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!

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 Connie Kraft, Office Manager, 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!


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.


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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