News & Events

Metro YMCA News.

Celebrate Halloween at the YMCA!

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


Fitness & Sports Programs this month!

September and Fall updates on fitness and sports programs for all!

September 04, 2018

Donate to our Coat Drive this Fall!

We are collecting donated coats for families in need this Winter.

September 05, 2018

Winter Break Camp at Rauner Family Y!

Looking for a child care option during Winter Break? Don't worry the Y has you covered.

September 05, 2018

Rauner Family YMCA After School Programming at Galileo Elementary School

Providing High Quality After School Programming Every Day In The School Building

September 05, 2018

School Days Out: October 8

When school is not in session, the Y’s School Days Out program helps working parents keep their school-age children safe and engaged with a full-day of fun and enriching activities.

September 05, 2018

Y Kids Zone Drop-In Child Care Hours

Check out our additional hours for Drop-In Child Care!

September 01, 2018

YMCA Urban Warriors Veterans and Youth Graduate, Receive Awards

The Spring 2018 Urban Warriors graduation recognized 5 returning military veterans and 18 youth from west and south side of Chicago.

August 02, 2018

Meet YMCA Foodies Yvette and Alexa

Foodies has helped youth learn new skills and explore career options.

May 18, 2018

Celebrate Healthy Kids Day at the Rauner Family YMCA: Saturday, April 21, 2018

Join us from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m for fun, family-friendly activities. As always, Healthy Kids Day is 100% free and open to the public!

April 03, 2018

From the YMCA to the Sweet Sixteen

How Loyola Chicago basketball star Lucas Williamson learned the value of teamwork at a Chicago YMCA.

March 21, 2018

Keep Your Child Active, Engaged Over Spring Break at the Rauner Family 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

Si buscas actividades para después de clases en La Villita, aquí te decimos dónde

El Rauner YMCA ofrece clases extra curriculares para niños de entre uno y 12 años de edad (Univision Chicago)

February 19, 2018

From YMCA Member to Executive Director, Meet Louiza Williamson

Louiza Williamson shares how she went from YMCA member to Executive Director of the Rauner Family and West Community YMCAs.

August 01, 2017