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The Bloomington-Normal YMCA facility can be rented for after-hours activity subject to availability. All requests must be submitted at least two weeks prior to the event. Each party must submit a copy of their certificate of insurance and payment with the rental form in order to secure the event. The YMCA will not rent the facility to college groups for an after hour rental. 


The Bloomington-Normal Y is a two-pool facility. Both pools' temperature is maintained at 82-86 degrees. The competition pool is a 25 yard 8 lane pool with depths ranging between 4'9" and 9'3'' and is used primarily for adult lap swimming and some exercise classes. The Recreation/Therapy Pool is a pool with a splash pad, water current, and swim area that is primarily used for open swim, exercise classes, and our Swim School program. This pool has a depth of 3'7'' to 4'6''. Pool rentals include use of the locker rooms.

Shirk Sports Center:

The Y has one sports center. The sports center is equal to two full basketball courts or 4 youth-sized basketball courts. The sports center is also lined for pickleball and volleyball. Gym rentals include use of locker rooms.

Community Rooms:

The Community rooms are a great place to host your next meeting/small gathering. Equipped with countertops, tables and chairs and a flat screen T.V. to host your next meeting.

Teen/Intergen Room:

The Teen/Intergen room is a great space for small meetings or get-togethers. Equipped with computers for our esports programming as well as a kitchenette with a fridge and a microwave.

Birthday Party Bundles:

Birthday party bundles are available. Birthday packages include access to the Rec/Therapy pool or gymnasium, as well as either a community room or the Teen/Intergen room. The patio is also included in the package. Birthday packages include a Y birthday gift for your kiddo, additional goody bags can be purchased as well as cupcakes and paper products.

Overnight Building Rental:

Overnight building rentals are only allowed on Friday nights from 9:00 p.m. until 6:00 a.m. and Saturday nights from 6:00 p.m. until 6:00 a.m. and include the following until 1:00 a.m.:

•Pool (if requested will be available Saturdays only from 6-7:45 p.m.)
•Community Rooms
•Teen/Intergen Room

Attendees are restricted to the gym after 1:00am.  The YMCA reserves the right to cancel any party before the start time of the event. The weights and cardio equipment are not available to use during an after hour building rental.