About the Y of Palestine

The Palestine YMCA is a 501c(3) non profit organization that welcomes all who wish to participate. The Palestine YMCA raises funds each year to help provide a safe and positive place where such values as caring, honesty, respect and responsibility are much more than just words. 


In the spirit of providing programs and services that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all, the Palestine YMCA, within its available resources, will provide assistance for any individual who desires to participate regardless of age, gender, race or religious belief.


A Message from Our Chief Executive Officer

Since 1892 the Palestine YMCA has been a gathering place for fellowship, sports, personal fitness, and for social gatherings for individuals and families. But as our members know, it is not the facilities that makes the Y special…it is the people.


Our members and guests LOVE THIS PLACE, and it is because the Y has a great staff.
From the fully trained child care team to our fun-loving group exercise instructors to our ever-diligent lifeguards, the Palestine YMCA staff provides a safe, fun environment that supports a healthy lifestyle. I invite you to get started today!



Cindy Piersol


Professional Staff

Cindy Piersol



Jeremy Janz



Carl Simons

Child Care Director



Ryan Pence

Wellness and Member Engagement Director


Youth and Adult Sports




2020 Board of Directors

We thank our board members for their talent and service. 


Paul Jones - President

Chuck Eldridge - President Elect

Angela Howell - Secretary

Carol Herrington - Treasurer


Additional Executive Committee 
Members Michael Garcia 
Mike Davis 
Michael Page  
Mark Davis 

Board Members 
Robert Johnston 
Lee Loveless 
Jordan Byrd 
Jumah Absy 
Sharron Grizzle
Teryn Johnson
Becky Falconer 
Mark Harcrow 
Renee Laudadio

Hal Bean 


In order to support our mission of healthy spirit, mind, and body and put family as one of our top priorities, the Palestine YMCA  will be closed on the following holidays:

New Year’s Day

Memorial Day

Independence Day

Labor Day

Thanksgiving Day

Christmas Day

Thank you for your understanding and we apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

For questions about Y holidays please contact us at 903-729-3139