WSYMCA Blog

Let's Lift Each Other Up this MLK Day

Jack Fucci

Jan 11, 2018

For over 20 years, the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service (Monday, January 15, 2018) has encouraged individuals to volunteer their time to improve their communities. Here at the WEST SUBURBAN YMCA, we’re encouraging everyone in Newton to use this day as a call to action to get involved—in large or small ways—to make our communities better.

Small Pool Project Update

Trevor Williams

Jan 08, 2018

Have you seen the small pool lately?  As you know, the pool has been closed for about two weeks to complete an infrastructure project that we are very excited about.  This long overdue project is replacing the main filtration piping as well as replacing the balancing tank.  Both the old lines and tank were in need of upgrading.  These upgrades will improve the water filtration quality and put a

Help for Houston

Jack Fucci

Sep 05, 2017
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September is Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

Jane Carroll

Aug 29, 2017

September is Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, and while the dangers of childhood obesity are well chronicled, many families need support changing their families’ habits with the ultimate goal of being a healthy weight.

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.