Celebrate with us as we open the new Bloomington-Normal YMCA!
Our doors will open to the community on Monday, August 22, 2022. We will begin our Grand Opening Celebration the following week on Monday, August 29, 2022 alongside community partners who join us in strengthening our community! You do not have to be a member of the YMCA to enjoy the festivities.
YMCA Grand Opening Celebration Welcomes the Entire Community!
Monday, August 29th
Come in for the Y Group Fitness Experience with snapshots of each of our MOSSA Group Fitness classes. Connect with our wellness team through various fitness challenges and enter to win a raffle prize.
Families can join our aquatics team for open swim with the new splash pad and challenge each other with mini sports games in the gym!
Healthy In A Hurry and Fed Kitchen will be joining us for lunch and dinner!
Tuesday, August 30th
YMCA Stakeholders, community leaders and the Chamber of Commerce will commemorate the celebration with a ribbon cutting ceremony that will take place at 10 a.m.
Relay races, family/group challenges, and Bloomington-Normal Trivia will kick off Tuesday night with Reggie Redbird and Corny Cornbelter! Feel the foam with That Kid Place and expand your imagination with the Bloomington Public Library!
Enjoy a YMCA Munch Mix from Donny B's, Carl's Ice Cream, Sugar Mama Bakery and Jurassic Grilled Food Truck Tuesday evening!
Wednesday, August 31st
Join us for a cookout on the patio and Carl's Ice Cream for Dessert!
Bring the whole family out for inflatable with the National Guard, a bounce house, dunk tank, face painting, balloon animals, giant yard games and relay races in the pool!
Thursday, September 1st
Nothing winds an exciting week down like a little mindfulness focus! Enjoy tea and coffee along with an oatmeal bar while building community at the Y!
Join us for a day of yoga, massages provided by Action Wellness, kittens, coloring, Playdoh and sunset yoga on the rooftop terrace!
Jurassic Grilled Truck and La Patrona Food Truck will be with us for lunch!
YMCA Announces Grand Opening of New Facility
Learn more about our partnership with Easterseals Central Illinois in our media release below.
Everyone is Welcome
The YMCA will never deny services due to financial hardship. Thanks to our generous donors, the YMCA is able to provide reduced rates on membership and programs to those who qualify through our Financial Support program.