Resources for Club Advisors

Whether you’re a current advisor, new advisor to an existing club, or wanting to start a brand new program at your YMCA there are plenty of resources available locally here in the Northeast.


Program & Staffing Resources

YExchange is a YUSA resource for YMCA staff / volunteers and requires an account with exchange access. Contact your YMCA’s Exchange Admin (usually your HR Department) for more info and to request access.

  • Leaders Club Share Drive – A compendium of resources including a how-to manual, forms, templates, training resources and loads of activities. Advisors are welcome to download and edit materials to suit your Y’s needs.
    • New resources! – Updated manual, traditions folder and  fundraising resources folder.


  • Regional Email List – Contact list of club advisors used to send out resources, information on upcoming events, etc. Please Contact us to be added. For YMCA’s Leaders Club Advisors only please.
  • Other Advisors & Club Shadowing – New advisors can learn a lot by engaging with experienced advisors and/or shadowing a nearby club. Contact us to be connected to a nearby club or check out our Find A Club page for YMCA’s we’ve known to have clubs in the Northeast.


Impact Data & Metrics 

  • Over the years we have collected information regarding the impact of the Leaders Club program. This can be helpful when making a case for support, Annual Campaign, and measuring impact for your own internal use. Contact us if you’re in need of these resources.