Win a FREE week of Summer Camp!

Register your child today! All kids registered for the Y’s Summer Camp by May 29th will go in the drawing to win a FREE week of camp! The Y’s Summer Day Camp has it all: Runs weekdays, May 30-Aug. 11, 7am-5:30pm Ages 5-10 (going into K-5th) Pool fun every day, plus every camper gets swimming […]

Greater Peoria Family YMCA announces Andrew Thornton as new CEO.

[May 4, 2017] Andy Thornton brings extensive experience in community collaborations, philanthropy and program development. The Greater Peoria Family YMCA announced today that T. Andrew “Andy” Thornton will serve as its new President and Chief Executive Officer, effective June 05, 2017. He will succeed Dan Chonowski who had served as CEO for 17 years before […]

We’ve got an app for that!

Forget your membership card? Wonder if there is a Zumba class this evening? With the Y’s new mobile app, all this and more is just a smartphone away! The Y’s new mobile app is available now for FREE! Download the Android or Apple version and say “OK” to Push Notifications. This will allow you to […]

Summer Swim Lessons

At the Peoria YMCA we know swimming is a life skill as much as it is great exercise and a challenging sport.   The Y’s outdoor pool is the perfect place for your family to learn, improve and enjoy swimming.  SUMMER SWIM LESSONS: All lessons are 30 minutes and sessions include eight (8) lessons. Parents […]

YMCA Summer Day Camp

Welcome to the Greater Peoria Family YMCA’s summer day camp!  Camp is a super-lively, full-day, enrichment program focused on quality, small group, age-appropriate activities. We provide a Healthy Living experience for kids by educating on healthy foods choices and the right balance of physical activity. Kids stay motivated, entertained and are encouraged to make choices and exercise independent thinking. The Peoria […]

New Fitness Equipment

The Peoria YMCA is happy to announce the arrival of two new stationary bikes. Our Fitness Attendants will be happy to show members how to use these machines.   835 PRECOR UPRIGHT BIKE 12 programs 25 resistance levels Touch and telemetry heart rate monitoring with SmartRate Features 3-position handlebars for upright, cruising and road positions […]

YMCA Swim Team

We would like to welcome each family and swimmer to the Greater Peoria Family YMCA summer swim team!  The coaching staff is ready for another great season here at the pool.  All participants in the summer swim team must be members of the Greater Peoria Family YMCA. SWIM TEAM REGISTRATION DAY: When: Saturday, April 22nd […]

What is the Yellow Banana Club?

What is a Yellow Banana? Yellow Banana is an appealing bunch of YMCA members who are in their prime of life. They are no longer green, but hold a mature and wise demeanor. They enjoy doing all sorts of activities from book clubs, serving, trips, and other recreational shenanigans. Are you interested in belonging? Call […]

Challenge yourself to try something new!

Check out our Winter Fitness Class schedule and challenge yourself to try something new!  Click here for class descriptions.

Before & After School Care

Y-ACHIEVEMENT, our after school program is made up of more than just a safe place for your child. The staff plays each day with new and exciting activities to develop the students. Your students will experience activities in seven core content areas: arts and humanities, character based education, free play, homework support, literature, service based […]

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