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Erika Wood

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Erika Wood is the Executive Director of the YMCA Safe ‘n Sound. Contact her at ewood@ymcachicago.org.

The Y – Early fall updates and programming from your Naperville YMCA team

Now that we’re in the swing of the school year, it’s time to pack away those flip flops and get out your cleats, high-tops,...

The Y – Shoo Away the Summertime Boredom Bug

In the waning weeks of summer, as the novelty of lazy days and sleeping in has worn off, we start to hear more declarations...

The Y – Naperville YMCA supports mental health awareness

In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month in May, the Naperville YMCA is encouraging community members to join the conversation about mental health. Mental...

The Y – Today’s adventure, tomorrow’s memories

With summer just around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about being outdoors, and engaging in fun with friends and families. The Naperville...

The Y – The Y is here for you

When families and individuals thrive, our community grows stronger – and never has the need for strong community been greater than right now. When...

The Y – A season of light, hope and humanity

This Thanksgiving, we’re thankful for you! Thank you for all the support you’ve provided this year – whether you’ve donated, volunteered your time, or...

The Y – A better us starts with you

Imagine going to work knowing that what you do each day positively impacts people’s lives. No matter what role you take on at the...

The Y – Strengthening communities for over 175 years

On June 6, 1844, George Williams and 11 other young men held a meeting in London that would lead to the founding of the...

The Y – Y encourages older adults ‘Engage at Every Age’

You are never too old to eat healthy, get active and socialize. May is Older Americans Month, and the Naperville YMCA is emphasizing the importance...

The Y – Gearing up to do mighty things

Summer is the ideal time for kids to get up, get out and explore. Attending one of the Naperville YMCAs Summer Camp Programs is...

The Y – Safety, assurance and enrichment continue

Happy New Year to all! While the return to school after winter break may look different than previous years, one thing remains the same: the...

The Y – Time for thoughts of holidays

Above / With memories of the Annual Mayor's Community Interfaith Prayer Breakfast held at the Fry Family YMCA on the first Friday in December,...

The Y – The Y is Here for You

I would like to take this time to introduce Stephanie Kuzelis, the new Executive Director of the Fry YMCA. Stephanie joined the YMCA team...

The Y – Reflecting on Summer and Looking Forward

I think we can all agree that the Summer of 2020 has been unique and like no other summer we have ever experienced. We...

The Y – Welcome Back to the Y

We are thrilled to have welcomed back campers and members. Our staff teams have missed everyone and are so glad that we’re again providing...

The Y – Help make children safer around water

As we navigate our new normal as a City and identifying ways to enjoy the summer, many families have decided to purchase backyard swimming...

The Y – Naperville, Stronger Together

For more than 100 years, the Naperville YMCA has continuously evolved to meet the changing needs of the Naperville community. And today, our community...

The Y – Thank you!

The world has changed since the last time I shared information about the Naperville YMCA. Lives have been detoured because of what is going...

The Y – Let’s Do Mighty Things this Summer

The countdown to summer is on and kids are not the only ones looking forward to the summer months. The Naperville YMCAs are getting ready...

The Y – New research shows young people are optimistic about creating change

Recently a survey commissioned by the National YMCA and conducted by OnePoll in advance of Giving Tuesday revealed that the vast majority of young...

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