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Mission Moment - April 6, 2018

Kelly Barker

Apr 09, 2018

Mission Moment

Most do not know the extent in which the West Suburban YMCA is involved with inclusion and adaptive programming.

Help the Y Prevent Child Abuse

Jack Fucci

Apr 01, 2018

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, and our YMCA is joining with YMCAs all across the country to take action and raise awareness about how to prevent child sexual abuse.

Many Y's a Bright Spot for Families During Winter Storms

Trevor Williams

Mar 16, 2018

Mission Moment

The past few weeks of New England Winter has brought out the very best in our community. Three massive nor’ Easter storms brought lots of water and snow to our region.  Homes were flooded, trees were devastated, and power was out for many people in our community.

What's Happening - March

Meghan Missett

Mar 15, 2018

Try the Y!

We are free and open to all on Mondays throughout March. Just stop by our 276 Church Street location with a valid ID, and we’ll waive our regular guest fees.

 

Registration for Late Spring Programs

National Nutrition Month

Jane Carroll

Mar 05, 2018

Four healthy eating strategies for National Nutrition Month

In honor of National Nutrition Month, rather than choosing a side about which foods we should be eating, let's talk about some of the ways we can focus on eating healthier: 

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
September 5, 2017
 

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.