July 18, 2019

The YMCA of the Golden Crescent was named a City Favorite at the Summer Showcase at Victoria Mall! Thanks to everyone who voted for us. 



April 8, 2019

William "Bud" Oliver joins the YMCA of the Golden Crescent team as our new CEO effective April 8, 2019. Bud brings 30 years of YMCA experience and comes from the YMCA of Southeast Texas in Port Arthur, TX. We are excited to have him! Join us in welcoming Bud and his family to the Crossroads!

Click here for press release

March 27, 2019

We had a great Annual Campaign kickoff party last night! We look forward to a wonderful few months of fundraising. 

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March 20, 2019

Due to work on an electrical panel we will be providing limited services starting at 5:00am on Friday, March 22nd through sometime on Saturday. Click here for a full list of services that will be available.


March 12, 2019

Our YMCA app has been updated and requires members to download the updated version. Click here to get more how-to download information. Download the new app today!

March 12 – Updated app available!

March 12–April 12 – Both apps will continue to function.

April 12 – Existing app will no longer function.

March 6, 2019

We had a great time at our Annual Dinner on March 6th. 

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February 16, 2019

The Calhoun County YMCA community playground is complete!! 147 volunteers, YMCA staff, Board Members, Kaboom! and the Rebuild Texas Fund knocked it out on Saturday and completed an amazing transformation in 6 hours. Thank you to everyone who contributed to this great event!! 

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February 11, 2019

Join us for the 2019 Annual Meeting on March 6th at 6:00pm. RSVP required. Click here for more information

January 28, 2019

Both branches are now 24 hours!!! Thank you for your patience as we wrapped up some details. 


January 11, 2019

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!! Help the Calhoun County YMCA build a community playground in partnership with KaBOOM! and the Rebuild Texas Fund! Click here for more information.

Click here to register online


January 1, 2019

No Joining Fee in January so join today! Click here for more information. 

December 20, 20118

The Briggs branch renovations are complete! A huge thank you to Weaver and Jacobs Construction for their beautiful work. Come take a tour today! 

(Photos courtesy of Laura Haley Photography)

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December 17, 2018

24 hour access coming in January!! It's your health on your time. Click here for more information. 

December 4, 2018

YMCA of the Golden Crescent announced today that Chris Seilkop has officially resigned from his 7 year post as CEO, effective December 14, 2018. 

Click here for the Press Release 


December 1, 2018

The Barbara Bauer Briggs Family YMCA hosted their Gym and Building Renovation Dedication on Saturday, December 1st. We thank every donor for their contributions!

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December 1, 2018

The Barbara Bauer Briggs Family YMCA participated in Victoria's Lighted Christmas Parade on December 1st. 

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November 2015:

An Expansion Campaign for the Barbara Bauer Briggs Family YMCA. 

Our new Y will:

  • Provide accessibility for all
  • Serve more kids in youth sports, after school programs and summer day camp
  • Allow us to more than double the amount of swim lessons we offer
  • Create a more vibrant community space
  • Introduce more kids to fun and teamwork through youth sports
  • Bring nearly 50% more members into our organization
  • Improve quality of life for all generations in Victoria 

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