Josh Martin is the Aquatics Team Lead at Lattof YMCA and a Leaders Club advisor at the Elmhurst YMCA.
April 17, 2018
As a member, you'll save up to 50% off most programs, including sports, aquatics, fitness, and more!
April 16, 2018
It's National Volunteer Week, and the Y couldn't serve so many Chicagoland children, adults, and families without the support of our volunteers.
April 15, 2018
Are they healthier than natural sugar? Turns out, artificial sweeteners alter your body in ways that may impact your health.
April 13, 2018
April 11 is National Pet Day! Here are a few benefits of having one.
April 11, 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.
April 09, 2018
Employees and a member at Buehler YMCA in Palatine took turns performing lifesaving CPR cycles on member Greg Sendi. (Daily Herald)
April 02, 2018
Join the YMCA in making Chicago a safer place for children. Here's how you can help.
March 30, 2018
Over and over again, research has proven that exercising with a friend (or friends) comes with huge benefits, from increasing your motivation to speeding up your gains.
March 29, 2018
Here are the wildest and weirdest activities happening at Chicagoland YMCAs during Healthy Kids Day - Saturday, April 21, 2018.
March 28, 2018
Over 250 attendees raised money to support the Y Foodies culinary program for Chicago youth and teens.
March 27, 2018
How Loyola Chicago basketball star Lucas Williamson learned the value of teamwork at a Chicago YMCA.
March 21, 2018
National Volunteer Week is a great time to get involved and give back. Here are four ways individuals and groups can take an active role at the Y and in their community.
March 19, 2018
The warmer weather of spring and summer is a prime opportunity to get kids engaged with Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) while they’re outdoors.
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