and is a 90,000 square foot facility.