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Located at 2500 W. Bethany Road, Sycamore, IL.  As many of you may know, the YMCA is very family friendly.  The standard corporate membership is a 10 percent discount on your monthly fee and if there are 25 people from NIU who interested in a payroll deduction, you will receive a 20 percent deduction on your monthly fee.  The YMCA does not have a contract; therefore you may terminate your membership at any time.  There is a reasonable joiner fee, and many additional discount promotions throughout the year.  Some of the services offered are listed below.  For more information regarding services, programs, classes, membership, schedules, and discount promotions, check out the YMCA web site: or call 815-756-9577. 

Programs and Services

  • Large swimming pool, steam and sauna for all YMCA adult members
  • Over 40 free fitness classes every week at convenient time schedules
  • 30 minutes of express fitness classes
  • 30 minutes of Express Work Out equipment from Life Fitness
  • Free Personal Fitness Equipment Training Session for all new members

Family Friendly Services and Activities

  • While you work out, there is a free activity center (up to two hours a day) for children ages 6 weeks – 36 months.
  • Activity Center for Youth and Families includes a traversing wall, Nintendo Wii games, DDR virtual bike rides, and social or homework areas.