Parties and Rentals

Birthday Parties

Celebrate your special day at the YMCA with up to two and a half hours of fun! Parties are reserved for 10-16 children and 4 adults (maximum of 20 people).  Rental includes:  two hours of swim or gym usage(not private rental), and the last 30 minutes of the birthday party attendees will gather in the concession area (found between the wellness center and gym).

Please contact the Y  at 217-287-7271, 2 weeks in advance to reserve the time and date for your party. 

  • As of March 1, 2023 all parties must be booked in person.  Please call 217-287-7271 Ext. 1 for more information.
  • Person booking the party must be a Christian County Y member to get the member price.  Members can only book parties for family members.  They are responsible for gathering everyone in the viewing area and going into the Aquatic Center as a group
  • You may bring in cake, cupcakes, or treats for the party.  (for 30 minutes to celebrate the party in the concession area)
  • Treat bags are permitted but must be dispersed at the end of the party.  Latex balloons are welcome, but we ask to please refrain from glitter, silly string or confetti.
  • Person booking the party is responsible for getting everyone to the concession area on time.  Concession time is only for 30 minutes.  Party must exit area at the end of their concession time.
  • If you have children under the age of 8:  there must be one adult present in the water for every 4 children in this age range.
  • Everyone entering the Aquatic Area must wear a swim suit (please no thongs).  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. Children with life jackets are not allowed down our big slide.
  • No inflatables and no inflatable water-wings allowed.
  • Children 6 years old  and younger are not allowed in the hot tub, steam room, or dry sauna. Children must be 16 yeas old to use these Adult Facilities by themselves. 
  • In order to ride the Big Blue slide, one must be taller than 42″. Catching children off of our slide is prohibited. Children must be able to exit plunge area independently. 
  • Our interactive area is designed for children under 7 years old. Larger children may be asked to leave the area if they become disruptive.
  • A non-refundable down payment of $50 is due upon booking the party. The balance is due before departing the Y, the day of the party.

Birthday Party Pricing

Christian County YMCA Members: $50.00 for 10 kids; $5.00 for each additional child (16 maximum)

Non-Member:  $100.00 for 10 kids;  $10.00 for each additional child (16 maximum)

Birthday Party Packages

Splash Party

Have a splashing good time in our Aquatic Center, which includes our Interactive Play Area for ages 7 and under, Big Blue 104 ft. Water Slide, Lazy River for your birthday party! 

Gym Party 

Enjoy our gymnasium with 4 basketball courts, with adjustable hoop heights, and a volleyball net for two hours with a 30 minute room reservation for presents and refreshments included! 


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Open Hour Pool 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.




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 and admission fee is $6.00 per person. 

Call the Y for more details at 217-287-7271 or visit our rental agreement.