See our  Fall Program Guide  for a listing of all our classes and register online now .    A new session of classes begin September 8th.   

It is our Annual Cleaning and Maintenance Week.  The pool will be closed 8/24 - 9/1, the track and basketball courts are closed 8/25 - 9/1 and the full facility 8/27 - 9/1.  The member service desk will be open from 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. Wednesday, 8/27 through Friday, 8/29.   We will reopen September 2nd at 5 a.m.  Thank you for understanding while we make your YMCA the best it can be!  

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Special Events

YMCA Karate Tournament


October 18, 2014

Registration 9:00 - 11:00 am

Participants meeting 11:30 a.m.

Contact Alicia Bell at 419-223-6045 ext 114 for more information

Mom 2 Mom Sale

Saturday, October 4, 2014; 9 am - 12 pm

Come explore the selection of gently used clothing, toys, books, games, furniture and so much more at the Lima YMCA's Mom 2 Mom Sale! 

Entrance Fee: $1.00 - Kids 7 and under FREE

Booth Rentals:  $25.00 (3 tables)

For more information contact Mindy at 419-223-6045 ext 119

YMCA's Mitten Drive 2014

Help decorate our Christmas Tree!

Starting November 18th and continuing through December 14th, the YMCA Fitness Center will be collecting donations of new mittens, gloves, hats and/or scarves for the Salvation Army.  If you would like to donate, please see any Wellness Center Staff Member.  We will use the donated items to decorate our Christmas Tree.

We thank you for your generosity and help with providing children with these items this winter.

Youth Halloween Party

Freaky Friday - Fun Night

October 24, 2014 = 6:30 - 9:00 pm; ages 6 - 12

Youth will have fun participating in a Halloween costume contest, craft activities, gym games and swimming in the pool. 
Snacks and drinks will also be provided. 

Trained YMCA staff will supervise youth, so parent's supervision is not required

Must register by Wednesday, October 22nd.

Reminder:  Please bring swimsuits and towels.

FEE:  Members $2; Non-Members $6

Breakfast With Santa

Saturday, December 6, 2014 from 8:30 am - 10:30 am

You are cordially invited to enjoy a delicious breatkfast with Santa and his Elves. 

Children will have the opportunity to participate in holiday activities and visit with Santa about their Christmas wish list.  Children must attend with one partent or responsible adult.

FEE:  Members $2; Non-Members $4 per person

Must Register by Thursday, December 4th

Parents Night Out Youth Christmas Party

Friday, December 12, 2014 from 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm at the YMCA 

Parents finish up your Christmas shopping and have a night out with your spouse while your children have fun at the Y.

Children ages 6 - 12 are invited to play games, create unique crafts, participate in gym and pool activities and enjoy pizza at our Christmas Party.

  • FEE:
  • Members: $5
  • Non-members: $10

Must Register by December 11th

Remember:  Please bring swimsuits and towels

Bring a Friend Week

Bring A Friend Week:  October 19 - 25 and December 7 - 13, 2014 

YMCA members 18 years and older are invited to bring a friend to enjoy the YMCA - no passes needed - all week.
Let your guests join you in fitness programs, play racquetball or just enjoy some time in our whirlpool.
Your workouts are always more fun when you work out with a friend!
One guest per adult member.  Guests are limited to three Free visits per year.
Photo ID required for guests.

* Value added to membership

2014 Kewpee/YMCA 10K Race

Sunday, November 2, 2014 at 2:00pm

Registration begins 1:00 pm day of race

Course Specifics:The course will start and finish at the Lima Family YMCA at 345 S Elizabeth St.  The race will be run mostly on the river walk. 

Sponsored By:Kewpee Hamburgers and the Lima YMCA

Race Registration and Fees:  No refunds on registrations.  Those registered by October 23, 2014 are guaranteed shirts.  You may call in credit card information to the front desk at the YMCA (419-223-6045), you will still need to bring a signed waiver to the race.

Cost:  $8 - Lima YMCA Members with T-Shirt
          $5 - Lima YMCA Members without T-Shirt

          $13 - Non-Members with T-Shirt
          $10 - Non-Members without Shirt

Race Day Cost For All Registrations:
$15 - with T-Shirt (if available)
          $10 - without T-Shirt

Prizes: Awards to the top three male and female overall finishers and top three in each age group.
            There will be no duplication of awards.
            Special custom & dated collectable Kewpee medals will be given as awards.

To download the Registration Form and Print:

  Click Here 


No School Days Program

9:00 am - 4:00 pm

For boys and girls grades K - 4th.  Fun activities such as soccer, basketball, swimming, Wii games, air hockey, foosball and board games.

Must bring packed lunch, swim suit and towel.

November 7th - Lima City Schools In-Service

November 26 & 28 - Thanksgiving Break

Register early to reserve your place!

  • Members: $15
  • Non-members: $20


Lima Family YMCA
345 S. Elizabeth St.
Lima, Ohio 45801

419 . 223 . 6045 ( p )
419 . 223 . 0771 ( f )

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