• Summer Spruce Up

    Seasonal Cleaning: August 12-27

    Summer Spruce Up—the time of year when we thoroughly clean and enhance our facilities—begins on August 12. As a result, certain areas of the YMCA will be temporarily closed.

    During Summer Spruce Up, members are welcome to use any of our four facilities. When visiting any branch during Summer Spruce Up, please remember to bring your Membership Card. 

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    Summer Spruce Up
  • Joliet Y Jets Swim Team

    Fall Swim Clinics

    The Joliet Y JETS Swim Team, one of the area’s most historic youth swimming clubs, is a year-round competitive swimming program that offers instruction and training for swimmers, ages five and up.

    Join the JETS at one of their upcoming swim clinics for an opportunity to try out for the team, improve your swimming skills and meet members of the JETS family. Swimmers do not need to be YMCA members to participate in the clinic. 

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    Joliet Y Jets Swim Team
  • Celebrating the Grand Opening of the C.W. Avery Family YMCA Wellness Center

    The C.W. Avery Family YMCA celebrated the grand opening of its expanded Wellness Center on Friday, July 27, alongside many Plainfield city officials and YMCA board members, volunteers, members and staff. 

    Open seven days a week, the newly renovated Wellness Center gives the community a special space to focus on their health and well-being with many new features.

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    Celebrating the Grand Opening of the C.W. Avery Family YMCA Wellness Center
  • Before and After School Kid Zone

    Registration Now Underway

    YMCA Kid Zone is a before and after school recreation program for students in Joliet, Plainfield, Morris, Minooka and New Lenox.

    When kids attend Kid Zone, they can improve their study habits and reading skills, build healthy eating and physical activity habits, gain exposure to the arts, STEM (science, technology, engineering and math and more.

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    Before and After School Kid Zone
  • Youth Sports Leagues – Soccer and Flag Football

    Plan to join us this fall for our youth sports leagues!

    Two fun leagues are available to choose from:

    • Soccer (at C.W. Avery Family YMCA, Galowich Family YMCA or Smith Family YMCA)
    • Flag Football (at C.W. Avery Family YMCA)

    Practices get underway in August and gameplay begins in September. Free preseason clinics are also available to all league participants.

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    Youth Sports Leagues – Soccer and Flag Football
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