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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 JULY!

Summer Membership Sale Continues: $50 for Students, $75 for Adults and $125 for a Family!

All Kids Can: June 15- August 7th on Tuesday & Thursdays.  The class is free for any student entering 1st-6th grade.  1st-3rd graders meet from 10:00- 11:00 am & 4th-6th gamers meet from 11:00-12:00pm.

Water Aerobics will be offered on Tuesday & Thursday at the City Pool from 6:00- 7:00pm.  Registration is required.  There is no fee for Western YMCA members and is $10/month for non-members.

Water Babies, ages 6 months- 3 years, will be offered on Wednesdays in July at the the City Pool from 6:00-6:30.  Registration is required.  The fee is $15.00, 1 child & 1 adult.  All those enrolled in Water Babies can stay for Family Swim after class.  

  Swim Lessons will be offered in cooperation with the City Pool.  Group lesson cost this year will still be $30.  Group lesson week 2 will be July 20- July 24 from 5:00- 6:00 pm.  You must register for this session by July 15th.  Private swim lessons will be offered for $60 for 5 one hours sessions.    Forms can be found at the Western YMCA, City Pool or on our youth development page.

Registration is open for both our SPLASHY RUN and GLOW RUN.

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

High School Athletes have began there workouts!


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

Additional details on our events page.



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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