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GALOWICH & SMITH FAMILY YMCAs

2019 SUMMER PROGRAM GUIDE


THERE’S A Y IN EVERY COMMUNITY 2019 SESSION CALENDAR WINTER SESSION 1

WINTER SESSION 2

SPRING SESSION 1

SPRING SESSION 2

Registration Begins:

Registration Begins:

Registration Begins:

Registration Begins:

January 7- February 10

February 11-March 17

Facility Members Saturday, December 8 Open Registration Saturday, December 15

Facility Members Saturday, December 8 Open Registration Saturday, January 26

JANUARY Sun

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Facility Members Saturday, December 8 Open Registration Saturday, March 2

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Modified class schedule the week of Memorial Day

Summer Camp Registration Begins March 2 (all members) Modified class schedule the week of March 25

SUMMER SESSION 1

SUMMER SESSION 2

Registration Begins:

Registration Begins:

June 3-July 7

July 8-August 11

Facility Members Saturday, May 4 Open Registration Saturday, May 18

Facility Members Saturday, May 4 Open Registration Saturday, May 18

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Session Begins

Session Ends

Holiday Closings

Holiday Hours (Open until 1 p.m.)

Early Bird * Aquatics Discount Ends

Modified class schedule the week of Independence Day Summer Spruce Up will begin August 12 and end September 1 YBL Registration Begins July 27 (all members)

FALL SESSION 1

FALL SESSION 2

FALL SESSION 3

Registration Begins:

Registration Begins:

Registration Begins:

September 2-October 6

October 7-November 10

Facility Members Saturday, August 3 Open Registration Saturday, August 17

November 11-December 22

Facility Members Saturday, August 3 Open Registration Saturday, September 21

SEPTEMBER

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Modified class schedule the week of Labor Day

GREATER JOLIET AREA YMCA

Facility Members Saturday, August 3 Open Registration Saturday, October 26

C.W. Avery, Central City, Galowich, Morris, Smith

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Modified class schedule the week of Thanksgiving

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EXPLORE THE Y CONTENTS

EXPLORE THE Y. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Party At The Y . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 FOR YOUTH DEVELOPMENT Summer Camps . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Education & Leadership . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Child Care . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Summer Programs & Leagues . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Aquatics & Swimming . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 FOR HEALTHY LIVING Health, Well-Being & Fitness . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 Personal Trainers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 FOR SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY Volunteerism & Giving. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33 Staff Directory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36 Program Fees: When reviewing this brochure, you will notice two fees listed by most class offerings. The first fee listed is the discounted fee a Facility Member pays and the second is the fee a Community Member pays.

ALL

TOGETHER

BETTER

Refer a Friend to the Y Did you know that if you refer a friend to the Y, he or she will receive a free gift and you will receive a free month’s membership? For details, stop by the Y today! Some restrictions may apply.

OUR MISSION To put Christian principles into practice by providing programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.

Financial Assistance At the Y, no one is turned away due to the inability to pay. In keeping with our mission, the Greater Joliet Area YMCA provides financial assistance, as funds are available, to those who qualify based on a sliding fee scale. Please visit our website at www.jolietymca.org or stop by your local branch for an application and information about our Scholarship Program. To learn more, please contact: GALOWICH FAMILY YMCA Brooke Hall Membership Director (815) 782-0812 bhall@jolietymca.org

SMITH FAMILY YMCA Aracely Rubio Membership Manager (815) 782-0882 arubio@jolietymca.org

WE ARE HERE FOR YOU Member Appreciation

In honor of our wonderful members who we admire so dearly, the Greater Area Joliet YMCA hosts monthly Membership Appreciation events at each of its branches. Watch for more details on these exciting events coming soon via email and on our Facebook pages.

JOIN US!

June July August September

That’s What Friends Are For Celebrating the Red, White and You Sit Back and Relax Start the School Year “Write”

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Stay Connected

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EXPLORE THE Y WHY THE Y The Y is an association of people who have committed to put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all people, regardless of their ability to pay. We are a non-profit, charitable organization established to provide programs and services to youth, adults and families in order to strengthen the community. The YMCA is funded locally. Funds raised through contributions, endowments and membership fees are used to provide services in Will, Grundy and part of Kendall Counties. Updating Your Contact Information We ask our members to notify us of any changes in their contact Information, including email, phone or residential address. To update your contact information, please call (815) SAY-YMCA, use the “contact us” link on our website or stop by the Membership Desk during your next visit. Credits and Refunds Program fees are not refundable. Classes missed due to weather, holidays, illness, acts of God, or choice of participant cannot be made up, credited or refunded. If the YMCA cancels a class due to low enrollment, participants will be issued a credit for a future program. Members who withdraw from a program for medical reasons and present a physician’s order will receive a credit for the remaining classes. When a class needs to be cancelled by the Y, the class will be rescheduled. All credits are good for one year from the date issued. Members who withdraw from a class for non-medical reasons may be subject to a processing fee. Insurance The YMCA assumes no responsibility for personal injuries or loss/damage of personal property while individuals are using YMCA facilities. It is recommended that participants make provisions to provide this coverage through their family insurance program. Anyone engaging in new physical activity or who may have health-related issues should consult a physician prior to starting fitness routines. Child Supervision Children under the age of eight must be supervised by an adult at all times when using YMCA facilities.

How to Register for Programs • Online by visiting www.jolietymca.org • In person by visiting your local branch • By phone by calling (815) SAY-YMCA (current members)

Children under the age of ten must be supervised by an adult when using the pools. The Kids Corner supervised playroom is available during designated hours for Facility Members, ages six months to seven years old. Child Abuse Prevention Policy The Greater Joliet Area YMCA is mandated by state law to report any suspected cases of child abuse or neglect to the appropriate authorities for investigation. Holidays The YMCA prorates classes on days when the buildings are closed for the following holidays: Easter, Independence Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day. The Y closes at 1 p.m. on Memorial Day, Labor Day, Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve. Cell Phone Use Policy The use of cameras, video recorders, cell phones and/or any photographic devices is NOT ALLOWED in YMCA locker rooms, changing areas or restrooms. We also ask members to refrain from making or answering phone calls while using the Wellness Center. This is for the safety and privacy of all our members and participants. No Smoking Policy In the interest of the health and safety of our staff and members, it is the policy of the Greater Joliet Area YMCA to forbid all forms of tobacco in any YMCA facilities or on the grounds of any YMCA property. YMCA grounds include: facilities, parking lots, sidewalks, fields, parks, and paths. Tobacco products prohibited include, but are not limited to, lit or unlit cigarettes (clove, bidis, kreteks), e-cigarettes, cigars, cigarillos, pipes, hookah products; any smokeless, dissolvable, or inhaled tobacco products, including but not limited to dip, chew, snuff or snus; and all nicotine delivery devices that are not FDA approved as cessation products. The Greater Joliet Area YMCA reserves the right to terminate facility privileges at any time for inappropriate behavior or conduct detrimental to its members or the organization.

Building & Room Schedules The Y schedules rooms in the building to allow for classes and open times. You can find room schedules in the facility or posted online by visiting www.jolietymca.org. Members can also access, view and set reminders for our free fitness classes and community events by signing-up to receiving weekly emails through on our online fitness schedule. To subscribe, visit www.jolietymca.org. Locker Rooms We encourage members to bring locks to secure their belongings while visiting the Y. Items may not be stored in lockers overnight. The Y does not provide towels. The Y is not responsible for lost or stolen items. Children up to the age of five may accompany a parent of the opposite sex into the locker room. Private Locker Rooms Co-ed family locker rooms are available for members with children and members with special needs who require assistance. Sauna & Steam Room Co-ed locker rooms are available for members with small children, members with special needs who require assistance, and those members who prefer more privacy. Wellness Center The Wellness Center is available for members ages 16 and over. We ask that members be courteous and put away equipment when finished using it and refrain from talking on their cell phones while in the Wellness Center. Teens (ages 13-15), who have completed the Wellness Center Certification Class, may utilize the cardio and strength machines. For safety reasons, only members ages 16 and over may use the free weights. Food is not allowed in the Wellness Center. Gym Gym schedules are available at the branches and online at www.jolietymca.org. Times are subject to change due to classes, leagues or special events. Open Gym: Members, ages eight and older, may participate in activities in the gym during designated times. Adult Basketball: This time is set aside for adults ages 18 and over to play full court basketball.

The Greater Joliet Area YMCA accepts cash, check, MasterCard, Visa or Discover. In most cases, phone registration is accepted for current members when paying by a credit card or electronic funds transfer (EFT). Outstanding balances must be paid before a member will be allowed to register for future programs. System credits and promotional codes may be used online. All classes have a maximum and minimum number of participants. When possible, classes will be added to accommodate wait lists and to expand those offerings that are in high demand. Classes below the minimum will be combined when possible, and as a last alternative, will be cancelled.

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General Information

Y facilities, including gyms, pools and outdoor recreation areas, are available to rent for special events and overnight lock-ins for schools, churches and scouts.

Rates • Gym • Pool • Gym & Pool • Full Building Rental • Meeting/ Party/Room • Fields

$85 per hour $90 per hour $165 per hour $825 (overnight) $60 per hour $50 per hour

Lock-ins and Overnight Rentals Lock-ins are available on Friday nights and Saturdays depending on location. Doors will be locked at 10 p.m. and pick-up times vary by branch. Overnight rentals include the first two hours of open pool time. A maximum of 75 participants will be allowed in the pool. To learn more, contact the Executive Director at your local branch.

Parties include up to 20 children and...

• A Party Host! • Invitations! • Goodie Bags! • Decorations! • Pizza and Pop! • Paper Products! GALOWICH FAMILY YMCA

• All groups must provide adult chaperones for their events. • Reservations must be finalized four weeks in advance to ensure adequate staffing. • Facilities are available by appointment only. • $1 million liability insurance required.

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Throw your child’s next birthday party at the Y

SMITH FAMILY YMCA

Facility Rental Guidelines

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PARTY

FACILITY RENTALS AT THE YMCA

Party Options & Times Party I Pool & Party Room $170/$210 Party II Pool with Inflatable $220/$260 & Party Room Party III Sports Blitz Party* $190/$230

Day

Time

Party Options

Saturdays Noon-2 p.m. 2:30-4:30 p.m.

I, II or III I, II or III

To learn more, please contact Aquatics Director Kenya Raichart at ext. 320 or via email at kraichart@jolietymca.org.

Only available April-December.

*

Choose your two favorite sports from basketball, soccer, dodgeball or flag football. Will be held in the gym.

Party Options & Times Party I Pool or Gym Party II Pool with Inflatable & Party Room Party III Sports Blitz Party

Day $170/$210

Time

Party Type

$220/$260

Saturdays Regular 1-3 p.m. or 3:30-5:30 p.m.

$190/$230

Sundays Any 2 hour time slot between Noon-6 p.m.

Choose your two favorite sports from basketball, soccer, dodgeball or flag football. Will be held in the gym.

After Hours

To learn more, please contact Aquatics Director Rachel Pescitani at ext. 417 or via email at rpescitani@jolietymca.org.

