Events

We know that finding time to come together as a family can be tough. Practice schedules, homework, and dance classes can make evenings hectic and rushed. At the Y, we’re in the business of bringing families together. So join us and check out one of our upcoming family events and make a day of it! Our community is living and growing better together so we can all learn, grow, and thrive!

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Birthday parties at the Y are a fun and special way to celebrate. Choose your party and we’ll do the rest. The Y provides pizzas, juice, tableware and birthday shirt! All parties run two hours, for up to 15 children. Call 630-552-4100 x221 to book your party today.

up to 15 children  |  $150M/$225NM
15-25 children  |  $230M/$330NM

The Y has the party for you! Choose from the following themes:

Zumba BirthdayPrincess Party | Ages 3+
Go ahead and act like a princess on your birthday! Your child and guests will decorate crowns and play like princesses. Add extra excitement by having your guests come to the party in their princesses outfits.
Ballerina Party | Ages 3+
You're the belle of the ball at your ballet birthday party!  Learn basic ballet moves during this birthday party.
Dance Party | Ages 3+
Children will learn basic dance moves including ballet, hip-hop, and jazz!
Gymnastics | Ages 6+
Two hours of fun tumbling through our obstacle course and jumping into our foam pit!
Contact Jenny to book your gymnastics party today! (630) 552-4100 ext. 243 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Sports | Ages 5+
One hour of the sport of your choice or a combination of sports
Swim | Ages 3+
One hour free swim. 
Aqua Track | $260M/$380NM | ages 6+ | up to 15 children
The Aqua Track is an inflatable obstacle course with a bridge, cliff, pond, and slide. This party package includes one-hour exclusive Aqua Track use. Children must pass the swim test. Download the Aquatics Birthday Swim form here.

 

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Download this file (Aquatics Party Order Form.pdf)Aquatics Birthday Swim Form

Every family can be a healthy family. By focusing your family's efforts to live healthier around the Y's pillars of a healthy family home and taking small steps using the information and tools we provide, your family will soon be feeling stronger and living healthier. Here are five steps to get you started on your path to health and happiness!

Eat Healthy
Play Every Day
Get Together
Go Outside
Sleep Well

Aqua Track Weekends
Cross the bridge, scale a cliff, jump the pond and slide to the finish on our inflatable obstacle course! The YMCA will have the Aqua Track set up at our Central Branch on the following weekends for members use. The times available are 2-5:30pm on Saturdays and 12:30-3:30pm on Sundays.

  • January 14 & 15
  • February 18 & 19
  • March 18 & 19
  • April 15 & 16

Family Swim Saturdays
Every Saturday that the Aqua Track is not in the pool, we will have our inflatable Wibit “Climber” set up and three lanes exclusively reserved for our member Family Swim from 12:30-5:30pm.

FVFY AquaTrack

Visit our Events page for even more opportunities to get healthy and active together!

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Download this file (HFH-Quick-Start-Eat-Healthy.pdf)Eat Healthy Quick Start Kit

Kids Only Movie Nights - Ages 5+
Join us to watch a new release, big screen style! Drop the kids off for a night of fun, snacks and giggling...but don't forget your blanket or pillow! Movies will run from 6-8pm at our Central Branch and are $5/child. (Movies to be announced as they become available.)

  • January 20
  • February 17
  • March 10
  • April 21

Central branch

KIDS MOVIE NIGHTS
Sept 14  |  6-8PM  |  Ages 5+ | $5
Join us and watch Space Jam! Kids will have the option to go to the gym to play basketball during the movie if they wish. Popcorn and juice will be provided. Pre-registration is required.

NERF NIGHT
Oct 5  |  6-7PM  |  Ages 5+ |  FREE for Members/$5 NM
Ready, aim, fire! Grab your NERF gun, darts, and a couple friends. Our gym will be set for a friendly NERF battle. Must bring own NERF gun, darts, and eye protection. Pre-registration is required, limited space available.

FAMILY DODGEBALL
Oct 12  |  6-7PM  |  Ages 5+ |  FREE
Join us for a free night of friendly, family kickball. This event is for members and non-members. Parents must accompany their children.

SPOOKY HALLOWEEN CRAFTS
Oct. 20  |  2-4pm  | Ages 4-7 | $7
Get ready for Halloween by creating a spooky Halloween craft and a delicious treat too.

CHRISTMAS ELVES WORKSHOP
Dec 15  |  6-7PM  |  Ages 4-7 | $7
Get into the holiday spirit at this workshop. Kids will make and decorate Christmas cookies and make a holiday craft.

OPEN FLOOR HOCKEY
Dec 21  |  6-7PM  |  Ages 5-12  |  FREE for Members/$5 NM
Enjoy and hour of family fun while playing indoor floor hockey. Pre registration is required, limited space available. Participants must wear shin guards.


WEST branch

SCHOOL SUPPLY DRIVE
End of September
We will display the lists of school supplies needed for local schools. We accept the supplies and distribute them to families of school-age children in need within the community.

SPOOKTACULAR FAMILY MOVIE
Oct 12 | 6-8PM | $5M/$10NM
Come to the West Branch for a scary movie on the big screen while creating a Halloween masterpiece.

TRICK OR TRUNK
Oct 28 | 1-2PM | FREE
Come to West Branch dressed and ready to trick or treat.  Staff and members will have their trunks decorated and ready to hand out treats. If you are interested in hosting a trunk, please call Jackie Eade at (815) 786-9998.

SPECIAL NEEDS DANCE
Nov 17 | 6:30-8:30PM | FREE
The Y will host their 11th Fall Formal. The Y will provide dinner, drinks, and dancing. The event is free to attend. Participants are encouraged to dress in formal attire but it is not required.