• 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
  • ReFit For A Reason

    Grab your friends or coworkers and join us this Saturday for “ReFit For A Reason,” a Y-hosted fundraiser focused around the revolutionary fitness program, ReFit.

    Reserve your spot today by emailing Health and Wellness Director Susan Krause at skrause@jolietymca.org or at the door the day of the event.

    Saturday, March 7: 6:30-8 p.m. | C.W. Avery Family YMCA

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    ReFit For A Reason
  • 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
  • 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

    Become A Part of Our Y Family
  • Staff Spotlight

    SARAH PORZEL

    After nearly two years at the C.W. Avery Family YMCA, Sarah Porzel is now leading the charge at the newly established Morris Community YMCA.

    “I get up everyday and I’m happy to go to work,” Sarah says. “I love who I work with. I love the members. I love that I get to come into work and not feel like I’m working.”

    Read Her Story

    Staff Spotlight