The Yates Community Center recently found out that gyms and fitness centers in NY will not be allowed to reopen at the beginning of Phase 4 on June 26 as we had hoped. We are just as unhappy and sad as all of you BUT remain confident that when the time comes for us to open our doors we will come out of this stronger and better in the long term.
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Fitness Center

Health and Wellness Programs & Facilities for Everyone!

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

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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Calendar

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

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Yates Community Center (YCC)

Our Mission

Yates Community Center’s mission is to provide health, wellness, educational and recreational opportunities to all Yates county residents.


The mission of the Community Center will be accomplished with the support and cooperation of it’s partner programs, Core, Elevate and Our Town Rocks, local sports teams, local organizations, community members, it’s employees, committees and Board of Directors. The Yates Community Center IS it’s partners and programs and together they serve all members of Yates County.

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Outdoor Movie!

You’re invited to an Outdoor Movie!

Free Family movie night
Presented by Elevate Youth

Friday, August 14, 2020, 8:30pm
Yates Community Center
Penn Yan, NY 14527

Bring your chairs, pillow and blanket or sleeping bag!

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
Date / Time: NEW DATES COMING SOON!
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.