News & Events


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

Children’s Literacy Activity Fair

Join us at our literacy event Saturday, March 3rd!

March 01, 2018


Did you know we're on social media?

March 01, 2018

Join us for Dancing with Class

Put on your best dancing shoes and join us on March 22nd for Dancing With Class!

March 01, 2018

Looking for a Summer Job?

Join the South Side team!

March 01, 2018

National Multiple Sclerosis Week

What is MS and how can programs at the Y help

March 01, 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

Celebrate Healthy Kids Day at the South Side YMCA - April 29, 2017

From 10 a.m. to noon, the South Side 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 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

How to Prepare for Next Week’s #YJumpingJackChallenge

Plus, the health benefits of jumping jacks

April 19, 2016

South Side YMCA Receives Make a Splash Grant from the USA Swimming Foundation

April 11, 2016

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