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Ross County YMCA

100 Mill Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601


Mon-Thurs   5:00am-9:00pm
Friday         5:00am-7:00pm
Saturday     7:30am-7:00pm
Sunday:      1:00pm-7:00pm
CLOSED:     Major Holidays &
                  Sundays June-Sept.




New Gymnastics Program Offerings Announced             Whether you are looking for recreational gymnastics or want to be part of an epic gymnastics team, there is something for you at the YMCA! Female gymnast YMCAView all classes and the NEW gymnastics program here.







After School Care Registration

Limited Program Space Still Available 


Monday-Friday, 3:00 PM– 6:00 PM        

Grades: K-8

Cost: $45 weekly Members/$60 weekly Non-members  

We offer a state licensed After School Care for children in grades K-8 at the YMCA location in Yoctangee Park from 3:00 pm-6:00 pm, Monday- Friday. 

While our program allows for activity choices, we provYMCA after school STEM activityide educationally based focus and homework assistance services to students.  The YMCA program allows children the opportunity for STEM activities, and skill development through recreational programming like swimming, sports play, gymnastics activities and more!

Chillicothe City School District, Unioto School District and Bishop Flaget School all enjoy the After School Adventures at the YMCA!

The program is cost for YMCA Members is $45 weekly/Non-members $60 weekly, and we accept ODJFS payments for those who qualify. 

More information about After School Care can be found in our brochure here. View additional program details from our online page regarding After School Care.

For more information contact Tashia Mills, Program Director  


Home School Physical Education Class   

September 9- October 21

Friday, 10:00 AM-12:00 PM

Ages: 5-15 Years

Co-ed Class

This program focuses on helping home schooled children obtain a strong physical education and have a social experience with peerHula Hoop at YMCA Home School PE Classs.

Classes involve one hour recreational activities in the gym, followed by 45 minutes of swim activities. Children learn new games, build new relationships and have fun in a values-focused environment!

Program participants should bring swim suit, towel, athletic clothes and tennis shoes for each class. Gym time 10:00 AM-11:00 AM; Swim time 11:15 AM-Noon. For more information, contact Zack Lynch, Associate Executive Director.  

Cost: FREE for Members/$40 Non-member Individual Youth
                                               $60 Non-member Family 

Click here to reserve your space today!                       

 Pre-Season Basketball Camp

September 12- October 20

Grades K-5; Monday, 6:00- 7:15 PM; Grades 6-9; Thursday, 6:00- 7:30 PM

Registration August 8- September 9

Our Youth Basketball League Skills Camp teaches skills around ball handling, footwork, defense, and shooting.  Coaching and instruction by former and current college basketball layers from Ohio University- Chillicothe.  This camp has a limited number of participants and can fill quickly.

Cost:$30 Members/$45 Non-member                                       Cost includes t-shirt

Register online today!



CPR / AED Certification at the Y

 $75 per person

The goal of this training is to help students develop the knowledge, skills and confidence to respond in medical emergencies. The class will teach how to respond effectively to cardiac and breathing emergencies with adults, children and infants. Additionally, it will teach the use of automated external defibrillators (AED).

Contact the Y for dates and times. 

Are You Registered for Preschool?

It's time to register your child for the YMCA Preschool for the 2016-17 school year.

Children who will be 3 years or older, potty trained and not yet enrolled in kindergarten are eligible. Our state-licensed program is rooted in the concept that learning and play are interconnected. We provide a safe, engaging and consistent environment for all children.

We utilize the Creative Curriculum for preparing children for Kindergarten. The program is available year-round. The full-day program is from 9:00am to 3:00pm, with latchkey available beginning at 6:15am and ending at 6:00pm.

For more information, visit the Y Preschool online or contact Tashia Mills, Program Director.  

2016 Annual Report

Learn more about your YMCA by reading our 2016 Annual Report. From our vision for the future to great stories about our members, our Annual report informs our members and the public about the YMCA.

The YMCA is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization rooted in Christian principles, aimed at building a healthy spirit, mind and body for all. The YMCA of Ross County is operated by local people, overseen by a local volunteer-based Board of Directors. Read our annual report here



FREE Youth Sports Programs for Members

Members can now take advantage of several Youth Sports programs for FREE! Rookies Sports, NEXT Level Sports, Youth Lacrosse, and Home School Physical Education are now included in YMCA membership. 

YMCA Rookies Sports program is a skill development program that prepares children ages 3 to 5 to participate in YMCA competitive sports programs. Players learn the basics of the game in a pre-competitive environment where they can focus on learning the sport, not performing to win. To register for the next session, click here.

The NEXT Level Sports program  builds on the foundation of Rookies Sports and is aimed at giving children enhanced skills. To register for a  NEXT Level Sports session, click here.

Rookies Sports & NEXT Level Sports Schedule:

  • Jan./Feb.  Basketball/Floor Hockey     
  •  Mar./Apr.   Soccer   
  • May/June T-Ball     
  • July/Aug.  T-Ball      
  • Sept./Oct. Sports of All Sorts  (Exploration of all sports listed as offered.) 
  • Nov./Dec.  Basketball                                                                                                     

Program Fee: FREE for Members/ $60 for Non-members. 

The Home School P.E. class weekly sessions are on Friday from 10 AM-Noon. Enroll now for the next session. Current sessions are: Sept.9-Oct. 21, 2016; Oct. 28-Dec.16, 2016; Jan.6- Feb.17, 2017.

 Youth Lacrosse is available in late February. Visit the front desk for more information on these and other great programs the Y has to offer!



Swim Lessons For All Ages

Adult Swim Lessons Available 

Swim lessons are for everyone, the young and the young at heart. At the YMCA, we welcome all people interested in learning to swim in taking our lessons. Our program supports adults who have historically been uncomfortable around bodies of water, by building gradual confidence in basic skills. From floating, paddling and breathing techniques to swim strokes, we strive to help you acclimate to the water in a safe environment.

Contact the Y to set up your individual or group lesson today.




Want the latest YMCA news?


Looking for the most up-to-date information on programs, special events and happenings at the YMCA of Ross County? Visit our Facebook page for all the information you're looking for.


If you're a parent in preschool, after-school or gymnastics, we also have groups on Facebook for all of your child's learning and fun here at the Y. Contact your program director for access.





My Y is Now Every Y


Now, full facility / full privilege YMCA members have the flexibility to use all other YMCA facilities throughout Ohio! Simply present your active YMCA membership card and photo ID at any Ohio YMCA and enjoy free access!


Some restrictions apply, so please contact Member Services for more program details!







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