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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Robotics Team

This team will give kids the opportunity to learn and explore the science of robotics in a fun & exciting way. When: Tuesdays & Thursdays, every other week Dates: June 14/16, June 28/30, July 12/14, July 26/28, Aug 9/11 Time: 1-3pm Ages: 4th-7th grade Limit: 10 students Cost: Members-$25; Program Members-$35 (scholarships available) Register by […]

Biggest Mover Contest – Win an iPad Mini!!!

Get in shape! Lose weight! Live a healthier life!  WIN GREAT PRIZES!!!  Starts January 18th. The contest is designed for anyone who wants a jump-start on their fitness goals.  Sign up for The Biggest Mover and turn your new fitness goals into a long-term lifestyle that is more fit and healthy. Get Moving with Group […]

Poverty Cure, join the conversation, until February 19, 7:30-8:30am

In January, the Greater Peoria Family YMCA will be running a 6-week series called Poverty Cure.  This is a world-wide movement (currently in 144 countries) and we are bringing it to Peoria.  Click here to view flyer. We would love to have anyone who wants to be part of the conversation on poverty to take […]

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