About Us

Our Mission:

The mission of the Greater Peoria Family YMCA is to put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind, and body for all.

About Our Facility:


Membership at the Greater Peoria Family YMCA is a membership like no other.

The Greater Peoria Family YMCA proudly offers a multi-purpose facility, immediately off of Willow Knolls Dr!

No other Peoria facility offers 57 acres of property, an Olympic-sized outdoor swimming pool, a fully equipped workout facility, and programs that promote wellness from youth to senior.

Memberships include at no additional cost: a 1/16 mile track overlooking two full-sized basketball courts; an outdoor pool; two dry saunas; an expansive selection of fitness equipment; and more than 50 group fitness classes per week. We are a community hub, where members will find volunteer opportunities and ways to connect with neighbors. We offer youth outreach programs to foster positive community enrichment.

General Information:

For the past 160 years the Greater Peoria Family YMCA has been a community based service organization dedicated to building the mind, body and spirit for members of the Peoria area community.  By offering value-based programs emphasizing education, health and recreation for individuals regardless of sex, race or socio-economic status the YMCA is increasing the quality of life in the Greater Peoria area.

Email Updates:

If you would like to receive program updates or notifications through email, send your email to membership@peoriaymca.org.  The Greater Peoria Family YMCA will not share, sell, or rent your email address.


  The Peoria YMCA is a proud partner agency of the Heart of Illinois United Way.
The YMCA is a member of the Peoria Area Chamber of Commerce, which is a membership organization of area businesses. The Chamber is the leading voice and resource for business in the region.


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