Have the Y open only for you and your guests. Book an After Hours party!

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SMILES ALL AROUND Preschool Summer Camp • Ages 3-5

Through a variety of activities that are both structured and open play, our dedicated staff members teach, model and reinforce the Y’s Christian character values of caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility. Weekly activities will incorporate bright colors, music and interactive games to help our youngest members develop their socialization skills. YMCA summer preschool camps are a great opportunity for your child to embrace his or her imagination and be creative. Preschool camp at the Galowich and Smith Family YMCAs will be held for nine weeks over the summer. All participants must be potty trained.

Sessions/Camp Hours

Mornings

Monday-Friday

9:30-Noon • Lunch provided.

WEEKLY CAMP THEMES Week Dates

Galowich Family YMCA

Smith Family YMCA

1 June 10-14

Superheroes

Animal Extravaganza

2 June 17-21

When I Grow Up

Fun in the Sun

3 June 24-28

Outerspace Adventure

Colors Everywhere

4 July 1-5*

Animal Extravaganza

Star Spangled Extravaganza

5 July 8-12

Bookworms

Disney Days

6 July 15-19

Dino Dig

Cool to be Kind

7 July 22-26

Water, Water Everywhere Water, Water Everywhere

8 July 29-August 2

Disney

Camp Survival

9 August 5-9

Down on the Farm

Backyard Bash

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RATES Facility Member $55 per child each week Community Member $85 per child each week To learn more about Preschool Camp, please contact: Galowich Family YMCA Stephen Franklin Youth and Family Director (815) 744-3939, ext. 315 sfranklin@jolietymca.org Smith Family YMCA Taryn Fears Youth & Family Director (815) 726-3939, ext. 418 tfears@jolietymca.org


LETTING KIDS BE KIDS Summer Day Camp • Grades K-8 DATES SUMMER DAY CAMP Monday, June 10 Friday, August 16 PRE-CAMP June 3-7 POST-CAMP August 19-20 Families can also register for pre-camp and post-camp child care. Pre-camp and post-camp dates are not included in camp fees. Must be registered 48 hours prior to day of pre- or post-camp. $38/$53 per child/day.

CAMP HOURS

7 a.m.-6 p.m.

WEEKLY RATES

Facility Member $190 per child each week Community Member $215 per child each week

At the Galowich and Smith Family YMCAs, we provide a safe, affordable and fun summer day camp program for youth and teens. YMCA Summer Day Camp offers kids a chance to have fun and develop new friendships while building a healthy spirit, mind and body. Campers will enjoy up to 10 weeks of summer fun full of swimming, field trips, sports, outdoor exploration, arts & crafts and more.

CAMP THEMES

WEEK GALOWICH FAMILY YMCA

SMITH FAMILY YMCA

1

Escape to Summer

A Whole New World

2

Wolfpack Adventures

Up, Up & Away

Plus a $45 non-refundable registration fee per family

3

Shipwrecked

Adventures in Disneyland

4

Freedom & Fireworks

Party in the USA

SUMMER CAMP LEVELS

5

Just Grow with It

Fun in the Sun

Joydaka Discoverers Grades K-4 Joydaka Explorers Grades 5-6 Joydaka Challengers Grades 7-8

SUMMER FOOD PROGRAM

Galowich: Lunch & Snack • Smith: Breakfast & Lunch

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Tropical Paradise

Summer Safari

7

Birds of a Feather

Artful Antics

8

Cloud 9

We Are Family

9

Pixel Perfect Ending

Wacky and Wonderful

10

One Last Hurrah

Backyard Bash

Summer day campers will receive a complimentary lunch and a healthy snack or breakfast (depending on location) each day as part of the Summer Food Program, a nationwide initiative designed to combat childhood hunger. Supplied by the Northern Illinois Food Bank, this wonderful program provides nutritious meals and snacks to camp locations across the country to keep kids healthy, active and well-nourished all summer long.

SUMMER CAMP KICK-OFF PARTY

Plan to join us for games, crafts and a Summer Camp Q&A session. This is also a great opporunity for your camper to meet our camp team and counselors. FREE AND OPEN TO THE COMMUNITY.

Galowich Family YMCA & Smith Family YMCA Friday, May 17 • 6:30-8 p.m.

Campers entering grades 7-8 are invited to submit an application for our Counselor in Training (CIT) Program.

Galowich Family YMCA

Day camp will be held at:

Every camper gets a free t-shirt and camp bag.

Galowich Family YMCA 749 Houbolt Road Joliet, IL 60431 To learn more about Summer Day Camp, please contact: Stephen Franklin Youth and Family Director (815) 744-3939, ext. 315 sfranklin@jolietymca.org

Smith Family YMCA

DEVELOPING FUTURE LEADERS

Day camp will be held at: Smith Family YMCA 1350 S. Briggs Street Joliet, IL 60433 Fairmont Elementary School 735 Green Garden Place Lockport, IL 60441 June 3-Aug 2 only To learn more about Summer Day Camp, please contact: Taryn Fears Youth & Family Director Phone: (815) 726-3939, ext. 418 Email: tfears@jolietymca.org

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ONE TEAM. ONE GOAL.

4-Day Sports Camps • Ages 6-14 Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday When kids play sports they do more than just exercise. Besides being physically active, they develop higher self-esteem, perform better in school and work better in groups. The Y’s Youth Sports program teaches kids the fundamentals of the game while emphasizing the importance of teamwork. The Y will be offering four-day sports camps this summer at both of our Joliet locations.

REGISTRATION To register, please visit www.jolietymca.org. • Please register your child using the grade they will be entering in fall 2019. • All participants will receive a YMCA sports camp t-shirt. • All equipment will be provided unless otherwise noted. • If your children will be participating in camps that will be held outdoors, please send them to camp with a water bottle, hat and sunscreen.

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To learn more about YMCA Summer Sports Camps, please contact: Michael Taylor, Sports Director mtaylor@jolietymca.org GALOWICH FAMILY YMCA (815) 744-3939 SMITH FAMILY YMCA (815) 726-3939


4-Day Sports Camps Galowich Family YMCA Week Dates

Weekly Sports Theme

Ages

Time

Fees

1

June 10-14

All Sports 8-13 9 a.m.-Noon $45/$90 Campers will play a variety of different sports throughout the week, including basketball, dodgeball, lacrosse, flag football and soccer.

2

June 17-21

Speed, Sports & Agility 9-14 10 a.m.-Noon $35/$70 This camp’s primary focus is to help athletes develop skills related to speed, agility, and quickness.

3

June 24-28

Soccer 6-13 9 a.m.-Noon Campers are highly encouraged to bring their own shin guards.

4

July 1-3*

Preschool Sports 3-5 10 a.m.-Noon $30/$60 This fun camp introduces preschool and kindergarten-aged kids to games and sports such as soccer, baseball, flag football and basketball. *3-Day camp, M/T/W

5

July 1-5**

Running 8-14 1-3 p.m. $35/$70 This outdoor camp is designed to help athletes improve their running speed, form and endurance in a number of fun and creative ways. **No camp on Thursday, July 4. Camp will be held on Wednesday instead of Thursday this week.

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July 8-12

Basketball

6-9

10 a.m.-Noon

$35/$70

Karate

7-12

Noon-2 p.m.

$45/$90

Basketball

10-14

1-4 p.m.

$45/$90

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July 15-19

Baseball 7-13 9 a.m.-Noon Campers are required to provide their own baseball glove.

$45/$90

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July 29-August 2

Football

7-13

9 a.m.-Noon

$45/$90

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August 5-9

Kickball

7-13

10 a.m.-Noon

$35/$70

Week Dates

Weekly Sports Theme

Ages

Time

Fees

1

June 10-14

Kickball

7-13

10 a.m.-Noon

$35/$70

2

June 17-21

Basketball

6-9

10 a.m.-Noon

$35/$70

Basketball

10-14

1-4 p.m.

$45/$90

3

June 24-28

Baseball 7-13 Campers should bring their own baseball glove.

9 a.m.-Noon

$45/$90

4

July 8-12

Speed, Sports & Agility 8-12 10 a.m.-Noon $35/$70 This camp’s primary focus is to help athletes develop skills related to speed, agility, and quickness.

5

July 15-19

Soccer 6-13 9 a.m.-Noon Campers are highly encouraged to bring their own shin guards.

6

July 22-26

All Sports 8-13 9 a.m.-Noon $45/$90 ampers will play a variety of different sports throughout the week, including basketball, C dodgeball, lacrosse, flag football and soccer.

7

July 29-August 2

Football

$45/$90

Smith Family YMCA

7-13

9 a.m.-Noon

$45/$90

$45/$90

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FOR YOUTH DEVELOPMENT Nurturing the potential of every child and teen.

GALOWICH FAMILY YMCA

SPECIAL EVENT Women-Only

WOMEN’S-ONLY SWIM Designed to empower women to get active and improve their health and wellness in a safe and private environment, this afternoon event is open to women and girls of all ages.

Saturday • July 20 4-5:30 p.m. Under age 12 Ages 12 and Up

KIDS CORNER Healthy parents are happy parents. Let your child have fun at the Y while you take time for yourself to get fit. There is no need to call ahead. Parents must remain in the facility while their children are in the Kids Corner.

Free/$3 Free/$5

FAMILY NIGHT All Ages

BACK TO SCHOOL POOL PARTY Celebrate the end of the summer with a splash! Join fellow Y families and friends for swimming, inflatable races and pizza! Pre-Registration is required. All participants must take a swim test before entering the pool.

Friday, August 9 6-9 p.m. $5 for Facility Family Members $10 for Community Members

GALOWICH & SMITH FAMILY YMCAS Galowich Family YMCA Ages 6 months-8 years Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-Noon 6-8 p.m. Saturday 8 a.m.-Noon

Smith Family YMCA Ages 6 months-7 years Monday-Thursday 9 a.m.-Noon 5-8 p.m. Now Friday Open 9 a.m.-Noon Saturday 9 a.m.-Noon

Free for Facility Family Members Photo: Smith Family YMCA Preschool Enrichment Center 8 l 2019 Summer Program Guide — Galowich and Smith Family YMCAs


SMITH FAMILY YMCA

LET THE FUN BEGIN Ages 3-17

Let’s Play Music

Video Game Club

During this music and movement class, little musicians will have the time of their life signing songs, moving and playing musical instruments. All participants must be potty trained. Ages 3-5 $10/$20 Mondays-Thursdays 1-2 p.m. 6/3-7/4* 7/8-8/8

Are you looking for a place to hang out, play the latest video games and meet fellow gamers? The Y’s Video Game Club promises fun, friends and weekly game challenges. Ages 6-17 $8/$16 Thursdays 6-7 p.m. 6/6-7/4* 7/11-8/8

Little Artists Allow your child to discover art through coloring, gluing, painting and more as they use their imaginations while learning how to use basic art supplies. All participants must be potty trained. Ages 3-5 $10/$20 Mondays/Wednesdays Noon-1 p.m. 6/3-7/3

Little Builders During this creative introduction to building class, toddlers will have a blast with friends while creating different structures through themed projects. All participants must be potty trained. Ages 3-5 $10/$20 Tuesdays/Thursdays Noon-1 p.m. 6/4-7/4* 7/9-8/8

FAMILY NIGHTS

DADDY & ME DISCO

Story Art During this playful storytime class, participants will be introduced to the wonderful world of reading. Each week, toddlers will discover a new book and participate in themed activities. All participants must be potty trained. Ages 3-5 $10/$20 Mondays/Wednesdays Noon-1 p.m. 7/8-8/7

Dance the night away and celebrate Father’s Day during our 70s-themed Daddy & Me Disco. Family-friendly activities will include fun games and prizes. Ages 5-17 Friday, June 7 • 7-8:30 p.m.

