At the heart of the YMCA lies the power to transform—both yourself and the world around you. From our exceptional fitness, personal training, sports and aquatics programs, to our extensive preschool and school-age programs, to our fun family and community events, the Y offers an array of options focused on strengthening bodies, minds and communities.
When you are involved with the Y, you help bring about lasting personal and social change. Whether you want to nurture the potential of children, improve your family’s health, or give back to your neighbors, your involvement with the Y will positively impact your community.
8 Ways for Families to Have Fun in Chicago This August
August 01, 2017
Check out what fun events and activities are happening this month in the city!"
Chicago is a vibrant and thriving city that always has something new up its sleeves. Check out what fun activities you and your family can enjoy for the month of August.
Wake up early every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday this month for free yoga and Zumba® at Millennium Park!
Visit your local YMCA center for their monthly Family Night, free at most locations for both members and non-members.
Don’t miss out on special museum exhibits and rare appearances such as the Lincoln Park Conservatory’s Summer Flower Show or the mysterious Floating Museum, both open to the public until the end of August.
Cheer on your favorite yellow ducky along the Chicago River at the annual Rubber Duck Derby (August 3)