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KANKAKEE AREA YMCA

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    Build Confidence at any at age! Classes offered for ages 6 months
    through adult! 
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Summer Day Camp 2016

The Summer Camp Guide is now avaiilable - Find information on weekly themes and field trips, Specialty Camps and more! including all new Archery camps!  Camp starts May 31st, Registration begins April 1

Sign up for the BEST TIME EVER!  
Download Your Camp Guide Here

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 STRENGTHEN OUR COMMUNITY

The Y is a charity, dedicated to youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. With programs from A to Z—such as athletics to advocacy, dance classes to disease prevention, volleyball to volunteerism—we don’t just strengthen individuals, we strengthen communities.

Every gift matters.
Everyone has a role to play.
Together, we can achieve so much more.

The Y. For a better us™ 

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Take a Stand. Be a leader. Be a lifeguard!

The Kankakee Area YMCA is currently hiring lifeguards. Must have current American Red Cross Lifeguarding Certificate. To apply, see our job application on this site or pick one up at the Y.

SESSION DATES

SUMMER I (June 6 - July 9)
Registration Opens:
Members - May 9th
Prosp. Members - May 16th

DAY CAMP (May 31 - Aug 12)
Registration Opens: April 1st
(Click here for camp guide and application)

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The Y is hiring energetic and dedicated people to help deliver on our mission to the community. We have several openings at this time:

Camp Counselors  - be part of the best time ever!
Building Supervisor
Lifeguard
Climbing Wall Instructor/Belayer
Swim Instructor
Group Fitness Instructor
Personal Trainer
Job Application Form pdf

 

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The Kankakee Area Y's Pioneering Healthier Communities initiative, know locally as Live Healthy Kankakee County, works together with local governments, community organizations and social service agencies to promote physical activity and healthy eating for everyone living in Kankakee County.  Click here to learn more about this community initiative.

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Upcoming Events

16 May 2016
12:00AM
Coach Pitch Clinic Begins
16 May 2016
12:00AM
Practices begin for Co-Ed T-ball League
22 May 2016
12:00AM
Deadline for Adult Co-Ed Summer Volleyball
23 May 2016
12:00AM
Flag Football League Practices Begin
23 May 2016
12:00AM
T-Ball Games Begin
26 May 2016
06:00PM - 08:00PM
First Aid Class
27 May 2016
06:30PM - 08:30PM
Movie Under the Stars
30 May 2016
06:30AM - 11:00AM
Memorial Day
31 May 2016
12:00AM
Flag Football League Games Begin
01 Jun 2016
12:00AM
Adult Co-Ed Summer Volleyball League

United Way

Our YMCA is an agency of the United Way of Kankakee & Iroquois Counties and provides critical services in our most fragile neighborhoods.

KANKAKEE AREA YMCA MISSION
To put Christian principles into practice through programs that build a healthy spirit, mind and body for all.