Rebound Program

Summer Session, Now Enrolling: Saturdays, June 9th-July 28th | 9-Noon

The Greater Peoria Family YMCA is excited to expand on its FREE summer basketball program at the East Bluff Community Center of Peoria. This expanded program will not only teach the boys the skills of teamwork and leadership but also spend dedicated time each week to foster development in the principles and values of the YMCA.

Session 1: Saturdays, January 27th-March 17th – For youth ages 8-11
Session 2: Saturdays, April 7th-May 26th – For youth ages 12-14
Summer Session: June 9th-July 28th – For youth ages 8-14
Session 4: September 8th-October 27th – Ages TBD

Every Saturday:

  • 9:00am – Character Mentoring Small Group Session (boys must attend in order to play basketball)
  • 9:45am – Snack
  • 10:00am – Game 1
  • 10:30am – Game 2
  • 11:00am – Game 3
  • 11:30am – Game 4

The sessions topics include addressing the issues of cheating, streets, bullying, hard work, gangs, academics, employment, and healthy living. The lessons will focus on instilling the virtues of honesty, trust, respect, fairness, caring, responsibility, citizenship and sportsmanship.

Spaces are limited to four teams of 12, and there is no cost for the program.

Your Help is Needed!

The Y is looking for volunteers to help with this free program. We are looking for mentors to lead weekly topics of honesty, respect, bullying, moral code, gangs, & more (curriculum & materials provided), and volunteer coaches. Click here for more information and the volunteer registration page.

Thank you to our sponsors!

The Greater Peoria Family YMCA would like to thank everyone who has contributed to this amazing outreach program. More than $7,500 was raised at the Y’s Summer Soiree fundraising event, by generous donors who were in attendance. The Y also thanks the following generous sponsors:




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