The first YMCA is founded in London, England.
The first YMCA in the USA opens in Boston, MA.
YMCA of Michiana, Inc. begins operations in South Bend, IN. It operates out of temporary facilities until the Studebaker Corporation offers to build the Y a new building in 1902.
YMCA of Michiana, Inc. opens its first permanent building in South Bend on the corner of Main and Wayne Streets.
YMCA Camp Eberhart opens for its first summer of camp in Three Rivers, MI.
Benton Harbor-St. Joseph YMCA is formed.
Benton Harbor-St. Joseph YMCA opens its first facility in Benton Harbor, MI.
A group of local businessmen bring the YMCA to Niles, MI and it operates out of a small office downtown while using local schools, churches, and parks to operate its programs.
The YMCA of Niles is located in the “Old Colonial House” at 315 West Main.
Original Niles-Buchanan YMCA facility on State Street opens.
- YMCA of Michiana, Inc. moves to a new building located on Northside Boulevard in South Bend.
- YMCA Urban Youth Services is founded.
Charles Martin becomes Executive Director of YMCA Urban Youth Services.
- Benton Harbor-St. Joseph YMCA operations move to its current building on Hollywood Road in St. Joseph, MI.
- Inaugural Thanksgiving Day Run takes place in Niles, MI.
Niles-Buchanan YMCA operations move to its current building on Front Street in Niles, MI.
Benton Harbor-St. Joseph YMCA completes renovations and an expansion of its current building.
Benton Harbor-St. Joseph YMCA and Niles-Buchanan YMCA merge to form YMCA of Southwest Michigan.
- YMCA of Michiana, Inc., and YMCA of Southwest Michigan merge to form YMCA of Greater Michiana.
- YMCA of Greater Michiana and City of South Bend Venues Parks & Arts form a partnership. Y operations in South Bend are moved to O'Brien Fitness Center.
Niles-Buchanan YMCA completes a 14,000 sq. ft. expansion of its current building.