June 6, 1996
Vol. 15, No. 19

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    Discount on membership at South Side YMCA available

    A 20 percent discount on membership fees at the South Side YMCA is now available to University faculty, staff and students. The YMCA is located at 6330 S. Stony Island Ave.

    The South Side YMCA is a two-story, 82,000-square-foot facility that features two swimming pools, three basketball courts, indoor and outdoor running tracks, an aerobics studio and a 4,200-square-foot fully equipped fitness center that includes Universal and Eagle Cybex weight-resistance equipment, rowing machines, Stairmasters, a whirlpool and a sauna, a television lounge with Lifecycles, towel service and more. The facility also offers a free fitness orientation, wellness seminars, health fairs, a day-care center and an after-school center.

    To receive a discount on membership fees, identify yourself as a University employee or student when registering. Registration is accepted (in person only) between 8 a.m. and 7 p.m. Monday through Friday and between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Saturday at the South Side YMCA.

    University faculty, staff and students will receive a 20 percent discount on membership fees, which range, before discount, from annual fees of $260 ($21.67/month) for an adult membership to $315 ($26.25/month) for a single-parent family and $395 ($32.92/month) for a two-parent family. Monthly payments are accepted through payroll deductions (not available to students) or automatic bank or credit-card charges. There is also a flat-rate, one-time joining fee of $60, which is not subject to the discount.

    For more information, contact Shirlee Holliday in Human Resources at 702-0461, or Selena Bradley at the South Side YMCA, 947-0700.