West Cook YMCA


There will not be a summer recess in 2021



Our commitment to our members is to provide the best experience and during the 2019 two-week Summer Recess, staff members and vendors worked on over 300 projects ranging from repairs, preventative maintenance, and facility investments and enhancements. Click on the image above to see photos of our facility after summer recess.


Important Information regarding Summer Recess:

Some of the projects that will be completed during these two-weeks include:


During our 2019 Summer Recess, the West Cook YMCA will close our facility, so staff and vendors can implement our capital investment of $250,000 to improve the facility and your experience at the West Cook YMCA by making our Y better, cleaner, and safer. 

  • Two 25-30 Passenger Buses
  • Twelve Cycling Bikes with Digital Technology
  • Fitness Experience through Integration of Sound System
  • Lighting & Fixtures in Wellness Studios
  • Basketball & Racquetball Courts by Resurfacing Floors
  • Cleaning of all Surfaces in Facility
  • Deep Cleaning of all Spas & Locker Rooms
  • Clean & Polish Floors
  • Fresh Coat of Paint throughout Facility
  • Maintenance of Cardio & Strength Equipment
  • Replace Parking Lot Cover in Handicap Parking
  • Parking Lot Resealing & Striping
  • Tuckpointing of Facility Exterior



Members are asked to clear out lockers and remove locks by Friday, August 16th. Locks that are left after Saturday, August 17th will be removed. In addition, personal items that are not removed by August 17th will be stored for 30 days. After October 1st all items will be donated to local charity.


Registration During Summer Recess

Member program registration for Fall I and Fall II will be open to members and open registration begins August 12th. Our Member Engagement Staff will be available to assist members during Summer Recess with program registration either at the Member Engagement Front Desk or via telephone at 708.383.5200 


Programs Operating During Summer Recess

During Summer Recess the following facilities and programs will be operating. Summer Camp at St. John’s, The Maywood Pool at Fred Hampton Aquatic Center and Chronic Disease Programs at remote locations.

Alternative Sites (as of 7/20/19)

*Must bring Y ID and state ID. Will be asked to sign waiver and limited to 12 visits per person. If under 18 years, must be accompanied by a parent/guardian the first time. Under 11 years, must be accompanied at all times.



Phone Number

Facility Available

WCY Member Price




 2947 Oak Park Ave., Berwyn 708.749.0606 Wellness Center $0

8/18-9/2: Pool closed

Call first for access to other areas of facility

 Elmhurst YMCA* 211 W. 1st St., Elmhurst 630.834.9200 Wellness Center $0 8/18-9/2: Pool closed
LaGrange YMCA*  1100 E. 31st St., LaGrange 708.352.7600  Wellness Center $0 No closures- location does not have a pool
McCormick Tribune YMCA*  1834 N. Lawndale Ave., Chicago  773.235.2525 Wellness Center & Pool $0 No closures 
Irving Park YMCA*  4251 W. Irving Park Rd., Chicago 773.777.7500 Wellness Center $0  No closures 
 Indian Boundary YMCA* 711 59th St., Downers Grove 630.968.8400 Wellness Center & Pool $0

8/26-9/2: Pool closed

8/3: Wellness Center closed until 3 pm 

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