Wildcard Advantage Partner

Facility includes a large fitness center, 30,000 square foot gym, indoor track, two indoor pools, and squash and racquetball courts. Services include family gym and swim, swim lessons, personal training, massage therapy, yoga, pilates, free group exercise classes, sport leagues, and free babysitting for Family Membership holders while family works out.

1000 Grove St.
Evanston, IL 60201

Phone: 847-475-7400

1420 Maple Ave. (Children's Center)
Evanston, IL 60201

Phone: 847-475-8580

Web Site:


  • Full-time faculty and staff are eligible for a full waiver of the joiners fee
  • Full-time faculty and staff receive at 15% discount off monthly adult and/or family membership rates
  • Sliding-scale pricing is available for membership and programs based on household income and number of household members
  • For McGaw YMCA Children's Center benefits for full-time faculty and staff, visit the NU Human Resources Childcare Solutions page
  • Students may provide a copy of their financial aid award letter showing receipt of a need-based grant or loan

Students/Residents: Yes
Student Spouse/Partners: No
Faculty/Staff (includes Spouse/Partners): Yes
Contractors & Part-Time/Temp Employees: No