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Swim Team-The Inspiring Film

SWIM TEAM-THE FILM Join us for the viewing of this inspiring look at the rise of a competitive swim team of autistic teens, following the experience of the athletes and their families as they find hope for the future.  For more information on this film, visit Who is invited: anyone who wants to be […]

National Walking Day-Wed, April 5th

Wed, April 5th is National Walking Day.  On the first Wednesday in April, communities, organizations and individuals hit the gyms, sidewalks, parks or anywhere they can walk.  At the Mattoon Area Family YMCA, we hope you will visit us on April 5th for a walk.  Feel free to post your walk on social medial with […]

Member Referral Program

Refer a friend to the Mattoon Y and SAVE! A workout is even better when you have  that workout buddy!  Now you can refer a friend and save!  Refer a friend or a family to the Y and once they have completed three continuous months of membership, you will earn a $25 credit on your […]

Run for the Bagel 2017

Join us for the 30th anniversary of the Mattoon Area Family YMCA’s Run for the Bagel! When:  Saturday, July 22, 2017 Choose from the 5K walk/run or the 10K run which both begin at 6:30am The course is a flat and partially shaded path with bagels at the finish line.  This early morning start time […]

Les Mills Spring Launch Party

Join us Saturday, April 1st for the launch of the newest Les Mills BODYPUMP and CXWORX releases. All of our Les Mills Instructors will be on hand to present the new tracks. BODYPUMP, known for the ‘Rep Effect’, offers 10 tracks each designed to focus on a specific muscle group.  The music is uplifting and […]

Lifeguard trainings

Get Trained Being a lifeguard can be very rewarding while also offering a work opportunity.  The YMCA offers lifeguard certification training and we have a few coming up soon.  Don’t wait as these fill up quickly especially in as we get closer to summer. To learn  more or to register, following this link.

Helping Hands Portion Control Class

Come learn how to use your hands to help with portion control in this quick 15 minute presentation. Are you in the Survivor program?  Good news- you can earn 2 coupons for attending this presentation. Feel free to bring your entire family! Choose to attend one of these three times: Tuesday, March 7th at 6:30pm, […]

Family Fitness Classes

Every parent wants to set a positive example for their kids.  Living healthy and finding an activity to enjoy together is made easier with Family Fitness Classes at the Y!  Families are encouraged to attend classes together.  It’s Fun, It’s Fitness and It’s Family Time!  Family Fitness classes are free to Mattoon Y members.  Non-member […]

MY Night- Feb 18, 2017

MY Night Pool Party!! Wow, is this going to be a fun night!  Youth in grades 6th through 8th grade will have a blast during our February MY Night at the Y.  From 6pm to 8pm we will offer basketball, dodgeball, pizza, DJ Genta along with a pool  party and time with friends! The pool […]

7th-9th Grade Basketball

Attention teens in 7th through 9th grades.  Registration will be closing soon on this basketball season. Continue to develop your game in this league for 7th-9th graders looking to play some competitive hoops in a co-ed league. All games are held on Thursday with practices to be determined by team coaches. Season begins Feb 16th, […]