Leaders Club

What is Leaders Club?

Leaders Club is a teen-led group that meets regularly to make the community and world a better place. With guidance and support from an adult advisor, teens choose their projects based on the interests and passions of the group. Leaders Club shows young people that they CAN make a difference and helps their voices be heard.!


Benefits of the Leaders Club


What do we do at club meetings?


Club Requirements

Ages 12-18 (or 6-12 grade)

Club dues of $30 per quarter which cover snacks, supplies and some events.


Club Meetings

Weekly on Wednesdays from 7-8:30 p.m., year-round at the Irving Park Y. Other locations may meet on different days. E-mail lreed@ymcachicago.org for more information.


Try the Club for Free

The Y offers teens the chance to attend a trial Leaders Club meeting for free. Just email lreed@ymcachicago.org for a permission slip; no need to be a Y member to attend!



Leaders Club helps teens discover their full potential, grow as leaders and help serve the community around them. For more information about Leaders Club, contact Lauren Reed at the Irving Park YMCA at 773.777.7500 or e-mail lreed@ymcachicago.org.