WSYMCA Blog

Member News - July 2017

Jul 05, 2017

From Try the Y Saturdays all summer long to a sneak peak at the New YMCA Swimming Lessons debuting this Fall ... Read the latest WSYMCA Member News - July 2017.

President's Newsletter - June 2017

Jack Fucci

Jun 13, 2017
Dear Friends,
 

Gloria Gavris to Chair West Suburban YMCA’s Board of Directors

May 26, 2017

The West Suburban YMCA announced its newly elected Board of Directors’ at their Annual Celebration & Awards Dinner held at the Crowne Plaza on Thursday, May 25th. The celebration marked the organization’s 140th anniversary in the city of Newton.

Community Award Winners Announced at Annual Meeting

May 26, 2017

Congratulations and well-deserved by all.​

May is National Water Safety Month

Amanda Pierce

May 25, 2017
In recognition of the popularity of swimming and other water-related recreational activities in the United States, and the resulting need for ongoing public education on safer water practices, the month of May 2017 is National Water Safety Month! 

High Blood Pressure Education Month

Jane Carroll

May 25, 2017

One in three Americans is diagnosed with high blood pressure and nearly half of those individuals don’t have their condition under control. Having high blood pressure may come without symptoms and puts you at serious risk for heart disease and stroke, which are the leading causes of death in the nation. High blood pressure affects people regardless of age or background.

May is Older Americans Month

Jane Carroll

May 01, 2017

May is Older Americans Month and the West Suburban YMCA encourages all adults 50 years and older to get motivated and develop behaviors that are crucial to healthy aging, including healthy eating, increasing physical activity and social interaction.  

Our Commitment to Child Protection

Georgette Chiasson

Mar 30, 2017

Apri is Child Abuse Protection month.

President's Newsletter - March 2017

Jack Fucci

Mar 09, 2017
Our History is Your History

American Diabetes Association Alert Day

Jane Carroll

Mar 06, 2017

Tuesday, March 28, is American Diabetes Association Alert Day® and as the leading community-based network committed to improving the nation’s health, the WEST SUBURBAN YMCA is encouraging people in Newton to learn the risks of prediabetes and type 2 diabetes and steps they can take to prevent the disease.