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
In a guest blog post, the founder and CEO of VEEP, Joel Greene, discusses a non-time-intensive way to harness your body's natural daily rhythm and burn more fat.
April 19, 2017
The YMCA of Metro Chicago’s Director of Volunteerism Linda Dean offers up some tips for teens searching for opportunities to volunteer their skills and time.
April 18, 2017
Take advantage of this limited-time-only $0 joiner offer today, save up to 50% off most programs and get advanced registration privileges for the upcoming summer sessions.
April 17, 2017
In a guest blog post, the founder and CEO of VEEP, Joel Greene, discusses a non-time-intensive way to get lean and live longer: rebalancing the kinds of bacteria in your gut.
April 12, 2017
Here are the wildest and weirdest activities happening at Chicagoland YMCAs during Healthy Kids Day - Saturday, April 29, 2017.
April 11, 2017