FAMILY NIGHT • ALL AGES BACK TO SCHOOL POOL PARTY Celebrate the end of the summer with friends at the Y! Participants will swim, enjoy pizza, watch a movie and take home fun prizes. Registrants must take a swim test before entering the pool.

Friday, August 2 • 6-9 p.m. $5 for Facility Family Members $10 for Community Members

* No class on July 4

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EXPLORE THE Y BELIEVE IN YOUR POTENTIAL

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We believe that everyone should have the opportunity to participate in YMCA programs, regardless of their ability to pay. Through programming at our four YMCA branches and at locations throughout our community, the Y served more than 9,100 people in 2018 who would not have otherwise had the opportunity to participate in membership and programs.

As a result, children built friendships at summer camp and through our before and after school programs, seniors experienced community, teens set goals for their future while receiving college readiness and career training, and families grew stronger by spending quality time together. To make all of this possible, the YMCA proudly invested $1.5 million into our members, our community and our future, through scholarship assistance and free community programming. To learn more about the Y’s financial assistance program, please contact the Y today. To make a tax-deductible donation, please visit www.jolietymca.org.

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We believe the values and skills learned early on are vital building blocks for life. Because of the Y, more young people in neighborhoods around the nation are taking a greater interest in learning and making smarter life choices. At the Y, teens learn values and positive behaviors, and can explore their unique talents and interests, helping them realize their potential. That makes for confident teens today and contributing and engaged young adults tomorrow.

COLLEGE READINESS PROGRAMS

SUMMER COLLEGE TOURS Join us as we explore local premier institutions of higher learning. Lunch is included. Designed for youth, grades 9-12, and young adults under 21 years of age. Wednesdays $15/$25

8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

Summer Tour #1 Summer Tour #2 June 12 July 10 Illinois State Northern Illinois University University Tours will leave from: Galowich Family YMCA, 749 Houbolt Road, Joliet, IL 60431 For more information visit www.jolietymca.org or contact Teen & Young Adult Advancement Manager Kelsey Kruel at kkruel@jolietymca.org or (815) 726-3939, ext. 420.


Education & Leadership

TEEN AND YOUNG ADULT (TAYA) TUESDAYS

AGES 14-21

Independence Day BBQ and Bags (Corn Hole) Tournament

Galowich Family YMCA

6:30-8 p.m. Dinner will be provided. Free and open to the community.

ADULTING 101 PART I: Make Your

ADULTING 101 PART II: Level Up and

Resume Bae Learn the basics of creating a resume for job hunting, scholarship applications, and college admissions. You’ll explore the best methods for highlighting your skills, abilities, and accomplishments on paper. Stand out from the crowd by writing and designing a resume that is exclusive to you! June 4

Learn to Create Your Own Business Are you interested in having your own business someday? Do you have dreams of being your own boss? At this workshop, you will learn the ins and outs of creating a business plan and the first steps to becoming an entrepreneur! June 25

ADULTING 101 PART III: Ballin’ on

a Budget— How to Manage Money Managing money can be tricky, but it is super important to learn how. At this financial literacy workshop, we will talk about credit, bank accounts, making large purchases (i.e. a car), and cover the basics of budgeting. Get all your money questions answered and build your knowledge of how to successfully manage your personal finances (even if you don’t have any yet)! August 6

Celebrate your independence with some fresh BBQ, refreshing beverages, cool treats, music, and a bags tournament! Prizes will be awarded to the winning team. Rain or shine! Free and open to the community! July 2 6-8 p.m. Free/$5 Galowich Family YMCA

Disney Trivia Night Come BE OUR GUEST and put your Disney knowledge to the test at the YMCA’s Disney Trivia Night! Teams can have a minimum of two and a maximum of four members. Prizes will be awarded to the top 3 teams! Snacks will be provided. 7–9 p.m. Free/$5 July 9 C.W. Avery Family YMCA

Paint Things & Eat Wings

Join local artist Joanna Eden in a guided canvas painting project that will result in your very own masterpiece to take home. Chicken wings (and other things) will be provided! July 16 6:30–8:30 p.m. Free/$5 C.W. Avery Family YMCA

Brain Breaks: Managing Social Media and Self Esteem 90s and Y2K Trivia Night!

GLOW Party w/ DJ Creed

Grab your FRIENDS and SPICE UP YOUR LIFE by attending the YMCA’s 90s and Y2K trivia night! Test your knowledge of 90s and 2000s pop culture, politics, and world events. Teams can have a minimum of two and a maximum of four members. Prizes will be awarded to the top three teams! Snacks provided. June 11 7-9 p.m. Free/$5 C.W. Avery Family YMCA

Decorate a free t-shirt with highlighters or bring your own florescent gear and come ready to party with DJ Creed! We’ll bring the black lights, you bring the party. Snacks provided. June 18 7-9:30 p.m. Free/$5 C.W. Avery Family YMCA

How many “likes” do we need to feel good about ourselves? Does attention online feel like it determines our selfworth? Join the TAYA Department and Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) Zach Gibson for this opportunity to have open and honest conversation about the positives and negatives social media has on each of our lives. Dinner will be provided. July 23 6:30–8:30 p.m. Free/$5 Galowich Family YMCA

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FOR YOUTH DEVELOPMENT Nurturing the potential of every child and teen.

SKILLS FOR LIFE American Red Cross Lifeguarding Courses Become certified in American Red Cross Lifeguarding. Students will learn professional responsibilities, First Aid, CPR for the Professional Rescuer, AED and Lifeguarding. Pre-requisites It is recommended that participants are able to complete the following pre-requisites prior to registering for the class: • Must be able to complete a continuous 300-yard swim • Must be able to tread water for two minutes without hands 
 • Must complete a timed swim to retrieve a ten-pound object from under ten feet of water 
 To schedule a swim test with the Aquatics Director, please call your local branch. Refunds will not be given for students who do not successfully complete
the class. Class must have a minimum of three participants in order to run. Additional certificates/trainings will be available at the end of each class: Anaphylaxis & Epinephrine Auto Injector, Blood Borne Pathogens, and Administering Emergency Oxygen. Attendance at every class is mandatory.

Ages 15 and Up

$210/$235

Galowich Family YMCA Fridays 4-9:30 p.m. Saturdays 9 a.m.-3 p.m. May 31-June 1 & June 7-8

Smith Family YMCA Fridays 4-8:30 p.m. Saturdays 9 a.m.-3 p.m. June 7-8 & June 14-15 July 12-13 & July 19-20

American Red Cross Lifeguarding Review Course This class is for current Red Cross Lifeguards needing to renew their certifications. Proof of current certification and a pre-requisite swimming test are required before registration. At the end of the course participants will test for Red Cross Lifeguarding, First Aid & CPR certifications.

Ages 15 and Up

$135/$160

Smith Family YMCA Tuesdays/Thursdays 4-9 p.m. Saturdays 9 a.m.-3 p.m. May 14, 16 & 18

Galowich Family YMCA Thursday/Friday 5-9:30 p.m. Saturday 9 a.m.-1 p.m. May 23-25

Mondays-Thursdays 4-9 p.m. June 3-6 August 5-8

Thursday Friday August 8-9

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3-8:30 p.m. 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

CPR/FA/AED/ Certification Class This class is an American Red Cross certification class for Adult and Pediatric CPR, AED, and First Aid. It includes training on all three listed skills for adults, children, and infants. The class will conclude with a written exam and skills demonstration in order to pass. No refunds will be given for failed attempts. Ages 16 and Up

$75/$90

Smith Family YMCA Thursday Saturday 4-8 p.m. 9 a.m.-Noon May 25 June 29 June 27 July 27 July 25 Galowich Family YMCA Wednesdays Saturday 2-5:30 p.m. 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. June 12 May 18 July 17 August 7


Fun for them. Peace of mind for you. You don’t have to look far to find the child care your family deserves. Registration is currently underway! Stop by the Membership Desk for more information.

Child Care

KID ZONE

Before and After School Youth Enrichment Program As part of its Kid Zone program, the Galowich and Smith Family YMCAs provide recreational before and after school activities for students at schools in the Joliet, Troy, Rockdale, Elwood, Laraway, Union and Minooka school districts. Children do arts and crafts, play games, develop friendships and learn lessons that will last a lifetime. Participants must be five years old before they attend Kid Zone or K-Kidz.

2019-2020 SCHOOL YEAR RATES (MONTHLY INSTALLMENTS)* Days Per Week 1-2 3-5 Before School Only 7-9 a.m. (approx.) After School Only 3-6 p.m. (approx.) Before and After School

$120/$155 $250/$280 $160/$195 $290/$325 $205/$240 $330/$365

*Plus a one-time $45 non-refundable registration fee per family.

Participating Schools

Register today! At the Y, no one is turned away due to the inability to pay. DHS funds are accepted. Financial assistance is available for those who do not qualify for DHS funds. Programming runs from August to May. A $45 non-refundable registration fee (per family)*, the first of 10 installment payments and YMCA membership fee (if applicable) is due upon registering. The remaining nine payments are paid via automatic withdrawal from a checking account. Debit and credit cards also accepted. Participants may start attending four business days after the day registration is completed.

To learn more please contact: Galowich Family YMCA Lynette Sartori Before & After School Care Director (815) 744-3939, ext. 316 lsartori@jolietymca.org Smith Family YMCA Darren Callahan Before & After School Care Director (815) 726-3939, ext. 412 dcallahan@jolietymca.org

Y Location: Children participate at the YMCA and are transported to and from school. On-Site Schools: Children participate at their schools or at a nearby district school. Galowich On-Site Schools (Bussed to/from Galowich Family YMCA) Joliet Public Schools District 86 • Farragut Elementary School • Jefferson Elementary School • Pershing Elementary School • Taft Elementary School • Thigpen Elementary School Troy Community Consolidated School District 30-C • Craughwell Elementary School • Cronin Elementary School • Heritage Trail Elementary School • Hofer Elementary School • Shorewood Elementary School • William B. Orenic Intermediate (After School Care only) Rockdale School District 84 • Rockdale Elementary School Off-Site Schools (Program held at school) Joliet Public Schools District 86 • Sandburg Elementary School Minooka CCSD #201 • Aux Sable Elementary School • Jones Elementary School • Minooka Elementary School • Minooka Intermediate School (After School Care only) • Walnut Trails Elementary School

Smith On-Site Schools (Bussed to/from Smith Family YMCA) Elwood Community Consolidated School District 203 • Elwood School (After School Care only) Joliet Public Schools District 86 • Culbertson Elementary School • Eisenhower Academy Registration • Gompers Junior High School is underway • Marshall Elementary School • Sanchez Elementary School • Singleton Elementary School (Before School Care only) • Thompson Instructional Center • Washington Junior High School Laraway Community Consolidated School District 70C • Laraway Elementary School Union School District 81 • Union School (After School Care only) Off-Site Schools (Program held at school) Joliet Public Schools District 86 • Cunningham Elementary School • Edna Keith Elementary School • Forest Park Individual Education School (After School Care only) • Singleton Elementary School ( After School Care only) • Woodland Elementary School Fairmont School District 89 • Fairmont School

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FOR YOUTH DEVELOPMENT Nurturing the potential of every child and teen.

