Aqua Boot Camp

The Peoria YMCA offers a number of Aquatic Fitness Classes…which are FREE with a YMCA membership! Click here for a list of classes, days and times. New to Aqua Boot Camp this year is the use of paddles made specific for muscular strength and endurance work in the water. The paddles are a type of […]

Pool Hours and Guidelines

The 2017 pool is seasonal and is open May 27th – September 4th. Monday-Friday: Open swimming 12pm-8pm; Lap swimming 5:30am-7:15am, 10:45am-1pm & 4pm-close Saturday & Sunday: Open swimming 11am-7pm; Lap swimming 11am-1pm & 4pm-close Pool Closes Early, at 4:30pm on the following dates due to swim meets: Friday, June 2nd Tuesday, June 6th Thursday, June 16th […]

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 […]

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 […]

Just Tri It Triathlon

JUST TRI IT, TRIATHLON This family-friendly event is designed to introduce the sport of triathlon to newcomers and provide a challenging training tool for veteran triathletes. All participants receive 4 free Y guest passes; t-shirt for the first 20 participants registered; water & fruit for each competitor; plus drawings/specials for members and non-members.

Youth Sports Camps

Whether you’re a beginner or a competitive player, the Y has a program for you. We teach kids teamwork, leadership, and rules of the games, all while having loads of fun! There are camp for soccer, volleyball, and basketball!

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 […]

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