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Metro YMCA News

Celebrate Halloween at the YMCA!

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


Get Involved, Build Community

Volunteers Needed

April 01, 2018

Spring Leagues and Programs Are Here

Register now for Spring Leagues and Programs!

April 01, 2018

COMING SOON: Combat Fitness

Get ready for a NEW workout!

September 01, 2018

The Y on Academic Readiness

September 01, 2018

Volunteers: We need YOU!

Share your time and talents at the South Side Y

September 01, 2018

September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

September 01, 2018

Confidence in the Water

Nearly 50 percent of American adults can’t swim well enough to save themselves from a water-based emergency. But Julia Harper, a swim instructor and certified lifeguard at the South Side YMCA, is determined to change that statistic.

August 01, 2018

Celebrate Healthy Kids Day at the South Side YMCA: Saturday, April 21, 2018

Join us from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m for fun, family-friendly activities. As always, Healthy Kids Day is 100% free and open to the public!

April 04, 2018

Keep Your Child Active & Engaged Over Spring Break at the South Side Y

When schools close, the South Side YMCA provides working parents with another child care option, School Days Out.

March 05, 2018

Early Head Start, Head Start and Child Care to Chicago Families

Early Head Start, Head Start and Child Care to Chicago Families

September 27, 2017

U.S. Senator Dick Durbin Visits the South Side YMCA

On Aug. 4, Senator Dick Durbin visited the South Side Y's Early Education & Care and Day Camp programs.

August 08, 2017

With Your Help, We’re Making the South Side 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 South Side Y even better.

March 01, 2017

Celebrate Halloween at the South Side Y - Friday, October 28, 6-8 p.m.

Join us for a fun-filled evening with the whole family!

September 22, 2016

Meet our new Personal Trainer:

The South Side Family has become bigger! Meet our new trainers who are here to make a difference:

July 26, 2016

GRIT is Back This Summer!

Get an intense workout in just 30 minutes

July 07, 2016

Jay Williams Basketball Camp at South Side Y

Get ready for your next basketball season

June 15, 2016

Come Swim!

The pool has been re-opened and we are returning to our regularly scheduled programming

June 11, 2016

Summer at the Y!

stay active and have fun at the Y all summer long

May 25, 2016

6 ways to celebrate May at the South Side YMCA

Join us for Camp Play Day and other May events

May 02, 2016

Member Highlight: Meet Tedra Gray

Tedra is more than just an active Y member, see why...

April 26, 2016

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