The Kankakee Area YMCA offers recreational activities for the winter, such as swimming, pickleball and more. 

There are several upcoming and on-going opportunities to participate in intramurals and/or at local recreation centers.

Coed Winter Volleyball League at the Y

• Registration ends Jan. 18

• Tuesday evening games starting Jan. 25

• Team Fee: $240

• Individuals seeking teams should contact Michael Curren at or 815-933-1741, ext. 1214.

• Open to ages 16 and older.

• Double Elimination Tournament concludes the season.


Courts available at the YMCA daily for members. Check the schedule at for times.

KVPD’s Rec Center hosts pickleball sessions from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesdays in winter for $5. Paddles can be provided.

Bourbonnais Township Park District’s Recreation Station has open gym pickleball from 9 to 11 a.m. Thursdays. There is a $6 drop-in fee.

Youth Coed Tumbling

• Class dates: Feb. 11 to March 11

• Regular Registration: Jan. 1-31

• Members: $35; prospective: $60

• Friday evenings at the Aerobics Studio

• Beginner to intermediate for ages 4-6 from 5:30 to 6:15 p.m.

• Intermediate to advanced for ages 7-9 from 6:30 to 7:15 p.m.

Tumbling teaches basic gymnastic skills and helps participants gain confidence, coordination, flexibility and strength.

Water & Ice

Free skate, play ice hockey or learn figure skating at Ice Valley Centre and KVPD Ice Arena through classes and Stick N’ Puck, drop-in hockey and freestyle ice sessions. More information can be found at

Aquatics at the Y

Kankakee Area YMCA offers open swim, swim lessons, aquatic exercise classes and swim teams year-round for different age groups. For more information, go to