Thursday, June 21, 2018 || By Nona Tepper/Forest Park Review ||@maywoodnews
Featured image: From left: Tracy McCormick, Malcome Ross, Joshua Farley, Jennifer Medina, Chris Orego and Kyle Friend. All are lifeguards who have become certified through Proviso East’s program. | Nona Tepper
Joshua Farley felt inspired to become a lifeguard because of the easy-going characters on “SpongeBob SquarePants,” a favorite TV show of his.
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Tuesday, June 5, 2018 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews
Featured image: Community members inside the Fred Hampton Aquatic Center in Maywood. | Photo: West Cook YMCA
Residents in Maywood will soon have some respite from the summer heat. The Fred Hampton Aquatic Center, 300 Oak St. in Maywood, will open on Monday, June 11. The season will run through Sept. 3.
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Tuesday, March 20, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
During a regular meeting on Feb. 20, the Maywood Board of Trustees voted unanimously in favor of a resolution to authorize an agreement between the village and the West Cook YMCA to jointly operate the Fred Hampton Family Aquatic Center, 300 Oak St. in Maywood, during the summer.
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