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Metro YMCA News

Celebrate Halloween at the YMCA!

Every year, the YMCA of Metro Chicago hosts fun, family-friendly Halloween events all around Chicagoland.


New Strong by Zumba

New Zumba Class for the Fall

August 31, 2018

Fall Facility Hours

New Fall Facility Hours

August 31, 2018

Fall Program Highlights “Swim Lessons”

Fall Swim Lesson Registration

July 26, 2018

Stingray Fall Swim Team 2018

Fall League Registration

July 26, 2018

How Mary Sarenac Defeated Congestive Heart Failure at the Y

When Mary Sarenac joined the Hastings Lake YMCA eight years ago, she didn’t realize the Y would become a vital part of saving her life.

August 01, 2017

Evening Babysitting Hours are Back!

Change in Babysitting hours

August 31, 2018

Every little bit counts

As a Y member, you shape your center every day.

October 20, 2015

Do good, feel better

One of the very best things you can do for your health is completely free.

October 13, 2015

High schoolers who volunteer are more likely to graduate college

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

Continued learning opportunities in after school programs are essential for youth development

When the school day ends, youth need opportunities to learn and engage in meaningful activities that positively affect their success in the classroom.

September 15, 2015