GET YOUR GAME ON

Sports Leagues at the Y

Registration is now open!

High School Summer Basketball League Grades 9-12 June 5-August 16

Fall Youth Soccer League August 19-October 26

Join the Y’s high-energy High School Summer Basketball League to help take your game to the next level! • 8 regular season games plus a playoff tournament. • Games will be played on Wednesday evenings at the Galowich Family YMCA (Joliet) and Friday evenings at the C.W. Avery YMCA (Plainfield). • Sign up individually. • Roster limit: A maximum of 12 players. Rosters are due by the first game. • Players must be present for three regular season games to participate in the playoffs.

Divisions

Fee $50/$100 per person To qualify for Facility Member pricing, each team must have a minimum of one Facility Member, who will serve as team captain. Please be sure to mention your captain’s name when registering, otherwise you will become a Community Member “free agent” and placed on a team with openings.

Registration Deadline Sunday, June 2 Anyone signed up after June 2 will pay a $10 late fee. To register, please visit www.jolietymca.org.

Pre-K - K Grades 1-2 Grades 3-4 In the YMCA Youth Fall Soccer League, children and their families will enjoy the soccer experience every time they step on the field. Players will learn the fundamentals of soccer in a safe and fun environment. In this program each participant receives a soccer jersey to wear for all games and to keep.

Practices & Games Practice for the Soccer Leagues will be held once per week starting the week of August 19. Games will be held on Saturday mornings starting September 7. This is a seven game season.

Fee

May 4-June 30 $45/$90 After June 30 $55/$110

Registration Deadline Sunday, August 4 To register, please visit www.jolietymca.org. Anyone signed up after August 4 will pay a $10 late fee and will not be guaranteed a uniform by the first game.

HAVE FUN AND STAY HEALTHY • Galowich Family YMCA All Sports Class

Teen Fit

Participants will play a variety of different sports throughout the session, including basketball, dodgeball, flag football and soccer.

Led by a personal trainer, this fitness class is designed specifically for teens and tweens who want to get fit and improve their athleticism. Try to keep up!

Ages 9-14 $30/$60

Ages 8-17 $35/$70

Thursdays

6-7 p.m.

May 2-30

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Tuesdays & Thursdays June 4-July 4

5-5:45 p.m. July 9-August 8


AMERICA’S MOST TRUSTED SWIM LESSON INSTRUCTOR The Y has been teaching kids to swim for more than

100 years.

CONFIDENT KIDS Why Parents Love Our Swim Lessons We believe that all children should have the opportunity to learn, grow and thrive at the YMCA. And, that’s why all of our programs incorporate the YMCA character values of Caring, Honesty, Respect, and Responsibility.

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Your child is 100% curious. At the Y we are dedicated to teaching kids how to be safe when they are in and around water.

The YMCA offers:

• Year-round swim instruction for children 6 months and up • Small class sizes4:1* student-to-instructor ratio • Swim lesson options 6 days a week • Private, group and adaptive swim lessons We aim to provide an engaging and interactive learning experience where your child will learn to swim, have fun and make friends. *For beginning swim lesson levels

Everyone is Welcome

At the Y, no one is turned away due to the inability to pay. Stop by the Y today to learn more about the YMCA’s scholarship program.

Our Instructors

At the YMCA, our caring and professional role models are committed to helping you and your family feel safe in and around the water. Our certified and experienced instructors emphasize personal safety, swimming skills and endurance, while guiding students with praise and encouragement. Find more information about our aquatics programs beginning on page 16. 2019 Summer Program Guide — Galowich and Smith Family YMCAs 15


FOR YOUTH DEVELOPMENT Nurturing the potential of every child and teen.

GOGGLE UP In Y classes, not only are you taught how to swim in a caring way, but you also learn about yourself, about safety and rescue skills and about water activities you can enjoy for a lifetime.

THERE’S AN AQUATICS PROGRAM FOR EVERYONE. GENERAL POOL RULES OPEN SWIM: All members may participate in activities in the pool during open swim. All children (under 15) will be swim tested. Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult on the pool deck. Children who do not pass the Yellow or Blue swim test must also be accompanied by an adult in the water. LAP SWIM: There is always one lane available for lap swimming for members. Children, who pass the blue test, are permitted in the lap lanes and must be swimming laps. Swimmers in the lap lanes must swim continuous laps without stopping so as to not interfere with others sharing the lap lane.

POOL POLICIES SWIM TEST POLICY Children under 15 years of age will be swim tested by the guard on duty and will be required to wear the appropriate wristband for the duration of their visit. Testing MUST be done with every visit. BLUE & YELLOW SWIMMERS under 10 years of age MUST have at least one supervising parent in the pool area at all times at a ratio of one adult to every three children. RED SWIMMERS MUST have at least one parent IN THE WATER at all times at a ratio of one adult to every three children. Red swimmers shorter than 4 feet, 6 inches must wear a Coast Guard Approved flotation device, and must be supervised by a parent in the water at a ratio of one adult to every two children. BLUE WRISTBAND TEST  Blue swimmers must be able to jump in the deep end, tread water for 10 seconds and swim to the shallow end of the pool using a rudimentary front crawl stroke without stopping or having assistance. Blue wristband swimmers are permitted to swim in the shallow and deep ends of the pool.

YELLOW WRISTBAND TEST   Yellow swimmers will be asked to jump into the pool at the guard chair and swim to the shallow end of the pool using a horizontal swim stroke without stopping or having assistance. Yellow wristband swimmers are not permitted past the 5 foot marker. The Yellow Test must be done without a life jacket. RED WRISTBAND TEST  All swimmers under 15 years of age who do not pass Blue or Yellow Swim Tests will be issued a Red wristband. Red swimmers MUST wear a life jacket at all times if they are shorter than 4 feet, 6 inches tall. Red swimmers are not permitted past the 4 foot marker. PLEASE NOTE: Lifeguards may not always be able to give swim tests during busier times. LIGHTNING AND THUNDER POLICY The pool and pool deck will be closed and cleared of all members in the event of lightning or thunder, and shall remain closed until 30 minutes after the last sighting.

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YMCA Swim Lesson Policies and Procedures 1. The first day of each session is reserved for swim testing and evaluations. All appropriate changes will be made to ensure quality instruction for your child. If you have a question about your child’s swim stage after the first day of class, please speak to your child’s instructor. 2. Children will be moved up to the next stage once all of the skills in the previous level have been mastered. Many skills in certain levels are dependent on physical development, strength and coordination. Please remember that each child is unique and develops at his or her own rate, and that progression through these stages varies greatly. 3. The Aquatics Department reserves the right to cancel and/or combine classes due to low enrollment.

Make-up Lessons and Swim Credit 1. One make up class may be accommodated per session if schedules allow. Either 24 hours notice, or a doctor’s note, must be provided in order to schedule a make up. Make up lessons will take place in other classes running with open slots during the same 5-week session, and may not always be available. Credits or refunds will not be given in place of make up lessons. 2. In the event of a pool closure due to weather, sanitary closure, or acts of God, a water safety lesson will be taught outside the pool. Credits, refunds or make ups are not offered in place of safety classes. 3. Participants that withdraw from a swim class for medical reasons will receive a YMCA credit for the remaining classes if the request is accompanied by a doctor’s note. All credits are valid for one year. 4. All program fees are non-refundable.


Aquatics & Swimming

SWIM LESSON STAGE DESCRIPTIONS Student/Instructor Ratio

SWIM STARTERS

Accompanied by a parent, infants and toddlers learn to be comfortable in the water and develop swim readiness skills through fun and confidencebuilding experiences, while parents learn about water safety, drowning prevention, and the importance of supervision.

Student/Instructor Ratio

SWIM BASICS

Students learn personal water safety and achieve basic swimming competency by learning two benchmark skills: • Swim, float, swim— sequencing front glide, roll, back float, roll, front glide, and exit • Jump, push, turn, grab

Student/Instructor Ratio

SWIM STROKES

Having mastered the fundamentals, students learn additional water safety skills and build stroke technique, developing skills that prevent chronic disease, increase social-emotional and cognitive well-being, and foster a lifetime of physical activity.

10:1

A / WATER DISCOVERY

B / WATER EXPLORATION

Parents accompany children in stage A, which introduces infants and toddlers to the aquatic environment through exploration and encourages them to enjoy themselves while learning about the water.

In stage B, parents work with their children to explore body positions, floating, blowing bubbles, and fundamental safety and aquatic skills.

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10:1

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5:1

1 / WATER ACCLIMATION

2 / WATER MOVEMENT

3 / WATER STAMINA

Students develop comfort with underwater exploration and learn to safely exit in the event of falling into a body of water in stage 1. This stage lays the foundation that allows for a student’s future progress in swimming.

In stage 2, students focus on body position and control, directional change, and forward movement in the water while also continuing to practice how to safely exit in the event of falling into a body of water.

In stage 3, students learn how to swim to safety from a longer distance than in previous stages in the event of falling into a body of water. This stage also introduces rhythmic breathing and integrated arm and leg action.

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6:1

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4 / STROKE INTRODUCTION

 / STROKE 5 DEVELOPMENT

6 / STROKE MECHANICS

Students in stage 4 develop stroke technique in front crawl and back crawl and learn the breaststroke kick and butterfly kick. Water safety is reinforced through treading water and elementary backstroke.

Students in stage 5 work on stroke technique and learn all major competitive strokes. The emphasis on water safety continues through treading water and sidestroke.

In stage 6, students refine stroke technique on all major competitive strokes, learn about competitive swimming, and discover how to incorporate swimming into a healthy lifestyle.

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WHAT AGE GROUP DOES THE STUDENT FALL INTO? PARENT* & CHILD

PRESCHOOL

YOUTH

TEEN & ADULT

6 months–3 years STAGES A–B

3 years–5 years STAGES 1–4

5 years–12 years STAGES 1–7

13+ years SWIM BASICS

All age groups are taught the same skills but divided according to their developmental milestones.

15+ years SWIM STROKES

WHICH STAGE IS THE STUDENT READY FOR? STAGES A-B

STAGES 1-7

TEEN & ADULT CLASSES

Please note: Parent participation is required in all Stage A & B lessons.

