Child Development

The Y Child Development center offers care for children ages six weeks to twelve years through a wide variety of developmentally-appropriate activities designed to encourage social, emotional, physical, and intellectual growth in each individual child.

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Kinetics

Classes offered by our Kinetics Department (Gymnastics, Acrobatics, Tumbling and Cheer) are specifically designed to stimulate intellectual growth as well as physical development and ensures that each child gets the opportunity to achieve his or her potential.

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Swim

Students begin with and build upon skills they are ready to learn, helping them to celebrate their successes, build self-confidence, and enjoy water safety while learning to swim.

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Personal Training

Our personal trainers can help you if you're new to exercise and have no idea where to start. Or they can help you prepare for a 5K, marathon, Iron Man, or other physical challenges. They can help you recover from surgery, stay healthy during and after pregnancy, or can simply keep you accountable.

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Youth Sports

We are focused on nurturing the potential of every child. Through the Y's youth sports programs, we want to help children improve their skills, make new friends, be active with other kids while learning sportsmanship.

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Healthy Living

Healthy Living is important for people of all ages. Our healthy living programs include numerous group exercise classes (all included with membership) and specialty programs such as Delay the Disease (Parkinson's Program) and LIVESTRONG at the YMCA (for those with cancer).

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Summer Camps

Our Y offers two different types of summer camps: traditional "day camp" with field trips and in-house "kinetics camp" focusing on gymnastics, acrobatics, tumbling, and cheer skills.

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Nationwide Membership: Always Welcome
In Every Community

Nationwide Membership enables you to visit any participating YMCA in the U.S. through membership at your home Y at no extra charge.

Our Services

Special Events

Special Events

The Youth Center is typically staffed Monday - Thursday from 5PM to 8PM. Please check the schedule posted in the Youth Center for details on climbing wall hours and special events and activities.

The Y also hosts numerous community events throughout the year. Check back often or watch our Facebook page to see all the fun things we have going on !

Child Watch

Child Watch

Do you need someone to look after your child while you work out? We're here for you! Child Watch is complimentary for those with children age six weeks through six years who are included on their Y Family Membership.  Please contact the Welcome Center for more information.

Athletic Trainer

Athletic Trainer

Through our partnership with Wilson Health, we offer complimentary Athletic Trainer services to our members. Melissa Noble, AT, ATC, has day and evening hours available each week. Service hours are posted on the door and are also available at the Welcome Center.  Appointments are encouraged but not required.  Call (937) 492-9134, x207 or email mnoble@wilsonhealth.org.

Sidney-Shelby County YMCA

To put Christian Principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all

The Sidney-Shelby County YMCA will be the hub of community activity and the recognized leader in lifelong health and wellness where children are nurtured through character development, teens are empowered, families grow stronger and older adults are engaged.

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Register for a Program

Registering for a program is easy! Simply stop by the Welcome Center, or you may register online*.

*To register online, click on "Find Account" and follow the prompts. You MUST have an email on file with us in order for online registration to work. NOTE: for any class that is complimentary to those on a Family Membership, you MUST register via the Welcome Center in order to get your discount.

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Be a Volunteer

No matter what your talent, interests and schedule are, you can help change someone’s life at the Y. Whether it is coaching a youngster in soccer or basketball, determining policy on a committee or the Board, or caring for a baby in our Child Watch Center, we have a place for you.

  • Explore your personal interests and passions
  • Give back to the community
  • Fulfill community service requirements for school credit
  • Develop new relationships and make friends
  • Gain community service experience to add to college, financial aid and scholarship applications
  • Learn, grow and HAVE FUN!

For more information contact the YMCA at 937-492-9134. Ready to sign up? Fill out our online volunteer form!

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Donate Now

Through our Community Partners Program, the Sidney-Shelby County YMCA strives to turn no one away who lives or works in Shelby County due to their inability to pay. Approximately 2000 individuals each year receive full or partial assistance for memberships and programs participation. Assistance helps provide opportunities for such things as Teen Leadership programs, swimming lessons, child care and many other vital services and programs. To donate online, click here or contact CEO, Ed Thomas at ethomas@sidney-ymca.org.

The Sidney Shelby County YMCA is a charitable, not-for-profit organization with a 501(c) 3 IRS designation. 

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