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.

Meet our Personal Trainers

Esther Lodge

Cindy Tessendorf

Click here for Esther's Bio Click here for Cindy's Bio


Click here to download a Personal Training/Fitness Evaluation Request Form

Personal Training Services
Your personal trainer will design a program specifically to meet your needs. Fees:

1 hour session
$35.00 - 1 person
$45.00 - 2 people
$50.00 - 3 people

5 hour package
$140.00 - 1 person
$200.00 - 2 people
$230.00 - 3 people
(YMCA Members only)

New Member Health and Wellness Orientation
Free fitness equipment orientations for all new YMCA members. Equipment orientations will help you learn the proper form and technique for the selectorized weight equipment and how to use the elliptical, bike, stairmachine or treamills that you are unsure of. We will also provide you with the recommendations for resistance and cardiovascular training to help you meet your goals. Registration forms available at the Welcome Center.

Body Composition Evaluation
This evaluation estimates your percentage of body fat and assists in identifying an ideal weight. By Appointment Only
Fee:  Free for YMCA Members only

Cybex Refresher
Could you use a refresher on the Cybex equipment?  Let a trained Y staff member refresh your memory and reinspire you to go for your goals.  Please bring your workout card with you to class.  Held in the Cybex Circuit area.  Min. 4, max. 6.  Call the Y to schedule your appointment. 
Fee:  $7.50 for one class - YMCA Members only.  Click here for a Cybex Refresher Request Form.

Fitness Evaluation

Includes cardio, strength, flexibility and body composition evaluations.
By Appointment Only
Fee: $25 YMCA Members only

Hours of Operation


5:00 AM–9:30 PM
7:00 AM–5:00 PM
9:00 AM-5:00 PM
September-May Only

Summer Hours of Operation

May 27, 2016 - Sept. 8, 2016

M–TH 5:00 AM–9:30 PM

Friday 5:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Saturday 7:00 AM–5:00 PM

Sunday- Closed