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High Ridge YMCA

High Ridge YMCA
High Ridge YMCA

After Its Closure, West Ridge Neighbors Hope To Keep Former YMCA Building As Community Center

The High Ridge YMCA closed after 70 years in January. Neighbors don't want the building replaced with a for-profit business.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

‘Save The High Ridge YMCA’: Neighbors, Aldermen Rally To Rescue Soon-To-Be-Closed Location

More than 200 community members went to a meeting to discuss the High Ridge Y's fate, but YMCA officials did not attend the event.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

High Ridge YMCA To Close In January After Nearly 70 Years In West Ridge

"It’s going to disproportionately affect a neighborhood that relies on it for child care [and whose community is] made up of immigrants, people who are Black and people who are Brown,” one parent said.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

West Ridge’s YMCA Debuts Women-Only Night To Help Religious Women Work Out

On select Saturday nights, no men are allowed in the gym so religious women can work out in a more comfortable setting.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park