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Ross County YMCA

100 Mill Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601


Mon-Thurs   5:00am-9:00pm
Friday         5:00am-7:00pm
Saturday     7:30am-7:00pm
Sunday:      1:00pm-7:00pm
CLOSED:     Major Holidays &
                  Sundays June-Sept.





The YMCA of Ross County will be hosting its fourth annual Touch-A-Truck event on Saturday, July 11th. The event will be located in the lower parking lot of the Y, in Yoctangee Park in Chillicothe.  We invite you to share your finest “trucks” for children in the community to enjoy!


Touch-a-Truck is an opportunity for children to see and touch a host of unique and exciting vehicles.

Schedule of Events

10am: Gates Open.
10:15am:  Pound™ demonstration led by Jeanne Meyer.
11am: Gymnastics Team performance.

Also: Face-Painting, Bounce House, Food and More!


Touch-A-Truck is a free event for families and the community to enjoy. We will be accepting donations at the gate for Y Community Initiatives, which provides education and wellness programming



Youth Summer Basketball League

Our Youth Summer Basketball League for kids in Ross County and surrounding areas.

This is a competitive league meant to get kids game experience. Kids of all skills levels are welcome but practice time will be limited.

Registration: June 1st - July 17th, 2015

Player evaluations: July 20th

Evaluations will take place on Monday, July 20th. Grades 3-5 will be evaluated from 6:00-7:00 pm. Grades 6-8 will be evaluated from 7:00-8:00 pm. Evaluations may include some drills but mostly open gym games for coaches to evaluate players. All players are encouraged to attend so we evenly match teams.

Game Days: Monday Evenings

Teams will be assembled and players will be contacted before Friday, July 24th

Game Schedule: July 27, August 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 (6 weeks total)

Age Division

Grades 3-5 (Grade child will be in NEXT school year)

Grades 6-8

**Age divisions could change based on enrollment

**Special team request for siblings only**


Members: $30 Non-Members $50

Cost includes t-shirt




Youth Volleyball Camp

July 24-25

Boys and Girls in Grades 3-6

Registration deadline: July 22nd (July. 13th to guarantee shirt)

This 2 day camp will teach and develop the skills used in volleyball that include passing, setting, serving, hitting and defense along with volleyball concepts related to offense and defensive strategy.

Instructor: Chelsey Jones 

  • Coached the 8thgrade girls volleyball at Chillicothe Middle School in 2012
  • Chillicothe High School girls head volleyball coach 2013-2014 season.
  • Coached with Spiketown Volleyball Club 2013 - 2015
  • Instructed the 2013, 2014 volleyball camp at the YMCA


July 24 - 6-7:30 pm
July 25 -  10 am -12 pm

Cost: $30 for Members $45 for Non Members (T-shirt included)




Summer Camp 2015

Winter is in the rearview mirror and it's time to start thinking about summer! 

We know you want your child to have the best summer ever, and there's no place better than at the Y! 

Summer camp 2015 has a fun-filled summer planned for children ages 3 to 14, with field trips across the area. From Aha! Children's Museum to COSI, the Columbus Zoo to several Ohio State Parks, this summer will be full of learning and fun. 

To learn more about our summer camp, contact Tashia Mills, Program Director. To download our summer camp application form, click here. Space is limited, so register your child today! 




Want the latest YMCA news?


Looking for the most up-to-date information on programs, special events and happenings at the YMCA of Ross County? Visit our Facebook page for all the information you're looking for.


If you're a parent in preschool, after-school or gymnastics, we also have groups on Facebook for all of your child's learning and fun here at the Y. Contact your program director for access.



Register for Preschool 2015-16

It's time to register your child for the YMCA Preschool for next school year.

Children who will be 3 years or older, potty trained and not yet enrolled in kindergarten are eligible. Our state-licensed program is rooted in the concept that learning and play are interconnected. We provide a safe, engaging and consistent environment for all children.

We utilize the Creative Curriculum for preparing children for Kindergarten. The program is available year-round. The full-day program is from 9:00am to 3:00pm, with latchkey available beginning at 6:15am and ending at 6:00pm.

For more information, visit the Y Preschool online or contact Tashia Mills, Program Director.



2015 Annual Report


The 2015 Annual Report is online. The report shares the highlights, challenges and progress of the YMCA of Ross County. From Touch a Truck to YBL, we share photos of the accomplishments of our members and friends.


We celebrate the 1105 hours of volunteer time. We're proud of the 175 families who had access to the Y thanks to our PACE Scholarship program. We reflect on our joy about the 201 children who learned to swim and the 350 children who played youth basketball. All of these details and more can be found in our annual report.  






British Soccer Camp Returning June 15th-19th


YMCA of Ross County is pleased to announce another year of partnership with Challenger Sports, providers of the USA’s most popular soccer camp, to host the week long British Soccer camp during the week of June 15th- 19th at YMCA Ross County Fields.


The camp will run Monday through Friday and each child will be coached by a member of Challenger’s British coaching staff flown to the USA exclusively to work on these programs. Challenger will hold over 3,800 British Soccer Camps this summer and will coach over 150,000 players between the ages of 3 and 18, as well as completing FREE coach education clinics for over 40,000 parents and coaches.


To register online, click here!



My Y is Now Every Y


Now, full facility / full privilege YMCA members have the flexibility to use all other YMCA facilities throughout Ohio! Simply present your active YMCA membership card and photo ID at any Ohio YMCA and enjoy free access!


Some restrictions apply, so please contact Member Services for more program details!





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