The Y is a cause for strengthening community. That's why we're here working with you every day, making sure that you, your family and community have the resources and support you need to belong, grow and thrive.
With a focus on developing the potential of kids, improving individual health and well-being, and giving back and supporting our neighbors, your membership will bring about meaningful change not just within yourself, but in your community, too. You don’t just join the Y—you belong here.
Become a member and you receive:
- Programs and services for the whole family—from three months old to seniors
- Reduced program fees for youth and adult sports, preschool, camp, classes and other events
- Full access to the facility during all open hours
- Early registration for all programs
- Free fitness classes
- While parents are exercising: Free childcare for children ages three months to five years; weekday evening childcare for kids 6-11 years
- Best YMCA membership rates in Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana
Free Group Fitness Classes
Group fitness at the Y is about having fun, making friends and getting an energetic and dynamic workout in a positive community.
Free Child Watch & Activity Center*
Child Watch & Activity Center is a drop-in service that provides a safe, supervised place for your child to play while you enjoy your work out with peace of mind. *Child(ren) must be on an active family membership
We provide each adult member unlimited guest passes to bring a guest with them to the Y! Some restrictions apply, check with your front desk for all the details.
Priority Class Registration
Y members are granted priority registration, before programs are opened to the general public.
Family Nights & Special Events
As a member, you’ll receive invites to special Y family nights and special events. We also offer monthly member appreciation events, freebie Friday (members can bring a guest for free on the first Friday of the month), and Refer A Friend promotions during the year.
Take the first step today! Our nationally certified personal trainers are dedicated to helping you achieve your specific fitness goals. For an additional fee, they’ll design a personalized fitness program specifically for you and your fitness needs. Members receive personal training at a reduced fee!
The Y movement is for youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. We want to encourage members to utilize the Y as often as they can. Sometimes, it’s more convenient for members to utilize a Y in a different location when traveling, near a workplace or in another region. Now, full facility/full privilege YMCA members have the flexibility to use other Y facilities throughout the state, at no extra charge. Did you know? AWAY access is available at 2,000 Ys throughout the country.