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Our Response to Coronavirus

The West Suburban YMCA is remains closed, but we are preparing for a July 6, 2020 reopening, pending federal, state, and local guidance. During this unprecedented time as the COVID-19 outbreak affects all of our daily lives, the West Suburban YMCA is committed to maintaining and supporting the health and wellness of our community. Please visit our Reopening With Care page for the latest information.

We continue to look for ways to do good in the community. During this very difficult time, we are striving to support our community and our staff. If you’d like to be a part of that support, please consider a donation today to our Annual Fund.

A Statement of Support, Solidarity, and Inclusion in the Face of Injustice

Jun 05, 2020
It is difficult to find the right words to say in the face of the enormity of our country’s unrest. But this is not a time for silence. On behalf of the Y, it is critical to speak up to acknowledge and express outrage at the racial injustice and structural inequality in our society.
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Weekly Update from the CEO

May 29, 2020

Last week we shared with you how the Y fits into Governor Baker’s reopening plan. Gyms and fitness centers are part of the state’s Phase 3, making our target reopening date on or after June 29th.

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Weekly Update from the CEO

May 22, 2020

At the start of this week, Governor Charlie Baker announced his administration’s long-awaited plan for Reopening Massachusetts. The plan is a four-phase approach for reopening businesses and organizations, and it relies on public health metrics to determine how Massachusetts moves through the phases.

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Weekly Update from the CEO

May 15, 2020

Thank you to all who filled out our Reopening Survey in response to last week's email. We've received over 1,000 responses to the survey so far, with more coming in each day.

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Some Good News and Y Good News!

Weekly Update from the CEO

May 08, 2020

As we inch closer to May 18th and await further guidance from Governor Baker, we're taking a cue from Newton native and former West Suburban YMCA Camp Chickami counselor John Krasinski by focusing on the good news all around us.

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