Please note: For Stages 1-4, separate times are offered for pre-school ages 3-5.

1. Is your child between 6 months and 2 years?

1. Will your child go underwater voluntarily?

Please note: 13- & 14-year-olds are also eligible for youth Stages 3-7, and if eligible based on skill, can choose the lessons where they would feel most comfortable.

YES

A • Water Discovery maximum 10 students

NO = next question 2. Is your child between 2 years and 3 years? YES

B • Water Exploration maximum 10 students

NO = next question 3. Is your child between 3 years and 5 years, and comfortable in the water without a parent? YES = See questions for stages 1-5 NO

B • Water Exploration maximum 10 students

NO

1 • Water Acclimation ages 3-12 • maximum 4 students

YES = next question 2. Can your child do a front and back float on their own? NO

2 • Water Movement ages 3-12 • maximum 4 students

YES = next question 3. Can your child swim 10-15 yards on their front and back? NO

ages 3-14 • maximum 4 students

4. Can your child swim 15 yds. on front and back using a crawl stroke in good form? 4 • Stroke Introduction ages 3-14 • maximum 6 students

YES = next question 5. Can your child swim a full length of the pool using front crawl, back crawl, and breaststroke? NO

5 • Stroke Development ages 5-14 • maximum 6 students

YES = next question 6. Can your child swim front crawl, back crawl and breaststroke across the pool and back without stopping? NO

NO

6 • Stroke Mechanics ages 6-14 • maximum 8 students

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TEEN & ADULT SWIM BASICS ages 13-up

YES = next question 2. Can you swim 10-15 yards on your front and back? NO

TEEN & ADULT SWIM BASICS

NO

3 • Water Stamina

3 • Water Stamina

YES = next question

NO

1. Do you feel comfortable in shallow water where you can stand?

YES

ages 13-up

ages 13-14

TEEN & ADULT SWIM STROKES ages 15-up

YES = see questions for Stages 4-7, recommended ages 13-14


STAGE 7 — SWIM LESSON GRADUATE TRACKS

THREE TRACKS TO CONTINUE THE FUN AQUATIC CONDITIONING Is your child interested in building endurance and improving stroke technique with an emphasis on teamwork? Does your child have the goal of joining the swim team? Or do they prefer camaraderie and conditioning in a non-competitive atmosphere? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then your child may enjoy our Aquatic Conditioning track. Can your child compete a 200 yard individual medley without stopping? NO YES

PRE-CONDITIONING ages 6-14 • maximum 10 students

Once swim basics and stroke techniques have been mastered, swimming is a skill that can be used in many different ways. We offer three different tracks catering to children’s varying interests. Please select one or more paths based on the goals of your child. Please see schedules and pricing on page 22.

AQUATIC LEADERSHIP

AQUATIC SPORTS & GAMES

Has your child ever wondered what it’s like to be a lifeguard or swim instructor? Would your child be interested in learning lifesaving skills, including CPR and First Aid? Would they enjoy helping teach younger kids how to swim? If yes, your child may enjoy our Aquatic Leadership track.

In this Aquatic Sports & Games track, your child will learn basic water polo skills, such as shooting, passing and goalkeeping in a fun team environment. They will learn how to paddle and steer a canoe, as well as about boating and waterfront safety. Other water sports and games included will vary, possibly including an in-water version of quidditch!

Has your child participated in this program before? Can your child retrieve a 10 pound object from the bottom of the deep end? Can your child also tread water for two minutes without using their hands? NO

CONDITIONING* ages 6-14 • maximum 20 students

*Must have a coach or Aquatics Director/ Manager approve before registering.

YES

AQUATIC LEADERSHIP INTRO* ages 10-14 • maximum 10 students

VARSITY AQUATIC LEADERSHIP

Does your child simply love being in the water? Do they dream of someday using their swimming ability to enjoy outdoor aquatic recreation like snorkeling or canoeing? Are they a competitive spirit who enjoys all sports? YES

WATER SPORTS & GAMES ages 6-14 • maximum 20 students

ages 10-14 • maximum 20 students

*First time participants must submit a one-page essay on what leadership means to them before registering.

DISCOVER WHO YOU CAN BE TEEN/ADULT SWIM CLASSES Ages 13 and Up Swim Basics

Teen/Adult Swim Strokes

Swimming is not only a lifeskill that everyone should learn, but it’s a great way to exercise and improve your health. This basic swim course will help new swimmers feel comfortable in and moving through the water, with a focus on water safety.

Improve your swimming technique and endurance with a trained YMCA swim instructor.

See pages 20 and 21 for session dates and fees.

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FOR YOUTH DEVELOPMENT Nurturing the potential of every child and teen.

GALOWICH FAMILY YMCA — 5  WEEK SWIM LESSON SESSIONS (One lesson per week) Parent-Child

Pre-School

Youth

Teen/Adult

Swim Lesson Stage A B 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 5 6 Basics Strokes Age Range 6 mo-2 2-5 3-5 3-5 3-5 3-5 6-12 6-12 6-14 6-14 6-14 6-14 13-up 13-up Monday 9-9:30 a.m. X X X 9:35-10:05 a.m. X X X X 10:10-10:40 a.m. X X X X X X 10:45-11:15 a.m. X X X X 4:50-5:20 p.m. X X 5:25-5:55 p.m. X X X X 6-6:30 p.m. X X X X Tuesday X 9-9:30 a.m. X 9:35-10:05 a.m. X X 10:10-10:40 a.m. X X X X 10:45-11:15 a.m. X X X 4:15-4:45 p.m. X X X X 4:50-5:20 p.m. X X X X 5:25-5:55 p.m. X X X X 6-6:30 p.m. X X X X X Wednesday X X X 9:35-10:05 a.m. X 10:10-10:40 a.m. X X X X 10:45-11:15 a.m. X X X X 4:15-4:45 p.m. X 4:50-5:20 p.m. X X 5:25-5:55 p.m. X X 6-6:30 p.m. X X X X Thursday X 9-9:30 a.m. X 9:35-10:05 a.m. X X 10:10-10:40 a.m. X X 10:45-11:15 a.m. X X X X 4:15-4:45 p.m. X X X X 4:50-5:20 p.m. X X X X 5:25-5:55 p.m. X X X X 6-6:30 p.m. X X X X X Saturday 9-9:30 a.m. X X X X 9:35-10:05 a.m. X X X X 10:10-10:40 a.m. X X X X X 10:45-11:15 a.m. X X X X X X 11:20-11:50 a.m. X X X X X

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Aquatics & Swimming SMITH FAMILY YMCA — 5  WEEK SWIM LESSON SESSIONS (One lesson per week) Parent-Child

Pre-School

Youth

Teen/Adult

Swim Lesson Stage A B 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 5 6 Basics Strokes Age Range 6 mo-2 2-5 3-5 3-5 3-5 3-5 6-12 6-12 6-14 6-14 6-14 6-14 13-up 13-up Monday 4:15-4:45 p.m. X X X X 4:50-5:20 p.m. X X X 5:25-5:55 p.m. X X X 6-6:30 p.m. X X X X Tuesday 9:30-10 a.m.

X

X

10:05-10:35 a.m.

X

X

4:50-5:20 p.m. X X X 5:25-5:55 p.m. X X X 6-6:30 p.m. X X X X X Wednesday 4:15-4:45 p.m.

X

X

X

X

4:50-5:20 p.m. X X X X 5:25-5:55 p.m. X X X X X 6-6:30 p.m. X X X X X Thursday X

X

10:05-10:35 a.m.

9:30-10 a.m.

X

X

4:50-5:20 p.m. X X X 5:25-5:55 p.m. X X X 6-6:30 p.m. X X X Saturday 9:30-10 a.m. X X X X X X 10:05-10:35 a.m. X X X X X 10:40-11:10 a.m. X X X X 11:15-11:45 a.m. X X X X

GALOWICH AND SMITH FAMILY YMCAs — SESSION DATES & FEES Session Dates

Weeks

Early Bird Deadline

Summer 1

June 3-July 7*

5

Tuesday, May 28

Summer 2

July 8-August 11

5

Monday, July 1

Stages A & B

Early Bird Price • $30/$57 | Price After Deadline • $35/$62

Stages 1-6

Early Bird Price • $40/$80

*$32/$64

| Price After Deadline • $45/$85

*$37/$69

Teens/Adults

Early Bird Price • $40/$80

*$32/$64

| Price After Deadline • $45/$85

*$37/$69

* No classes July 4. Pro-rate for July 4 in Summer 1, THURSDAY CLASSES ONLY.

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FOR YOUTH DEVELOPMENT Nurturing the potential of every child and teen.

GALOWICH AND SMITH FAMILY YMCAs — STAGE 7 SESSION DATES & FEES Session Dates Summer

Weeks

June 3-August 11

10

Early Bird Deadline Tuesday, May 28

Pre-Cond./Cond./Sports & Games* Early Bird Price • $75/$155 | Price After Deadline • $95/$170 AQ Leadership/Intro & Varsity

Early Bird Price • $80/$160 | Price After Deadline • $100/$175

*Children who pass into Stage 7 in the middle of a 10-week session can join for a pro-rated price! (Except Aquatic Leadership tracks.)

STAGE 7 • 10 WEEK SWIM LESSON GRADUATE TRACKS (One lesson per week) Pre-Conditioning Conditioning AQ Sports & Games AQ Leadership AQ Leadership Galowich Introduction Varsity Mondays

4:15-5:15 p.m.

4:15-5:15 p.m.

Tuesdays

9:30-10:30 a.m.

9:30-10:30 a.m.

4:15-5:15 p.m.

4:15-5:15 p.m.

Wednesdays

4:15-5:15 p.m.

Thursdays

4:30-6 p.m.

4:30-6 p.m.

9-10 a.m. 9-10 a.m. Saturdays Smith Tuesdays

8:30-9:30 a.m.

6-7 p.m.

Thursdays

6:30-7:30 p.m.

Fridays 4:30-4:30 p.m. Saturdays

11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

DID YOU KNOW… All active JETS swimmers and Stage 7 swim lesson participants qualify as blue wristband swimmers, allowing them to swim in the deep end without swim testing. Be sure to pick up your blue wristband by visiting the Membership Desk during your next visit.

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Aquatics & Swimming 1 WEEK SWIM LESSON SESSIONS — PRE-SCHOOL & YOUTH Daily Classes • Monday-Thursday Early Bird Price: $31/$67

Price After Deadline: $36/$72

Summer 1 Session Dates

Early Bird Deadline

Summer 2 Session Dates

Early Bird Deadline

Session A June 3-6

Tuesday, May 28

Session F

July 15-18

Monday, July 8

Session B

June 10-13

Monday, June 3

Session G

July 22-25

Monday, July 15

Session C

June 17-20

Monday, June 10

Session H

July 29-Aug. 1

Monday, July 22

Session D

June 24-27

Monday, June 17

Session I

August 5-8

Monday, July 29

Session E

July 8-11*

Monday, June 24

* No classes July 4. Pro-rate for July 4 in Summer 1, THURSDAY CLASSES ONLY.

