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YMCA of Metropolitan Los Angeles


The Y was created by young people trying to navigate their way in a new city -- far from family, friends and a familiar way of life. This premise has extended throughout our history.

Through services such as adult education classes like English as a Second Language (ESL), the Y helps people to be self-reliant, productive and connected to the community.

Citizenship Class

American citizenship is the dream of many, and we offer helpful, informative classes for those on the path of citizenship. Read more…

English as a Second Language (ESL) Class

English as a Second Language (ESL) classes began at the YMCA, and today many of our locations continue to offer this class. Read more…