Paddleboard Off-Site Classes


When: August 26, 2018 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Where: Wakonda State Park, Wakonda State Park, 32836 State Park Road, La Grange, MO 63448, USA

It’s time to get wet and make a splash! These classes are all on the stand-up paddleboards. Paddleboard fitness is a fun way to exercise. The overall focus is balance, strength, and stability. Session is 45-60 minutes. Limited to 5 participants. Open to members and non-members, $20 per person. Sign up at the YMCA prior to date. Classes offered at: …

YMCA Member Appreciation


When: July 16, 2018 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Stop by the YMCA for complimentary shaved ice from Gengenbacher’s Shaved Ice Shack available from 10:00AM to 2:00PM.

Blood Drive


When: October 5, 2018 @ 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Where: Quincy Family YMCA, 3101 Maine St, Quincy, IL 62301, USA

The YMCA will host an American Red Cross blood drive at the Quincy Y on Friday, October 5 from 1pm-6pm. Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments are encouraged to help you avoid wait times. To schedule an appointment visit or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767).

Freedom Trail Challenge


When: July 1, 2018 – July 31, 2018 all-day

Any day during the month of July racers can come to the Y to complete the course; racers are given a stop watch to record their time. “On their honor” they are to complete a workout in or around the YMCA. Trail can be strategically planned to complete it in the fastest time possible. Once complete, you will turn in your …

Pound & Paint


When: July 19, 2018 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: Quincy Art Center, 1515 Jersey St, Alton, IL 62002, USA

The YMCA & Quincy Art Center have created an all in one fitness & art class! You’ll be guided through an hour long session combining pounding & painting. Work up a sweat & create a masterpiece of your very own! Dress for a mess & meet on the front lawn of the Art Center, 1515 Jersey Street! Instructors: Jen Porter …

Swim Meet


When: June 16, 2018 @ 9:30 am

River Country Swim Team summer home swim meet.

Stretch Challenge


When: May 20, 2018 all-day

An online Facebook Challenge that will “stretch you to your limits.” Kylie Bliven, NASM certified personal trainer will demonstrate seven different stretches each week, encouraging you to perform a minimum of 10 minutes of stretch per day. What will this do for you? Stretching promotes better movement and sleep, decreases pain and discomfort, prevents muscle soreness, increases range of motion …

Funnel Cake 5K


When: July 29, 2018 @ 9:30 am
Where: Adams County Fair, 2010 E 1250th St, Mendon, IL 62351, USA

The Quincy Family YMCA and Rural Program Center in Ursa will bring health, laughter and family fun to the Adams County Fair. The YMCA will host the inaugural Funnel Cake 5K on Sunday, July 29 at the Fairgrounds. This race will bring family fun to the Adams County Fair with a 5K run, 5K walk and a one mile Kids Fun …

Lifeguard Re-certification Course


When: May 19, 2018 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

For those who’s certification has expired. The purpose of the American Red Cross Lifeguard course is to provide entry-level lifeguard participants with the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize and respond to aquatics emergencies and to provide care for breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries and sudden illnesses until emergency medical services (EMS) personnel take over.

Safe Sitter Babysitting Class


When: May 31, 2018 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Where: Quincy Family YMCA

Safe Sitter graduates are prepared with the knowledge they need to prevent problems and handle unexpected emergencies. In class, we will cover basic childcare skills, as well as how to screen potential clients and jobs, handle business transactions, manage child behavior, handle household and life-threatening emergencies and stay safe on the job. Class is for ages 11-18. Please register by …