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    Inspiring Change with

    The Power of Play

    Whether it's through personal training, youth sports, Day Camp, or any of our core community services, at the YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago, we play for fun, and we play for progress.
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Promising & Delivering Positive Change – 166 Years Strong

Serving more than 300,000 individuals each year, the YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago is one of the largest social enterprises in Chicagoland — and in many ways, one of the largest playgrounds! From neighborhood Centers to Early Education and Childcare sites to Camps throughout the Midwest, the Y offers countless activities, programs, and services that nurture potential, bring people together, and ultimately support and strengthen our communities. There's something here for everyone — so check out what's happening right now!

The Power of Play 

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Each YMCA offers an array of activity options that transform ourselves and the world around us! Explore these action-packed programs near you.
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Y's are community builders and that is what we need, sharing our love and light! Thank you! - Melissa E.

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