ABOUT THE Y

ABOUT THE Y

OUR FOCUS

The Y is a cause-driven organization that is for youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility.

Our areas of focus are:

  • Youth Development - Nuturing Every Child and Teen
  • Healthy Living - Improving the Nation’s Health and Well-Being
  • Social Responsibility - Giving Back and Providing Support to Our Neighbor
OUR MISSION

The Canton Family YMCA is an association of members committed to enhancing the well-being of youth, adults, seniors and families through quality programs and facilities.

The YMCA, based on Christian values, provides activities that promote healthy lifestyles and encourages the development of spirit, mind & body.

OUR VALUES

Caring, Honesty, Respect and Responsibility are the basis for all we do.

HOURS AND SESSION DATES

Year Round Facility Hours

  • Monday - Thursday  5:00 am - 8:30 pm
  • Friday  5:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Saturday  7:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Sunday  Closed

Holiday Hours

  • Thanksgiving   7:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Christmas Eve   5:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Christmas Day   CLOSED All Day
  • New Year's Eve   5:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • New Year's Day   CLOSED All Day
  • Good Friday   5:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Easter   CLOSED All Day
  • Memorial Day   CLOSED All Day

Session Dates - 6 Week Fall Sessions Dates

  • Session I:   August 24 - September 20
  • Session II:   September 21 - October 31
  • Session III:   November 2 - December 13

Early Registration is recommended!

STAFF
Paula Grigsby
Executive Director
pgrigsbycantonymca@sbcglobal.net
Trish Shubert
Administrative Assistant
tshubertcantonymca@gmail.com
Carlye Beadles
Tumbling Director
cantonymca.tumbling@gmail.com
Caleb Taylor
Aquatics Coordinator
cantonymcaaquatics@gmail.com
Lori Oaks
Associate Executive Director
loakscantonymca@sbcglobal.net
Hilary Knowles
Fitness Coordinator
hknowlescantonymcafitness@gmail.com
Mark Sawyer
Senior Program Director
msawyercantonymca@gmail.co
Dayle Sarnes
Financial Aid/Senior Fitness
dsarnescantonymca@yahoo.com
Liberty Goldring
Youth Development Director
lgoldringcantonymca@gmail.com
Cassie Nerad
Birthdays / Facility Rentals
cneradcantonymca@gmail.com
   

All staff members may also be reached at (309) 647-1616.

The Canton Family YMCA does not permit bullying or abuse in the facility or at any of its on site or off site programs. Read our bullying policy.