• Joliet Y Jets Swim Team Expanding to Plainfield and Morris

    Beginning this spring, the Joliet Y JETS swim team—one of the area’s most historic youth swimming clubs—will be expanding to the C.W. Avery Family YMCA and Morris Community YMCA. 

    To learn more about the JETS, please join us in Morris for an upcoming informational meeting:

    Morris Community High School: Monday, April 13 | 5:30 p.m.

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    Joliet Y Jets Swim Team Expanding to Plainfield and Morris
  • Summer Day Camp

    Registration Underway!

    For weeks on end, the adventures don’t stop for our campers. Just ask them—Summer Day Camp at the Y is like having recess every day. Only “recess” at the Y includes crafts and games galore, awesome camp counselors and all the fun of camping with the ability of sleeping in your own bed at night.

    Register today for an Early Bird Discount!

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    Summer Day Camp
  • Record-High $140,000 Raised at Eighth Annual Giving Gala

    After selling out two weeks beforehand, the Greater Joliet Area YMCA’s Giving Gala welcomed a record-setting 500 guests into the Bolingbrook Golf Club on Saturday, February 28. By night’s end, a whopping $140,000 was raised—the most in the event’s eight year-history.

    Those in attendance were not only treated to an elegant dinner and top-notch entertainment, but were also invited to bid on a number of silent and live auction items, including signed sports memorabilia, exclusive getaways and premiere golf packages.

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    Record-High $140,000 Raised at Eighth Annual Giving Gala
  • Easter Egg-stravaganza

    Upcoming Holiday Events

    C.W. Avery Family YMCA | Friday, March 27
    An Evening with the Easter Bunny

    Galowich Family YMCA | Saturday, March 28
    Hop Into Easter & Underwater Easter Egg Hunt

    Smith Family YMCA | Saturday, April 4
    Bunny Brunch & Underwater Easter Egg Hunt

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    Easter Egg-stravaganza
  • Become A Part of Our Y Family

    Working at the Y, you’ll discover more than a job—you’ll enjoy a career with a future and the opportunity to make a lasting difference in the lives of those around you. 

    From lifeguards to sports instructors to Kidz Zone counselors, the Greater Joliet Area YMCA has a wide range of positions available. Stop by a branch and fill out an application today!

    Current Job Openings

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