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REIMBURSED Lifeguard Certifications | June 21st and 23rd

We are committed to SERVING the needs in our community. The pandemic has caused a Lifeguard shortage, and we are committed to filling that need! Not a certified Lifeguard? Take our class next week, Monday and Wednesday June 21 & 23 from Noon-7pm, and we will pay for your certification! You pay the first $150 […]

Pool Opening and Schedule!

    We are excited that SUMMER is finally here, and Peoria’s LARGEST outdoor pool is once again open! View our Pool Schedule 2021 here!


  Every Tuesday at 7:30am come train for our Triathlon at the Y! Details of the event are below.   Use this link to sign up for the Triathlon:   Date and Time of Triathlon Jul 24, 2021 Sat @ 7:30 AM-11:00 AM (3 hours 30 minutes) Description This family-friendly event is designed to […]

A Matter of Balance

A Matter of Balance (MOB) is specifically designed to reduce the fear of falling and improve activity levels among community-dwelling older adults. The program includes eight two-hour classes presented to a small group of 8-12 participants led by trained coaches. The program enables participants to reduce the fear of falling by learning to view falls […]

Summer Camp 2021 | June 1st

  Summer is a time for kids to be kids. And the Peoria Y Summer Camp is the place to make every precious summer day a great one! The Peoria YMCA’s Summer Day Camp is a super-lively, full-day, enrichment program focused on quality, small group, age-appropriate activities. Kids stay motivated, entertained and are encouraged to […]

Employment Opportunities

  Imagine going to work knowing that what you do each day positively affects the lives of the people in your community. Working at the Y, you’ll discover more than a job—you’ll enjoy a career with a future and the opportunity to make a lasting difference in the lives of those around you. The Greater […]

What is Personal Training all about?

You take the plunge….you make the call….you fill out the papers….get your picture taken….and you are now an official member of the YMCA. You make a big plan to come 3 days a week. You may even buy a new pair of shoes. So here you are … scan your card, walk upstairs, look around, […]

Are You Drinking Enough Water?

Water is important. We all know that. What you might now know though is the actual reason WHY water is important for your health and your results and what are the consequences of not drinking enough water. The reality is… you’re not reaching your potential or maximizing the results from all of your hard work […]

Core For Runners

Run faster and smarter with this game-changing core training. The exercises that help you run faster and improve symmetry. Want to pick up the pace and smash your running goals? Or maybe you’re not a runner but want to strengthen your core. Research suggests focusing on a specific type of integrated core training – not […]

Reinvest In Your Total Health

  Register for this free virtual event and learn about reinvesting in your total health. Hear from medical professionals, success mentors, and YMCA coaches! Your total health is easier to achieve than you might think. Join us Saturday, March 6th from 9:00am-11:45am for free! The first 150 people to register will receive a “Success Bag” […]

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