Member Get a Member

January 16, 2016

Member Get a Member

Y Members do you know if you refer a friend, you get a free month of membership?


Getting healthy and staying healthy are always in season. Here at the Y, we know working out is always better with a buddy.


So bring your family, friends and neighbors to try the Y. If they join, you will receive a free month of membership.



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Sign Up for my Center’s eNewsletter
Signing up for your Center’seNewletter is simple and can be done from just about anywhere on the website. To register, look for the “email address” and “zip code” boxes in the purple and orange website header, right above the words “YMCA of Metro Chicago.” Fill in your information, hit “get updates >” and you should be all set to receive your regular YMCA eNewsletter!


Renew my membership
To renew your members, stop by or contact the membership desk.


Register online for a class
Visit to use our online registration system. Create an account and all your registration will be saved, including purchased classes and payment information.


Register for child care
Child care programs at the YMCA of Metro Chicago can be registered for just like any other class or program at the registration site!

Please note: There may also be additional forms to complete. Please see the Forms webpage for reference.


Sign up for/login to my registration account
Sign up for your registration account from here. Users who already have accounts may login at any time from here. A quicklink is also provided from the For Members webspage.


Update my credit card on my account
On the registration site, visit “My Account” and click “My Credit Cards” to view your membership drafting card. Note: when paying for programs or balances, you will be asked to re-enter your credit card at checkout.


Update or cancel a class
Contact the membership desk for assistance to update or cancel your class.


Apply for Financial Assistance
Our promise is to never turn anyone away from the YMCA for their inability to pay. The Y's Stronger Together Annual Campaign makes it possible for children, adults, and entire family to participate through membership and programs by providing financial assistance during times of need. We have a responsibility to every member of the community, but especially the children.

Visit Financial Assistance page fore more information.


Reset my online registration password
Lost your password? Re-claim your account here.


Get a receipt
A receipt page will be displayed after you’ve made any purchases on the YMCA of Metro Chicago registration website. Simply print off the reipt for your records.


Offer suggestions for improvement
Contact us with this form for any suggestions you’d like to share! We’re always looking for better ways to provide our services.


How do I share my Y Story?
We want to hear from you. We all have our favorite memories involving the Y—from learning to swim to sleeping away at camp to volunteering at a local event. Share your favorite story, and we may feature it on the site.

Submit your story here.

Celebrate Healthy Kids Day at the South Chicago YMCA - April 29, 2017

March 31, 2017

Celebrate Healthy Kids Day at the South Chicago YMCA - April 29, 2017

From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., the South Chicago YMCA is hosting a variety of family-friendly activities for the YMCA’s 26th annual Healthy Kids Day®, the Y’s national initiative to improve the health and well-being of kids and families.

October 25, 2016

South Chicago YMCA to reopen on Oct. 26

We're pleased to inform everyone that the South Chicago YMCA will reopen on Wednesday, Oct. 26. Because your safety and comfort are always our top priority, we worked hard to reopen as quickly as possible. Thank you for your patience and understanding.

October 11, 2016

South Chicago YMCA closed until further notice

Due to extensive water damage, the South Chicago YMCA exercise facilities will be closed until until further notice. The early learning classrooms will reopen on Wednesday, October 12. Check back for further updates.