Strengthen, Lengthen and Tone

This June and July, join us for Strengthen, Lengthen and Tone.

This class is a combination of strength and flexibility training with aspects of Yoga, Pilates and Dance and will be as fun as it is challenging.

Days: Mondays and Fridays (beginning Fri., June 1)
Time: 10-10:45 a.m.
Place: Firley Y MPR – 525 Ellis Blvd.
Fee: FREE Y-members; $40 non-members

Memorial Day Hours

The YMCA will observe holiday hours in recognition of the Memorial Day holiday.

  • Firley/West: 4:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Knowles: 5 a.m.-5 p.m.

Weather permitting, the Firley Outdoor Pool will be open Monday, May 28 from 12-4:30 p.m.

Aerobic classes will  not be held and the Nurseries/Kids Centers will be closed.


The Jefferson City Area YMCA is offering one month or three month temporary Summer Memberships May 1-August 15. Summer memberships are valid for one or three months from the date of purchase and allow access to all three Jefferson City Area YMCA facilities. For more information, stop by any YMCA facility.

Youth/Young Adult$35$99
Individual/Single Parent Family$50$135

June 10: JC Triathlon: The Great Escape

JC Triathlon: The Great Escape


Join us Sunday, June 10 at the Jefferson City Triathlon . . . The Great Escape at Ellis Porter Riverside Pool in Jefferson City. This event takes athletes from the snake swim in the 4 lane 50 meter pool at Ellis-Porter Riverside Park, to a 12-mile bike on city and rural roads from the pool to the outskirts of the new Missouri State Prison and back to the pool. The run is from the pool to the old historic Missouri State Penitentiary and back to the pool

This event is co-sponsored by the Jefferson City Area YMCA, Jefferson City Parks and Recreation and Jefferson City Outdoors. Anyone 15 years and older can participate.

COST by May 21:

  • Sprint Triathlon (Swim, Bike, Run)$60
  • Duathlon (Bike, Run)$60
  • Team Relay (A 2 or 3 member team completes 1 or more of Sprint Triathlon courses)$70

COST after May 21:

  • Sprint Triathlon (Swim, Bike, Run)$70
  • Duathlon (Bike, Run)$70
  • Team Relay (A 2 or 3 member team completes 1 or more of Sprint Triathlon courses)$80


  • 400 Meter Pool Swim
  • 12 Mile Bike Ride
  • 3.2 Mile Run

Age Divisions (based on your age as of 12/31/2017):

  • 15-24
  • 25-34
  • 35-44
  • 45-54
  • 55-64
  • 65 and over

Awards  Event awards will be presented to the overall male and female finisher and the top three male and female finishers in each age group. Awards for Duathlon and Relay Team will be awarded to the top three finishers in each event.

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