YMCA Branch Name

For Youth Development
For Healthy Living
For Social Development

Welcome to the

Hammond Family YMCA
NEWS FROM THE Y

Annual maintenance shut down: August 16 - 30

We'll be clean & ready for you on Monday August 31! Our Griffith and Whiting locations will be open while we are closed. 


Registration week is next week! Fall I session starts August 31.

Before & After School Care

School is just around the corner. What are your children doing before and after school? Sign them up for our convenient, affordable care program! Learn more.

House Raffle Ticket Drawing this Friday!!

heartWe'll be drawing for cash prizes and a chance to win a brand new house on Friday, August 7.

Your ticket helps us build healthier families & communities. Did you know that when you purchase a ticket you can

  • help six kids play in a sports league?
  • provide four weeks of therapeutic support for a child in need?
  • keep the St. Jude House Crisis Line operating for 16 hours?

A lot of good works are done with the proceeds from each and every ticket. Stop by any Crossroads YMCA branch to purchase your ticket before time runs out!

Now Hiring!

Just added: openings in our Fitness Center. See our Jobs page for details.

2015/16 Preschool

Do you have a child that's ready for preschool? Registration is open for our Discovery Preschool program. Learn more. 



    The Hammond Area YMCA strengthens the foundations of our community through well-being and fitness, camps, family time, swim, sports and play, and other activities for people of all ages, incomes and abilities. We're more than just a place to work out. At the Y, we help build a healthy spirit, mind and body for all with the core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility at the heart of everything we do.

    Let's get started!

    The Hammond Family YMCA typically runs programs in five week schedules (exceptions are made sometimes for holiday breaks). Upcoming session dates are below along with open registration times. Registration is open during business hours – check current business hours for specific times. 
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    WINTER I Registration: Dec. 15th, 2014 – Jan. 3rd, 2015
    Session Dates: Jan. 5th, 2015 – Feb. 7th, 2015

    WINTER II Registration: Feb. 2nd, 2015 – Feb.7th, 2015
    Session Dates: Feb. 9th, 2015 – Mar. 14th, 2015

    SPRING I Registration: Mar. 9th, 2015 – Mar. 14th, 2015 
    Session Dates: Mar. 16th, 2015 – Apr. 18th, 2015

    SPRING II Registration: Apr. 13th, 2015 – Apr. 18th, 2015
    Session Dates: Apr. 20th, 2015 – May 23rd, 2015

    SUMMER I Registration: May 18th, 2015 – Jun. 6th, 2015
    Session Dates: Jun. 8th, 2015 – Jul. 11th, 2015

    SUMMER II Registration: Jul. 6th, 2015 – Jul. 11th, 2015
    Session Dates: Jul. 13th, 2015 – Aug. 15th, 2015

    SHUTDOWN AUGUST 17TH, 2015 – AUGUST 30TH, 2015

    FALL I Registration: Aug. 10th, 2015 – Aug. 15th, 2015
    Session Dates: Aug. 31st, 2015 – Oct. 3rd, 2015

    FALL II Registration: Sept. 28th, 2015 – Oct. 3rd, 2015
    Session Dates: Oct. 5th, 2015 – Nov. 7th, 2015

    FALL III Registration: Nov. 2nd, 2015 – Nov. 7th, 2015
    Session Dates: Nov. 9th, 2015 – Dec. 19th 2015 (No classes week of Thanksgiving)

    *Non-members may register for classes starting the Wednesday of registration week.




    The Y is committed to providing programs that build a healthy spirit, mind and body for all. We make every effort to ensure that no one is turned away due to inability to pay. Click to read more about our financial assistance.