• 10 Years Strong

    Celebrating One Decade at the C.W. Avery Family YMCA

    This month, the Greater Joliet Area YMCA is celebrating the tenth anniversary of its flagship branch—the C.W. Avery Family YMCA. On February 4, 2006, the Y officially opened its doors to the Plainfield community. The rest is history!

    Join us as we take a look back and reminisce over an unforgettable decade!

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    10 Years Strong
  • Bright New Beginnings

    Try Pint-Size Pupils for Free

    Prospective three and four-year-old preschoolers are invited to pack up their backpacks, bring a snack and attend a Pint-Size Pupils class at the C. W. Avery Family YMCA. Our Shadow Days are the perfect opportunity for families to learn more about the Y’s Pint-Size Pupils Program and to meet our wonderful teachers.

    Wednesday, February 17 | 12:30-3 p.m.

    Thursday, February 18  | 12:30-3 p.m.

    FREE and open to the community.

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    Bright New Beginnings
  • Giving Gala Raffle Tickets

    Now On Sale

    Cash raffle tickets for the Ninth Annual YMCA Giving Gala are on sale now. Raffle tickets can be purchased by visiting your local YMCA branch or by contacting the YMCA at (815) SAY-YMCA.

    Tickets are available for $25, with three fantastic prizes: $2,500, $1,500 and $500. Winners will be announced during the Giving Gala on Saturday, February 27, at the Bolingbrook Golf Club. Only 800 tickets will be sold, and the winners need not be present.

    Learn More About the Giving Gala

    Giving Gala Raffle Tickets
  • Diabetes Prevention Program

    The YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program helps adults at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes reduce their risk for developing the disease by taking steps that will improve their overall health and well-being. Featuring a CDC-approved curriculum, this yearlong program includes 16 weekly sessions, plus additional monthly sessions, in a classroom-based setting. 

    Informational Meeting
    Wednesday, January 20, 6:30 p.m.
    Presence Healing Arts Pavilion, 16615 South Route 59, Plainfield, IL

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    Diabetes Prevention Program
  • Ignite Your Passion

    Morris YMCA Debuts Brand New Fitness Space

    The Morris Community YMCA’s Power Center is the new home for all of your strength training needs! Located on our lower level, this space features brand-new state-of-the-art equipment that will help you conquer and achieve your fitness goals in 2016 and beyond. With the addition of more free weights, a functional trainer and a weighted cable unit, the Power Center will provide our members with better opportunities for interval training and additional small group exercise classes.

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    Ignite Your Passion

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