YMCA of Greater Flint

Y Safe Places

Safe Places is a FREE community based summer and after school program for all youth grades K-12th. It is offered by the YMCA of Greater Flint at churches and community centers across the city of Flint. Although the program is free, prior registration is required before students can start session.

“Safe Places is a wonderful program! My daughter looks forward to coming every day. The programs and activities allow her to learn and communicate with her peers. I really appreciate how attentive the Staff are to her needs. This program provides a positive outlet for the youth in the community. I am so glad that we can be involved in the Safe Places program”-Safe Places Parent.

Youth Development, Healthy Living & Social Responsibility

Safe Places partners with a variety of community organizations to provide cultural and educational enrichment activities and skill building. Areas of focus include academics, sports, performing arts, technology, arts and crafts, nutritional and physical engagement.


A nutritious dinner and snack are provided as part of the after school program/summer program. Along with different vendors that come in and teaching healthy living lifestyles. Our partners include MSU Extension, Hurley Fitness, and MSU Cooking.


Academic based program that circles around enhancing reading, math and science for youth. Our partners include Stemnetics, Flint Public Library/Technology, and Dream League Music.

Site Locations

  • Flint Development Center: 4121 MLK Ave, Flint MI; Monday – Friday from 4 – 7 pm
  • Cathedral of Faith; 6031 Dupont St, Flint; Monday – Friday from 4pm-7pm
  • For more information or to sign-up, call Safe Places Director Monica Holmes at 810-232-9622 ext.108 or email at monicaholmes@flintymca.org.

Thank you Share Winter Foundation, Michigan Snowsports Industry Association, Crystal Mountain, and Mt Holly for sharing the joy of winter sports with our Safe Places youth. Your support made this possible!

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