Summer Camp is Underway

YMCA summer camps offer an action-packed, adventure-filled experience, where young people can make new friends while having a whole lot of fun! At Y camp, kids laugh, learn, explore and grow, while creating memories and friendships that last a lifetime.

Camp Hours
7 a.m.-6 p.m., Monday through Friday

Camp Dates
June 4-August 10

At the Y, no one is turned away due to the inability to pay. Financial assistance is available. DHS funds are also accepted.

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Summer Sports Camps

YMCA sports camps focus on fundamental skills and promote the importance of teamwork and sportsmanship. Each camp is filled with positive activities that encourage campers to participate in active games and team challenges. Our number one goal is fun!

The Galowich Family YMCA is offering 10 exciting sports camps this summer, including basketball, broomball, floor hockey, football and soccer, among others.

Download a Sports Camp Registration Form

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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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Try The Y’s Swim Lesson Selector

To accompany its new swim lesson curriculum, the Y is happy to introduce it’s Swim Lesson Selector. Available online today, this tool is a must-try for parents who are interested in enrolling their children in YMCA swimming lessons.

By answering short “yes-or-no” questions—and in some cases, by watching a short video—the Swim Lesson Selector can help you quickly identify which swim stage is right for your child.

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A Very Grinch Christmas

Friday, December 15
7-8:30 p.m.

Join us Friday, December 15 as we ring in the holidays at the Galowich Family YMCA! The Grinch will warm your heart during the chilly winter season with holiday crafts, activities and Christmas cheer. Be sure to bring your camera and snap a family picture with the Grinch himself.

Galowich Family YMCA
749 Houbolt Road
Joliet, IL 60431

Free and open to all.

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