In 1891, the YMCA gave you basketball. In 1926, the Globetrotters took it to a whole new level. Save on tickets to see the Harlem Globetrotters back in Chicago where it all began.
November 17, 2017
The average Thanksgiving dinner is 1,865 calories — more than many adults should eat in an entire day!
November 16, 2017
As diabetes rates continues to rise, few Chicagoans know they're at risk.
November 14, 2017
All proceeds will provide financial support for youth and families in Chicago's West Humboldt Park neighborhood.
November 13, 2017
When Chicago Public Schools are closed, working parents can turn to the YMCA of Metro Chicago's School Days Out program to keep children ages 5-12 safe, engaged, and learning.
November 09, 2017
More than 450 attendees gathered to support the YMCA of Metro Chicago's mission and present our awards for leadership, partnership and volunteerism.
November 02, 2017
Keep your family active, happy and healthy throughout the month of November, both at the Y and beyond.
November 01, 2017
The average child eats 7,000 calories and 3 whole cups of sugar every Halloween. Consider a few of these fun and easy alternatives!
October 26, 2017
Three out of four children with high blood pressure aren't properly diagnosed. New guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics aim to prevent kidney disease and other effects.
October 12, 2017
Join us on October 26 to celebrate these individuals and organizations who've helped the YMCA of Metro Chicago stand the test of time.
October 10, 2017
Columnist Sue Ontiveros, long-time YMCA member reflects on the closing of the South Chicago YMCA center. (Chicago Sun-Times)
October 09, 2017
With the help of our after school programs, this student became a young leader.
September 27, 2017
It's not always about eating less — sometimes it just means eating (and living) smarter.
September 26, 2017
September 22 is National Falls Prevention Awareness Day. Each year on the first day of fall, national organizations from the Falls Free Coalition and the National Council on Aging (NCOA) join together to help raise awareness and prevention of falls.
September 22, 2017
A guide for parents who are worried about online privacy and cyber-bullying.
September 18, 2017
Welcoming Week is September 15-24, 2017. Join us by showing the world that you live in a welcoming community.
September 15, 2017
A new study suggests an easy way to combat your sedentary office lifestyle.
September 12, 2017
Most of them are 100% free! There's something for everyone this month in every corner of Chicagoland.
September 08, 2017
The South Chicago YMCA is closing its doors after serving the neighborhood near 91st and Commercial for more than 90 years. (ABC 7)
September 07, 2017
The South Chicago YMCA at 3039 E. 91st St., will shut its doors Oct. 31, due to budget constraints that have forced a system-wide reassessment by the YMCA of Metro Chicago. (Chicago Sun-Times)
September 06, 2017