Bellefonte Branch


bf-home-imageThe Bellefonte YMCA strengthens the foundations and wellbeing of our community through fitness, camps, family time, swim, sports and play, and other activities for people of all ages, incomes, and abilities. We’re more than just a place to work out. At the Y, we help build a healthy spirit, mind, and body for all with the core values of caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility at the heart of everything we do.

With a commitment to nurturing youth development, promoting healthy living, and fostering a sense of social responsibility, the Y ensures that every individual has access to the essentials needed to learn, grow and thrive.


The Y offers so much more than just a place to workout: our youth programs help children develop into successful young adults; wellness programs support individuals of all ages and abilities on their journey to healthy living; and our social responsibility initiatives improve our community through cooperation and collaboration.

In order to keep you informed with current and up-to-date information on activities at the YMCA, we have decided to no longer print our branch brochures, effective June 1. In place of the brochures, we will be emailing a newsletter each month about upcoming events and activities. We will also post all of the information you need on our website, mobile app, and printed materials available at the Member Services Desk.

April 2017 Newsletter



Facility Hours


Main Building
Monday – Thursday
6:00 AM – 8:30 PM
6:00 AM – 8:00 PM
8:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Noon – 3:00 PM
Monday – Thursday
5:00 AM – 9:00 PM
5:00 AM – 8:00 PM
7:00 AM – 5:00 PM
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

 Holiday Closings

New Year’s Day, Easter Sunday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Day

Facility Features


  • 11,000 square foot Fitness Center
  • Gymnasium
  • Aerobic Studio
  • Men’s and Women’s Saunas
  • 3 lane Indoor Pool
  • Family Changing Room
  • Horizontal Rock Wall
  • Child Watch
  • Facility Rentals

Member Benefits

Member Benefits

  • Use of Bellefonte, Moshannon Valley, and State College YMCA’s recreational facilities.
  • Use of all YMCA state of the art fitness centers totaling over 18,000 sq. ft.
  • Free orientation on all fitness equipment.
  • Use of three swimming pools (a therapeutic pool and two recreation pools).
  • Personal training available (dryland and aquatic).
  • Adult recreation basketball and volleyball.
  • FREE use of climbing walls during designated hours.
  • FREE child watch service at designated times.
  • Use of youth and teen center at each branch during designated hours.
  • Discounted and many free programs for adults, kids and families.
  • Certified and friendly staff to help you.
  • FREE members-only and community events.
  • Financial assistance available based on need/income.
  • Membership to the largest human service organization in the world.

Our Programs

Our Programs

With a commitment to nurturing youth development, promoting healthy living, and fostering a sense of social responsibility, the Y ensures that every individual has access to the essentials needed to learn, grow and thrive.


  • Co-ed Flag Football - Summer Co-ed Flag Football Camp – August 14-18  6-8 PM,  Ages 5 to 13 The YMCA’s NFL flag football program offers different leagues for children ages 5 to 13. Flag football is fun for everyone and a safer alternative for parents who might hesitate letting their children start tackle football. More information Coed Flag Football League- […]
  • Basketball Group Lessons @ State College - Taught by former professional basketball player, Richard Jeter. This hour long clinic is designed to focus on skill development and conditioning. Beginner Class: Online Registration Boys and Girls Grades 3-5 $75 for 4 weeks of lessons Wednesdays from 4-5pm May 3, 17, 24, 31 Advanced Class: Online Registration Boys and Girls Grades 6-8 $75 for […]
  • @StateCollegeBranch April Schedule Updates - Due to the Penn State football game, there will be no Child Watch on Saturday, April 22. Sunday Open Rock Climbing sessions will be ending on April 30. It will resume, fall 2017. Thursday and Friday Open Climbing sessions will continue. Check our app or online schedule for all the schedules. You can download the app […]
  • State College Rock Climbing Policy Change (if you climb, please read) - YMCA OPEN ROCK CLIMBING CHANGES STARTING THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 2017 **Open Rock Climbing participants, please make note of the following changes to climbing operations: You or someone with you must be certified to belay to participate in open climbing. In order to facilitate these changes, the YMCA will provide FREE belay certification training during Open […]
  • What happens when we have bad weather at the Y - Check out your branches Inclement Weather Policies:   State College Branch Inclement Weather Policies Moshannon Valley Branch Inclement Weather Policies Penns Valley Program Center Weather Policies Bellefonte Branch Inclement Weather Policies

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