• Fitter and Faster Swim Clinics

    Led by Paralympian Jessica Long

    Four-time Paralympian and 13-time gold medalist Jessica Long will lead a series of swim clinics at the C.W. Avery Family YMCA on April 28 and April 29. 

    Over the course of three sessions, Jessica will challenge swimmers to think different about technique, demonstrate her skills, lead drills, answer questions and sign autographs.

    Register today — Save $20 with promo code USA-JESS

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    Fitter and Faster Swim Clinics
  • First Look: Inside the Avery YMCA’s Expanded Wellness Center

    In addition to significantly increasing the square-footage of its Wellness Center, the C.W. Avery Family YMCA will be adding new group exercise space and increasing the number of cardio and strength machines available to members.

    Set to open this spring, this updated space will provide health seekers with limitless opportunities to train smarter and more effectively.

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    First Look: Inside the Avery YMCA’s Expanded Wellness Center
  • YMCA Receives $10,000 Grant From Midland States Bank

    The Greater Joliet Area YMCA is the recipient of a $10,000 grant courtesy of Midland States Bank. The gift will directly benefit the Y’s Teen Achievers Program, an academic-based program that guides local students on their path to graduating high school, attending college and achieving career goals.

    Since 2005, the YMCA has offered the Teen Achievers Program to Joliet high school students. This past fall, the program expanded its services to Plainfield South High school. The growing program currently serves 107 area students in total.

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    YMCA Receives $10,000 Grant From Midland States Bank
  • 11th Annual Giving Gala

    Tickets Now On Sale

    The Y’s 11th Annual Giving Gala is set for February 24, 2018, at the Bolingbrook Golf Club. Funds raised from our annual Giving Gala benefit the Y’s scholarship fund, helping to ensure that no one is turned away from the Y due to the inability to pay. Over the years, the Giving Gala has raised more than $740,000 to benefit families in our community.

    Join us for an elegant evening of live music, delicious food, exciting auction items and so much more.

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    11th Annual Giving Gala
  • Share Your Y Story

    Everyone has a Y story, a way in which the YMCA has impacted your life. Believe it or not, your story has the power to inspire hundreds—if not thousands—of members to follow in your footsteps.

    Perhaps the YMCA is where…

    • You found the strength to achieve your wildest health goal.
    • Your child learned to swim and gained confidence in the water.
    • You and your best friend met for the first time.

    The possibilities are endless!

    Submit Your Story

    Share Your Y Story
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