Adult Sports

We offer several adult sports, teams, and leagues.

Adult Volleyball

Join us Sundays at the Downtown Y from 3-5 PM for volleyball open gym. Open gym is FREE to YMCA members and $3 for public, so drop-ins welcome! Must be 13 years or older to participate. Questions about Volleyball open gym email Matt Eck at

Member - FREE Public - $3

Racquetball League

Racquetball League Adult racquetball leagues provide the opportunity to play at the level you’re comfortable. We have four divisions: Expert (A), Advanced (B), Intermediate (C) and Novice (D). Racquetball courts are at the Downtown Branch. Based on Participant Schedules.

Member - $20 Public - $60

Recreational Racquetball

One-hour reservations are made one week in advance, via our YMCA APP. Recreational racquetball is for ages 13 and up at the Downtown branch.



Pickleball is a paddle sport that is fun and easy to play! It is a sport that combines tennis, badminton, and ping pong. The YMCA offers indoor pickleball at both locations. Pickleball is played Monday through Saturday. Downtown has 3 courts available and Kerasotes has 2.

Member - FREE Public - $ 3


Join us in the badminton club offered 2 days a week at Kerasotes. Register for the entire session or come drop in! Games can be from competitive to beginner! It is a great game social game to keep you healthy and enhance your skills! Wednesdays 5:00pm-7:00pm 1 court, and Sundays 8:00am-10:00am 3 courts. Sports Department, or 217-280-5199.

Drop In: Member - $10 Public - $12 Session: Member - $70 Public - $90 Register

Private Karate Lessons

Schedule either a single lesson or 5 lessons in one-on-one karate training with sensei.

Prices Vary

Adult Karate

Adult karate is for students 13 years old and up (or at the discretion of the instructors) begin or continue their karate journeys. This class incorporates blocks, kicks, and throws, punches, advanced techniques, combat, and self-defense techniques. A student's rank will be earned by testing based upon hard work, effort, and the ability to meet the requirements for each rank. Classes are taught by tenured instructors and senior students who are ranked and recognized through the National Okinawan Goju Ryu Organization.

Member: $88.00 Public: $136.00

Tae Kwon Do

Tae Kwon DoTae Kwon Do is a Korean martial art. The techniques blend several ancient self-defense systems into a single dynamic one. Extensive kicking and footwork patterns characterize this Olympic sport! Our program stresses self-esteem, self-discipline, physical fitness, balance, flexibility and concentration. Families may receive multiple participant discounts.

Member - $40 Public - $65

Belt Testing

For information on testing, see front desk for registration and pricing. Participants need to schedule time and location with instructor.