GALOWICH FAMILY YMCA  Mon. -Thu.

Pre-School

Youth

Swim Lesson Stage 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 5 6 Age Range 3-5 3-5 3-5 3-5 6-12 6-12 6-14 6-14 6-14 6-14

9-9:30 a.m. X X X X 9:35-10:05 a.m. X X 10:10-10:40 a.m. X X 10:45-11:15 X X 4:15-4:45 p.m. X X X X 4:50-5:20 p.m. X X 5:25-5:55 p.m. X X

SMITH FAMILY YMCA  Mon. -Thu.

Pre-School

Youth

Swim Lesson Stage 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 5 6 Age Range 3-5 3-5 3-5 3-5 6-12 6-12 6-14 6-14 6-14 6-14

9:30-10 a.m. X X X X 10:05-10:35 a.m. X X X X 4:15-4:45 p.m. X X 4:50-5:20 p.m. X X 5:25-5:55 p.m. X X 6-6:30 p.m. X X

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FOR YOUTH DEVELOPMENT Nurturing the potential of every child and teen.

FOCUS ON SWIM SKILLS

SWIM LESSON OPTIONS Private Swim Lessons

Semi-Private Swim Lessons

Adaptive Swim Lessons

One-on-one lessons with our expert instructors are available. Instructors can be requested, however, availability may vary. Ages 3 and Up 30 minutes each As arranged 1 lesson $25/$50 4 lessons $80/$160

Two or more students of the same swimming ability may request semi-private lessons with our expert instructors. Instructors may be requested, however availability may vary. Ages 3 and Up 30 minutes each As arranged 1 lesson $20/$40 per person 4 lessons $45/$90 per person

Our adaptive swim lesson program is designed for children with special needs. The goal of this program is to provide basic water instruction and water safety skills in a therapeutic manner with the needs of each individual participant in mind. Ages 3 and Up $62/$124 5 lessons 30 minutes each As arranged

Lessons can be scheduled by contacting the Aquatics Director at your local branch. GALOWICH Kenya Raichart (815) 744-3939, Ext. 320 kraichart@jolietymca.org. Rachel Pescitani (815) 726-3939, Ext. 417 rpescitani@jolietymca.org. SMITH

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Education & Leadership

SWIMMING FURTHER FASTER Joliet YMCA JETS Swim Team One of the area’s most historic youth swimming clubs, the Joliet Y JETS Swim Team is a year-round developmental competitive swimming program that offers instruction and training for swimmers, ages five and up. Swimmers of all ages will learn the importance of teamwork, sportsmanship and setting and achieving goals while developing their competitive swimming skills. The JETS Swim Team supports the YMCA’s mission of building strong kids, strong families and strong communities, and our professional team of coaches strive to not only build strong swimmers but caring, honest, respectful and responsible children and young adults.

What can I expect when my child joins the JETS?

Who can join the JETS?

To learn more about the JETS Swim Team, please contact: Ashleigh Thomas Director of Competitive Aquatics Phone: (815) 267-8600, Ext. 227 Email: athomas@jolietymca.org www.jetsyswimteam.org

Anyone between the ages of 5 and 18 can join the JETS Swim Team. To make the beginning level of the team, swimmers must be able to swim one length (25 yards) of the pool comfortably and confidently without a flotation device. All JETS Swim Team participants must have a YMCA Facility Membership.

A member of both YMCA and USA Swimming, the JETS participate in a variety of meets throughout the year, although competition is not mandatory. The team practices up to six days a week at four locations throughout Will and Grundy Counties. Swimmers are encouraged to attend practices and work hard, but there are not mandatory practice attendance requirements.

How can I learn more about the JETS?

COACH ASHLEIGH

JETS FALL SWIM CLINIC This is great opportunity to learn more about the JETS and to meet our team and coaching staff. Throughout the week, coaches will be evaluating swimmers for team placement. A YMCA membership is not required to participate in the clinic. Ages 5-18 $25

September 3-6 Plainfield C.W. Avery Family YMCA

Ages 5-10 6-7 p.m. Ages 11-18 7-8 p.m.

Joliet

Ages 5-18

Galowich Family YMCA

September 9-12 Morris Morris Community H.S. Pool Ages 5-18

7-8 p.m.

5:30-6:30 p.m.

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FOR HEALTHY LIVING

Improving the nation’s health and well-being.

STAYING STRONG

HEALTH, WELL-BEING & FITNESS Because we know that healthy lifestyles are best achieved by nurturing our mind, body and spirit, well-being and fitness at the Y is so much more than just working out. Beyond fitness facilities, we provide educational programs to promote healthier decisions, and offer a variety of programs that support physical, intellectual and spiritual strength.

GROUP FITNESS CLASSES The Y offers a wide variety of group fitness classes that are free with a YMCA Membership, including cardio, mind and body, and strength classes. • As Many Reps As Possible (AMRAP) • Boot Camp • Cardio Ball & Tone • Chair Body Works • Dance Aerobics • Group Cycling • Pound • Pilates: Core & More • Strength & Tone • Yogilates • Zumba For an up-to-date schedule, head to www.jolietymca.org or stop by the Membership Desk during your next visit.

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Group Exercise Punch Pass AVAILABLE TO COMMUNITY MEMBERS — One pass is good for 10 visits and expires 3 months from date of purchase. Excludes fee-based classes. Punch Pass Fee: 10 classes $50


WATER FITNESS CLASSES

Ages 15 and Up

The Y offers a wide selection of fun, low-impact water fitness classes at no extra cost for Facility Members. Water Fitness Packages give Community Members access to our water fitness classes. Both morning and evening options are available.

Water Fitness Punch Pass $80 for 10 classes

GALOWICH AND SMITH FAMILY YMCAs One pass is good for 10 visits and expires 3 months from date of purchase. Available to Community Members.

GALOWICH FAMILY YMCA

SMITH FAMILY YMCA

• Aqua Aerobics    Combines water resistance training and aerobics. • Fountain of Youth (Ages 55 and Up) Designed to increase mobility and alleviate pain. • Swimnastics   Enhances flexibility and cardiovascular conditioning.

• Flowing Forms   Incorporates yoga movements in an aquatic environment. • H2O Cardio   Combines water resistance, weights and aerobics. • Rusty Hinges  Great for those who suffer from joint or mobility problems. Registration is required. • Splash & Step   Includes a full-body cardio workout similar to step aerobics. • Wave Walkers   A cardio workout that also increases strength and tones the body.

SMITH FAMILY YMCA Water Fitness Packages give Community Members access to our water fitness classes. Both morning and evening options are available. Free/$150 per session June 3-July 6 July 8-August 10 Morning Class Package Monday-Thursday 8:30- 9:15 a.m.

Evening Class Package Monday, Wednesday, Friday 6:30-7:30 p.m.

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FOR HEALTHY LIVING

Improving the nation’s health and well-being.

FEEL HEALTHIER BE STRONGER

Personal Training

Are you ready to make a substantial change in your workouts? Are you tired of doing the same routine? Why not try personal training? To learn more, contact Health & Wellness Director Alissa Koenig at ext. 335 or akoenig@jolietymca.org.

1-1 Personal Training

Specialized Personal Training

Whether you are a novice to exercise, training to improve performance in a sport, or need guidance and motivation to get your fitness program on track, our certified personal trainers are ready to create an individualized exercise program that will meet your specific goals.

Sport Specific PT: Take your performance to the next level of achievement! Individuals are prescribed resistance exercises, aerobic and anaerobic actions targeting specific skilled movements, given an awareness of stretches and injury prevention that is directly involved in the athlete’s sport or activity.

Ages 13 and Up * Sessions 30 min 1 Session $35/$50 4 Sessions $117/$160 8 Sessions $220/$308 12 Sessions $312/$432 24 Sessions $576/$800

60 min $50/$75 $156/$228 $284/$352 $396/$492 $732/$912

2-1 Personal Training Sometimes working out with a partner or a small group is the best way to consistently exercise and have fun while doing it. Group personal training is a more cost-efficient method of exercise and training with a great friend is always motivational. Ages 13 and Up * Per Person Pricing Sessions 30 min 1 Session $30/$45 4 Sessions $93/$130 8 Sessions $168/$235 12 Sessions $234/$324 24 Sessions $432/$600

Aqua PT: Water-based training will focus on strength, cardio and flexibility exercises that offer a low-impact way to train or a chance to switch up your land based routine! Ages 16 and Up As Arranged Regular personal training rates apply.

60 min $37/$50 $112/$162 $208/$295 $288/$393 $528/$728

* Doctor’s note needed for members under the age of 13.

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PERSONAL TRAINING SESSIONS

$99 Only available to first time personal training clients.

Body Composition Testing Your body is made up of water, lean mass and fat mass. We can determine if you are carrying a healthy amount of fat mass through skin fold measurements, bioelectric impedance and BMI analysis. Ages 16 and Up As Arranged $10/$20


Adult Fitness Fitness Programs

OUR PERSONAL TRAINERS KEEPING YOU HEALTHY

FITNESS CONSULTATIONS

Galowich & Smith Family YMCAs Whether you’re just starting a fitness routine or looking to add a little variety to your exercise program, a member of our talented fitness team can help you set and achieve your goals! To learn more about our Personal Trainers, please visit our website at jolietymca.org.

Fitness Assessments One of our certified personal trainers will measure your body composition, muscular flexibility, muscular strength, muscular endurance and cardiovascular endurance. This is an invaluable tool in planning a workout program. Ages 16 and Up As Arranged $20/40

Facility Members are encouraged to meet with a member of our fitness staff for a free one-hour fitness consultation. During this session, our staff will help you to identify your health and wellness goals, provide you with a fitness evaluation, an orientation in our Wellness Center, and provide you with an overview of our group exercise and personal training programs. This free consultation will help you take the first step on your journey to a healthy lifestyle. Ages 16 and Up Fitness Consultations are free to Facility Members. Appointments can be scheduled at the Membership Desk.

FREE

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FOR HEALTHY LIVING

Improving the nation’s health and well-being.

Adult Self-Defense Class Self-defense training can help you prepare and respond in the event of an attack. Take the Y’s Self-Defense class to increase your awareness and assertiveness, as well as learn safety strategies and physical techniques that enable you to defend yourself.

Galowich Family YMCA Ages 18 and Up $40/$80 Tuesdays & Thursdays 7-7:45 p.m. June 4-July 2 July 9-August 8

Church Softball League Dig out those bats and balls because it’s time for another sizzling season of summer softball! Open to members of all churches in Will County. This is a non-sanctioned, recreational league.

Ages 18 and Up — Co-Ed League $350/$475 per team Tuesdays

6-8 p.m. 5/14-7/9

Galowich Family YMCA Softball Fields

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Adult Fitness Fitness Programs

Teens: Get Access to the Fitness Center

REDEFINE YOUR HEALTH TRANSFORM YOUR LIFE Diabetes Prevention Program The YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program helps adults at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes reduce their risk for developing the disease by taking steps that will improve their overall health and well-being. Featuring a CDC-approved curriculum, this yearlong program includes 16 weekly sessions, plus additional bi-weekly and monthly sessions, in a classroom-based setting. Our goal is to help you reduce your body weight by seven percent and increase your activity level to 150 minutes per week. Adults with a BMI of 25 or above, who are at risk or have been diagnosed with pre-diabetes, are eligible to participate. Call for pricing information.

