GENESEE COUNTY YMCA
The Genesee County YMCA has been located on Main Street in Batavia since 1889. The current facility was constructed in 1950 and renovated in 1974. Since then, modifications have been made to increase usable space for programs and services. The current building houses a gymnasium, wellness center, two raquetball courts, 6-lane 25-yard indoor pool, 3 preschool classrooms, a kid’s gym with climbing wall, 2 multi-purpose aerobics studios, a virtual fitness room, and an outdoor playground. Other amenities include public and private men’s and women’s locker rooms, dry sauna and steam rooms, child watch center, and corporate offices.
Our certified lifeguards supervise all aspects of our aquatic activity. The pool temperature is kept between 84 and 86 degrees, making it inviting for everyone.
- 6-lane, 25-yard facility
- Competition starting blocks
- Easy access via steps
- Pool lift available
Multi-purpose Aerobics Studios
The YMCA has two multi-purpose aerobics studios that are used for a wide variety of classes and meetings. Both rooms are unique and house the YMCA’s extensive group exercise classes taught by our certified instructors as well as special events.
- Multi-purpose room – Pilates, Tai Chi, Zumba, Yoga, Preschool Sports, Cycling, Interval, Bootcamp
- Group Ex room – Ageless Fitness, Silver Sneakers, Kickbox Cardio, Interval, and Abs
6,000+ square feet state-of-the-art room complete with:
- Precor Treadmills and recumbent bikes
- Upright Expresso Virtual Reality Bikes
- Precor Ellipticals
- Cybex Arc Trainers
- Precor AMTs (Adaptive Motion Trainers)
- Precor Steppers
- Trixter X-bikes
- Hoist ROC-IT selectorized weight equipment
- Free weight stations
- Cardio Theater
- Polar Trifit Body Age System
- Trainers and staff to assist members
The YMCA’s gymnasium is a place that is used for many activities throughout the day and week. The main basketball court houses six baskets with a curtain that allows for multiple programming options. Activities that are offered in the gymnasium include:
- Youth sports activities, including basketball, soccer league, flag football, floor hockey and more
- Open Gym Time
- Family Gym Time
- Special Events (Healthy Kids Day, Halloween)
- Preschool Sports
The Kid’s Gym is home to our indoor playground, craft loft, and climbing wall. Mostly used by our preschool and child watch programs, the kids gym and loft are also available for rentals by school groups and birthday parties.
Preschool/Day Camp Rooms
The Genesee County YMCA Preschool serves children beginning at age 2. They are home to our School Age Child Care site in the afternoon. Our UPK classes, three-year-old nursery school and playgroups all learn through play in our well equipped classrooms. During the summer the rooms house the YMCA’s Day Camp Program.
The Genesee County YMCA has two racquetball courts that are accessible to members. One court is easily converted for Wallyball and both are used for our pick-up dodgeball games. Members can reserve a court in advance or just stop in and take your chances. We have extra racquets and balls that can be checked out at the service desk.
The Genesee County YMCA has men’s and women’s public and private locker rooms. The private locker rooms are located inside the public locker rooms and each have a private shower, steam room, and dry sauna. Lockers can be rented for a yearly fee. Anyone over the age of 18 can use the steam room and sauna. The public locker rooms are open during regular buisiness hours, however they are not available for overnight storage of personal supplies. Children over the age of 6 must use the locker room for their gender.
In addition, the Genesee Club is a private locker room for use by men only. Only people who rent a locker in the room may use the Genesee Club.