Our cause, our mission in action, is to strengthen the foundations of our community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. To serve our community, the Norm Waitt Sr. YMCA offers a complete wellness experience in the entire region. Our facility provides state-of-the-art fitness equipment, safe and fun areas for youth, and community events geared to impact the people in Siouxland positively – we have something for everyone!

Youth under the age of 11 must be accompanied and supervised by a parent/adult (age 18+) at all times unless the child is in an organized program. Youth ages 12 and older can use facilities without on-site parental/adult supervision.

Tom Vaughan Wellness Center 
With over 40 treadmills and other cardio machines featuring individual touchscreen television monitors, an extensive free weight area and first-rate weight machines, the Wellness Center offers something for everyone at every fitness level.

Age guidelines for usage:

  • Youth ages 12 - 17: Teen Fitness Orientation class is REQUIRED to use the equipment independently.
  • Youth ages 9 to 11: May use equipment with a parent or guardian present after completing our Getting Started Orientation.
  • Must be 16 to use Free Weights.

Wellness Coaches staff the Wellness Center and can provide instruction on the use of the equipment and answer questions regarding wellness.   

Our two-court gym is perfect for basketball and family game time. It also serves as an indoor walking track and home to our year-round Pickleball Club and Noon Ball and seasonal Youth Basketball, Indoor Soccer and Preschool Variety Sports programs.   

Fitness Pool 
Our beautiful, heated eight-lane, 25-yard fitness pool is home to lap swimmers, aqua aerobics classes, swim teams, water exercise, swim lessons and open swim. Depth ranges from 4′ to 6′ feet. Swimmers may call the YMCA to reserve their swim lanes - availability varies by season. 402-404-8439 

Family Fun Pool 
Siouxland's best family pool – this warm water, zero-depth entry pool with a waterslide supplies hours of fun. This pool is also used for family swim, youth swim lessons, and warm water exercise and is available for birthday parties. Life jackets and swim toys are available for use. Hot Tub, Sauna and Steam Room available.

  • Non-Swimmers (swimmers who are unable to pass the swim test or reach everywhere in the Family Fun Pool) are required to wear a life jacket. Life jackets are provided for you at our facility.
  • Parents & Guardians are required to be within arms reach of all Non-Swimmers.

Fitness Studios 
If you prefer a cardio or strength-based workout in a fun and exciting atmosphere, our fitness studio is the place for you. And don't miss the Group Ride Studio equipped with 15 spin bikes.

Child Watch 
For the convenience of our members, the Y provides a safe place for children ages 6 weeks to 10 years of age to be cared for while parents participate in Y programs. Kind, professional staff are all CPR certified. The child must be an active YMCA youth member.  

Locker Rooms 
Five locker rooms include spacious areas to serve all and assure ease of use. Choose from Men's & Women's adult-only locker rooms (18+), boys' & girls' locker rooms (under 18), and Private locker rooms (All ages). In addition, the Private locker room has four individual changing rooms perfect for parents with small children and those with special needs.

Members and guests must have a signed waiver on file for youth ages 12 and over.