Weight Training Certification This is designed for teens, ages 13-15, who want to have access to our Fitness Center. This is a comprehensive and informative training so teens can properly utilize our cardio equipment. Please stop by the Membership Desk to schedule an appointment. Ages 13-15 As Arranged

$15

Fee includes YMCA membership for first three months of class and a $0 joining fee.

Classes at locations throughout Will County will be starting soon.

TAKE CHARGE OF YOUR DIABETES Diabetes Self-Management Program Learn how to take charge of your diabetes during this FREE 7-week program. Designed for diabetics, pre-diabetics and caregivers, this program provides valuable information and tools for self-managing diabetes, including: • How healthy eating can improve your condition • Creating an exercise program that works for you • How to improve communication with your family, friends, and healthcare providers • Developing weekly goals to help you manage your condition • Problem-solving strategies to help cope with pain, fatigue and frustration • Gaining support and encouragement from others living with ongoing health conditions. Call or email to get registration information. Class is brought to you by the Plainfield Lions Club. For more information, please contact: Susan Krause Health & Wellness Director C.W.Avery Family YMCA (815) 267-8600, ext. 214 skrause@jolietymca.org

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FOR HEALTHY LIVING

Improving the nation’s health and well-being.

46%

New Program

of U.S. adults

live with high blood pressure

IMPROVING HEART HEALTH Blood Pressure Self-Monitoring Program Starting in June 2019 According to the American Heart Association, nearly half of all adults have high blood pressure in the U.S. Sometimes called the “The Silent Killer” due to its lack of symptoms, high blood pressure is a key, modifiable, risk factor for both heart disease and stroke, which are two of the leading causes of death nationwide. Program Overview Through the four-month program and with the support from a trained Healthy Heart Ambassador, participants will aim to: • Measure and record their blood pressure at home at least two times per month • Attend two personalized consultations per month with a Healthy Heart Ambassador • Attend monthly Nutrition Education Seminars

Benefits Research shows that the process of recording blood pressure at least twice a month over a period of four months has been shown to lower blood pressure in many people with high blood pressure. The program is designed to support participants in realizing these benefits: • Reduction in blood pressure • Better blood pressure management • Increased awareness of triggers that elevate blood pressure • Enhanced knowledge to develop healthier eating habits

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Ages 18 and Up Open to the community $30 monitor not included $60 BP monitor provided Office hours vary by location Qualifications To participate in the program, participants must: • Be at least 18 years old • Be diagnosed with high blood pressure • Not have experienced a recent cardiac event • Not have atrial fibrillation or other arrhythmias • Not be at risk for lymphedema

To learn more, please contact Susan Krause, Health and Wellness Director, at (815) 267-8600, ext. 214 or skrause@jolietymca.org.


SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

Giving back and providing support to our neighbors.

IGNITE YOUR PASSION Volunteer Opportunities at the YMCA The generosity of others is at the core of the Y’s existence. It is only through the support of our hundreds of thousands of volunteers and public and private donors that we are able to give back to the communities we serve. We welcome and appreciate youth in grades 9-12 and adults 18 years or older who would like to volunteer their time and expertise. A background check must be completed before volunteers are allowed to participate in any Y program or activity. To begin volunteering at the Y, please contact: Dori Fugate, Volunteer and Development Operations Manager, at dfugate@jolietymca.org or (815) 267-8600, ext. 210.

ONE OF THE AREA’S PREMIER FUNDRAISING EVENTS...

BE THE GOOD

GALA

BLACK-TIE FUNDRAISING EVENT

This elegant evening will celebrate charitable giving at the YMCA by showcasing the Y’s impact in our community and the generous donors who help to make our mission come to life each and every day. Funds raised will benefit the Y’s scholarship assistance program, which helps to ensure that no one is turned away from the YMCA due SPONSORSHIP to the inability to pay.

OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE

SAVE THE DATE Saturday

October 12, 2019 6 p.m. - Midnight Bolingbrook Golf Club

To learn more about the BE THE GOOD GALA, please visit www.jolietymca.org or contact the Greater Joliet Area YMCA at (815) 729-9638.

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CHANGING LIVES THROUGH GIVING Send a Kid to Camp Campaign

Each year, we have the privilege of welcoming hundreds of kids to the Galowich and Smith Family YMCAs’ summer camp programs. YMCA summer camps offer an action-packed, adventure-filled experience full of swimming, field trips, and outdoor exploration. Our camp program creates opportunities for kids of all ages to learn new skills, build self-confidence and gain independence in a safe, fun and nurturing environment. At the YMCA, we remain dedicated to providing a summer camp experience for all children, but we can’t do it alone. Last summer, 3 out of every 5 children who attended our summer camp programs received assistance through

$30

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the YMCA’s financial assistance program. This was made possible thanks to precious funds donated to the YMCA by generous donors like you. Registration for our 2019 summer camp program is already underway, and the need for these precious scholarship dollars has never been greater. We invite you to invest in our community’s youth by making a charitable contribution to the YMCA’s Send a Kid to Camp Campaign. Your gift will help to ensure that every child has the opportunity to benefit from an engaging and impactful summer camp experience.

DONATE TODAY To make a tax-deductible donation to the YMCA, please visit www.jolietymca.org or stop by the Membership Desk during your next visit.

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CHAIRMAN’S ROUNDTABLE DONORS Funding Impact Through Charitable Giving The Chairman’s Roundtable (CRT) recognizes major donors to the Greater Joliet Area YMCA whose charitable giving totals $1,000 or more in a calendar year. CRT member giving supports powerful Y programming through grants and endowment support, and helps fund the scholarship assistance program through donations to the Annual Campaign. We honor CRT donors with special recognition according to their giving level. All members are gifts are celebrated with custom banners displayed for a year at the branch of their choice. We proudly share a current list of the YMCA’s most ardent supporters. For more information on CRT membership, contact Brittney Halliday at (815) 782-0809 or bhalliday@jolietymca.org. This list reflects gifts received from March 15, 2018 to March 15, 2019.

Visionary $100,000 and above

Paul Gantzert AMITA Health Saint Joseph Medical Center Joliet United Way of Will County

Trailblazer $50,000 – $99,000 Joliet Township

Champion $25,000 - $49,999 YMCA of the USA

Innovator $15,000 - $24,999

Anonymous Donors Compeer Financial Silver Cross Healthy Community Commission

Ambassador $10,000 - $14,999 Caterpillar, Inc. CITGO Rich DeGrush Ron and Jeannine Evenson JC Penney Communities Foundation Mr. & Mrs. Robert Kegley Lambert Memorial Fund for Children LyondellBasell - Morris Midland States Bank Barb Ziegner

Platinum Partner $5,000 - $9,999 The Jason Clearwater Fund Office of Will County State’s Attorney James Glasgow Plainfield Lions Club Rousonelos Lean Pork Producer LLC Gus P. and Deborah Rousonelos Sis Schmidt United Way of Grundy County

Gold Partner $2,500 - $4,999

Anonymous Donors Ahoyt Family Dental - Dr. & Mrs. Justin Ahoyt Avery YMCA Boot Camp Fred and Maria Bliznick Central Sod Farms, Inc. Guy and Jan Christensen The Crane Fund for Widows and Children The Don DeGeus Family Ecolab Inc. Exxon Mobil Holly Club of Joliet

* JETS Swim Team Sponsors

Paul and Donna Jeschke The Larry and Marysol Loethen Family Lotz Home and Office* The Brad and Maureen MacDonald-Stein Family Precor Gus and Diane Rousonelos Rex Slagel Richard and Mary Searls Dan and Jeanette Stevenson Nancy Felman Vincent The Dan and Tracey Vogen Family Ron and Jackie Wohlwend

Silver Partner $1,000 - $2,499

Abel Endowment Fund (Community Foundation of Grundy County) Anonymous Donors Bill and Shirl Avery Sr. Family Judy Avery Baisch Excavating, Inc. Steve and Kathy Barr Jim and Carol Baum The Ryan and Lisa Behounek Family John Black Kathy Blessent George Capps John Colozzi Karen Courtney Tom and Sandy Cowgill D’Arcy Buick GMC Mr. & Mrs. Klint DeGeus Ed and Gloria Dollinger Drover’s Trail Natural Farms - The David and Koren Finnestad Family The Bob and Missy Durkin Family Eastern Illinois NECA/IBEW Local 176 Eugene Matthews, Masonry & Concrete Restoration Experts* Family and Friends of Grandma Judy Kirkeeng Taryn Fears Ron Galowich The Ernesto and Adriana Garcia Family H & R Block* The Brian & Patty Hall Family The Tony and Carolyn Hamilton Family The Rob and Heather Hamilton Family The Eric and Donna Hanson Family

Larry and Carol Hemdal The Chuck and Heather Hughes Family Illinois Landscape Supply, LLC The Carlos and Shelly Interial Family Brad and Judy Johnstone David and Nicole Jones Ron and Kathy Kazmar Richard Kiser – In Loving Memory of Cindy Kiser The Stan and Beth Laken Family The Steve & Katy Leclair Family Dr. Michael and Mrs. Susan Lee Harlow and Margaret Lockwood Neal and Phyllis Macdonald The Nick and Kathy Macris Family Frank Margaron Dr. Jonathan Micetich and Dr. Juli Weber Micetich The Kevin and Amy Monk Family Morris VFW Post 6049 Auxiliary NorthStar Credit Union Joe Olewinski Kevin and Mary Olson Park Vending Plainfield Area Chamber of Commerce Mark Paydon The Greg and Susan Peyla Family Dr. John and Mrs. Judie Roth The Jeff and Cheri Rubocki Family Donald and Marlene Ryder Mike and Dawn Schultz The Mike and Barb Scudder Family David and Rita Shea Carl Smith The John and Denise Sparrow Family Ashleigh Thomas Touchdown Services The Adam and Terri Underhill Family The Jim and Marge Watts Family Dr. and Mrs. Larry Wiers The Dr. Phil and Mrs. Julie Wilkinson Family Jim and Ann Wright The Mike and Missie Wright Family Al and Donna Zanzola

To make a gift, visit www.jolietymca.org. The Greater Joliet Area YMCA is a registered 501(c)3 nonprofit organization.

