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
Are you and your group ready to have fun at one of the YMCA of Metro Chicago's centers? Make a reservation to rent one of our wonderful facilities by contacting one of our centers today!
Canoers on a lake
Retreat Into Nature at YMCA Camps
YMCA's camp sites are perfect for group gatherings of all kinds. We offer a wide range of camp experiences and retreats. We also have a variety of fun activities to choose from, such as hiking, campfires, water sports, arts and crafts, and much more! We find that our camp locations provide an environment where independence grows, friendships form, and groups come together all within the beauty of nature. Plan your next outing at a YMCA camp for fun-filled, special vent or retreat that you won't soon forget.
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!