The YMCA Taught Hundreds How to Swim at Maywood Pool Last Year — Including a Former Mayor

Children having fun inside of the Fred Hampton Pool. | File Wednesday, March 1, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews It’s never too late to learn. Last year, at 74 years old, former mayor and sitting trustee Henderson Yarbrough learned how to swim after taking advantage of the West Cook YMCA’s offer to provide lessons inside of the Fred Hampton Aquatic Center, located at … Continue reading The YMCA Taught Hundreds How to Swim at Maywood Pool Last Year — Including a Former Mayor

Fred Hampton Aquatic Center Posts Record Profits, Attendance Numbers

Friday, January 22, 2016 || By Michael Romain  The Fred Hampton Aquatic Center, which has been operated by the West Cook YMCA since 2011, experienced its biggest year yet, according to West Cook President and CEO Phillip Jiménez. Jiménez’s 2015 performance report, which  he presented during a Jan. 13 board meeting, doubled as a request for the village to go into another intergovernmental agreement with the … Continue reading Fred Hampton Aquatic Center Posts Record Profits, Attendance Numbers

Fred Hampton Pool Posted Profits Last Year, West Cook YMCA Officials Report as They Prep for Coming Summer

Monday, January 19, 2015 || By Michael Romain Despite noticeably cooler weather, the Fred Hampton Aquatic Center posted a net profit last summer, according to a report (PDF: West Cook YMCA Pool Report) presented by West Cook Aquatic Director Kim Polk and Chief Operations Officer David Parsons at a Jan. 14 Legal, License and Ordinance Committee (LLOC) meeting. The positive financial report complimented improved attendance … Continue reading Fred Hampton Pool Posted Profits Last Year, West Cook YMCA Officials Report as They Prep for Coming Summer