YMCA Corner

CLARION The YMCA is the nation's leading non-profit committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. The Y helps build strong communities by investing in our kids, our health and our neighbors. Through the Y, all people have an opportunity to participate, connect and thrive.

Cardio aqua class

This high energy cardio class combines exercise with water. Cardio Aqua classes are always set to music and can be adapted for any level.

Classes are held from 10:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. Tuesday and Friday. The class is free to members, $40 per month for non-members and $7 drop in fee per class.

Riversharks competitive swim team

The Riversharks are a competitive swim team that practice at Clarion University's Tippin Natatorium Monday through Thursday from October through mid-February. The Clarion County YMCA participates in the CENKEY swim league.

Meets are held on Saturdays, from December through February at pools in the league, with 2 to 3 home meets held in Clarion.

For more information about the team visit the website at http://www.clarioncountyymca.org or call the YMCA at (814) 764-3400.

Pickleball group lessons

Pickleball lessons will help you learn the game of pickleball and gain the skills necessary to play with confidence.

Group lessons are held from 9 to 10 a.m. every Thursday, Oct. 3 through 24 in the YMCA gym. Lessons are held Thursday, Oct. 3, 10, 17 and 24.

The cost is $15 for members and $30 for non-members. Groups are limited to 10 participants. Register for lessons early by calling (814) 764-3400.


Bingo is held at 1 p.m. every Wednesday at the YMCA and is open to members and non-members. The cost to play is just $10. Pre-registration is not required.

Glow Zumba

A Glow Zumba party will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 7, in the YMCA gym.

All participants will receive glow jewelry at registration. Ron Radacker and April Dinger will be leading Zumba.

Refreshments will be served. The cost is a donation of $5 or more. Members and community are welcome.


The Clarion County YMCA is open 5 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Monday through Friday and 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturdays and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sundays. The Clarion County YMCA is located at 499 Mayfield Road in Clarion.

For more information about the Clarion County YMCA and Y programs, please visit their web site at http://www.clarioncountyymca.org, or call (814)764-3400 and follow the "Y" on Facebook.