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1892

YMCA in Salem.

Doors open on State Street for the first YMCA in Salem.

1901

1901

Salem's Y relocates to a building it owns at the corner of Commercial and Chemeketa streets.

1910

Salem's first indoor swimming pools makes a splash.

Salem's first indoor swimming pools makes a splash.

1922

The Salem Y welcomes children to its first summer camp.

The Salem Y welcomes children to its first summer camp.

1926

1926

The Y dedicates a new building with 40 residence rooms, after a capital campaign of $200,000.

1938

Camp Silver Creek debuts on public land east of Salem.

Camp Silver Creek debuts on public land east of Salem.

1955

The Y opens a warm water therapy pool for individuals with polio.

The Y opens a warm water therapy pool for individuals with polio.

1974

The Y begins providing before-and after-school child care programs.

The Y begins providing before-and after-school child care programs.

1978

The Y opens Camp Greider at a 4-H Center property in West Salem.

The Y opens Camp Greider at a 4-H Center property in West Salem.

1995

1995

The Silver Falls Family YMCA opens

2019

History

Demolition of the old Salem YMCA

2022

Opening the new Salem Family YMCA

Opening the new Salem Family YMCA