The R. Richard Bittner YMCA is located at 630 E. 4th Street

The R. Richard Bittner YMCA is OPEN!

630 E. 4th Street -- Enter through the Early Learning Center parking lot     563 322 7171


The New R. Richard Bittner YMCA Features

  • 73,000 square feet of space on three levels
  • Two pools, including 25-yard, 5-lane lap pool, and Family Warm Water Pool with zero-depth entry for therapy programs, swim lessons, and play structures
  • Full-sized gymnasium
  • Youth Program Licensing capabilities for over 100 children in summer programs
  • State of the art cardio and strength equipment
  • An ⅛-mile indoor track
  • Multiple Group Exercise spaces, including an outdoor “River Deck” on the third floor for yoga and other programs overlooking the river
  • Multiple Community Spaces for programs and partnerships
  • Multiple Community Gathering Areas both inside and outside
  • Locker Rooms, and Family and Special Needs Locker Rooms
  • YMCA Administrative Offices
  • A tenant inside the new YMCA will be the Midwest Cardiovascular Research Center lead by Dr. Nicolas Shammas. More information will be available at a later time for this initiative.

New MX4 Group Training at the Bittner YMCA


Click on the "+" to see Group Training times and register today!

Location Description Member fee / Non member fee Begins / Ends Days Of Week Ages


Strength & Conditioning For Youth Athlete

Our nationally-certified trainers and speed/strength specialists design sport-specific programs for athletes and teams.

Location Description Member fee / Non member fee Begins / Ends Days Of Week Ages
Bittner YMCA
Youth Power Performance
8/6 - 8/27
9:30 am - 10:00 am
Sa 8+ Register Now




Basketball Courts, Pickleball, Racquetball & Squash

Click here for all court schedules at the Bittner YMCA


We need guards at the Bittner YMCA!
Great experience and awesome Y environment doing important work for a good cause.

We’ve got a blended class this weekend, with portions online and in-person.

–> Click here for job information and application

–> Click here for training and certification class

Child Watch

Child Watch is a fun, safe experience for kids up to age 7 while parents/guardians exercise and take classes!
This add-on service is $10/month for a single child on a household membership, and $15/month for 2 or more children. Ask at your welcome center and we'll get you and your family signed up and ready to go!

Y Fit Kids

Fun fitness and movement class for kids ages 7 and up!
FREE for members and led by a certified trainer.
Check back soon for our upcoming schedule!



Click here for information about Personal Training and Group Personal Training at the Scott County YMCA

Laura Luciani
Fitness Director
Certifications: ACE certified trainer; Mad Dogg spin certification
After beginning her career at the Kewanee YMCA, Laura continues to inspire others to live healthy. She has worked with all age populations. Her favorite things are power, strength and endurance.
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Lynne Smith
PT Coordinator
Certifications: AFAA certified Personal Trainer, CPR/AED American Red Cross.
Been with the YMCA since: March 2011 Hometown: Lake District, England Schools: Lakes High, Cedar Valley College Experience in Personal Training and Wellness: Personal Trainer/coordinator and Wellness coach at the YMCA. 20+yrs competing, coaching and referring for USA Powerlifting. I got into Health and Fitness because: I enjoy the benefits of being healthy, fit and strong, and want to share the knowledge how to live healthier, happier lives through fitness. Something interesting you may not know about me: I have dead-lifted 350 lbs! I love to spend time with my 2 daughters, we love to hike with our 2 dogs and enjoy ridng horses together. Sell yourself in one sentence: Let me help you learn to believe in yourself, uncover your own strength and motivation, and show you the path to discovering the rewards of Fitness and Health.
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Marli Apt
Group Fitness Director
Certifications: ACE Certified Personal Trainer / Certified Delay the Disease Instructor (for Parkinsons Disease) / Certified Cancer Exercise Specialist / LiveStrong at the YMCA Trainer
Marli is a YMCA of the Iowa Mississippi Valley leader. She oversees all of group exercise and trains, competes, and inspires people of all ages!
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