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 resources and support you need to learn, grow and thrive.
With a focus on developing the potential of kids, improving individual health and well-being, and giving back and supporting our neighbors, your membership will bring about meaningful change not just within yourself, but in your community too.
What Your Membership Includes:
  • Select FREE group fitness classes
  • Discounted group fitness classes and youth sports programs
  • Free personalized fitness orientation
  • One free 8-week group fitness class
  • One free 7-week swim lesson
  • Full-size Gym and Auxiliary Gym
  • 25 meter pool with diving board and slide
  • 3 Racquetball/Handball Courts
  • Walking/Running Track (1/14 mile track)
  • Full line of cardiovascular equipment: Treadmills, Ellipticals, Steppers, Recumbent Bicycles, and Stationary Bikes
  • Full selection of free weight equipment
  • Full line of selectorized weight machines
  • Mirrored Multi-Purpose & Indoor Cycling Classrooms
  • Men’s, Women’s, Girl’s and Boy’s Locker Rooms

* Classes included with your membership


HOUSEHOLD =  Joiner Fee $50 / Monthly Rate $50.50 / Annual Rate  $606.00  
SINGLE PARENT FAMILY =  Joiner Fee $50 / Monthly Rate $45.25 / Annual Rate  $543.00
RETIRED COUPLE =  Joiner Fee $50 / Monthly Rate $39.00 / Annual Rate  $468.00
PLUS = Joiner Fee $50 / Monthly Rate $55.00 / Annual Rate $660.00 
PLUS I = Joiner Fee $50 / Monthly Rate  $64.00 / Annual Rate $768.00 
PLUS II = Joiner Fee $50 / Monthly Rate $74.50 / Annual Rate $894.00 
ADULT  = Joiner Fee $50 / Monthly Rate $36.00 / Annual Rate $432.00 
REITREE = Joiner Fee $50 / Monthly Rate $29.75 / Annual Rate $357.00 
STUDENT = Joiner Fee $50 / Monthly Rate $18.00 / Annual Rate $216.00 
YOUTH = Joiner Fee $0 / Monthly Rate $14.00  / Annual Rate $168.00 



The Family YMCA of NW IL offers several membership categories to meet the needs of our community.

  • Family/Household: Two adults and dependent children under the age of 24, living in the same household.
  • Single Parent Family: One adult and dependent children under the age of 24 living in the same household.
  • Plus: Adult membership with Plus locker room access.
  • Plus I: Family membership, one adult with Plus locker room access, all other family members in regular locker rooms
  • Plus II: Family membership, two adults with Plus locker room access, all other family members in regular locker rooms
  • Adult: 18+ years, no longer in high school or a full-time college student
  • Retiree: 60+ years and not employed full-time
  • Retired Couple: Married couple with one spouse 60+, neither employed full-time
  • Student: 7th-12th grade, full-time college students (12+ credit hours, not employed full-time), G.E.D. students must be 23 years or less and not employed full-time
  • Youth: 6th grade and under

The YMCA offers its members all of the following and more. . . .

  • The best value for your dollar in health, fitness and wellness programs for you and your entire family
  • Access to America's largest provider of childcare
  • Free personalized fitness orientation
  • Free child watch while you're at the Y
  • Swim lessons from America's leading instructors
  • Character building activities for children and teens
  • AWAY Program - use your membership card when you visit other Y's across the country

You can BECOME A MEMBER online now---- click here and create an account. After creating your membership online you will come to the Y to complete your membership. 

OR Call (815) 235-9622 for information on how to join at your Y!

* Plus Membership Includes: Sauna, assigned locker, padlock, towel service, carpeted locker room, hair dryers, body wash, shampoo, telephone, television and a little extra privacy. Children ages 4 and under are allowed in the Fitness Center locker room with a parent.

Financial Assistance Statement

YMCA financial assistance will be awarded upon the available resources of the Association. Financial assistance and scholarships are obtained through a confidential application process.