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Cancer Survivor Program LIVESTRONG at the YMCA is a FREE 12-week program for adult cancer survivors. Our program is about saying ‘goodbye’ to being a patient and saying ‘hello’ to being a healthy, whole person again. LIVESTRONG at the YMCA is supported through charitable donations. The Purpose Helping cancer survivors begin the journey ... read more

Personal Training

Benefits of Personal Training Sign up for a complimentary personal training session or wellness center orientation by emailing Laci Emmens at Everyone knows that exercise is one of the most important things you can do to improve your health. Exercising with a Personal Trainer can change your life. Our trainers provide ... read more

Training & Certification Courses

CPR, First Aid, AED and Lifeguarding   Red Cross Lifeguard Certification  and Re-Certification Courses Build a skill. Save a life. Whether you are looking for a great summer job or career as a professional lifeguard, the Kishwaukee Family YMCA Lifeguard program is the place to begin! Through classroom activities, group discussion and hands-on practice, you’ll learn ... read more

Water Exercise Classes

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER> You have the option to sign up for all classes for 2024. Fees will be withdrawn from an account of your choice on the 1st of each month! TRY A CLASS ON US! Download a FREE one day class pass > Low-Intensity Water Exercise Classes Aquability for All Increase your mobility ... read more

Group Exercise Classes

Free Group Exercise Classes To see the current listing of FREE group exercise class schedule for members, click here. Our free Group Exercise classes are included in Membership. Functional Training Classes To see the current listing of Functional Training classes for YMCA Members and Non-Members, click here.  

Active Older Adults

The Kishwaukee Family YMCA offers fitness programs for active older adults and seniors like water exercise, stretching classes and walking.  But, we know that older adults are seeking more than physical benefits when they exercise. They also want a sense of community and to strengthen social ties. The Y has ... read more