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Celebrate Halloween at the YMCA!

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

LEANING TOWER YMCA News

NOW SCREENING: MOST LIKELY TO SUCCEED

Free Community Event

August 28, 2018

A FOND FAREWELL FROM JOSH JOHNSON

Goodbye letter from Josh, Youth and Family Team Lead

September 13, 2018

YES WE HAVE BIRTHDAY PARTIES, BUT DID YOU KNOW WE HAVE MEETING AND EVENT SPACES?

Meeting and event space at Leaning Tower Y

August 28, 2018

LEANING TOWER Y OFFERS FREE FITNESS CONSULTATIONS TO ALL NEW MEMBERS!

Free Fitness Consultation with all new memberships

August 28, 2018

HAVE YOU TRIED TRX BOOTCAMP?

TRX Bootcamp class

August 28, 2018

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

Keep Your Child Active, Engaged Over Spring Break at the Leaning Tower Y

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

Our Fall 2 Aquatics Programs Are Now Open For Registration!

Register for swim lessons by October 30 and receive 25% off!

October 19, 2017

Join Us for a Pool Re-Opening Party!

Bring your family and friends as we end the week with a pool party, raffles, food and more!

October 12, 2017

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

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

Fall into fitness

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

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