The YMCA of Greenville is an autonomous metropolitan association and a member of the National Council of the YMCA of the USA. The YMCA of Greenville is governed by a Board of Directors consisting of local citizens who are responsible for the policies and practices of the 11-site association.

YMCAs are for people of all faiths, races, abilities, ages and incomes. No one is turned away for inability to pay. YMCAs are at work in more than 120 countries around the world, serving more than 30 million people.

The YMCA of Greenville is a 501c3 organization and is a member agency of the United Way of Greenville County.