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EXPLORE THE Y

Staff Directory

C.W. AVERY FAMILY YMCA (815) 267-8600

GALOWICH FAMILY YMCA (815) 744-3939

Lisa Behounek – Executive Director lbehounek@jolietymca.org . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ext. 206

Patty Hall – Executive Director phall@jolietymca.org . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ext. 327

Christoffer Breed – Aquatics Manager cbreed@jolietymca.org . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ext. 228

Jim Aul – Maintenance Manager jaul@jolietymca.org . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ext. 336

Kristen Derengowski – Dance & Fitness Coordinator kderengowski@jolietymca.org . . . . . . . . . . Ext. 224

Tim Brewer – Facilities & Grounds Director tbrewer@jolietymca.org . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ext. 322

Carl Dreyer – Maintenance Manager cdreyer@jolietymca.org . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ext. 242 Trisha Dust – Youth & Family Manager tdust@jolietymca.org . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ext. 211 Jared Freeh – Facilities & Grounds Director jfreeh@jolietymca.org . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ext. 216 Dori Fugate –Volunteer & Development Operations Manager dfugate@jolietymca.org . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ext. 210 Susan Krause – Health & Wellness Director skrause@jolietymca.org . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ext. 214 Danielle Krohn – Aquatics Director dkrohn@jolietymca.org . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ext. 226 Shannon Mills – Membership Manager smills@jolietymca.org . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ext. 204 Mimi Panagopoulos – Before & After School Care Manager mpanagopoulos@jolietymca.org . . . . . . . . . Ext. 229 Megan Payne – Membership Director mpayne@jolietymca.org . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ext. 203 Maria Romero – Youth & Adult Sports Director mromero@jolietymca.org . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ext. 217 Omar Solano – Youth & Adult Sports Manager osolano@jolietymca.org . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ext. 219 Shannon Stawikowski – Youth & Family Director sstawikowski@jolietymca.org . . . . . . . . . . . Ext. 212 Ashleigh Thomas – Director of Competitive Aquatics athomas@jolietymca.org . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ext. 227 Marissa Vallejo – Head Age Group Coach mvallejo@jolietymca.org . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ext. 243 Tina Wolfer – Before & After School Care Director twolfer@jolietymca.org . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ext. 205

CENTRAL CITY YMCA (815) 726-3939 Donnie Chestnutt – Executive Director dchestnutt@jolietymca.org . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ext. 413 Taryn Fears – Youth & Family Director tfears@jolietymca.org . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ext. 418 Michael Taylor – Youth & Adult Sports Director mtaylor@jolietymca.org . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ext. 307

Stephen Franklin – Youth & Family Director sfranklin@jolietymca.org . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ext. 315 Brooke Hall – Membership Director bhall@jolietymca.org . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ext. 309 Alissa Koenig – Health & Wellness Director akoenig@jolietymca.org . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ext. 335 Kenya Raichart – Aquatics Director kraichart@jolietymca.org . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ext. 320 Lynette Sartori – Before & After School Care Director lsartori@jolietymca.org . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ext. 316 Michael Taylor – Youth & Adult Sports Director mtaylor@jolietymca.org . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ext. 307

MORRIS COMMUNITY YMCA (815) 513-8080 Missy Durkin – Executive Director mdurkin@jolietymca.org . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ext. 510 Lisa Doerfler – Administrative Assistant ldoerfler@jolietymca.org . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ext. 516 Chris Interial – Sports Director cinterial@jolietymca.org . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ext. 514 Ken Iverson – Sports Manager kiverson@jolietymca.org . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ext. 512 Jamie Nelson – Membership & Wellness Director jnelson@jolietymca.org . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ext. 515 Sarah Porzel – Youth & Family Director sporzel@jolietymca.org . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ext. 513

Alissa Koenig – Health & Wellness Director akoenig@jolietymca.org . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ext. 335 Kelsey Kruel – Program Manager – Teen & Young Adult Advancement kkruel@jolietymca.org . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ext. 420 Rachel Pescitani – Aquatics Director rpescitani@jolietymca.org . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ext. 417 Michael Taylor – Youth & Adult Sports Director mtaylor@jolietymca.org . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ext. 433

METROPOLITAN OFFICE (815) 729-9638 James Watts – President & CEO jwatts@jolietymca.org . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ext. 312 Katy Leclair – Senior Vice President & Chief Operations Officer kleclair@jolietymca.org . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ext. 333 Jenna Bay – Senior Graphic Design & Brand Manager jbay@jolietymca.org . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ext. 310 Michele Claysen – Membership Operations Director mclaysen@jolietymca.org . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ext. 305 Cindy Conrad – Senior Accountant/ Business Manager cconrad@jolietymca.org . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ext. 303 Karen Courtney – Executive Administrative Assistant kcourtney@jolietymca.org . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ext. 306 Jaimie Duff – Staff Accountant jduff@jolietymca.org . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ext. 308 Megan Engelman – Human Resources Director mengelman@jolietymca.org . . . . . . . . . . . . Ext. 304 Adriana Garcia – Human Resources Generalist agarcia@jolietymca.org . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ext. 331 Ashley Gonzalez – Marketing Specialist agonzalez@jolietymca.org . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Ext. 324 Brittney Halliday – Annual Giving Manager bhalliday@jolietymca.org . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ext. 325

SMITH FAMILY YMCA (815) 726-3939

Carolyn Hamilton – Vice President of Marketing & Communications chamilton@jolietymca.org . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ext. 313

Donnie Chestnutt – Executive Director dchestnutt@jolietymca.org . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ext. 413

Erin Lightbody – Youth Develolpment Operations Director elightbody@jolietymca.org . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ext. 311

Jim Aul – Maintenance Manager jaul@jolietymca.org . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ext. 336 Tim Brewer – Facilities & Grounds Director tbrewer@jolietymca.org . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ext. 322 Darren Callahan – Before & After School Care Director dcallahan@jolietymca.org . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ext. 412 Taryn Fears – Youth & Family Director tfears@jolietymca.org . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ext. 418 Aracely Rubio – Membership Manager arubio@jolietymca.org . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ext. 419

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Angie Maas – HR & Payroll Manager amaas@jolietymca.org . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ext. 344 Kyle Nowaczyk – Digital Communications Manager knowaczyk@jolietymca.org . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ext. 323 Dawn Schultz – Chief Financial Officer dschultz@jolietymca.org . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ext. 302 Julie Wilkinson – Senior Development Director jwilkinson@jolietymca.org . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ext. 318


LEARN, GROW, THRIVE EXPLORE THE Y

Through our four YMCA branches and our Central City “Y without Walls,” we are serving thousands of residents each and every day. The Y brings families closer together, encourages good health, and fosters connections through fitness, sports, fun and shared interests. But, most importantly, our doors are open to everyone, regardless of age, income or background. At the Y, no one is ever turned away due to the inability to pay.

C.W. AVERY FAMILY YMCA

HOURS

15120 Wallin Drive • Plainfield, IL 60544 Phone: (815) 267-8600 • Fax: (815) 267-8601

YEAR ROUND

AMENITIES • Indoor Waterpark • Eight-Lane Pool • Steam Room and Sauna • Gymnasium • Indoor Running Track • Wellness Center & Weight Room • Group Cycling Room

• Activity Center • Supervised Playroom • Multi-Purpose Rooms • Aerobics and Dance Studios • Softball Field • Soccer Field • Outdoor Track

MONDAY-FRIDAY SATURDAYS SUNDAYS

GALOWICH FAMILY YMCA

HOURS

749 Houbolt Road • Joliet, IL 60431 Phone: (815) 744-3939 • Fax: (815) 729-9628

SEPTEMBER-MAY

AMENITIES • Six-Lane Pool • Gymnasium • Wellness Center & Weight Room • Healthy Living Corridor • Outdoor Track

• Separate Men’s and Women’s Saunas • Softball Fields • Fitness Studio • Supervised Playroom

MONDAY-FRIDAY SATURDAYS SUNDAYS MONDAY-FRIDAY SATURDAYS SUNDAYS

HOURS

320 Wauponsee Street • Morris, IL 60450 Phone: (815) 513-8080 • Fax: (815) 941-2092

SEPTEMBER-MAY

• Wellness Center and Weight Room • Aerobics Studio • Multi-Purpose Room • Supervised Playroom • Community Space • Locker Rooms

In partnership with

JUNE-AUGUST

SMITH FAMILY YMCA

HOURS

1350 S. Briggs Street • Joliet, IL 60433 Phone: (815) 726-3939 • Fax: (815) 726-3968

SEPTEMBER-MAY

• Six-Lane Pool • Gymnasium • Wellness Center & Weight Room • Supervised Playroom

• Racquetball Court • Activity Center • Separate Men’s & Women’s Saunas

5 a.m. - 9 p.m. 6 a.m. - 6 p.m. Closed

MONDAY-THURSDAY 5 a.m. - 9 p.m. FRIDAYS 5 a.m. - 8 p.m. SATURDAY & SUNDAYS 7 a.m. - 3 p.m. MONDAY-THURSDAY FRIDAYS SATURDAY SUNDAYS

AMENITIES

5 a.m. - 10 p.m. 6 a.m. - 6 p.m. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

JUNE-AUGUST

MORRIS COMMUNITY YMCA AMENITIES

5 a.m. - 10 p.m. 6 a.m. - 6 p.m. 7 a.m. - 4 p.m.

5 a.m. - 5 a.m. - 7 a.m. -

9 p.m. 8 p.m. 3 p.m. Closed

MONDAY-FRIDAY 5 a.m. - 9 p.m. SATURDAYS 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. SUNDAYS Closed

JUNE-AUGUST MONDAY-FRIDAY 5 a.m. - 8 p.m. SATURDAYS 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. SUNDAYS Closed

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GREATER JOLIET AREA YMCA Programs vary by location.

749 HouboltISRoad EVERYONE WELCOME At the Y,IL no60431 one is turned away due to the inability to pay. Joliet, Stop by your local branch to learn more about our People Helping People Scholarship Program.

SUMMER MEMBERSHIP SALE JULY 18-21 Join the YMCA during our Summer Membership Sale and save 50% off your Joiner’s Fee and pay no membership fees in December - a savings of up to $132! *New members only. New members will pay no membership fees during December 2014. Cannot be combined with any other offers. Some restrictions may apply.

Registration for Fall Programming Begins Saturday, July 26. • Before and After School Programs • Preschool Programming • Youth Soccer, Football & Basketball Leagues • Swim Lessons • Adult Sports Leagues

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• Fun-filled special events for all ages • Free group exercise classes • State-of-the-art strength and cardio equipment • Quality child care services while you exercise

GREATER JOLIET AREA YMCA 749 Houbolt Road Joliet, IL 60431

NON-PROFIT ORG U.S. Postage

PAID

Joliet, IL Permit No. 25

Residential Customer

www.jolietymca.org (815) SAY-YMCA

MORRIS

Goold Park 300 Northern Avenue

Pound with Crystal

Mondays 8:30-9:20 a.m. June 3-August 5

Fitness Yoga with Linette

Wednesdays 6:45-7:35 a.m. June 5-August 7

JOLIET

Joliet Slammers Stadium 1 Mayor Art Schultz Drive

Zumba with Tiffany

Mondays 9:30-10:30 a.m. June 10-August 12

Outdoor Summer Group Exercise Classes

PLAINFIELD

Ira Jones Middle School parking lot behind the Y 15320 Wallin Drive

Free and Open to the Community

Zumba with Stacy

Fridays 8:30-9:15 a.m. June 7-August 9

FITNESS FUN UNDER THE SUN

www.jolietymca.org (815) SAY-YMCA

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