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Saturday, August 27

Springfield’s Southwind Park

READY, SET, GLOW! Sign up for YMCA’s annual Glow Run! Grab your friends and family and join us out at Southwind Park on Saturday, August 27 for a 5k nighttime Run/Walk/ Fun Run at 7:45 PM. There will be music, glow stations, teats and activities. All ages are welcome. The race benefits the YMCA Strong Kids Fund to give underserved, at-risk, and those with diverse abilities a YMCA experience.



Thursday, September 14

Our annual Golf for Kids outing is a fun way to benefit the many underserved, at-risk kids, and those with diverse abilities who we provide with a YMCA experience at little or no cost. All proceeds raised from the Golf for Kids outing go to our Strong Kids Fund to support these kids.  This year’s golf outing will take place on September 14, 2023, at Piper Glen Golf Course.

Saturday, June 10

Sponsored By Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Illinois

Get ready for the first-ever Y Ninja sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois! Y Ninja is an obstacle course run for Kids, Kid & Adult Teams and Adults/Teams. All proceeds go to YMCA Strong Kids Fund to let underserved, at-risk, and disadvantaged kids experience the YMCA. Kicks off at 9:30am at Kerasotes YMCA 4550 W Iles Click to link below to sign up or learn more!