Christian County YMCA

Parties + Rentals

The Christian County YMCA offers a variety of birthday party and rental packages. Whether you’re looking to celebrate a birthday, or want a place to gather with friends or coworkers, we have the facilities and packages to fit your needs.

 

 

Birthday Parties


The Y offers birthday parties Monday through Sunday when our Aquatic Center water park hours are open. Aquatic Center hours are listed below. Each rental is available for 2 hours, and refreshments will be served the last 30 minutes of the party. Please contact the Y in advanced to reserve the time and date for your party. 

  • Parents of the birthday child are responsible for getting the children to the concessions area on time. The person booking the party must be a Christian County YMCA member to get the member price. Members can only book parties for family members.
  • There is a 10 guest minimum for a party.
  • The party includes a hot dog, drink of choice & a sno-cone. All food at the birthday party must be provided by the YMCA, but if desired, cupcakes & cakes are allowed inside. Treat bags are permitted but must be dispersed at the end of the party if possible. Latex balloons are welcome, but we ask you to restrain from glitter, silly string, or confetti.
  • Parents of the birthday child are freely admitted to the party. Any chaperone above this number will have to pay a guest pass fee if not a member of our Y, with the exception; if you have children under the age of 8, there must be one adult present in the water for every 4 children under 8 years old. These additional adults are allowed into the Aquatic Center for free.
  • Everyone entering the Aquatic Center must wear a swimsuit, if participating. Rash guard, surf, and water shirts are acceptable but all regular cotton t-shirts must be white.
  • ONLY Coast Guard approved life jackets are acceptable, with the symbol visible. Children with lifejackets are not allowed down our ‘Big Blue’ slide and must be within arms-reach of adults at all times. No water-wings allowed.
  • Children under 6 years old are not allowed in the hot tub, steam room, or dry sauna. Children must be 16 to use these adult facilities by themselves.
  • In order to ride our ‘Big Blue’ slide, one must be taller than 42″. Catching of children off of ‘Big Blue’ is prohibited. Only riders and lifeguards are allowed in plunge area.
  • Our Interactive area is designed for children under 7 years old. Older children may be asked to leave this area if they become disruptive to younger children.
  • All YMCA Rules + Regulations will be enforced.
  • A non-refundable down payment of $30 is due upon booking the party. The balance is due upon arriving at the Y on the day of the party.

 

 Pricing Guide (proof of residency required)

Christian County YMCA Member: $7.50 per guest / Minimum cost of party: $75.00

Non-Member – Christian County Resident: $9.50 per guest / Minimum cost of party: $95.00

Non-Member – Non-Christian County Resident: $11.50 per guest / Minimum cost of party: $115.00

Click to download our Birthday Party Rental Form here.

 

 

Open Hour Rentals


The Y offers an Open Hour Rental for Schools, Churches, Service Clubs, and Organizations when the Aquatic Features are not normally on. This is a maximum 3 hour rental, which includes the use of the Aquatic Center, Gym, Locker rooms and Showers. A $30 non-refundable administration fee is required. Call the Y for more details at 217-287-7271 or visit our rental agreement.

 

 

 

Private Rentals


Private rentals are available for 2 hours or more. A minimum of 50 guests is required and a maximum of 250 guests is allowed. A $275 non-refundable administration fee is required. Call the Y for more details at 217-287-7271 or visit our rental agreement.

 

 

 

Aquatic Features


The Christian County YMCA  Aquatic Center consists of a Dry Sauna, Steam Room, Hot Tub, River Walk, Interactive Play area for ages 7 and under, 3 lane lap pool, Vortex, and a 104 ft. Water Slide. The Aquatic Area is open the same hours as the facility. The exception being the 104 ft. slide and interactive area has specific hours of operation.

 

Those hours are as follows:

Aquatic Features Winter Hours:

Monday & Wednesday: 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Friday: 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Saturday & Sunday: 12:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Aquatic Features Summer Hours:

Monday – Friday: 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Monday & Wednesday: 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Friday: 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Saturday & Sunday: 12:00 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.