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                    425 Lafayette St. Waterloo, IA 50703  phone: 319.234.7589*   












Regular Office Hours:
Monday           9am-7:45pm

Tuesday           9am-7:45pm

Wednesday      7am-7:00pm

Thursday          9am-7:45pm Friday               8 am-7:00pm

Saturday           9am-2:00pm









The YWCA of Black Hawk County, along with nearly 300 YWCA associations around the country, will mark the 2016 YWCA Week Without Violence™ on October 17-21.  Locally, the YWCA will hold its annual full-day Week Without Violence™ workshop on Wednesday, October 18 at the YWCA, 425 Lafayette St., Waterloo.  Registration and coffee will begin at 8:30 am with the workshop occurring from 9:00 am - 3:00 p.m.  Workshop sponsors are the YWCA of Black Hawk County, the Peace and Justice Center of the Cedar Valley and the 1st Judicial District Department of Correctional Services.


The Week Without Violence™ workshop is free and you must register by Friday, October 13.  Space is limited.  Morning coffee, lunch and workshop materials are included in the registration; NASW continuing education units for social work and behavioral sciences are available for $5.  Continuing Education is also available for Iowa Coalition Against Sexual Assault and Iowa Organization of Victim’s Assistance.


The YWCA Week Without Violence™ is an annual national campaign highlighting practical and sustainable alternatives to violence in our homes, schools, workplaces and communities. For more information or to register, please contact Cindy Mohr at 234-7589 or 


Registration Form



Register Now for Fall Classes

Registration is now available for our children's fall .  Space is limited and granted on a first come first serve basis.  For more information please see the below flyer or contact us today!

Childrens Classes Information


Introducing the Steam Room

Beginning Wednesday, September 13 from 9:45 to 10:30 a.m., the Health and Wellness Services department a casual get together.  There after the "Steam Room" will be open every 2nd Wednesday of each month at the same time.  Receive health and wellness information, free blood pressure screenings, light refreshments, information on our programming and the occasional drawing for door prizes.  For more information contact Zachary or Melissa at 319-234-7589.


The Steam Room


YWCA Speakeasy for a Cause

Our fall fundraiser gives a new meaning to the phrase "Party with a Purpose"!  The YWCA is excited to announce the "Speakeasy for a cause", an evening of prohibition-era fun.  Scheduled for October 27, in the Slife Ballroom on UNI campus, attendees will enjoy heave hors d'oeuvres, participate in Speakeasy-type games and dance to jazz, all to benefit programs and services at the YWCA.  For more information or sponsorship opportunities please contact Joy at 319-234-7589.


Speakeasy for Cause Flyer


















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for a link to a   printable current    adult fitness class and pool schedule.


YWCA Mission Statement

The YWCA of Black Hawk County is dedicated to
eliminating racism, empowering women, and promoting peace, justice, freedom,

and dignity for all.