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
In response to the worldwide pandemic, the Y pivoted to provide childcare for essential workers in our area. Now that school has started, we are offering before and after school care at multiple school sites and remote learning at the Y.Show Me More
Welcome to the Kankakee Area YMCA! We invite all of our new and current members to the Y this year to help meet all of your health and fitness goals. Throughout the entire month of January, all new or rejoining members will pay NO joiners fee when joining the Y — a savings of up to $90.
Our facility is OPEN, and group fitness and aquatic classes begin again Monday, January 18th! Reservations will still be required for group fitness classes but are no longer required for the gymnasium and pools. Please visit our Appointment Scheduler page for more information about each area.
For members looking for stay-at-home health and fitness options, the Y has officially launched an online portal with recorded videos of your favorite instructors’ and trainers’ classes that you can access from the comfort of your own home! All you have to do is enter your name and Y barcode!
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Here at the Y, we have something to offer for everyone from kids to seniors. Stop by the Y to start your membership or sign up for programs today!
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