• Work Hard. Stay Determined.

    Healthy Living Corridor Now Open

    To better accommodate the fitness needs of our membership base and the Joliet community, the Galowich Family YMCA will be opening its new Healthy Living Corridor at its Houbolt Road location on Monday, October 17.

    YMCA Members are invited to join us for a celebratory ribbon cutting on Wednesday, October 26 at 11:30 a.m.

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    Work Hard. Stay Determined.
  • Amazing Learning Experiences

    Fitter and Faster Swim Tour Featuring Olympic Athletes Returning to the Y

    The C.W. Avery Family YMCA is excited to announce that the Fitter and Faster Swim Tour Presented by SwimOutlet is returned to Plainfield on November 13. Registration is now open to the public and will fill up quickly!

    2016 Olympian Molly Hannis and Olympic Silver Medalist and 4X NCAA Champion Jeremy Linn will lead the clinics and focus on underwater dolphin kicking and breaststroke.

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    Amazing Learning Experiences
  • Scary Amounts of Fun

    Spooktacular Halloween Activities

    It’s Halloween time and the Y is throwing a bash…Wear your best costume and do the Monster Mash!

    Avery: Saturday, October 22, Noon-4 p.m.
    Galowich: Friday, October 28, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
    Morris: Saturday, October 22, Noon-2 p.m.
    Smith: Friday, October 21, 6-8 p.m.

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    Scary Amounts of Fun
  • Let Your Talents Shine

    Holiday Card Design Contest

    Open to Y Members, ages 6-12, our Holiday Card Design Contest is the perfect opportunity for kids to let their artistic talents shine and help the Y spread a little cheer this upcoming holiday season.

    Download an Entry Form

    The deadline to enter is Friday, October 28. We will select our three favorite designs—one from each age group—to be featured on the Y’s holiday card. Plus, each of our winners will receive a YMCA Sweatshirt and other exciting prizes!

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    Let Your Talents Shine
  • Strategize and Succeed

    Build Your Game Plan with Our New Fitness Schedule

    Whether you’re on the go or in the comfort of your home, the Y’s new and enhanced online schedule makes it easier than ever to access, view and set reminders for free fitness classes and community events.

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    Strategize and Succeed