News & Events


Sports and Aquatics available this Spring!

Meet new friends, have fun and get fit with these programs we're offering in Spring 1 and 2

March 06, 2018

Members bring a free guest to Spin Class!

Invite a friend to try Spin Class this month!

March 06, 2018

Spring Break School Days Out at Rauner Family Y

Be worry-free! Sign up for School Days Out-Spring Break!

March 06, 2018

Rauner Y Story: Arthur Easther

Meet Arthur, member of the Rauner Y for 5 years!

March 06, 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

Helping Young People Develop Their Own Voices

Lesle Honore, Director of Youth Enrichment at Rauner Family YMCA inspires children through creative projects. (New York Times)

July 24, 2017

Celebrate Healthy Kids Day at the Rauner Family YMCA - April 29, 2017

From 10 a.m. to noon, the Rauner Family 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 Rauner Family 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 thank those members and share a few steps we?re taking to make the Y even better.

March 02, 2017

Pilsen Foodies: Recipes for Healthy Living

High school students are being prepared for entry into the 21st-century workplace with soft skills, such as collaboration, communication and professionalism, through a new culinary arts program at the Rauner Family YMCA.

November 01, 2016

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

Ease yourself into shape, one week at a time

April 11, 2016

Rauner Y Welcomes Togetherhood

Volunteer in member led community projects!

March 20, 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

Happy, healthy haunting: a Y guide to Halloween

Keep your house, kids and pets safe on the scariest night of the year!

October 27, 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