• Walk It Out

    Fitness Challenge

    September 5-November 13

    Lace up your walking shoes, hit the pavement and join the YMCA for its Walk It Out Fitness Challenge. Designed for members at all fitness levels, this 10-week program will challenge you to log 10,000 steps (five miles) a day on your way to embracing a healthy lifestyle.

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    Walk It Out
  • Making Improvements To Serve You Better

    Announcing the Healthy Living Corridor

    To better accommodate the fitness needs of our membership base and the Joliet community, the Galowich Family YMCA will be opening a new Healthy Living Corridor at its Houbolt Road location this fall. 

    With hopes of supporting members of all ages in their quest to live healthy lifestyles, the Y’s new Healthy Living Corridor will feature our newly renovated Wellness Center and brand new Fitness Studio.

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    Making Improvements To Serve You Better
  • Diabetes Prevention Program

    The YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program helps adults at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes reduce their risk for developing the disease by taking steps that will improve their overall health and well-being. 


    Monday, August 22 • 2 p.m.
    Presence St. Joseph Medical Center – Conference Room A

    Wednesday, August 24 • 6 p.m.
    C.W. Avery Family YMCA – Activity Center

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    Diabetes Prevention Program
  • Just Dance

    THRIVE Dance Team Auditions

    THRIVE is a community dance team based at the C.W. Avery Family YMCA in Plainfield.

    • Taught by award-winning instructors
    • Open to dancers of all levels (Grades K-12)
    • Free to audition

    Auditions will be held August 25-27.

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    Just Dance
  • Joliet Y Jets Swim Team

    Fall Swim Clinics

    The Joliet Y JETS Swim Team, one of the area’s most historic youth swimming clubs, is a year-round competitive swimming program that offers instruction and training for swimmers, ages six and up.

    Join the JETS at one of their upcoming swim clinics for an opportunity to try out for the team, improve your swimming skills and meet members of the JETS family. Swimmers do not need to be YMCA members to participate in the clinic. 

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    Joliet Y Jets Swim Team