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How do people with walkers or wheelchairs use the water slide?

You may notice that we have an elevator with front and rear doors. There is nothing special about it–it’s just a regular service elevator. What makes it special, though, is that it provides equal access to our water slide. While this may seem like a very practical solution, you will likely be surprised to learn that (to our knowledge) this is the only full-access water slide in the entire United States.

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Financial Assistance

Hear from a scholarship recipient to learn how YMCA assistance helped make a difference in her child's life... it could possibly make a difference in yours too. Click the"Scholarship Video" tab below to view video.

Thank you for your interest in the Stephens Family YMCA where our mission is to put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all. In support of our mission, we offer a financial assistance program that lends support to families and individuals with low income and/or extenuating circumstances so they may have the opportunity to participate in membership and programs at the Y.

For important information about applying for our Financial Assistance Program, click below for Overview and Commonly Asked Questions.

An Application may be downloaded by clicking below or obtained at our facility at 2501 Fields South Drive, Champaign.

NOTE: Only complete applications with income documentation attached will be reviewed within 10-14 business days. Incomplete applications are immediately returned to the applicant.