Did you know Father's Day originated at a YMCA in Spokane, Washington? Here's the whole story.
June 14, 2018
Overnight camps start this month! Sessions range from 3 to 14 days. All resident camps are coed and are open to both YMCA members and non-members.
June 07, 2018
Fresenius Medical Care Foundation donated $50,000 to YMCA of Metro Chicago’s summer camp program. (Kidney News)
June 06, 2018
Throughout June, the YMCA Center will open its doors to families interested in our infant, toddler, and preschool programs in the West Loop.
June 04, 2018
As of June 1, the YMCA Center is offering new child care programs for toddlers ages 2-3, with preschool programs to follow later this summer for children ages 3-5.
June 01, 2018
The YMCA Center hosted Kim Foxx for the fourth event in our YXP: The YMCA Experience series.
May 31, 2018
The Indian Boundary YMCA fitness director is raising money for a great cause, June 27-28.
May 30, 2018
Aside from common sprains and fractures, sports injuries may discourage your child from wanting to participate, or even hurt their confidence.
May 29, 2018
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.
May 23, 2018
On Friday morning, June 8, 2018, join the Y in Garfield Park to promote peace. Don't forget to wear yellow!
May 22, 2018
Six years after a heart transplant, Craig Clark met the recipients of his son’s organs at the Kelly Hall YMCA, and listened to his son's heartbeat once again.
May 21, 2018
The Pilsen Foodies program at the Rauner Family Y has helped dozens of local youth learn new culinary skills and explore career options.
May 18, 2018
The CDC says insect bites have nearly tripled over the past few years. Here are a few tips to keep your family safe.
May 14, 2018
Adrian Hernandez, Program Director of the Humboldt Park YSVP site, always knew he wanted to serve youth, but it wasn’t until he was teaching that he realized he’d rather make an impact on youth through social work.
May 10, 2018
Teams for boys and girls between ages 12 and 18 will play 10 games during a 6-week period, culminating with a tournament where teams from multiple centers will face off against one another to determine an ultimate champion.
May 08, 2018
As one Chicago's largest early education nonprofits, National Teacher Appreciation Week (May 7-11) is an important time for us at the YMCA.
May 07, 2018
Meet Our Communications Specialist, Jacklyn Rosado.
May 04, 2018
This Saturday, May 5, teens in our Pilsen Foodies program will cook and serve breakfast at an After School Matters art showcase in Chinatown.
May 03, 2018
Support U.S. Marine Veteran George E. Hood as he trains for two new world records for the “plank” in 24 hours! All while fundraising for the YMCA!
May 02, 2018
As we observe National Water Safety Month this May, it's a great time for parents to remember the importance of equipping children with essential water safety skills.
May 01, 2018