Former President Obama visits South Side YMCA

Former President Barack Obama made a surprise visit to an after-school basketball event at the South Side YMCA, 6330 S. Stony Island Ave., on Dec. 2, 2021, in the Woodlawn neighborhood of Chicago. Student-athletes from South Side schools were invited to participate in the drills practice event, which was attended by Chicago Bulls player Patrick Williams, Bulls general manager Marc Eversley and representatives from the Chicago Sky. While the youths practiced drills with members of the Bulls coaching staff, Obama made an unannounced entrance and addressed those in attendance about the importance of the YMCA. Obama greeted the students as they resumed drills, and toward the end of the visit he attempted to make a basket from beyond the three-point line. He made three attempts and made the final shot.

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December 3rd 2021

Former President Obama visits South Side YMCA

Former President Barack Obama made a surprise visit to an after-school basketball event at the South Side YMCA, 6330 S. Stony Island Ave., on Dec. 2, 2021, in the Woodlawn neighborhood of Chicago. Student-athletes from South Side schools were invited to participate in the drills practice event, which was attended by Chicago Bulls player Patrick Williams, Bulls general manager Marc Eversley and representatives from the Chicago Sky. While the youths practiced drills with members of the Bulls coaching staff, Obama made an unannounced entrance and addressed those in attendance about the importance of the YMCA. Obama greeted the students as they resumed drills, and toward the end of the visit he attempted to make a basket from beyond the three-point line. He made three attempts and made the final shot.

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