People of all ages, interests and skill levels can find the fitness classes, family activities and group interests they need to lead active, vibrant lives.


Train with friends, lose weight, build strength, try a new class, and take care of the whole you. We're here to help you get healthier and have fun while doing it.

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Fitness Classes

The Y offers hundreds of free classes led by trained, responsive, and fun instructors. Try indoor cycling, zumba, yoga and pilates, water exercises, and more. Check the schedule and reserve your space today!

Personal Training

Whether your goal is weight loss, muscle gain, training for an event, getting ready for that high school reunion, or just looking for a more healthy lifestyle, the Y’s certified personal trainers can help you achieve those goals safely, efficiently, and with the support you need. Register now!

Healthy Lifestyles at the YMCA

The Y is committed to ensuring healthy living across the region through programs that support those who’ve been diagnosed or are at risk for chronic diseases such as cancer, diabetes, Parkinson’s, high blood pressure, and obesity. Check out our programs to learn more!

Complimentary Fitness Orientation

Whether you’re new to exercise or in tip-top shape, the Y offers a 30-minute complimentary fitness orientation with our experienced fitness staff. Let us help you get started on your journey to a healthier lifestyle with a plan customized to your goals.

Summer Camp

At Y camp, kids have the opportunity to explore, find new talents, try new activities, gain independence, and make lasting friendships and memories. And, above all, it’s so fun! We offer camp throughout the entire summer! Our camps are designed for a wide variety of conventional interests that include arts & crafts, group games, nature exploration, swimming, field trips and more. Camps are themed weekly. Most camp activities are held outdoors with indoor activities provided based on the day and theme. Day campers are divided into groups by the grade level they are entering in the fall. Registration opens on December 26 for the following summer. 

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Traditional Youth Sports

The Y offers year-round team sports for kids of all ages and skill levels. Every child plays at least half of every game. We welcome Y members and non-members to participate, practice and play. Most sports are offered in 8-week sessions with one game and one practice per week for children K-8. Preschool sports typically have one practice per week with a scrimmage at the end of the season.  

Sports offered include: Basketball, Volleyball, Soccer, Flag Football and T-Ball. 

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YMCA Dance programs focus on skills, poise and discipline while never losing sight of fun! Whether your child prefers tap, ballet, jazz, hip hop or another genre, dance allows kids to exercise in a fun, nurturing environment.

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Our gymnastics programs begin as early as 12 months old as a parent-child class, and continue through preschool, progressive, and even competitive levels.

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Competitive Cheer

Our gymnastics programs begin as early as 12 months old as a parent-child class, and continue through preschool, progressive, and even competitive levels.

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Getting healthy doesn't have to be boring! YMCA Adult Sports programs offer the perfect opportunity to stay fit, get active and have fun!


Pickleball is offered from 2-4pm on specific weekdays. Equipment is provided. Please wear white-soled shoes only.


Pick-Up Basketball

Adult Pick-Up Basketball is for those age 18 and up looking to have a place to work hard, play hard and have fun in a weekly full-court meet up.



The Y offers two racquetball courts. We have racquets and balls available but strongly recommend you bring your own protective eyewear. You can call the Y at 314-849-9622 to reserve up to one hour of play up to 24 hours in advance. 



Meet new friends at a pick-up volleyball game! We offer co-ed volleyball leagues for ages 18 and up.


Martial Arts

The Y offers a wide range of martial arts classes for youth and adults alike. Y instructors are among the best in their respective martial art, providing an encouraging, non-intimidating, and family-friendly environment for students of all ages - while making it fun! Students learn to strengthen their bodies and the value of hard work, discipline, honor, integrity, and respect.


The Y strives to help all ages learn how to swim so they can stay safe around water, have fun and learn the skills needed to make swimming a lifelong pursuit for healthy living.

Swim Lessons

Swim lessons at the Y focus on learning vital water safety skills and stroke development through a progressive swim lesson curriculum. Swimmers develop self-esteem while creating positive experiences that last a lifetime.


Water Exercise

Utilize the resistance and buoyancy of the water to improve cardiovascular fitness, strength, and flexibility. Instructors lead small groups through water choreography and resistance exercises. 


Recreational Swimming

Drop into our pool for lap swim, family swim, or recreational swim. Check the pool schedule to find a time that works for you and your family. Don't forget our indoor Kiddie play structure!


Swim Team

The South County Family YMCA has a swim team for ages 5 to 21 who want to swim competitively in a fun environment.


Work in Aquatics

The Y offers lifeguard and swim instructor certification courses to give you the tools needed to be successful. Join our aquatics team today!


At the Y, teens feel welcome and have proven success.  We offer activities and programs for teens that provide them with academic assistance, employment opportunities and other life skills, all while having fun!

Teen Leaders Club

Leaders Club is a program for teens ages 13-18 to learn about leadership, prepare for college, get involved with the community and have fun with peers.

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Youth and Government (YAG)

YAG provides students the opportunity to experience the democratic process and develop the leadership skills needed to become citizens of a participatory society.

Youth and Government promotes:

  • An understanding of local, state, national, and international concerns
  • Research, study, and debate on public issues
  • Exploration of careers in public service
  • Interaction with adult and youth leaders involved in decision-making processes
  • An understanding of political systems and the forum they provide for the effective and peaceful resolution of issues and concerns
  • Appreciation for the diversity of viewpoints on public issues and a respect for ideas, beliefs and the positions of others
  • Demonstration of citizenship responsibilities and leadership roles  essential to the health of a participatory democracy

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Are you looking for a space for an upcoming event or birthday party? Celebrate at the Y! The South County YMCA is the place to be for a special event! Host your next bridal shower, baby shower, birthday party, or any other special gathering here with us!


Available Party & Rental Times

The times listed below are our normal birthday party and rental times.

  • Dance Party: Saturday 12:30 - 2:30 pm

  • Gymnastics Party: Saturday 3:30 - 5:30 pm

  • Swim Party: Saturday 1 - 3 pm


  • Y Members $150 for up to 14 kids

  • Non-Members $200 for up to 14 kids

Cancellation Policy

  • Parties include a $50 non-refundable cancellation fee.

  • All parties must be canceled with a 2 week written notice. Those canceled less than 2 weeks before the party will only be eligible for a 50% refund.

  • If you wish to reschedule your party, we require 3 weeks written notice and there will be an additional $15 rescheduling fee.

  • If the YMCA cancels, we will reschedule or refund 100%

How to Book Your Party

Please contact Melissa Bice at

Please Note

  • Reservations must be confirmed 2 weeks prior to party date. Payment due in full at booking.

  • Party is not officially booked until you receive confirmation from the Party Host.

From mindfulness to line dancing, we offer adult enrichment programs that bring together people who love to learn.


The Y's success relies significantly on the generous volunteers who donate their time and talents to make a difference in the community. When you volunteer at the Y, you are joining more than 5,000 other volunteers taking an active role in bringing about meaningful, enduring change right in your own neighborhood. 



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