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Membership

A membership with us allows you to invest into our community. We look forward to serving you! At the Y, we’re so much more than a gym.

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Childcare

Through the Y’s activities for kids and teens, our youth are cultivating the values, skills and relationships that lead to positive behaviors, better health and educational achievement.

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Teens

The Y’s teen programs and activities provide opportunities for youth to realize who they are and what they are capable of achieving, all while making friends and memories along the way.

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Active Older Adults

Age is just a number! It is never too late to start getting involved in YMCA activities. Active Older Adults (AOA) at the YMCA experience a strong sense of belonging and create a network of friends who provide support for sustained health and well-being.

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Aquatics

The YMCA is the nationwide leader in helping people of all ages feel safe in the water. Each year, the Kankakee Area YMCA teaches thousands of children and adults to swim and certifies a large percentage of area lifeguards. From swim lessons to birthday pool parties to swim team, you'll find water fun at the Y.

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Sports

The Y offers an array of exciting sports programs - whether it’s gaining the confidence that comes with learning a new sport, building the positive relationships that lead to good sportsmanship and teamwork, or learning new skills, participating in sports at the Y is about building the whole athlete, inside and out.

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Healthy Living

Our YMCA offers a wide variety of group fitness classes for almost every ability and interest. You'll find low-impact and beginner classes, cardio fitness, dance, Pilates, cycling, yoga and more.

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Summer Camp-COMING SOON!!

The planning for Y's Summer Camp 2023 is already under way. Check back in March! Great finishes begin at the Y!

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Welcome to our new members this year!

 

Join Our Team at the Kankakee Area YMCA!

 

We are always looking for committed, passionate, and talented individuals to join us at the YMCA! The YMCA offers a workplace that is all about growing, supporting, serving, and walking alongside our employees.

 

We have many different opportunities to join our team in multiple different capacities. Whether that be working as a Lifeguard, a Childcare Teacher, a Sports Referee, a Summer Camp Counselor, a Membership Services Staff, and so much more! You can click here: to apply today or on the "Experience the Y!" photo and join our team at the Y!

 

Working at the Y is not just a job, it's an experience!

Welcome to Kankakee Area YMCA

                        

 

Check out our newest Summer Camp and Summer Program Guide! These Guides offer all the info you need for this year's upcoming Summer Camp and events!

We are so excited for the Best Year Ever at the Y!

Click here to access the Summer Camp Guide!

Click here to access the Summer Program Guide!


Watch videos from your favorite Y instructors and employees from the comfort of your own home with the Y's brand new virtual portal!

SUMMER CAMP REGISTRATION IS OPEN NOW!

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Our Services

Sports

Sports

We offer many different sports programs for all different ages. These sports programs run all year round with different sports seasons! Check out our sports tab!

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Aquatics

Aquatics

Each year, the Kankakee Area YMCA teaches thousands of children and adults to swim and certifies a large percentage of area lifeguards.

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Before & After School

Before & After School

Y Kids School Aged Child Care (SACC) is a before and after school aged child care program designed to meet the needs of children with working parents. SACC is designed to help develop children to their fullest potential, to support and strengthen the family unit, and to provide an environment of safety, support and care.

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