We appreciate your patience and understanding as we navigate the latest information put out by public health officials regarding COVID-19 restrictions.

As you may know, Illinois will move into the tier 4 mitigation plan for COVID effective Thursday, February 4, 2021, which loosens restrictions in our facilities. For more information, please visit the FAQ section below. 

The following Y locations are now open with limited facility areas and capacity:

  • Clinton County YMCA
  • Collinsville Maryville Troy YMCA (CMT)
  • Downtown Belleville YMCA - Kern Center
  • East Belleville YMCA
  • Monroe County YMCA - HTC Center
  • O'Fallon Illinois YMCA
  • Randolph County YMCA


We're Stronger with You

Member Meter

Introducing the Member Meter!

See how many people are at the Y in real-time before you visit! Percentages show the current amount of people checked in relative to COVID-19 facility capacity guidelines.


Frequently Asked Questions

  • Indoor Personal Training and Virtual Personal Training
  • Weight Rooms/Fitness Centers 
  • Track
  • Gymnasium
  • Recreational swimming
  • Water Exercise classes
  • Locker Rooms and Showers
  • Family Changing Areas
  • Limited Indoor Group Exercise classes
  • Limited AOA Group Exercise classes
  • Limited lap swimming and water walking
  • Coffee (only available at CMT, Downtown Belleville, O'Fallon IL, and Randolph County)
  • Lobby seating (only available at Downtown Belleville, O'Fallon IL, and Randolph County)
  • Child Watch
  • Youth Programs
  • Playground
  • Outdoor Sports
  • Racquetball (available at Downtown Belleville and O'Fallon IL)
  • Indoor Pickleball
  • Equipment Rentals
  • Facility Rentals
  • Guest passes for those interested in Membership.
  • Nationwide Y Membership access


*Available times and spaces are limited. Members will be required to reserve their space up to 48 hours in advance through our Virtual Y via our mobile app or website!

  • Hub area (at O'Fallon Illinois YMCA)
  • Sauna and Hot Tubs
  • Towel service

Everyone entering our facilities should be symptom-free (without a fever) and pass the health self-assessment below. These questions should be posted online, in advance communication, and posted in the lobby near the Front Doors and Service Center.

Important: If you answer YES to any of the following questions, you should not enter our facility:

  • Have you or anyone in your household had a fever or taken fever-reducing medicine in the last 24 hours?
  • Have you experienced any cold or flu-like symptoms within the last 24 hours (to include loss of taste/smell, cough, sore throat, respiratory illness, difficulty breathing, runny nose)?
  • Have you or anyone in your household had close contact** with or cared for anyone with a confirmed COVID-19 case in the last 14 days?
  • Have you or anyone in your household had close contact** or live with anyone who has been told to self-quarantine in the last 14 days?

Regions of ongoing community transmission of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) are regularly changing. Staff should follow CDC travel guidelines at https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/travelers/travel-during-covid19.html

Areas of increased transmission can be found at Harvard Global Health Institute map to identify counties and their most recent 7 day average of cases per 100,000 people in the last 7 days.  Any concerns should be discussed with their supervisor, executive, and/or DVP prior to travel.


**Close contact includes:

  • You spent a PROLONGED period of time in the same room without medical grade PPE.

Someone who was within 6 feet of an infected person for at least 15 minutes starting from 2 days before illness onset (or, for asymptomatic patients, 2 days prior to specimen collection)

  • You had DIRECT PHYSICAL CONTACT with the person (e.g., kissing, hugging).

  • You SHARED eating or drinking utensils with them.

  • You came into contact with their RESPIRATORY SECRETIONS (e.g., they coughed on you).

Medical professionals treating COVID-19 patients should shower and change clothes prior to coming into our facilities.

  • Workout towel (Towel services will not be provided.)
  • Water bottle (Only bottle fillers will be available at this time. Drinking fountains will be closed.)
  • Face coverings DO NOT need to be worn while exercising, swimming, or showering, but are still REQUIRED to be worn in and around the facility.
  • Children over the age of 2 must wear a mask while in our facility.


  • Traffic Flow - We will maintain a single entry/exit point and regulate traffic flow where possible.
  • Temperature Checks - Staff will receive temperature checks.
  • PPE for All Staff - All staff will be required to wear masks while serving members.
  • New Spacing - We have rearranged our equipment and environments to support social distancing.
  • Cleaning - We have deep cleaned the facility and updated our cleaning procedures.
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We're here to help you through this season of difficulty. If you are experiencing financial hardship, and are in need of membership assistance during this time, please submit our simplified online form. 

*Financial Assistance Form for Current Members

If you are interested in joining the Y, but need further assistance, please complete our Financial Assistance application below.

Financial Assistance Application for New/Interested Members

Register your Virtual Y Account

Your Virtual Y account is available through a website and/or a mobile app, depending on your preference.

If you've requested a mobile app account and are having trouble accessing it, or have any questions regarding your account, please email our support team at mobileapp@gwrymca.org.​

Summer Day Camp

The safety of our campers and staff is our first priority. While we have implemented many modifications to help ensure the health and safety of everyone, families can still count on an exceptional experience for their children.

Before & After School Care

The Gateway Region YMCA's Y Club Before and After School Enrichment Program is held in partnership with local school districts. Registration for the 2020-2021 school year is now open!