Our Welcome Center is your one-stop shop to have your member cards scanned, check in guests, register for programs or services and get answers to any questions you may have.
All guests must sign in and leave an ID at the welcome area to be verified in our system.
Our 3,500-square-foot Wellness Center is a comprehensive workout facility for all fitness levels, ages and areas of interest.
Wellness staff members are always on hand to help answer any questions you may have during your time on the wellness floor. They can also connect you with both free and fee-based programs and services to help you set and achieve your health and fitness goals.
Wellness Center at a Glance
Cardio equipment: 20, most machines with TVs (earphones required for sound)
Strength machines: 15
Free Weights: around 15
Lines carried: Cybex, Precor, LifeFitness
Sweat towel availability: Yes
Group Exercise Facilities
We offer 24 diverse group exercise classes each week in our Group Exercise Room, including Indoor Cycling classes. Basic equipment needs each class is provided. There are 12 LifeFitness bikes for indoor cycling classes.
Classes offered (per week): 24
Most popular classes: Indoor Cycling, Yoga, Zumba, Sculpting, Kickboxing, Step, Boot Camp and SilverSneakers®
Reservations: required: All classes are first come, first serve except for indoor cycling, which requires an advanced reservation (made by phone or on-site).
Recommended: Indoor cycling participants should bring water bottles and YMCA sweat towels
Usage policy: All codes of conduct and wellness rules apply for group exercise classes.
We have three locker rooms: a men's, a women's and a family locker room for families with children under the age of 10. Children 10 and up must use the locker room for their appropriate gender.
There are 75 lockers and six showers in each locker room. Options for private changing are available in each facility.
Members must supply their own locks or may use the complimentary wallet and keys locker box at the Welcome Center. Members who wish to shower or use the pool, sauna, etc. must bring their own towels.
Amenities include hair dryers, bags for wet clothes and baby changing stations.
Those using the locker room facilities are expected to follow the stated code of conduct as outlined in the Y rules. No cell phone use is allowed in locker rooms.
Sauna, Steam Room & Whirlpool
The sauna, steam room and Whirlpool are located in the pool area and accessible directly from each locker room. These facilities are open for use for members 18 and up. All rules and policies are posted on-site for reference.
Our indoor pool is open year-round. We designate two swim lanes at all times and add an additional lane as demand warrants. The pool, maintained at 86 degrees, is 25 yards long, five lanes wide and 4.5 feet deep. Swim lessons, swim team practices, water aerobics and free swim are common pool activities.
Members must abide by pool rules and the YMCA's swim test policy for younger swimmers.
Our outdoor pool is open from Memorial to Labor Day each year. The L-shaped pool offers zero entry, a frog slide for small children and two large slides for able swimmers. This facility may be used for splash bases and birthday celebrations.
During the summer, free lunches are served at noon to all children 18 and under. The pool pavilion seats 60 people comfortably.
Members must abide by pool rules and the stated swim test policy.
The 6,000-square-foot gym is home to youth basketball and adult pickup basketball games, volleyball and special events. The area is kid-friendly. Though refurbished to modern standards, this facility has been in operation since 1941.
The naturally lit indoor track is open to all ages, including children under 12 (must be supervised by an adult). It is accessed by a stairway off the main hallway or via a special needs elevator (key required). One mile equals 17 or 21 laps depending on the position of the lane used. Note: Boot camp classes make use of this track during cold weather months.
Located on a hill behind the building, the outdoor track offers great natural views for running or walking. The trail is compacted with rock and passes a cave, stream and a historic hillside used by the Union Army during the Civil War. All ages are welcome to use this course. Children should be supervised at all times.
More than just a safe place to look after your children while you work out, our Y-Play service offers children ages 6 weeks to 6 years the chance to get the most out of their own visit to the Y through playing, learning and staying physically active. Children in Y-Play offered an array of age-appropriate activities, including book time, arts and crafts, physical fitness activities and outdoor playtime as weather permits.
Children may stay at Y-Play for up to two hours per day and a maximum of nine hours per week.
Parents/guardians are the only adults authorized to leave a child with Y-Play, and are required to remain on-site at the Y during their child's visit. Only the parent or guardian who signs a child into Y-Play may sign them out or pick them up.
Youth Activity Center
The Youth Activity Center offers children 7-10 an array of age-appropriate activities, including computer games, V-Smile, book time, art club, crafts, Kids Gym and outdoor playtime as weather permits.
Children may not stay longer than 2 hours per day and 9 hours total per week. Parents must sign in and sign out their children for security measures.
Open from 3 - 7 p.m. weekdays, Y-World offers young people a place to hang out with friends, catch up on homework, use Internet workstations or play Ping-Pong and pool. Students are not required to remain in the space at all times; they may venture around the building as desired.
Fun Company is a structured academic enrichment program for children ages 4-11 that provides before- and after-school care. Hours are 6- 7:30 a.m. and 3:30-6 p.m. weekdays.
Activities at Fun Company include homework help, fitness classes, snacks, gardening, crafts and adventure time.
Fees are charged on a weekly basis, and costs vary based on number of days attending and how many siblings participate. Details are available through the Welcome Center or by calling Rebekah Gardner at 270-237-5704.