4 unique ways to give the YMCA gift certificate this holiday season

November 23, 2018


Did you know the Y has gift certificates? Here are some useful ways you can give the gift of health to your loved ones this holiday season."

A YMCA gift certificate can help someone you care about exercise their potential. Whether it’s a proactive way to get started on those 2019 New Year’s resolutions or a means of spending more time together, here are a few ways that you can give the gift of health at the Y! Please note that all program and service details vary by center.

Gift a Mom’s Day Out

Parents take on a lot during the holidays. Give the moms in your life some time off during the winter break and give a YMCA gift certificate that can be used towards child care. Our YMCA centers offer several options for child care that you can take advantage of from School Days Out or Kids Night Out events while you enjoy your time at the Y or out for a few hours!

Gift a Birthday Party

Several of our YMCA centers have spaces available for special event rentals, such as birthday parties! Help a family member get a head start on party planning by purchasing a gift certificate to go towards rental fees. Check with your local YMCA for rental options and opportunities to host a fun family get together with us!

Gift a Self-Care Class

Self-care is big nowadays and taking care of your physical health is a huge component to that. What’s great about the Y is that whether you’re a member or taking a program, there are so many ways to take care of your body with a gift certificate at the Y. Try a group fitness class, an aquatics program, personal training, and more! 

Gift Family Time

Give the gift of togetherness with a family class or activity! Several of our Y centers offer family fitness classes and Family Night Out or special events. Set a family day, put the technology away for the night, and spend some quality time with your loved ones. Event dates, times and other details vary per center.

No matter which way you give it, the YMCA gift certificate can go a long way! Make your YMCA gift certificate purchase at a YMCA of Metro Chicago location near you. Happy Holidays!