Monroe County- HTC Center


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9514 Caring Way
Columbia, IL 62236

Phone: 618.281.9622

Fax: 618.281.9627


Monday - Thursday: 5am to 10pm

Friday: 5am to 9pm

Saturday: 7am to 6pm

Sunday: 12pm to 5pm

Good things come together at the Y. There's a little something for everyone and a lot for your community.

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Executive Director:
John Heater

Executive Assistant:

Ally Wolf

Senior Program Director:

Darin Williams

Aquatic Director:
Lauren Darr

Health and Wellness Director:

Lia Blankenship

Membership & Community Engagment Director:

Maggie Arentsen

Special Event Info

September Fitness Challenge

Childrens Center Hours

Monday - Thursday: 8am to 12:30pm and 4pm to 9pm

Friday: 8am to 12:30pm and 4pm to 8pm

Saturday: 8:30am to 1pm

Sunday: Closed

Now Hiring

Housekeeping and Maintenance

Preschool Teacher

Water Aerobics Instructors

Swim Team Coach

Program Information

Bright Beginnings Preschool

Birthday Parties

Co-op: To register click here

Fall Flag Football

Friday Play Date


Parent's Night Out-  Click here for FAQ

Schools Out

Seadogs Swim Team

Youth Bootcamp

Schedules and Additional Information

Fall Program Guide

Gym Schedule

Pool Schedule (Sept 8-Dec14)

Swim Lesson Schedule (Oct 27- Dec 14)

Group Exercise Schedule (Sept 8-Oct 26)

          Group Exercise Programs

          Class Descriptions


Special Events

Memorial Hospital Mammogram Screening Van (Oct 1)

AOA Dance (Oct 3)

Trunk or Treat Family Night  (Oct 17)

AOA Day Trip to Clinton County (Oct 21)

8th Annual Dinner Auction (Nov 14)

AOA Trip to Pigeon Forge  (Nov 17-21)

2014 10k Bluff Trail Run  (Saturday October 25th)

         Registration Form

Past year 10k Race Times: 2011  



                     top category 2013


Marcia Pruett 5k  - race times