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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 youths are cultivating the values, skills and relationships that lead to positive behaviors, better health and educational achievement.

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Teens

We're the YMCA. Meeting the needs of children, strengthening families and building strong communities have always been, and remain, central to the YMCA mission.

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Active Older Adults

Age is just a number! It is never too late to start exercising. 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 YMCAs offer 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, cycle and Yoga and more.

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Family Life

Check out our upcoming events.

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WE ARE THE Y!

No joiners fee has been extended through January 31st!

Start 2020 on the right foot with a YMCA membership! Now is one of the best times of the year to join the Y. With a Y membership, you will get FREE group fitness classes, FREE Child Watch, FREE personal training, discounts on sports programs and swim lessons, nationwide privlidges, and much, much more!

By joining before the end of the month, we will waive your joiners fee — a savings of up to $90. Visit the Kankakee Area YMCA Welcome Center to start your new membership today!

We Are the Y!

Welcome to Kankakee Area YMCA

HEPA: Inspiring a Movement

Healthy Eating and Physical Activity (HEPA) teaches children how to make healthy food choices and to enjoy physical activity, contributing to their social and physical development.

Session Dates

Winter Session I (Jan. 6 - Feb. 22)
Registration Opens:
Members – Dec. 9
Prospective Members – Dec. 16

Winter Session II (Feb. 24 - April 11)
Registration Opens:
Members – Feb. 3
Prospective Members – Feb. 10

Spring Session (April 13 - May 30)
Registration Opens:
Members – March 23
Prospective Members – March 30

REACH YOUR GOALS! - PERSONAL TRAINING!

Our trainers come from diverse backgrounds and have a wide range of experience and expertise. 

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Our Services

Preschool

Preschool

The PNC Grow Up Great Preschool provides an enriching, nurturing environment that fosters learning and social development for the most important preschool years.

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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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