Event Rentals & Group Retreats

Have Your Next Birthday, Conference, or Retreat at the Y! 

Most don’t know that many of the YMCA of Metro Chicago’s sites offer unique settings and a range of activities for a variety of events. At the Y, you’ll find a variety of spaces, from meeting rooms to gyms and pools to outdoor spaces, and the best part is — we can work with you to create tailor-made activities specific to your group or business event! 

Host Your Next Event at the YMCA Center

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Retreat Into Nature at YMCA Camps

Find Your Camp Site
  • Depending on the needs of your event, our sites throughout the Chicagoland area, Michigan, and Wisconsin can accommodate groups of all sizes — from two up to to 300 people!
  • Yes! The Y will work with you on food and beverage accommodations and recommendations, depending on the site. 
  • Definitely! We offer various spaces to accommodate your meeting needs. 
  • While activities vary by site location and season, most group retreats offer archery, boating/canoeing, climbing tower, arts/crafts, fishing, nature trails, campfires, tobogganing, ice skating, and much more!
  • Absolutely! At Y retreats, groups can choose to participate in team challenges, high ropes courses (where available), and team building opportunities.
  • Wherever you choose to host your event, select audio and visual equipment will be available for meetings and more!