Now hiring lifeguards!

October 03, 2018

Now hiring lifeguards!

Where can you find meaningful work that offers rich rewards?
Where can you, simultaneously, build a better future for yourself and for kids, families and your community?

Where can you work with people who thrive in a values-based environment of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility?


The answer to all these questions is the Kroehler Family YMCA Aquatics Department!! 

For over 135 years, the YMCA has been a pioneer and set the standard for aquatics. We rely on the expertise, passion, commitment and energy of our Swim Team Coaches, Lifeguards and Swim Instructors to continue this legacy and contribute to the health and wellness of our children, families and communities.

Moms - are you looking for a little spending money, discounted family membership at the YMCA and discounted programs? Join our team!

If you are interested in being part of our team please apply online click HERE!


2018-2019 Fall Swim Team Registration!!

July 22, 2018

2018-2019 Fall Swim Team Registration!!

2018-2019 Fall Swim Team registration is open for ALL swimmers (returning and new)!!

Registration is done at the Kroehler Family YMCA front desk.  Please visit our website at for pricing and a schedule of days, times and locations of practices.

Please email with any questions.


Save 20% every month with our Refer a Friend program!!

July 15, 2018

Save 20% every month with our Refer a Friend program!!

Find out how to save 20% OFF your monthly membership fee!! Click here for details.


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Our promise is to never turn anyone away from the YMCA for their inability to pay. The Y's Stronger Together Annual Campaign makes it possible for children, adults, and entire family to participate through membership and programs by providing financial assistance during times of need. We have a responsibility to every member of the community, but especially the children.

Visit Financial Assistance page fore more information.


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Member Spotlight: Candace Horstman

October 31, 2018

Member Spotlight: Candace Horstman

Meet Candace Horstman and find out how our staff helped her safely rebuild her strength and range of motion in her shoulders!

Operation Turkey Drop

October 30, 2018

Operation Turkey Drop

We need your help to fill Thanksgiving dinner boxes for families in need.

Swim team registration is underway!

October 29, 2018

Swim team registration is underway!

2018/2019 Swim team is underway! We have limited space available in most practice times. Our team serves swimmers of all competitive levels. It is not too late to join our team for the season!