Join the Fry Family YMCA



The Y—a cause for strengthening community.

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 and secure children, 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. Because at the Y your joining more than a gym, you’re joining a community committed to transforming lives—inside and out.

At the Y we provide:

Join September 28 through October 11 and save!

Join now thorugh October 11 and pay $0 joiner fee plus save up to 50% off most programs. 

See why so many call the YMCA home. Be our guest, or take a tour today!

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Membership benefits include:

  • No contracts, no hidden fees
  • Tons of free fitness classes
  • Free fitness consultations
  • Babysitting services
  • Access to 21 YMCAs in the Chicago Metro area
  • Programs and camp discounts.
  • Free Family Fun Nights
  • Earn a FREE month when a friend joins
  • Guest passes
  • Financial assistance

Ready to get started?

Start your Y membership in three easy steps:


The YMCA of Metro Chicago Association includes 21 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.