Tag: West Cook YMCA

In Disrepair, Fred Hampton Pool Will Open Late, If At All

Wednesday, June 5, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews

The polar vortex that gripped the Chicago metro area at the end of January closed schools, shuttered some businesses and slowed public transit.

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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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A Year In, Proviso East Lifeguards Warming To Demands Of The Job

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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