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Volunteer Coaches

Volunteer coaches are a vital part of many YMCA programs.  Programs such as Girls on the Run, STRIDE and Youth Fall Soccer are  successful when great people share their time and talents. Would you like to hear “Coach” added to your name?  Here are a few opportunities: Girls on the Run Fall 2017 Coaches Girls […]

Youth Fall Soccer

Kickin’ into Fall  Get the kids outside this fall/late summer with outdoor soccer at Lawson Park.  This is our most popular youth sport of the year!   Youth, ages 4 to 14, will be divided into teams by age with separate leagues for boys and girls based on registration numbers.  All games will be played […]

Future Superstars Basketball Camp – Kiwane Garris

FUTURE SUPERSTARS CO-ED BASKETBALL CAMP featuring Kiwane Garris Boys and Girls will improve their basketball skills with this 3 day camp held at the Mattoon YMCA.  Kiwane Garris, former Illini basketball player will lead youth through drills to gain skills! Who-Youth between the ages of 6 to 14 When-July 26-28, 2017 from 9am to 3pm […]

Last Chance Tri- Oct 1, 2017

                  This is a great triathlon for the beginner triathlete! 275 yard indoor swim 12 mile bike ride 3.1 mile run Start your training now! All sections on this triathlon begin and end at the Mattoon Area Family YMCA.  Awards are given to overall Male/Female finishers, top 3 […]

Swim Lessons at Lytle Pool

Take the kids out to Lytle Park for swim lessons!  Our swim instructors will offer 2-three week sessions of group swim lessons at Lytle Pool.  Lytle Lessons meet 4 days a week, Monday through Thursday, with Friday set aside for weather related make-ups. Registration is open now for the first session of Lytle Lessons.   […]

Membership Specials

Now is a great time to join the Mattoon Area Family YMCA!  We have membership specials available through June 16th. Meet Friends-Get Healthy-Get Involved. Summer Blast Memberships-   Same benefits of a long-term membership but perfect for someone looking for a summer only membership, $45 for 90 days for youth ages 17 & under( includes […]

Youth Volleyball Clinic

The YMCA is excited to add a Youth Volleyball Clinic to our summer line up.  Created for youth in 4th-7th grades, this clinic will provide an opportunity to grow and develop volleyball skills. We will offer an atmosphere that is enjoyable, wholesome and social where expectations will include fair play, good sportsmanship, and respect for […]

Rocking Chair Softball

Next to the Plate-  Rocking Chair Softball! Registration is now open! Rocking Chair Softball is the longest continuously running adult sport for the Mattoon Y.  WHY?  Because it is a blast!  This league is for those 40 and older to play some slightly competitive softball at the Round House Complex in Mattoon.  Each team will […]

Healthy Kids Day 2017

The BEST SUMMER YET starts at HEALTHY KIDS DAY!-  Saturday, April 29th. Join us at the Y 9am to 12pm to learn about summer youth programs offered by the Y and many local community partners.  The day will be filled with fun fitness classes, dodgeball, inflatables and more! When:  Saturday, April 29th-9am until 12pm Where: […]