Welcome to the Emerson YMCA. We are here for you!

If you're looking for a gym in St. Louis with an uplifting environment, a community spirit and a unique focus on its members' well-being, the Emerson Family YMCA is just the warm, welcoming community you need to start your fitness journey. We're more than just a fitness center in St. Louis — we're a place for you and your family to build lasting relationships, develop a community focus and maintain your physical and mental wellness. We'll help you achieve these goals with a concentration on three core values: youth development, healthy living and social responsibility.

Register for a Program

Find a swim lesson, sports league, summer camp, or more.

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Inclement Weather

Our goal is to remain open during all normal business hours.  On the occasion of inclement weather, when safety becomes a factor for our members, guests and staff, we will modify our hours of operation or close the branch completely.

In the event of inclement weather, hours of operation changes will be available on our website and Facebook page.


Want to see more of our facility? Visit us today for a personalized tour!

Indoor Track
Indoor Pool
Free Weights
Stretching Area/Equipment
Adult Locker Rooms
Child Watch
Teen Center
Community Garden
Birthday Parties/Rentals

Upcoming Events

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This program is free of charge and open to the public. Everyone is welcome to participate.

Carondelet Park Rec Complex
time 3:00 pm

Ted-Ed’s mission is to spark and celebrate the ideas of every student and educator in the world.

Mid-County YMCA
time 11:00 am

Support the Y

Our Annual Campaign provides financial assistance and subsidies to ensure all who wish to participate can, regardless of their financial situation. Growing our Annual Campaign will ensure that we scale and expand our programs into our most vulnerable communities. To ensure we are deepening our impact, we will innovate our programming to meet community needs.