Happy Pi Day!
March 14, 2018
In between the buzzer beaters this week, take a look at the story of James Naismith and the birth of basketball.
March 12, 2018
When schools close, working parents can rely on the YMCA of Metro Chicago’s School Days out to keep children active, engaged, and safe.
March 05, 2018
Every spring, the YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago celebrates Healthy Kids Day, the Y’s national initiative to improve the health and well-being of kids and families.
March 02, 2018
Last summer, a lifelong YMCA fan joined our Youth Safety and Violence Prevention (YSVP) initiative as the new Senior Manager of Operations.
March 01, 2018
Neurobiologists have demonstrated strong ties between regular exercise and memory retention.
February 28, 2018
On April 21, the Y will celebrate Healthy Kids Day, our national initiative to improve the health and well-being of kids.
February 26, 2018
Nearly 1 out of every 5 people suffers from a Vitamin D deficiency. Here's what you can do.
February 19, 2018
Hosted by the YMCA of Metro Chicago Associate Board, Halftime Happy Hour joins together young professionals from across Chicagoland to enjoy local restaurants while supporting a philanthropic cause.
February 15, 2018
From Washington and New York to Chicago, here are a few African-American leaders who made the Y what it is today.
February 13, 2018
Register now for new swim lessons, new sports programs, new fitness classes, and more at 19 locations across Chicagoland.
February 12, 2018
New evidence points to two key strategies for healthy adults who want to get stronger.
February 06, 2018
Last year, the YMCA's new anti-bias curriculum was introduced at 10 early learning sites in Chicago.
February 05, 2018
Start planning your child's best summer ever, today.
February 02, 2018
From the city to the burbs, here are 6 ways to have fun with the whole family this February.
February 01, 2018
New blood pressure guidelines make American Heart Month the perfect time for a check-up.
February 01, 2018
A new study explains how your liver knows to harness energy faster.
January 29, 2018
Members, if you refer a friend who joins between now and February 5th, they'll pay $0 joiner fee, and you'll both receive our new member-referred 20% reduced rate every month.
January 26, 2018
Answers to 13 of the most common questions about flu for parents and other adults.
January 23, 2018
If you're heart-healthy, there's no reason you can't enjoy working out in the great outdoors year-round.
January 22, 2018