News and Notes

The gym will be closed from 6 to 8:30 p.m. on Friday, March 23 due to our community event, An Evening with the Easter Bunny.

Summer Camp Registration is Underway

YMCA summer camps offer an action-packed, adventure-filled experience, where young people can make new friends while having a whole lot of fun! At Y camp, kids laugh, learn, explore and grow, while creating memories and friendships that last a lifetime.

Camp Hours
7 a.m.-6 p.m., Monday through Friday

Camp Dates
June 4-August 10

At the Y, no one is turned away due to the inability to pay. Financial assistance is available. DHS funds are also accepted.

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An Evening with the Easter Bunny

Friday, March 23
6:30-8 p.m.

Celebrate the Easter season with your family at the C.W. Avery Family YMCA in Plainfield.

Activities and attractions include:

  • Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt
  • Photos with the Easter Bunny (sponsored by the Kiwanis Club)
  • Games and crafts

Donate a new or gently used children’s book (ages 5-14) to be entered into a raffle for a chance to win fun prizes!

Free and open to the community. Please call (815) 267-8600 to register. YMCA Members may register online using the link below.

Register Now

Summer Sports Camps

YMCA sports camps focus on fundamental skills and promote the importance of teamwork and sportsmanship. Each camp is filled with positive activities that encourage campers to participate in active games and team challenges. Our number one goal is fun!

The C.W. Avery Family YMCA is offering more than 30 sports camps this summer. We offer a mix of classic and new school options, from basketball and broomball to volleyball and wiffle ball.

Register Today!

Online Registration

Bike MS Training Classes

The Bike MS: Tour De Farms is set for June 23-24 at the Kane County Fairgrounds in St. Charles. Bike MS is a fundraising cycling series of the National MS Society. Every dollar raised helps fund critical research, programs and services for people affected by MS.

The C.W. Avery Family YMCA is proud to be a training site for Bike MS riders. This spring, YMCA instructors will lead three 90-minute rides and one marathon ride for anyone preparing to go the distance. Using state-of-the-art stationary bikes, each training session will include various terrain simulations that riders might encounter on the road.


Saturday, March 24
10:30 a.m. to Noon
Instructor: Susan

Sunday, April 15
Noon to 1:30 p.m.
Instructor: Lisa

Sunday, June 3
Noon to 1:30 p.m.
Instructor: Melissa


Sunday, May 6
10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Ride Breakdown
10 to 10:45 a.m. with Kristen
10:45 to 11:30 a.m. with Lisa
11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. with Melissa
12:15 to 1 p.m. with Courtney

Free and open to the community on a first come, first served basis.

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