Family YMCA of Northwest Illinois
Nurturing the potential of every child and teen - Youth Development, Healthy Living, Social Responsibility Giving back and providing support to our neighbors Encouraging social responsibility Improving the nation's health and well-being.

Welcome to the Y!

Operation Achievement Annual Campaign

The Y's Annual Campaign helps support our community through membership scholarships, youth sports scholarships and so much more. We can only reach our goal of $35,000 with your help! Please consider a donation today



Share Your Story

Do you have Y story that’s changed your life? If so, share your story explaining how the Y’s helped benefit
you and your community.
Simply fill out the "In Your Own Words" form and return to the Welcome Desk or e-mail it to Jennifer Doak, Membership and Marketing Director, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .
Over the next year, our goal is to tell 104 stories. Be a part of the story telling!

34th Annual YMCA/FHN Triathalon

The 34th Annual YMCA/FHN Triathlon is a chip timed race with divisions for both teams and individuals. It's the perfect venue for both seasoned and first time triathletes. This 400 meter swim, 17 mile bike and 3.1 mile run is fully supported by volunteers, aid stations and a spectator friendly course. Each year event proceeds are donated to the Family YMCA of NW IL Annual Fund Campaign.

YMCA Camp Discovery

Camp Discovery registration is full. Please call 815-235-9622 to add your name to the waiting list!

At Y day camp, we are here to make your kids feel welcome. To help them quickly realize this is a place where they belong and can be themselves. Try new things. Make new friends. And be a part of something great.
One week or the whole summer. Indoors and out. On their own or in a group. Archery to arts, canoeing to cannonballs at YMCA Camp Discovery your kids will have an amazing experience.


Thanks to all our participants. Great job, everyone! Here are the race results:

Summer Fitness Class Schedule (June 22-Aug 15)

Spring Fitness Class Schedule (April 27-June 20)


Pool Schedule


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Youth Development
Healthy Living
Social Responsibility

Hours of Operation


5:00 AM–9:30 PM
7:00 AM–5:00 PM
12:00-5:00 PM

Summer Hours of Operation

Memorial Day - Labor Day Weekends

5:00 AM–9:30 PM
5:00 AM–7:00 PM
7:00 AM–5:00 PM