|YMCA upcoming events|
|Written by George Browning|
|Wednesday, 18 December 2013 00:00|
The Washington County Family YMCA recently announced its upcoming events.
The following are those events:ROOKIE BASKETBALL registration now open to Kindergarten, First, and Second grade boys and girls! Practices and scrimmages will be held at the Salem High School Auxiliary Gymnasium on Sunday afternoons January 12th-February 16th. Come out and learn the fundamentals needed to be a star player—on and off the court! The cost is $40 for members, and $55 for non-members.
CHRISTMAS CAROLING ON THE SQUARE will be hosted by the YMCA preschool classes on Thursday, December 19th starting at 5:45pm with the 2 & 3 year olds, with 4 & 5 year olds singing at 6:45pm. Students will be performing on the Court House’s North West stair case—facing towards Papa John’s Pizza. Please join us to get in the Christmas Spirit and celebrate the wonderful young performers we have here at the Y!
CPR TRAINING originally scheduled for Sunday, December 8th from 1:00pm-5:00pm has been rescheduled to January 19th due to inclement weather. Space still available to come out and learn with instructor, Matt Kidd. Cost is $40 per person, and will result in a CPR certification from the American Health and Safety Institute. Class will be held at the YMCA. Contact the YMCA at 883-9622 with questions, or to register!
COLORING CONTEST is underway now through 12/31/13 here at the Y! Pick up your coloring sheet at our front desk, or visit our Facebook event page at https://www.facebook.com/events/189465131242593/ to print yours now! Coloring sheets can be mailed in, or dropped off at the Y by 12/31/13. In January the residents of Meadow View will judge our contest and pick winners. Up to 5 years, 6-10 years and 11-13 years. Contestants will be graded on neatness and creativity!
WINTER BREAK CAMP registration is now open! With the Winter Olympics around the corner, get rid of the winter blues with fun, educational, and friendly competition. We’ll be learning about a different Olympic sport each day and all activities, crafts, and games will center on that daily theme. We provide quality, all day care that is guaranteed to be a blast! Our enthusiastic staff is trained to promote a safe and fun environment for all campers. As always, the YMCA’s values of caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility will be modeled and encouraged throughout each day as we focus on new friendships, personal growth, and fun! Dates: Dec 23, 27, 28, 30, Jan 2 from 6:30am-6pm. Cost is $15/day for members and $19/day for nonmembers. Check our website www.wcfymca.org for details!
HOLIDAY HOURS will be modified hours in December will be as follows—Tuesday, December 24th the Y will be open from 7:00am-12:00pm. Wednesday, December 25th we will be closed in observance of Christmas Day. December 31st, the Y will be open from 5:00am-5:00pm. We will also be open New Year’s Day from 7:00am-12:00pm.
MAINTAIN NO GAIN CHALLENGE kicked off November 18th—Don’t forget to weigh in each week to get your name in the drawing!!
KIDS CLUB services are offered Monday – Thursday from 4-8pm and Saturdays from 8am-11am and the cost is $1 per hour for Y Members, and $2 per hour for non-members. Bring your family and come play at the Y! Kids Club schedules will be cancelled on shortened Holiday Schedules.
NOURISH YOUR BODY classes will be coming beginning in January 2014! This is a series of lessons centered around the topic of Nourishing Your Body. There will be one class a month focusing on different parts of the body including your bones and joints, eyes, digestive system, skin, and brain. Classes will in the evenings from 6:00-7:00pm, and taught by Lauren Neuenschwander. Lauren works as an educator for Purdue Cooperative Extension office in Jackson and Washington Counties. She has a Master of Science degree and is a Registered Dietician. Contact the YMCA for more information on dates and topics scheduled for 2014!
FITNESS CLASS SCHEDULE can be located at www.wcfymca.org by clicking on the calendar tab for up-to-date schedulings. Members are free and Non-members pay just $5 per class.
TAX TIME IS ALMOST HERE! – As the end of the year approaches, don’t forget to make those tax deductible contributions to help out the Washington County Family YMCA! The Y strives daily to move our citizens and community to a brighter future and we invite you to join us in our efforts. To learn more about how you can move people through a donation to the Y’s annual BE MOVED 2013 campaign, contact Kristy Purlee at 883-YMCA or make your donation online by visiting www.wcfymca.org.
WINTER WEATHER can impact our program and class schedules—please check our facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/pages/Washington-County-Family-YMCA/115066083591 for up to date closures and delays, or give us a call at the YMCA! 883-9622
Scholarships are available for all of our programs and the best way to get all the details is to visit our websites: www.wcfymca.org or www.youthfirstwc.org or call us at 883-YMCA.