KANKAKEE AREA YMCA
Where Technology and Fitness Intersect!Kinect for Xbox 360 (4) with a selection of over 20 games. The Zone includes a bouldering wall, ping pong, skeeball and much more! READ MORE
After three months and over $40,000 invested in our Y gym, we were excited to open the renovated facility November 5th. We appreciate your patience and hope you enjoy the improvements! READ MORE
Do you love the Y? And do you have lots of friends? Then this is for you! For every friend you refer to the YMCA, you get a month's membership on us. READ MORE
ADULT CO-ED VOLLEYBALL
Whether you are looking for something fun to do, need a break from the same old workout routine, need an excuse to hang out with your friends, or just love volleyball, this league is for you. Get your team together and get ready for our Adult Co-Ed Volleyball League.
WANT TO PLAY BUT DON’T HAVE A TEAM OR WOULD LIKE TO BE A REFEREE? CONTACT KAIT SUTHERLAND AT (815) 933-1741 X227 OR
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Wednesday, January 8th
ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING: Wednesday, January 15th at 6 PM
GAMES BEGIN: Wednesday, January 22nd
Youth and Adult Karate
KANKAKEE AREA YMCA
Let our certified black belt instructor teach you self-awareness, self-confidence, self-motivation, and self-control. Wear comfortable and loose clothing.
Little Dragons (4-6 years old)Tuesdays 5:30-6:15pmMember: $45.00Prospective Member: $90.00
Beginner KarateMondays & Wednesdays 5:30-6:30pmMember: $55.00Prospective Member: $110.00
Intermediate/Advanced KarateMondays & Wednesdays 7:00-8:00pmMember: $55.00Prospective Member: $110.00
Adult Karate Tuesdays & Thursdays 6:30-7:30pmMember: $55.00Prospective Member: $110.00
Everyone needs a little one-on-one time from time to time, so we’ve developed a comprehensive Personal Training program for you.
Personal Training is recommended if:
Not sure you want to go through it on your own? Sign up for Group Training and bring a friend! Sign up at the Welcome Center or call Kait Sutherland at (815) 933-1741 x227 for more information.
Bring the whole family for our free family special events each month this fall and winter. There will be plenty of games and activities for everyone to do. Whether it’s trying out a new game, building your own boat, or celebrating the holidays it can all be done right here at the Y!
Family Game Day
Try out some sports that you may have never heard of before like Gaga, BBG, and Pillow Polo. Saturday, September 14th 10:00am-12:00pm
Put on your costume and enjoy a haunted house, carnival games, costume contest, spooky boat ride and more! Friday, October 25th 6:30pm-8:30pm
Build a Boat Race
We will provide the duct tape and plastic, you bring cardboard, milk jugs, or whatever else will help you float your boat. Friday, November 15th 6:30pm-8:00pm
Join us for some holiday cheer as we make a craft for your home while listening to some Christmas tunes and drinking hot chocolate. Friday, December 13th 5:30pm-6:30pm
All events are open to members only and are free to attend
Winter I (Jan 6 - Feb 23)Registration opensMembers - Dec. 2Prosp. Members - Dec. 9
Winter II (Feb 24 - Apr 20)Registration opensMembers - Feb. 3Prosp. Members - Feb. 10
or Call (815) 933-1741
COMING THIS OCTOBER
Zumba Kids Jr. & Zumba Kids
Starting October 21st, the Y will be offering Zumba classes geared specifically for kids. Classes will be on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday evenings in Pre-School Room 2, conveniently located next to the Charlton Kids Fit Zone and Child Watch. Zumba Kids Jr. for 4-6 year olds will be from 5-5:30 PM and Zumba Kids for 7-13 year olds will be from 5:30-6:15 PM. Classes are free for members!
PAC Meeting Wed 12/4 6:30
The Y is hiring energetic and dedicated people to help deliver on our mission to the community. We have several openings at this time:
Group Fitness Instructor Personal Trainer School Age Worker School Age Site Coordinator
An Agency of the United Way of Kankakee County
The mission of the Kankakee Area YMCA is: "To put Christian principles into practice through programs that build a healthy spirit, mind and body for all."
Fitness & Wellness
Stingrays Swim Team
The Value of Membership
YMCA Military Outreach
Aerobics StudioLarge PoolSwan PoolGymGroup Cycling
Facility TourNew Member LoungeNew Cardio & Strength EquipmentRenovation UpdatesFacility Map
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