Established in 2000 as the Marshall Area Community Center, the Marshall Area YMCA is a social welfare organization that has more than 5,300 members and serves over 10,000 people. Its facilities feature an aquatic center, 6-lane swimming pool, Whirlpool spa, water slides and interactive water play equipment. The Marshall Area YMCA also features an aerobics studio, gymnasium, multipurpose area, youth room, racquetball courts, and indoor walking and jogging tracks. It offers space for company celebrations, birthday parties, family gatherings and youth nights. The organization conducts day, sports and specialty camps that focus on creative arts, games, discovery learning, storytelling and music for children. Additionally, it provides swimming, gymnastic and sports programs for preschool children. The Marshall Area YMCA is located in Marshall, Minn.