Atmore YMCA closed doors Nov. 30

The Atmore Area YMCA, ended its community services, closing its doors for the final time, without fanfare, at 5 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 30, 2018.

For the past twenty-three years the YMCA provided a myriad of activities for young and old and in an earlier time was the hub for many community activities.

The YMCA incorporated in June of 1995 commencing public service in the historically significant “old” Atmore high school building.

The following excerpt is from the Articles of Incorporation; “the YMCA’s purpose shall be to help persons develop Christian personalities and to aid in building a Christ...