Category: Parks & Recreation

The West Cook YMCA Has Plans For Former Menards Site On North Avenue

Tuesday, April 30, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews

The vacant Menards in Melrose Park, which could be the future home of a YMCA, if all goes according to plans. | Google Earth

The West Cook YMCA is considering another location within the west suburbs, the organization announced during its annual fundraising gala, held April 27 in Oak Brook.

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For Lightford, New Maywood Recreation Center A Mission Accomplished

Sunday, December 16, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Sen. Kimberly Lightford, the lawmaker most influential in helping the park district secure funds to renovate and reopen the facility at 809 Madison St. in Maywood, inside of the third floor of the building, which was named in her honor this month. | Shanel Romain 

As community members filed through the Lightford Recreation Center, 809 Madison St. in Maywood, on Dec. 15, the facility’s namesake, state Sen. Kimberly Lightford (4th), basked in the glory of it all.

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Maywood Park District To Open Lightford Center To The Public On Dec. 15

Thursday, December 13, 2018 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Community members file through the newly opened Lightford Recreation Center during a soft opening for the facility on Dec. 1. | File 

The Maywood Park District will be hosting public tours of the new Lightford Recreation Center, 809 S. 9th Ave. in Maywood, on Dec. 15, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. 

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