So, you've decided to join the Y. We believe a congratulations is in order! multieth-family2-lgYou have made the very important first step to strengthening your life, your family’s life, and the community. When you join the Y, you join thousands of your neighbors and friends in the commitment to a healthier, happier and more secure tomorrow for us all. Click here for a new member packet to get you started, and be sure to check out a few interesting facts about the NSYMCA below.

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  • THE Y IS A NON-PROFIT; As one of the leading non-profits across the country, the Y is dedicated to youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility; providing services and programs that are inclusive, engaging, and innovative for individuals of all ages, from infacy to adulthood.
  • FINANCIAL AID IS AVAILABLE; Each year the North Suburban YMCA subsidizes program fees for hundreds of kids, adults, and families to the tune of over $500,000 through our Strong Kids Financial Assistance Fund. This ensures that everyone in our community is able to participate in the life-changing programs that we offer here at the NSYMCA. To apply for financial assistance, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., NSYMCA Membership Director. Want to make a difference? You can donate to the Strong Kids Financial Assistance Fund here.
  • OUR IMPACT REACHES FARTHER THAN YOU MAY THINK; The North Suburban YMCA serves11721201 10153439158670140 1677848600 n 15 local communities including Northbrook, Deerfield, Glenview, Wheeling, Arlington Heights, Buffalo Grove, Northfield and Highland Park, Riverwoods, Lincolnshire, Glencoe, Winnetka, Highwood, Lake Forest, Lake Bluff, and Libertyville.
  • WE OFFER A MULTITUDE OF PREMIER PROGRAMS; So much more than a gym, the Y offers an array of youth and adult programs, including summer camp, competitive and recreational sports, dance classes, art classes, computer technology classes, swim lessons and swim team, gymnastics, fitness and wellness, education enrichment, youth development and more. And don't forget, at the Y, members get exclusive discounts and priority registration. Download a copy of the program guide to view current offerings, events and services.
  • WE ARE CONSTANTLY IMPROVING; In 2007 we launched Phase One of the NSYMCA Capital Campaign. Since the campaign’s inception we have renovated the facility, almost in its entirety. The most recent upgrades to the Strength Training Center and Track were impressive, transforming it from a dated, worn-out free weight room and walking track to a beautifully expanded training area with sleek, modern equipment, 20151016 101310a larger rubberized floor, and new lighting, creating a motivating and welcoming environment. Phase Three of the Capital Campaign, "Pave the Way", is happening now. Want to get make a difference? You can learn more about the Capital Campaign here.


We are so glad that you made the life-changing decision to join the Y. If you have any questions, please reach out to someone in GThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., and they will promptly assist you in any way that they can. See our staff directory for a current staff listing should you have a facilty or program question.

Click here to request further information on programs, summer camp, giving, membership, and financial aid.