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