Thank you to our Major Donors

The Y’s donor-supported scholarships and community programs are essential, so that no one is turned away here at the Greater Peoria Family YMCA. This community outreach would not be possible without the support of our major donors. The PEORIA YMCA provided more than $114,000 in scholarships and community programs last year to families and individuals in the […]

NEW Functional Training Classes

The Y is expanding on its Boot Camp offerings, providing additional functional training workout options. This type of workout provides strength, stability, and mobility needed in everyday life. Functional Training classes are offered at the days/times listed below in 9-week sessions or with a Punch Card.

Pool Access in Winter Months

Beginning September 4th and running through May 24, 2019, all YMCA members will have access to Central Park Pool for lap swimming privileges as follows: Monday-Friday from 5-8:00am Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 11:30am-1:30pm Saturdays from 7-8:30am Sundays from 12-2pm I’m happy to share that there will be no additional fees assessed for this access to […]

Share the Y & SAVE!

Members Together Save 20%!  Help strengthen our community by inviting your friends to join the YMCA. After all, the Y is more fun – and 20% cheaper – with a friend! The 20/20 Member Referral Program begins January 2, 2018. When a member helps us to create a healthier community by referring a new member, BOTH the member […]

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 […]

Before & After School Care

Y-ACHIEVEMENT: Our before & after school program is made up of more than just a safe place for your child. The staff make each day new and exciting with activities to develop the students. Your child will experience activities in seven core content areas: arts and humanities, character based education, free play, homework support, literature, service based […]

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 […]

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.

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