the Y

For Youth Development
For Healthy Living
For Social Responsibility

With the values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility as our guide, we work with you every day to help your children have fun while realizing their potential. With the Y, you can feel confident that all child and teen activities offer a safe, positive environment to learn, play and grow.

We are open from 4:00am- 11:00pm, 365 days a year.

Stop by or call during our staffed hours for assistance.  Staff is availiabe Monday-Friday 8:00-11:00 am and Monday-Thursday 4:00-8:00pm.  You can also set up an appointment if those times don't work with your schedule.

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Western Community Center YMCA

1400 Mortimer Street, Barry, IL 62312

Our mission is to put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all. The YMCA is a non-profit charitable organization committed to strengthening the foundations of the community through programs and services focused on youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. The YMCA is open to everyone regardless of race, religion, or inability to pay.



Whats going on at the YMCA in August!

All Kids Can: This class finishes up on August 6th.    The class is free for any student entering 1st-6th grade Tuesday & Thursday.  1st-3rd graders meet from 10:00- 11:00 am & 4th-6th graders meeting from 11:00-12:00pm.  

Water Aerobics will be FREE for everyone in the month of August.  We will have class on August 4, 6 & 11 from 6:00-7:00 pm.  

The Community Garden is staring to produce vegetables and weeds!  Let us know if you need volunteer hours.

Refer  A Friend in August and you BOTH get a FREE MONTH!!!


2015 GLOW RUN IS SEPTEMBER 25th at Cedar Crest Golf Course, Quincy IL.

Additional details on our events page.

We will be walking in the New Canton Parade on September 5th.  

If you are interested in joining us speak a staff member.  



You SPOKE...We HEARD...Taking ACTION!  

NEW EQUIPMENT DELIVERED IN MAY 2014-- 4 way bench, 300 lbs of weighted plates, additional lifting bars, smith squat machine, pull up bar, plyometric boxes, functional trainer, bicep curl bench and additional fitness classes offered!!!  The FUN has just begun!  Tell your friends about all of the NEW EQUIPMENT and get 1-month FREE!  There is no better time to get active than RIGHT NOW!!!  Be your BEST- let the YMCA help!



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