Kristi Hovenga Memorial Run

Join us on Saturday, September 7th for a Run or Walk in loving memory of Forest City YMCA employee and friend, Kristi Hovenga.  

5K, 10K, and Kids Fun Run

Chip Timing

Medals for first place in each age group

Race T-shirt

View race routes here:

5K Route – ‘https://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/embedded/6140789587?width=600&height=376&elevation=true&info=true&line_color=E6dbb100&rgbhex=00b1db&distance_markers=1&unit_type=imperial&map_mode=ROADMAP&show_marker_every=1&last_updated=2024-07-12T13:50:37+00:00

10K Route – ‘https://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/embedded/6140827084?width=600&height=401&undefined&line_color=E6dbbe00&rgbhex=00bedb&distance_markers=1&unit_type=imperial&map_mode=ROADMAP&show_marker_every=1&last_updated=2024-07-12T14:11:10+00:00

Join Us in Caring for Kids!

💖 We’re Hiring Child Care Providers! 💖

Do you have a passion for helping children grow and thrive? Join the team at Forest City YMCA and enjoy a schedule that fits your life – no nights, weekends, or major holidays.

📍 Work at One of Our Locations:

  • Forest City YMCA, 916 W I St
  • Y’s Hanson Child Care Center, 306 S 6th St

👶 What’s in It for You?

  • Engage with kids aged 6 weeks to 9 years in a fun and nurturing environment.
  • Enjoy a balanced work-life schedule.

📧 Apply Today: Email your resume to [email protected] or stop by either location to apply.

Come and be a part of our incredible community!

Say Hello to Josh!

Exciting News for Forest City YMCA!

Please join us in extending a warm welcome to Josh Tigges, who will be joining our YMCA family as our new Program Director starting July 8th!

Josh comes to us with a wealth of experience in community programs and a passion for making a positive impact. We’re thrilled to have him on board and look forward to the fresh ideas and energy he brings to our team.

Let’s give Josh a big virtual welcome and support him as he begins this new chapter with us. Here’s to a successful journey ahead at Forest City YMCA under Josh’s programming leadership!

Summer Hours

Discover Summer at Forest City YMCA!

As summer unfolds, so do new opportunities at Forest City YMCA. We’re excited to announce our updated summer hours, ensuring you have ample time to enjoy our facilities and programs during these sun-filled days.

Summer Hours:

  • Monday – Thursday: 5:30 AM – 8:00 PM
  • Friday: 5:30 AM – 7:00 PM
  • Saturday: 8:00 AM – Noon
  • Sunday: Closed

Whether you’re an early riser looking to jumpstart your day with a workout, or someone who prefers to wind down in the evening with a swim or strength training session, our hours offer flexibility to fit your schedule.

On Saturdays, start your weekend with an energizing morning at the Y, but note our abbreviated hours – we’re open from 8:00 AM to Noon. Sundays are reserved for rest and family, as our facilities will be closed.

Why Visit the Y This Summer?

  • State-of-the-Art Facilities: Enjoy our fully equipped weight and cardio rooms, swimming pool, and exercise classes designed for all fitness levels.
  • Community Connection: Engage in community programs, from youth sports to senior wellness, fostering connections and fun for all ages.
  • Expert Guidance: Our knowledgeable staff are here to support your fitness journey with personalized advice and encouragement.

Remember, summer is a time for growth, health, and happiness. Whether you’re working on your fitness goals, seeking a supportive community, or just looking for a cool place to beat the heat, Forest City YMCA is your go-to destination.

See you at the Y!

For more information about our programs and services, visit our website or stop by during our summer hours. Stay cool and active this season with Forest City YMCA!

Let’g Get Social!

It’s Easy To Stay Up To Day With The Y

In today’s fast-paced world, staying informed and connected with your local community is more important than ever. At the Forest City YMCA, we strive to keep you in the loop about all our latest programs, facility updates, and exciting events. To ensure you never miss out, we invite you to follow us on our social media platforms!

Why Follow Us on Facebook and Instagram?

Our social media pages are your go-to sources for real-time updates and announcements. Here’s what you can expect:

  1. Program Highlights: Whether it’s the launch of a new youth program, fitness class, special workshops, or seasonal camps, we post all our program details online. Stay informed about schedules, registration dates, and exclusive opportunities tailored for you and your family.
  2. Facility Updates: From new equipment and maintenance schedules to facility improvements, we keep you posted on everything happening at our YMCA. Knowing about these updates in advance can help you plan your visits better.
  3. Community Events: The Forest City YMCA is more than just a gym; it’s a community hub. Follow us to learn about upcoming events, community initiatives, and volunteer opportunities that bring us all closer together.
  4. Health and Wellness Tips: Get inspiration and expert advice to help you on your wellness journey. We share tips on fitness, nutrition, mental health, and more to support your healthy lifestyle.
  5. Member Spotlights and Stories: Discover inspiring stories from fellow members and learn how the YMCA has positively impacted their lives. You might even see a familiar face or two!

Where to Find Us

Join the Conversation

We love engaging with our members online! Whether you’re sharing your workout progress, posting about a recent event, or commenting on our latest post, your voice matters. Use our hashtags and tag us in your photos to be featured on our pages.

At the Forest City YMCA, we’re committed to fostering a connected and supportive community. Following us on Facebook and Instagram is the best way to stay updated and engaged with all the wonderful things happening at your YMCA.

See you online! 🌟


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