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updated: 11/28/2012 7:55 PM

Vernon Hills Y offers kids activities for holiday break

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Barrie Fromme/Lake County Family YMCA

Lake County Family YMCA has a way for parents to keep their grade school-aged children engaged in quality activities during the upcoming holiday vacation period. School Days Out at the Central Lake Y keeps kids busy with swimming, enrichment activities, crafts, reading and more from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 26, Thursday, Dec. 27, Friday, Dec. 28, Wednesday, Jan.2, Thursday, Jan. 3, and Friday, Jan. 4.

Participation fees are $45 per day for Lake County Family YMCA members and $55 for community members. Students enrolled in the Y's PEAK program receive a special discounted rate of $25 per day for School Days Out.

Parents are urged to register their children as early as possible. They may do so in person at Central Lake YMCA, 700 Lakeview Parkway, Vernon Hills, or by calling (847) 367-6797 after 7:30 a.m. with credit card information. In addition, credit/debit card members have the option of registering by e-mail. For more information online visit

All Lake County Family YMCA programs are designed to encourage the four core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility.


The Lake County Family YMCA is a cause-driven nonprofit that strengthens the community through programs and services that foster youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Chartered in 1912 as a 501 (C) 3 nonprofit, our association is comprised of the Central Lake YMCA in Vernon Hills and Northern Lake YMCA in Waukegan. To learn more, visit