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8 Benefits of Swimming All Year Long

Whether you feel the heat of the sun or the chill of a snow flurry, an indoor pool means that you can swim no matter the weather report. Here are eight reasons why, even in the coldest months, it’s always the perfect time to sign up your child for swim lessons.

Three Owls Federation YMCA News

Federation Event: Canoe on Wheels and not so late night Swim

Its time to get creative and build this year's Canoe on wheels (aka Pinewood Derby) entry.

February 06, 2019

Federation Event: Ultimate Ninja

Do you have what it takes to be an Ultimate Ninja? Come to this event and find out!

February 05, 2019

Scavenger Hunt - Downtown Batavia

Let's have some fun hunting and exploring downtown Batavia!

February 04, 2019

Chicago Blackhawks Game

Grab your circle or your family and check out a Chicago Blackhawks game during one of their scout nights!

February 03, 2019

New year, New members for your Circle!

Its a great time of year to recruit. Families that are new to the Federation can receive 50% off their registration fee January 1 - May 2019!

February 02, 2019

Share your Adventure Guides Story

We are looking for current and former members of the Three Owls Federation who would be willing to share their stories about the program.

December 01, 2018

Welcome back for the 2018-2019 school year

Registration for this school year is now open. Make sure your circle registers by 9/21 so they don't miss out on the early bird rate or the fun!

August 29, 2018

Three Owls Federation Needs You!

We are looking for some volunteers to help us at the Federation level. The time commitment per school year varies for our positions from around 1 hour to 6 hours for the ENTIRE year!

August 25, 2018

2018 Movies Under the Stars Events

Announcing our 2018 Movies Under the Stars lineup! Save the date for these fun, free family events this summer.

May 02, 2018

Trailblazers Event: Devil’s Lake Camping Trip

Trailblazers participants and those in 4th grade and up are welcome to attend this outdoor camping experience!

April 04, 2018

Three Owls Federation Adventure Guides

Its not too late to join! Plenty of spring activities to come.

January 20, 2018

2017-2018 Federation Council meetings

Do you have ideas or feedback about the program? We need to hear from you!

January 01, 2018

Three Owls Federation Winter Campout

Our winter campout is around the corner. Check here for weekend details!

December 26, 2018

Winter campout – evening program

Grab your circle, pick your favorite camp song or skit and get ready to take the stage at our Winter Campout evening program! We can’t wait to cheer each of our circles on.

December 26, 2018

Trailblazers: Water park and ski trip overnight

Join us for a weekend of fun winter sports and water park action!

December 26, 2018

Federation Event: Caroling & Crafts

Enjoy an afternoon of spreading holiday cheer with our Y Guides, Princesses & Trailblazers friends this Saturday 12/9 at 1 pm!

December 03, 2018

Opportunities to Give Back

At the Y, we believe in supporting our community and giving back. Angel Tree and the Christmas Luncheon for those in need are all coming up soon. Why not get involved?

November 30, 2018

Federation Event: Late Night at SciTech

Our Late night at SciTech in Aurora is on Friday 11/9 and the registration deadline is rapidly approaching!

October 17, 2018

Community Service Event: Operation Turkey Drop

We need your help to fill Thanksgiving dinner boxes for families in need.

October 16, 2018

Fall Campout - YMCA Camp MacLean

Our fall campout marks the true beginning of our program year with our new member inductions and tons of fun! Don't miss out on the fun. Registration deadline is 10/1/18. Register today!

October 01, 2018

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