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More Offerings this fall at the Illinois Valley YMCA


The Illinois Valley YMCA has something for everyone in its new fall brochure!

Besides the enormous exercise center, the Y is offering group exercise classes to Swim Team, Tumbling and Tae Kwon Do, the Illinois Valley YMCA is working hard to safely offer activities for all ages. The YMCA abides by all CDC guidelines. Members must wear a mask, and temperatures are taken upon entry to the facility.

The Illinois Valley YMCA is offering Preschool for the 3-4 age group. We are taking new students now! Register online or stop by our facility during open business hours. Y Tykes go Monday-Thursday; 9:00am-12:00pm. Temperature checks upon arrival, masks must be worn, and plenty of room to social distance.

In September, group exercise classes are expanding, with SilverSneakers Classic at 9 a.m. and Fun Fit H2O at 8:30 am on Mondays and Wednesdays. Have fun and move to the music through a variety of exercises designed to increase muscular strength, range of movement and activities for daily living.

There are several other Group Exercise classes being offered at the Y. Just visit to view our fall brochure. No need to sign up for classes.

Illinois Valley YMCA Dolphins swim team is hosting Rookie Week Sept. 14-17. The swim team is made up of youth ranging in age from 4-21, and swimmers come from across the Illinois Valley, including LaSalle, Peru, Mendota, Princeton and Oglesby.

New swimmers can come and learn about the swim team and be evaluated for placement in a level during Rookie Week. Email coach Christy Malerk at to sign up for a 20-minute private try out.

Swim lessons will begin in October, and private lessons are also available for one-on-one attention. The complete fall aquatic schedule can also be found in the fall brochure.

Tae Kwon Do returns to Illinois Valley YMCA and is open to both adults and children, ages 6-12 and over the age of 13, while Little Tigers Tae Kwon Do is open to children aged 3-6 years. Improve self-confidence, discipline and coordination with Tae Kwon Do!

The Tumbling and Trampoline program is also available, with classes offered Monday-Wednesday and Saturdays for all abilities. Classes range from pre-beginner to intermediate.

See the fall brochure for complete details and class times for our Tumbling/Trampoline &
our Tae Kwon Do programs.

Illinois Valley YMCA: 300 Walnut Dr., Peru, IL 61354, 815-223-7904,