C.W. Avery Family YMCA

  • Try These Functional Training Classes For Free

    In anticipation of the Fall session, we’re giving members the chance to try some of our functional training classes for FREE.

    Please Note: Class space is extremely limited, so registration is required.

    Functional FX *NEW*

    • Monday, August 13, 6:15-7:15 p.m.
    • Wednesday, August 15, 10-11: a.m.
    • Friday, August 17, 9-10 a.m.
    • Saturday, August 18, 7-8 a.m.
    • Monday, August 20, 6:15-7:15 p.m.
    • Wednesday, August 22, 10-11 a.m.
    • Friday, August 24, 9-10 a.m.
    • Saturday, August 25, 7-8 a.m.

    Register Now

    Boxing *NEW*

    • Wednesday, August 15, 6:15-7:15 p.m.
    • Wednesday, August 22, 6:15-7:15 p.m.

    Register Now

    Cycling with TRX Interval

    • Wednesday, August 15, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
    • Wednesday, August 22, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

    Register Now

    TRX Suspension Training

    • Saturday, August 18, 8:30-9:15 a.m.
    • Saturday, August 25 8:30-9:15 a.m.

    Register Now

  • Summer Spruce Up

    August 13-27

    Each summer, we take time to thoroughly clean and enhance our facilities so that our members can have an enjoyable experience throughout the year. During this time, certain areas of our facilities will be temporarily closed.

    Family Aquatic Center

    • Closing August 13
    • Reopening August 27

    The family pool will be drained and receive a deep cleaning. Additional repairs and upgrades will also be completed.

    Lap Pool: The lap pool will remain open during Spruce Up. Members should anticipate intermittent lap lane closures while repairs are completed. Closings will be posted in the building and on our Facebook page.

    Lap Pool Schedule (Subject to Change)

    Fitness Studio 2 – Located in the Pool Hallway

    • Closing at 6 p.m. on August 15
    • Reopening August 22

    The fitness studio will be cleaned and the floors will be refinished. Please check the group exercise schedule for changes.

    Gymnasium & Indoor Track

    • Closing at 6 p.m. on August 15
    • Reopening August 22

    The gym will be cleaned and the floors will be refinished.

    Activity Center & Kids Corner:

    • Closing August 16
    • Reopening August 19

    The Activity Center and Kids Corner will be treated to a deep cleaning. All toys will also be sanitized.

    Sauna, Steam Room and Locker Rooms: The sauna, steam room and locker rooms will be closed intermittently during Spruce Up to allow ample time for deep cleaning and repairs. Closings will be posted in the building and on our Facebook page.

    Other Improvements: In addition to the improvements listed above, all areas of the building will be treated to a deep cleaning.

    During Summer Spruce Up, members are welcome to use any Greater Joliet Area YMCA location. When visiting any branch during Summer Spruce Up, please remember to bring your Membership Card. Please be sure to call ahead to verify hours and to ensure the amenities you would like to use will be open during your visit.

    We very much appreciate your continued patience as we work to spruce up your Y!

  • Shop Back-To-School at JCPenney and Support the YMCA

    The Y is proud to partner with JCPenney this August for an exciting campaign to give youth and teens access to Y programs.

    Do your final back-to-school shopping at JCPenney from August 1-15 and you’ll have the opportunity to round up your purchase with a donation to the Y. You can also donate a dollar amount of your choice at the register using a barcode found on select back-to-school materials and in the JCPenney app.

    JCPenney will donate $1 to the Y for every Instagram post using #AZYouGive from August 1-31.

    Visit a JCPenney Near Your

    • Louis Joliet Mall: 3340 Mall Loop Dr, Space 2, Joliet, IL 60431
    • Orland Square: 3 Orland Square Dr, Orland Park, IL 60462
  • Let Your Voice Be Heard

    The C.W. Avery Family YMCA is a proud partner of Presence Saint Joseph Medical Center.  Through their partnership with the Y, Presence offers physical therapy inside the C.W. Avery Family YMCA Wellness Center.

    Presence would like to know what other healthcare services YMCA members are interested in. Please consider sharing your feedback by taking the short survey below. Upon completion of this survey, you will be entered into a drawing to receive a FREE month of membership.

    Take the Survey


  • Youth Basketball Leagues Forming Now

    YBL JolietSign Up Today

    When kids play sports, they do more than just exercise. Besides being physically active, they develop higher self-esteem, perform better in school and work better in groups.

    Our Youth Basketball Program teaches kids the fundamentals of the game while emphasizing the importance of teamwork. Above all, kids who play YMCA basketball have a lot of fun!

    • Open to youth in preschool through Grade 12
    • Early Bird Pricing available
    • Includes FREE preseason clinics

    Learn More

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