School Age

Kindergarten Enrichment (ages 5-6)

If you’re looking for a fun-filled experience for your kindergartner that provides a balance of classroom and large motor activities, then the Y’s Kindergarten Enrichment program is for you! Children will enjoy learning through academicbased activities such as art experiences, calendar time, sensory stations, dramatic play, group storytime and much more. Students will also experience a wide variety of large motor skills that include swim lessons, tumbling, park adventures, ice skating, gym and open swim. All participants are picked up from Elmhurst District 205 schools and provided a healthy, hot lunch and afternoon snack.

After School Adventures (grades 1-5)

Do you want a program that offers a safe, fun and structured environment while also giving students the freedom to choose from a wide variety of activities? Then join us for After School Adventures at the Y! Activities include gym, swimming, park, ice skating, interest clubs, activity stations and much more! The program also incorporates homework assistance time daily. All participants are picked up from Elmhurst District 205 schools and are provided a healthy afternoon snack.

School's Days Out 

Looking for a child care option when your kids are out of school due to a school holiday, weather closing or winter or spring break? When school’s out, the Y is there to keep kids safe and engaged in fun, healthy activities. Our School’s Days Out options are designed to engage children in healthy physical activity and foster positive social interactions. Our programs offer the highest-quality instruction and supervision, provided by trained and qualified staff members. Activities will include swimming, field trips, art experiences, gym, games, ice skating (winter season) and so much more. Note: School’s Days Out programs during inclement weather are contingent upon our ability to remain open. Be sure to check our website and Facebook page or call us for more details at 630.834.9200. Click here to register

Teen Leaders Club (grades 6-12)

Calling all teens! Want to plan service projects for great causes, hang out with friends at social events, travel and have fun while making a difference in the world? Then join Teen
Leaders Club at the Elmhurst Y! Teen Leaders Club members will work together on different volunteer projects, fundraisers and social events, attend trainings and rallies, all while building experience and making a difference. Members will also attend weekly meetings. Sign up at the member relations desk today! For more info, contact Derek Schlager, Senior Program Director Youth Development, at

Middle School Mania 

Join us after hours at the Y! Preteens will have the Y to themselves to enjoy swimming, basketball, dodgeball, ice skating, pizza and more! (Inflatable pool obstacle course offered during non-skating months). Click here to register

2019-20 Youth Development Registration

Registration for After School Adventures, Kindergarten Enrichment and Imagination Station Preschool begins February 2, 2019. For more information contact Derek Schlager, Senior Program Director Youth Development, at




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