This year, the Y is teaming up with the Walmart Foundation to provide more than 19 million free meals at participating YMCA centers and schools all over the U.S. to help put an end to child hunger.
May 18, 2017
From 5/19 to 5/21, you can give $3 at Macy’s in-store or online to support the Y’s camp scholarship program. 100% of the donations will benefit the Y.
May 17, 2017
In honor of National Women's Health Week, here are 6 tips for keeping a sharp and active mind.
May 16, 2017
Ensure your child is safe in and around water this summer with these safety tips.
May 15, 2017
Looking for that perfect Mother's Day gift? Give the gift of health. Give her a YMCA gift certificate. Stop by the Membership Desk and make your purchase in any amount towards a health and fitness program or membership.
May 12, 2017
The Y is here to help during National Water Safety Month with free swim assessments at 16 membership centers.
May 10, 2017
An announcement ceremony will take place at the McCormick Center on Wednesday, May 17, 2017.
May 10, 2017
Join us for a Parade for Peace on Friday, May 12, 2017, from 9:30 a.m.- noon. YMCA staff and families, community leaders, SGA/Young Chicago Parents and CAPS 11th District will wear green and march together in support of peace.
May 09, 2017
Boys of all ages are falling behind in reading, but experts offer creative ways for parents and teachers to encourage picking up a book this summer. (National Louis University)
May 08, 2017
Cook County State prosecutors sat down with students from YMCA community schools to discuss the dangers of technology and promote cyber safety. (Cook County State's Attorney's Office)
May 04, 2017
A recent study suggests that children who are active for a certain amount for time can avoid billions in future medical costs. (Johns Hopkins)
May 03, 2017
Kid-friendly activities taught children about healthy choices at the Kroehler Family YMCA on Saturday 29, 2017. (Naperville Sun)
May 02, 2017
See what happened at Healthy Kids Day throughout Chicago in these photos.
May 02, 2017
Summer is only four weeks away, and the Y is here to help your family have the best summer ever with sports, swimming, arts, fitness and family programs for all ages and ability levels.
May 01, 2017
Position your child for educational success and prevent summer “brain drain” by staying busy with these fun and engaging activities!
April 29, 2017
Save lives by monitoring children around water
April 28, 2017
Instead of tracking units of energy like calories, VEEP teaches you how to read the signals of the food you eat and plan your meals accordingly.
April 26, 2017
Early June is the start of YMCA summer day camp season, and registration is now open. Whether you're looking for a traditional day camp experience, or a specialty sports, STEM, arts or travel-based camp, the Y has an option for you.
April 25, 2017
Check out this list of Earth Day activities throughout the Chicagoland area.
April 21, 2017
This spring and summer, the YMCA of Metro Chicago offers various ways for children to get out and enjoy nature.
April 20, 2017