News & Events

Metro YMCA News.

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.


Member Spotlight

Here at the Rauner Family Y, we're more than just a gym - we're a place where fitness meets family!

March 04, 2019

Have you taken our survey?

We want to know how your experience has been at the Rauner Family Y!

March 03, 2019

Blood Drive | Campaña de Donación de Sangre

Give Blood, Save a Life.

March 02, 2019

Introducing our newest fitness intern…

Let's give a warm welcome to Brandy Martin!

March 01, 2019

Check out the latest in sports news…

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February 28, 2019

Spring Break School Days Out Camp - When School is Out, Camp is IN!

Keep your child's mind and body active and engaged this spring break...

February 27, 2019

Give your child their BEST. SUMMER. EVER.

Learn more about our day camp offerings at one of our informational meetings!

February 27, 2019

Kids Zone Drop-In Childcare

Did you know we offer FREE childcare while you utilize our facilities?

February 26, 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

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 $60 upon joining - act fast, because this offer won't last!

January 07, 2019

We’re Hiring!

Would you like to make a difference? We're hiring!

October 02, 2018

Celebrate Spooky Season with the YMCA!

Join us for our frighteningly fun-filled Halloween celebration on Friday, October 26th, from 5-7pm. Our Halloween event is open to both members and non-members alike, so bring the whole family and enjoy a variety of Halloween-themed activities - it's guaranteed to be a "spooktacular" time!

October 01, 2018

Rauner Family YMCA After School Programming at Galileo Elementary School

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

September 27, 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