Camp Discovery

When school is out, it’s time to relax decompress, and have fun with friends. Yet taking a break from school does not mean kids development is on vacation.



The Y is a cause for strengthening community. That’s why we’re here working with you every day, making sure that you, your family and community have the …


Click here for all your class information needs: browse or register for classes. Group Exercise Classes are now FREE with YMCA membership!



You can reach us by email, phone and social media, click below for our contact information. We are located inside the Highland Community College campus.

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Carrie Hass

Phase 4 Guidelines

Phase 4 Guidelines:As of Monday, January 25th, Region 1 is in Phase 4.What this means for the YMCA:Masks do not need to be worn while

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Carrie Hass

Facility Reopened June 29th

We are so happy to announce our facility is reopening on Monday, June 29th! Please find all of the guidelines here: Reservations for the lower

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The YMCA is a nonprofit organization that is successful thanks to community partners and donors. Each year, the Annual Campaign serves as the primary drive to sponsor families and individuals through subsidized memberships and programs. Community impact through community investment continues as we grant 100% of proceeds into the lives of those in our region so every person has the opportunity to pursue a healthy spirit, mind, and body. If you would like to contribute to the YMCA mission, please select a donation amount below or call (815)-235-9622 for more information.

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Facility Guidelines
for Phase 4

  • Please wear masks when entering & exiting the building & when 6ft of distance can not be maintained Masks do not need to be worn while exercising.
  • Please make reservations for the pool and child-watch.
  • No reservations needed for lower level fitness center.
  • Facility hours: Mon-Thu: 5am-8pm. Fri: 5am-7pm. Sat: 7am-3pm, Sun: 9am-1pm.
  • Limited locker room availability
  • Maximum of 3 pool reservations per week  Please call the front desk, the day of,  if additional time slots are available once max is reached.
  • 15 and under must have adult supervision.
  • Shower will be available for pool participants
  • Water fountains are temporarily turned off. Bottle filler open. Please bring your own water bottle
  • Coffee service will not be available
  • Facility will be for YMCA of Northwest Illinois members only.  No guest passes accepted or for purchase.  No nation wide members
  • Pool is limited to one person per lane
  • Child watch is max of 6 children. Reservations required.

Any questions, please call the Y at 815-235-9622