Visit Mendota Area Y

Welcome to the Mendota Area YMCA!

The Y makes accessible the support and opportunities that empower people and communities to learn, grow and thrive. With a focus on youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, the Y nurtures the potential of every youth and teen, improves the nation’s health and well-being and provides opportunities to give back and support neighbors.






We have decided to add MORE POOL TIMES
Beginning Monday June 29 for Members only at the Illinois Valley YMCA

No reservation is required
First come first serve on lanes.

Lap Swim ~ M-F
11:30-1:00pm (45-minute swim times)

Therapy Pool Hours ~ M-F

Open Swim is for Members Only – Lap Pool
(NO Water Park) 1:00-3:00pm

Mendota YMCA Hours

Mendota Y Facility Hours

Mon – Fri: 6:00am – 8:00pm
Beginning July 6; 5:00am-8:00pm

Saturday: 6:00am – 4:00pm

Sunday: 8:00am – 4:00pm

Babysitting Hours – Closed until Further Notice

Mon – Fri:



Group Fitness

Phase II begins July 6, 2020. We are going to introduce Group Exercise classes with limited class participation. All guidelines are in effect in Phase II. The classes we will offer are as follows:

– Morning Mix; 8:30-9:30am
– Yoga Flow; 6:30-7:30pm

– Morning Stretch; 7:45-8:30 am
– Dance Fitness; 8:30-9:30am
– Chair Fitness; 9:30-10:30am
– Body Strength; 5:30-6:00pm
– Dance Fitness; 6:00-6:50pm

Thursday Only (Starting in July)
– Beginner Yoga: 6:30-7:30pm

After School Program

The Mendota Area Y will be offering an after school program in conjunction with District 289. The program will provide care for students K-5th Grade after school throughout the school year. (2020-2021)

The program includes; playground or gym time daily to burn off that extra energy after a long day of school, daily snack, homework time with assistance, and free time for crafts & activities.

The program is offered Monday – Friday on normal school attendance days only. (Early dismissal days will not be offered).

For more information/questions/or rates call the Y at 815.538.2900

Mendota After School Program Registration Packet

Mendota After School Program Discipline Code 

Summer Camp Information

Camp Hours:
Camp Day; 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Days: Monday- Friday
Ages: 6-10 years old’s (Member’s only)
Dates: June 15-August 7
Before Care:  7:00-8:00 am & After Care:  4:00-5:30 pm
Before & After Care prices are included in our weekly rates.

Camp Information:

Camp Age: 6-10 yr. olds

Camp Cost: Weekly Rates

1st Child; $115/YM
2nd Child; $100/YM
3rd Child; $90/YM
4th Child; $80/YM

Multi-Day Pricing
Two Days a week: $50
Three Days a week: $75

Please send a sack lunch and drink each day – The Y isn’t allowed to provide lunches or drinks due to the CDC Guidelines.

To register email the Camp Director at to receive information on how to register.

Job Opportunities

Mendota After School Program

Part-time daytime hours: Part-time
Hours: 2:45 – 5:30pm Mon – Fri • 2 – 3 days a week
TO APPLY: Please fill out an application and return to the Mendota Area YMCA

Mendota Babysitting Room Staff

Part-time daytime hours: Part-time
TO APPLY: Please fill out an application and return to the Mendota Area YMCA

Mendota Group Exercise Instructors

Part-time daytime hours: Part-time
TO APPLY: Please fill out an application and return to the Mendota Area YMCA

Personal Trainers

Part-time daytime hours: Part-time
TO APPLY: Please fill out an application and return to the Mendota Area YMCA

Scholarship and Financial Assistance

Scholarship Policy

The Illinois Valley Y believes in providing membership and program services to all who desire to participate in the Y. If you are interested in making the Y a part of your life, but feel you cannot afford the regular rates, you may be awarded a partial scholarship of acceptance. The scholarship program, supported in part through Y Care campaigns, provides membership and program scholarships for those in need within our available resources.

Please click on the link below to be able to print out the scholarship form. Please remember to include all of your financial information and documentation to the Y. If no information is included with the scholarship, it will be returned and no scholarship will be awarded until financial information is given. This includes latest tax forms, social security payments, medical card, food stamps, etc. Copies only please. If you need copies made, please stop in at the Y and the courtesy counter will be glad to do this for you and return to you your original copies.

If you have any questions, please contact Dave Potthoff or Joanne Sabotta at the Illinois Valley YMCA 815-223-7904 or or

Scholarship Form

Membership Pricing

The Membership Price for the Mendota Area Y is the same as the Illinois Valley Y. Please click the link below to be taken to the Membership webpage.

Membership Pricing 

Mendota Y Advisory Board

Mendota Y Advisory Board

Stephen Donnell- Branch Manager

Alison Wasmer
Lynette Piller
Ashley Pawlowski
Shannon Beetz
Veronica Becker
Stacie O’Brien

The Mendota Y Board is looking for community minded individuals to sit on the board. Please click here for the Mendota Board Application.

The Mendota Building Fund

The Mendota Building Fund

Your gift can be structured to provide financial security for you and your heirs while maximizing its impact for the Mendota Y.



Phone: 815-538-2900

Address: 1811 S. 13th Ave Rt. 251, Mendota, IL 61342