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8 Benefits of Swimming All Year Long

Whether you feel the heat of the sun or the chill of a snow flurry, an indoor pool means that you can swim no matter the weather report. Here are eight reasons why, even in the coldest months, it’s always the perfect time to sign up your child for swim lessons.

LEANING TOWER YMCA News

PREPARE TO BE A LEADER IN THE COMMUNITY, PREPARE TO BE A LIFEGUARD TODAY!

Lifeguard prep course.

February 26, 2019

BE A LEADER IN OUR COMMUNITY, BECOME A LIFEGUARD TODAY!

Full course lifeguard classes.

February 26, 2019

GET OUT OUR PLAIDS, KILTS, AND BAGPIPES FOR A MYSTICAL EVENING OF BRAVE!

Friday, Family movie night.

February 25, 2019

JOIN US FOR TWO DAYS OF HARRY POTTER!

Harry Potter movie-thon

February 25, 2019

IT’S A BURPEE CHALLENGE

March burpee challenge

February 24, 2019

DON’T GET STUCK IN A WORKOUT RUT, CHECK US OUT!

Fitness Schedule at Leaning Tower Y

February 24, 2019

boGO BULLS! A special offer from the Chicago Bulls…

Support the YMCA and score big this basketball season with this exclusive BOGO offer from the Chicago Bulls! For each ticket purchased, the Bulls will donate $1 to the Y!

February 22, 2019

IT’S TIME TO REGISTER FOR THE BEST SUMMER EVER!

Leaning Tower YMCA summer day camp open houses, Join the Fun!

January 31, 2019

HAVE YOU FOUND YOUR PERFECT SUMMER JOB?  WE ARE INTERVIEWING CAMP COUNSELORS!

Day camp counselor open interviews...

January 31, 2019

Join the Y - Because we believe in leveling up!

During the month of January, we're WAIVING our joiner fee for anyone who wishes to join the Y. This limited-time offer can save new members up to $89 upon joining - act fast, because this offer won't last!

January 07, 2019

Message from the Executive Director

Get to know Leaning Tower YMCA's new executive director, Karen Dziagwa, and get the latest updates on the Leaning Tower YMCA.

April 12, 2018

We’re Reopening the East Pool Early!

The East Pool will reopen this Friday, October 6 at 6 a.m. To celebrate, please join us for a week of raffles, giveaways, and water activities!

October 04, 2017

Fall Pool Closings at the Leaning Tower Y

Mechanical and structural repairs are progressing at the Leaning Tower YMCA, and the east pool will reopen by mid-October. The west pool will remain closed at this time.

September 11, 2017

Important Update on the Leaning Tower Y Pools

Mechanical and structural repairs are progressing at the Leaning Tower YMCA, and the east pool will reopen by mid-October. The west pool will remain closed at this time.

August 18, 2017

My Weight Loss Journey

Leaning Tower YMCA member and staff, Mark, shares his story of why the Y is so much more than a gym to him —it’s a place that transforms lives.

August 01, 2017

Pool Closings at the Leaning Tower Y

All aquatics classes and programs will be canceled through July 11.

May 31, 2017

Celebrate Healthy Kids Day at the Leaning Tower YMCA - April 29, 2017

From 10 a.m. to noon, the Leaning Tower YMCA is hosting a variety of family-friendly activities for the YMCA?s 26th annual Healthy Kids Day?, the Y?s national initiative to improve the health and well-being of kids and families.

March 31, 2017

With Your Help, We’re Making the Leaning Tower Y Even Better

To continue improving our programs and facilities, we sent a survey to a random sampling of members for feedback and suggestions. Today, we?d like to share the results of those surveys with you, as well as a few steps we?re taking to make the Y even better.

March 01, 2017

Introducing SMART START, the YMCA’s new personal fitness plan

Ease yourself into shape, one week at a time

April 11, 2016

Friends and fitness: the perfect pair

Grab a workout buddy. Tuesdays at the Y are free and open to the community throughout November!

November 03, 2015

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