YWCA/YMCA Crosstown Classic raises $5,000 to support Evanston Swims!

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YWCA/YMCA Crosstown Classic raises $5,000 to support Evanston Swims!

Thursday, January 31, 2019

Evanston, IL – On January 18 and 20, more than 200 swimmers from McGaw YMCA’s swim team (MYST) and YWCA Evanston/North Shore’s Flying Fish competed in the fourth annual Crosstown Classic meet to raise money for the Evanston Swims! program. The event, which was held at both the YMCA and YWCA, netted approximately $5,000. The following… Continue Reading YWCA/YMCA Crosstown Classic raises $5,000 to support Evanston Swims!

CSA Program Participants and Coaches

Children’s Savings Program piloted

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Evanston Community Foundation and YWCA Evanston/North Shore report success in first year of pilot children’s savings program January 9, 2019 – “Savings for Success,” a financial education and savings program spearheaded by the Evanston Community Foundation and YWCA Evanston/North Shore, recently completed a yearlong pilot, and participants and coaches deemed it a success. The primary goal… Continue Reading Children’s Savings Program piloted

Bluefish swimmers

Why is the swim marathon mandatory?

Monday, January 14, 2019

by Pete Caragher Director, Flying Fish Aquatics In addition to raising critical funds for the YWCA, the swim marathon is an annual measure of how all of our swimmers are progressing. When preparing daily for practice and placing swimmers within practice groups from season to season, it is necessary for us to see, on an… Continue Reading Why is the swim marathon mandatory?

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