Downtown Youth & Family Center

The Youth & Family Center is free for members with a family plan and provides a safe and fun place for youth of all ages to interact, play and meet new friends. Sunday is family day. Youth 0-7 years must always have an adult in the center, and children 6-7 years must be signed into the center or nursery by an adult who remains in the facility.

 Downtown YMCA Youth Members Building Hours

Youth (0-7 years)*

  • Must always be with a parent/guardian*

Youth (8-14 years)

  • Monday-Friday 3:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. (When Dist.186 is out opens at 9 a.m.)
  • Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
  • Sunday 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

High School Teens (15-18 years)

  • Monday-Friday 5:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.
  • Monday-Friday 1:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. (When Dist.186 is out opens at 5 p.m.)
  • Saturday 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
  • Sunday 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

 Kerasotes Hours

Youth Ages and Use of the Facility

  • Children 8 weeks through 7 years old may be signed into our Child Watch program by a parent while the parent is in the facility.
  • Children 8 through 12 years of age who are members may be in the facility and engaged in an age appropriate activity (drop in exercise classes, recreation swim, drop in gym activities and more) only if their parent is in the facility as well.
  • Children 13 years and older who are members may be in the Y facility without a parent.

Kerasotes Youth Lobby Area:

  • Monday-Friday 5 a.m. – 9:30 p.m.
  • Saturday 7 a.m. – 7 p.m.
  • Sunday 7 a.m. – 5 p.m.