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!

upcoming events




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
  • 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:

Aqua Track | ages 6+
up to 15 children  |  $260M/ $380NM

16-25 children  |  $320M/$440NM
The Aqua Track is an inflatable obstacle course with a bridge, cliff, 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.

Swim Party | Ages 3+
One hour free swim.

Dance Party | Ages 3+
Children will learn basic dance moves including ballet, hip-hop, and jazz!

Gymnastics Party | 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 Party | Ages 5+
One hour of the sport of your choice or a combination of sports

Princess 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.


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

YMCA Safe sitter class
Saturday, September 26  |  8am - 12:30PM  |  FREE

This training program is ideal for potential babysitters, age 11 to 13. The YMCA Safe Sitter class, provided by Northwestern Medicine, provides training in the fundamentals of child care, including household safety, preventing accidents, and choking rescue skills. Babysitter basics such as interviewing for babysitting jobs, feeding/burping babies, spoonfeeding, preparing for bed, selecting safe and suitable games/activities, and behavior issues will all be covered.

Registration is required. Only 8 spots are available. Please call 815-748-8962 to register. Class meets at the Valley West Hospital in Sandwich.