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    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 – 164 Years Strong

Everyone should have the opportunity to learn, grow and thrive. Our neighborhood Centers, Early Education and Childcare sites, and Camps throughout Chicagoland and the Midwest have activities and programs that serve to nurture potential, bring people together, and ultimately, support and strengthen our communities. There’s something for everyone – so check out what’s happening right now!
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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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