Fitness Center is Open and We’re Expanding!

Monday – Friday, 5:00am – 8:00pm • Saturday, 7:00am – 12:00 Noon • Sunday, Closed

Help Us Raise the State of Play!

YCC is Expanding!
We are raising $2.2 million to build a 9,000 square foot fieldhouse to offer indoor lacrosse, community events, and year round sports.
In 2021 we will serve more than 2,000 members of the community. We’ve outgrown our current facilities and by building a new fieldhouse we will be able to serve 6x as many community members.

We need your assistance.
Help Us Raise the State of Play!

Yates Community Center

Become a Member!

The fitness center offers a variety of classes year round: Yoga, Pilates, Kickboxing and more. Enjoy a walk on the Community Fitness Trail. Personal trainers are available for private sessions.

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Core Adult

YCC offers a wide variety of group fitness classes  for almost every ability and interest.


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ELEVATE Youth is the Yates Community Center’s NEW youth program, bringing creative and engaging opportunities and programming to all Yates County youth and families!

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Stayed tuned for upcoming events at the Yates Community Center: Fitness Classes, Education & Training, Lose & Win Program, and more…

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Thank You!

Ukrainian-Federal Credit Union

The Yates Community Center (YCC) would like to extend our sincere gratitude to the Ukrainian Federal Credit Union (UFCU) for awarding YCC the Federal Home Loan Bank of New York (FHLBNY) Covid-19 financial relief grant in the amount of $7,500. UFCU’s generosity will have a significant impact on helping YCC in this great time of need. On behalf of YCC, THANK YOU for helping us make a positive difference.

Your support encourages our continued commitment to keeping our members safe while raising the state of play for the members of our community. Thank you again for your generosity and support!

(Pictured are: Roman Omecinskyj – UFCU CFO, Dawn Shipman – Manager of YCC, Alex Nowosiadlo – UFCU Controller)

YCC Events

Greetings Yates Community

The Community Center Project

It Takes a Community to Build a Center

The mission of Yates Cultural & Recreational Resources, Inc., a not-for-profit community organization, is to enhance the physical and mental well being of Yates County residents by promoting and providing cultural, recreational, athletic, and educational opportunities.

Thank You Yates County Tuberculosis & Health Association

The YCC thanks the Yates County Tuberculosis and Health Association for the generous donation which has helped us purchase a Vibration Platform and weighted poles. (More new fun equipment to come in the future.)

In our quest for normalcy, we hope to be able to offer more classes and events soon as we are all learning to adjust to the new normal. The Yates Community Center and our members appreciate the funds that have provided us with tools to help keep us on our fitness journey.

As you all can see from the pictures the new “FUN” equipment is getting much use.

Gift Certificates

Gift Certificates Available – the perfect gift for any occasion!

Exploring Ecology Through Metal: For Teens & Adults

in partnership with ELEVATE Youth and the Yates Community Center

Instructors: Sam Castner and Lindsey Dean
Experience: All levels, ages 13 and up.

Workshop/Materials fee: FREE for 7-12 grade students $225 for ages 18 and above

(materials and lunch included)

Learn the basic techniques used to fabricate metal sculptures while gaining a working skill set, understanding the use of metal fabricating tools and techniques, and learning the connection between different ecological systems. The second half of the workshop we’ll focus on a large-scale, collaborative sculpture to be installed into the Yates Community Center campus located in Penn Yan, NY. Expect to leave with a good foundation for craft, a handcrafted milkweed and monarch butterfly, and an understanding of working with a

community on a large-scale landmark piece. you refresh and refine your craft!

Topics covered will include:

If you have prior experience this class will help

  • shop safety
  • the MIG welding process
  • the plasma cutting process
  • hammering techniques
  • use of tongs, anvils, vises
  • translating small scale models into large, collaborative public sculptures
  • learning the interaction between humans and the environment, and the link between themilkweed and butterfly throughout our communityMaterials and supplies you need to bring:
  • work gloves
  • close-toed shoes or boots
  • non-flammable cotton clothing
  • jeans
  • cotton long-sleeve button-up or work shirt
  • bandana or welding cap
  • water bottle and snacks

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Photo Gallery

The YCC photo gallery features images of the facilities, grounds, highlights of events, members, staff, & Community.