Downtown & Kerasotes Locations

Birthdays, weddings, business meetings, swim parties, team building, camping, field trips and more! The YMCA of Springfield, IL has the facilities you need to make your dream party come true.

  • There is a contract and a non-refundable deposit required for each event. When a contract is mailed the Y has committed to the event and the contract is considered enforceable regardless of signature of rental group representative. In the case of a cancellation, the deposit is still due and is non-refundable. It may be transferable if the cancelled event is rescheduled within the same calendar year. 
  • Reservations should be made 2 – 4 weeks prior to the event and may be made as much as 5 years in advance. 
  • For all youth events the YMCA requires one chaperone over the age of 18 and out of high school for every 5 children unless otherwise specified. 
  • Groups are welcome to bring their own refreshments or snacks. Refrigeration is not available. 
  • Pinatas, dunking or hanging on rims are prohibited. 
  • The YMCA is a smoke and alcohol/drug free facility.

 Kerasotes: 217-679-1625

 Downtown: 217-544-9846

Parties and More

The Y is the perfect place for a party with family and friends or your school, church or work place. For more information about rentals, fees, or to reserve a date, contact Jill Steiner at 544-9846 x36.

Everything you need to know about renting the downtown Y (PDF)

Everything you need to know about renting the Kerasotes Y (PDF)

Birthday Party Packages (Art, Gymnastics, or Basketball)

Children attend the supervised activity first and then go to a party room. The activity and party room are one hour each. Renters are responsible for room decorations and party supplies, while tables and chairs are provided. Groups must bring their own food and drink, and refrigeration is not available. Parent to child ratio must be 1:5.

Kerasotes Birthday Parties
Fencing Party
Youth Fitness Center Party
Downtown Swim Birthday Party
Gymnastic Party
Dance Party
Game Room Party

Something you’d like to plan that you don’t see listed here? Just call!

Swim Birthday Party Packages

If your child wants a swim party, make reservation today! Swim parties are held at both locations. Kerasotes pool parties are held Friday evenings, and Downtown pool parties are held Saturday afternoons & evenings. If you want the swim portion of the party to be private, please view the “Downtown Private Swim Party” document.

Kerasotes Swim Parties
Downtown Swim Birthday Party
Downtown Private Swim Party

YMCA Complete Pool Rules

Overnights at the Y

The Springfield YMCA is a great place for you and your extended family, church group or organization to spend Friday, Saturday or Sunday nights. Activities available include basketball, swimming, Youth and Family Center, racquetball, volleyball and a large multipurpose room for alternative activities. Reservations should be made a minimum of two weeks in advance and can be made as far as five years in advance. Dependent on availability of space and staffing.

Y Lock In Flyer

Group Party Packages

Choose from party room, dance, Youth Fitness Center, basketball, swim or game room packages for your group or team. Call Jill at 217-544-9846, ex. 136, for a complete brochure.

Group Activities Flyer (Call for all other activities not listed on this flyer!)

Pool Rentals

The pools are available to rent for private use on an hourly basis. The small pool may only be rented for groups whose participants are age 7 and under. Please call for details.

Room Rentals

Various rooms are available to rent for small and large group meetings, conferences or seminars.

Meeting Rooms Rentals (PDF)

Camp Rentals

The YMCA camp property is 26 acres on Lake Springfield. It is available for wedding, family, group or organization’s activities. The rental season is May—October. The camp is available evenings or weekends and features a lodge, bathrooms, sports field, trails and water front.

Camp Rentals (PDF)

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