On Dec. 19, more than 100 people gathered at Bernhard Moos Elementary School to celebrate 22 youth from Humboldt Park and Little Village/Pilsen for completing the Urban Warriors program.
December 28, 2015
With 2016 on the horizon, will we set the same goals for ourselves in the new year? More importantly, will we be any more likely to achieve them?
December 28, 2015
Be honest: have you stuck to the workout plan you set for yourself back in January?
December 23, 2015
?I love Y MaxTraining ? because it is a road map for success and your Y Max trainer is your navigator. I think a lot of people who need to lose weight know what they NEED to do, but it's hard to be both navigator and driver on a long trip!?
December 21, 2015
The Achievers is one of the Y?s premier youth development programs focusing on the academic, personal, and career advancement of urban youth.
December 18, 2015
The YMCA of Metro Chicago?s Youth Safety and Violence Prevention program (YSVP) proudly presented the latest installments of the Story Squad album series at a community event on Dec. 5. Community members, family and friends packed the YSVP headquarters in Pilsen to support young artists from the Little Village, Pilsen and South Chicago neighborhoods.
December 16, 2015
When schools are closed for the winter break, structured activities and child care programs help to keep your child safe, engaged, and learning. Register your child today for School Days Out!
December 07, 2015
Working families who rely on the Illinois Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP) to help support and improve the quality of life for their families are well-served by the compromise reached between Governor Rauner and legislative leaders.
November 09, 2015
Do you know what could put you and your family at risk for diabetes? In recognition of Diabetes Awareness Month, the American Diabetes Association shares tips on how to decrease developing the disease while obtaining a healthy lifestyle.
November 04, 2015
More than 450 attendees came together on Oct. 29 to support the YMCA of Metro Chicago's mission throughout our world-class city and suburbs.
November 02, 2015
As a Y member, you shape your center every day.
October 20, 2015
One of the very best things you can do for your health is completely free.
October 13, 2015
Research shows that teenagers who volunteer are more likely to pursue higher education, feel better prepared for their careers and make social responsibility a lasting part of their lives.
October 06, 2015
You may have already packed away your swimsuits for fall, but that?s no reason to ignore ?the girls? until next year.
October 05, 2015
The sight of 200 children flocking together to dance captured the spirit of this year?s event perfectly.
September 25, 2015
Whether you?re a fitness newbie or a gym veteran, you?ll have no trouble falling in step with group exercises classes.
September 23, 2015
When the school day ends, youth need opportunities to learn and engage in meaningful activities that positively affect their success in the classroom.
September 22, 2015
The YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago hosted Governor Bruce Rauner?s Commission on Criminal Justice and Sentencing Reform at the Youth Safety and Violence Prevention (YSVP) headquarters in Little Village Sept. 8.
September 11, 2015
September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, and while the dangers of childhood obesity are well chronicled, many families need support to change their children?s habits with the ultimate goal of improving their health.
September 01, 2015
Fall Session I has just kicked off, but you can still register and get involved into some great classes, programs and more for the season.
August 31, 2015