Sept. 25, 1997
Vol. 17, No. 1

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    Reduced-fee care for schoolkids at YMCA

    Before- and after-school care at the South Side YMCA is available for children of University faculty and staff members at a substantially reduced fee.

    The Before and After School Program serves families of students in grades 1 through 8 who attend schools in the Hyde Park, Woodlawn and South Shore neighborhoods. Located at the YMCA's main facility at 63rd Street and Stony Island Avenue, the program is available from 7 to 8:30 a.m. and from 2 to 6 p.m. and includes transportation to and from selected local schools.

    The weekly cost is $25 for families of University faculty and staff members. This fee is reduced from the $35 weekly rate for YMCA members and $45 for nonmembers.

    Faculty, staff and students of the University are also eligible for a 20 percent discount on annual membership at the South Side YMCA. Monthly fees, with the discount applied, range from $20 for a single adult to $30 for a two-parent family. A one-time joining fee of $60 is not eligible for discount.

    For more information on the Before and After School Program or membership at the YMCA, call 947-0700 or Shirlee Holiday in the Benefits Office at 702-4061.