• Before and After School Kid Zone

    In the YMCA’s Before and After School program, kids participate in physical, learning and imaginative activities that encourage them to explore who they are and what they can achieve. Kids have fun, make new friends and create memories that last a lifetime.

    Registration is now underway.

    Register by Monday, May 1 and pay a $0 registration fee—a savings of $45!

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    Before and After School Kid Zone
  • Charge Up for a Healthy Summer

    Healthy Kids Day is April 29

    Healthy Kids Day is held each April to shine a spotlight on the importance of staying active and being healthy during the summer months.

    In celebration of Healthy Kids Day, all Greater Joliet Area YMCA locations are holding a free community event filled with family-friendly activities, educational demonstrations and a wide variety of area vendors.

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    Charge Up for a Healthy Summer
  • Summer Day Camp Registration Is Underway

    The Y provides a safe, affordable and fun day camp for youth and teens, grades K-8. YMCA Summer Camp offers kids a chance to have fun while building a healthy spirit, mind and body. Campers will enjoy a summer full of water fun, weekly field trips, sports, outdoor exploration, arts and crafts and more.

    Space is limited. Don’t delay—register today!

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    Summer Day Camp Registration Is Underway
  • High School Basketball League

    Starting June 7

    Designed for teens in grades 9-12, the YMCA’s summer high school basketball league will help take your game to the next level! This high-energy league includes an eight-game regular season and a playoff tournament.

    Games will be played on Wednesday evenings at the Galowich Family YMCA (Joliet) and on Friday evenings at the C. W. Avery Family YMCA (Plainfield).

    Register Today!

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    High School Basketball League
  • YMCA Giving Gala Raises More Than $140,000 in Scholarship Funds

    On a milestone night that celebrated its tenth anniversary, the Greater Joliet Area YMCA Giving Gala raised more than $140,000 in support of the Y’s scholarship fund—the most in event history.

    Held Feb. 25 at the elegant Bolingbrook Golf Club, the annual fundraising event featured dinner, live entertainment and opportunities to bid on an assortment of silent and live auction items.

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    YMCA Giving Gala Raises More Than $140,000 in Scholarship Funds