Y at Duck Creek
Y at Duck Creek
5040 Kingsley Drive
Cincinnati, OH 45227
P. 513.246.3250
F. 513.271.0191
Weather Hotline: 513.246.3252
Directions: Map


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Events & Announcements


5 a.m. - 9 p.m.
8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Business Hours
Monday - Friday
Open 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Open 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Holiday Hours
Memorial Day
Fourth of July
8:30am - 1:15pm & 4:30 - 8:30pm
8:30am - 1:30pm & 4:30 - 8:00pm
8:30am - 1:15pm & 4:30 - 8:00pm
8:30am - 1:30pm & 4:30 - 8:00pm
8:30 am - 1:15 pm
8:30am - 12:30pm, Noon - 3:45 pm
Child Watch Hours
Saturday & Sunday

The Y is for everyone. Our programs, services and initiatives empower people to be healthier in spirit, mind and body, prepare people for employment, welcome and embrace newcomers and help foster a nationwide service ethic. And that's just the beginning!

The Y Early Learning Center's programs focus on facilitating the child's sense of industry, promoting a sense of competence, creating an environment conducive to positive peer interaction, encouraging initiative, supporting growth and self-direction, and free choice under the guidance of nurturing and caring staff. This is done in a setting designed for acceptance, respect and encouragement. Through all programs, YMCA staff work in cooperation with the goals of families. The program is designed to meet the developmental needs of children from 6 weeks to 5 years. 





6 weeks to 18 months

$225 per week


18 months to 3 years

$200 per week


3 to 5 years

$175 per week

Registration Fee: $30 per child, $50 per family, not refundable.

 Click here to download a Registration Packet

 Click here to download Enrollment Information

 Click here to download a Creative Curriculum packet for Infants, Toddlers & Twos

 Click here to download a Creative Curriculum packet for Preschool










Wellness Center

In communities across the nation, the Y is a leading voice on health and well-being. With a mission centered on balance, the Y brings families closer together, encourages good health and fosters connections through fitness, sports, fun and shared interests. As a result, millions of youth, adults and families are receiving the support, guidance and resources needed to achieve greater health and well-being for their spirit, mind and body.


We know firsthand how difficult it can be to find balance in life. That’s why we’re here with you every day, making sure that you, your family and your community have the resources and support needed to lead a healthy lifestyle.

At the Y we offer:

  • Personal Training

    • National certified trainers

    • Fitness assessments

    • Group personal training

  • Group specialty training

    • TRX

    • Kettlebells

    • Bosu

  • ActivTrax virtual personal trainer and nutrition management

  • On-site wellness coaches

  • State-of-the-art cardio with interactive technologies

  • State-of-the-art selectorized, free weight, plate loaded, and dumbbell equipment

  • Free child watch available while you work out  

Child Watch Hours: 


8:30 a.m. -1:15 p.m., 4:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

Tuesday 8:30 a.m.-1:15 p.m., 4:30 p.m.-8 p.m.

8:30 a.m. -1:15 p.m., 4:30 p.m.-8 p.m.


8:30 a.m.-1:15 p.m., 4:30 p.m.-8 p.m.


8:30 a.m.-1:15 p.m.

Saturday 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Sunday Noon - 3:45 p.m.


Join The Y


With the Y, you're not just a member of a gym - you're part of a cause. With a shared commitment to nurturing the potential of kids, improving health and well-being, and giving back and supporting our neighbors, your membership gives you and your community the opportunity to learn, grow, and thrive.


We are a cause with a mission to helping you achieve a balance of spirit, mind, and body. We do that by encouraging good health and fostering connections with new and old friends through sports, fun, and shared interests.


Joining is easy:


Schedule a tour or request membership information.

Visit your nearest Y to sign up.

YMCA membership is an amazing value:


  • No annual contracts to sign
  • Member Satisfaction Pledge with a money back guarantee
  • Free group exercise classes
  • Free child care while you make use of the Y (Must have family membership to qualify)
  • Reduced rates and priority registration on programs and classes, including day camps, sports, swim lessons, before and after school, child care, specialty training classes, and a savings of $90 for a week of camp at YMCA Camp Ernst 
  • Online registration for most programs
  • Access to indoor and outdoor swimming pools, water parks, and splash pads where you can participate in a variety of water programs such as swim lessons, water group exercise classes, or simply just some fun in the sun
  • AWAY program to use your membership at other Ys across the country and around the world
  • Guest pass program for your friends and family to experience the Y
  • Member Referral Program 
  • Y Rewards
  • Throughout its history, the Y has been a strong leader in international cooperation. To that end, the YMCA of Greater Cincinnati has established a formal partnership with the YMCA of Mexico City. Should you find yourself planning a trip to Mexico, bring along your YMCA membership card for a complimentary visit to the outstanding facilities of the Mexico City YMCA!  Likewise, current members of the Mexico City YMCA are welcome at any of our YMCA of Greater Cincinnati branches.



The YMCA has several membership types for you to choose.


  • Teen - Ages 13-17
  • Young Adult - Ages 18-29
  • Individual Adult – Ages 30-64
  • Two Adult Household – Two adults, ages 18-64, living in the same household
  • One Adult Family – Includes single, or legally separated person, and any dependent children under age 24 living at the same address
  • Family/Household – Two adults and any dependent children under age 24 living at the same address.  Additional adults, ages 19 and over living at the same address may be added to your membership for an additional $20 per month per adult
  • Senior Individual Adult – Age 65 or older
  • Senior Family/Household – Same as Family/Household where either adult is age 65 or over
  • Military - Veterans, active duty military personnel, and their immediate families are eligible for a special rate. See our Military Membership page [link to page] for more information.

$50 in program gift certificates is given at the time of joining and can be used on programs.



Everyone is Welcome


Our utmost goal is to make the Y and all we offer accessible and available to the entire Greater Cincinnati community! Each year, we raise money among staff, community partners, members, and volunteers so that we can provide services to those who could not otherwise afford it.

No one is ever turned away. From membership to youth sports, summer camp to swim lessons, and so much more, the Y is here to support you in your mental, physical, and spiritual growth. You can rest assured that the Y will guide you in having a healthy and happy life.

If you are in need of financial assistance to participate in the Y’s programs and services, please visit your local branch and fill out an application.


Payment Options


  • Cash, check, or credit card. Visa, MasterCard, and American Express are accepted
  • Monthly draft on the first or 16th
  • Draft from your checking account or credit card
  • Annual payment in full
  • Change your payment method at any time by calling or stopping in at your local Y


View/Download a Membership Application

Stop by or call your local Y to set up an appointment with one of our membership staff to help you get started today!

With a focus on youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, Y volunteers give men, women and children of all ages and from all walks of life the resources and support they need to be healthy, confident, connected and secure.

Volunteers of the Y:

  • Join our branch board and committees

  • Raise funds to ensure the Y is accessible to all members of the community

  • Coach our sports teams and teach many of our classes

  • Motivate and support youth in building the character strengths, skills and relationships that lead to positive behaviors, better health, smart life choices, and the pursuit of higher education and goals through the Y tutoring and mentoring programs

  • Extend a hand to help adults who want to do more, be more or live healthier

  • Advocate for the Y’s efforts to influence policies and initiatives that positively impact societal issues of importance to the nation, and your community

  • Participate in opportunities to give back and support neighbors

We invite you to take an active role in strengthening your community by sharing your time, talents and energies with us as a Y volunteer.  

To become a Y volunteer, click here.

Marci Jessen
Membership Director

Jowelle Mitchell
Wellness Coordinator

Tara Metzger
Early Learning Center Site Administrator