Membership Benefits


Benefits, Privileges and Features
of a Y Membership at Foglia Individual Benefits

Through programs and facilities experience building self-esteem, improving health and wellness, learning leadership skills, making new friends, and providing social outlets.

Family and Community Benefits

Participation in a fun family atmosphere which helps to strengthen family bonds, promote healthy lifestyles, build community connections, offers opportunity for volunteerism, and creates partnerships.

Economic Benefits

Provide employment and leadership opportunities for youth to develop, supports individuals and families who have limited resources and creates a community of pride. During peak season, we employ over 300 individuals.

Fitness Benefits — A Healthier You!

The health risks associated with inactivity include: premature death, heart disease, obesity, high blood pressure, adult-onset diabetes, osteoporosis, stroke, depression, cancer, and other health-related diseases. Even moderate amounts of exercise are attributed to:

  • Better health
  • Improved fitness
  • Better posture and balance
  • Better self-esteem
  • Weight control
  • Stronger muscles and bones
  • Feeling more energetic
  • Relaxation and reduced stress
  • Continued independent living later in life

Member Benefits

  • Free Group Fitness Classes; including Yoga, Pilates and Water Aerobics
  • Reduced Fees for Specialty Classes and priority registration for programs and classes
  • Free fitness consultations for all levels
  • Access to 19 full-fitness facilities in the Chicagoland area
  • Free use of more than 2,000 YMCAs nationwide
  • Child Care & Day Camp Programs
  • Member Get a Member
  • Activities for the entire family
  • Convenient hours of operation
  • Friendly, experienced, knowledgeable and professional staff
  • Free access to the Youth and Teen Club and the Strong Kids Center for young children

Customer Service Guarantee

The Foglia YMCA is committed to providing services and activities that meet your expectations. If you are not fully satisfied with your program or class, we will be happy to refund the unused portion of that service (minus any nonrefundable deposit). Missed classes cannot be made up at a later date. Class refunds must be requested during the session. Please contact our member relations staff for details.