MAKE A COMMITMENT TO YOUR HEALTH
At the YMCA you’ll find everything from intense fitness classes, to community outreach, to passionate people who workout and play with purpose. At the Y you join more than a gym, you join a cause. Because at the heart of the YMCA lies the power to transform—both yourself and the world around you. As a non-profit deeply rooted in our communities, it is our mission to provide excellent programs and services to support academic readiness, character development, violence prevention and health and fitness.
At the Y we provide:
We're more than a gym—we are a community committed to strengthening bodies, minds and neighborhoods. For over 155 years the Y has been dedicated to building healthy, confident, connected and secure children, adults, families and communities. Every day our impact is felt when an individual makes a healthy choice, when a mentor inspires a child and when a community comes together for the common good.
Start your Y membership in three easy steps:
The YMCA of Metro Chicago Association includes 23 YMCAs in the Chicagoland area. If you are looking for a YMCA that is not in our Association, you can also visit the YMCA of the USA to find a YMCA near you. Please note that membership offers of the YMCA of Metro Chicago are not transferable to YMCAs outside of the YMCA of Metro Chicago Association.