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About the Charles E. Lakin YMCA

The YMCA has had a presence in the Council Bluffs community since 1867, evolving itself over this time. The Charles E. Lakin YMCA was a dream by a community longing to address the health needs of Council Bluffs. With help from a lead gift by Charles E. Lakin and Iowa West, the Council Bluffs residents have rallied around this Y, which is here for all community members to not only live healthily, but to thrive.

 

►Holiday Hours:

  • Thanksgiving Day: 5:00 - 11:00 am
  • Christmas Eve: Closed
  • Christmas Day: Closed
  • New Year's Eve: 5:00 am-1:00 pm
  • New Year's Day: 5:00 am-1:00 pm

GROUP EXERCISE

See the calendar of group exercise classes offered at the Charles E. Lakin YMCA.

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FIND A PROGRAM

Sign up for a range of programs for children and adults of all ages.

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BRANCH CAPACITY

See the current branch capacity at all our facilities.

Medically-Based Wellness Programs

BIRTHDAY PARTIES

Celebrate your birthday at the Y!

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Branch amenities
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2 Wellness Coach sessions
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Free Childwatch
after-school
Monthly Parent's Night Out

Reduced member pricing for programming like sports, camp and swim lessons

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Reduced member program pricing
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Free mobile app
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Access to all 10 metro locations
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Free group fitness classes
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Free aqua exercise classes
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Open Gym times
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Lap swim times
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Family open swim times
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Military membership rates
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Teen Center
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Youth Activity Room
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In-house Early Learning Center
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Personal and Small Group Training
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Steam Room and Sauna
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Swim lessons
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Y Weight Loss Program