Helping you create quality web experiences

Lasting change comes about when we all work together. Strengthen your local and our national communities by tapping into the core features of the Open Y platform.

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Core Features

These core features and functionality are ready to go within the current Open Y offering:

  • Alerts: Push targeted alert messages to individual web pages
  • Amenity filters: Filter locations by available amenities
  • Brand-compliant design themes: Customize the look and feel of a website with approved colors
  • Content management tools: Multimedia management, webforms, slideshows, Facebook widget and other content management tools
  • Content scheduling: Ability to schedule content to be published at specific date/time for marketing and promotions
  • Events: List upcoming events
  • Mobile friendly: Brand-compliant templates and themes that are mobile responsive
  • Multilingual capabilities: Translate content into different languages via Google Translate
  • Search engine optimization: SEO-friendly websites with custom URLs, metatags, open graph tags, page titles and XML sitemaps
  • YMCA features: Location finder, alerts and other features built specifically for the Y

Third-Party Integrations

Open Y can accommodate several third-party options, including:

  • ACTIVE NET
  • CCC
  • Daxko
  • Facebook
  • Google Calendar
  • GroupEx PRO
  • MINDBODY
  • Netpulse
  • Personify

Connect with a partner and other YMCAs using the Open Y platform to learn more about integrating the digital tools you use within Open Y.

Planned Features

Open Y is always evolving with more planned features and functionality to be added. Review the Open Y Distribution Roadmap for future features that are planned, including:

  • Personalization: Present users with content based on the branch/location they have selected or belong to.
  • Landing page wizard: Create and manage landing pages through drag-and-drop user interface. View a full demo and tutorial for using Lndr to unlock the free, brand-compliant Y templates.
  • More integrations: Present seamless experiences for users to find group exercise classes or register for programs with data source from ActiveNetwork and Daxko. 

Updates & Releases

Open Y system updates
Updates and new releases for Open Y come out regularly.

Open Y features and fixes
Find the latest details on available features and fixes.

Drupal 8 updates
Learn about cycles for security and Drupal updates.

See how you can succeed

The vision behind Open Y is for YMCAs of all shapes and sizes to thrive in the digital environment.

Success Stories