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Classes for Kids (6 months-16 yrs) at the YMCA!

 

Grand Forks Nodak Mommies are SUPER EXCITED to share this with you guys!!! More details soon about the start date.

 

Family Fitness at the YMCA

Developing fun and fit family lifestyles from birth!

All Classes:                  Members (YMCA or Center Court) – Free                                   Non-Members- $5.00/ class

Baby-Fit (6mo-2yr)

parent/child class!

Monday/ Wednesday 10:45-11:15am

 

You and your child will thoroughly enjoy the cognitive, social and motor learning that occurs in this class all through fitness fun and play!  Each class will feature a “warm-up” (ex: music and movement), “workout” (ex: mini drums alive) and “cool-down” (ex: baby yoga) that you and your child will learn and grow together, building the foundations for fitness as a family.  The class will focus on one theme for a complete week so children can learn from repition.  At-home activities and family nutrition information
will also be available through this class.

 

 

Kid-Fit (3yr- pre-school)

child class (parents always welcome!)

Tuesday/ Thursday 8:30-9:30am

 

Your child will feel proud about going to the gym for their workout class!  This hour long class will feature MANY activities for children that will include age appropriate learning including shapes, colors, letters, numbers, enhancing gross and fine motor
skills through play and fitness activities. The children will also learn the early techniques of teamwork and togetherness.  The class will focus on one theme for a complete week so children can learn through repetition.  At-home activities and family nutrition
information will also be available through this class.

Most importantly, kids will find fitness is FUN!

 

 

Youth-Fit (5-8yr old)

Monday/ Wednesday 5:30-6:30pm

 

Feeling good…. feeling fit….. making friends.  That’s what this class will give your child.  Each class will feature proper warm-up, workout through play/activity and cool down.  Teaching your child about teamwork, fair play, respect, responsibility, compassion is only the beginning of this hour-long class.  Participants will get PLENTY of physical activity through a fitness workout, while also learning the importance of hydration and keeping their bodies healthy.  This class is designed to give your child a wonderful level of activity as well as motivate them to WANT to stay fit!

 

Contact Dori Hardee at your Grand Forks YMCA for more information!
(email: YFamFit@yahoo.com)

Y.F.M Training(10-16yrs)

Youth Fitness Membership

Members 10-16 will have the opportunity to go through a 45 minute training that teaches them proper and safe fitness center etiquette as well as proper use of age appropriate fitness center equipment.  After successful completion of this training, youth members will receive a Y.F.M card that they use to enter the fitness center at ANY TIME!!!!  Y.F.M card….. it has its’ privileges!

Contact Dori Hardee at your Grand Forks YMCA to schedule a training! OR email: YFamFit@yahoo.com

Family Swim Time

 

The outdoor pools are closing up and the weather is getting cooler, but you and the kiddos can STILL swim! The YMCA offers Family Swim time in its indoor heated pool. Family Swim is on Friday from 7:30-8:30pm and Saturday and Sunday afternoons from 2:00-5:00pm. If you are a member of the YMCA or Center Court Fitness then this feature is part of your membership! Otherwise there is nominal fee. Swimming is a great way to exercise for the whole family and it’s easy on the joints of us old folks!

Choice Financial 10K Fun Run/Walk

Sign up NOW for the Choice Financial 10K Fun Run/Walk. It’s happening THIS Saturday, Sept. 10. Races start at 9am. Medals will be awarded to the first 250 participants registered. Pick up packets Sept. 9 4-7pm or Sept. 10 8:00-8:45am at Choice Financial.

The starting point is Choice Financial (4501 S. Washington St.) Entry fee is $25/person or $30 for families with children under 13. Strollers will be allowed at back of race. All proceeds go to the Choice Financial Youth scholarship Fund which builds on Choice’s commitment to children and guarantees their access to Choice Health & Fitness and the Altru YMCA Family Center. 

Pick up registration forms at Center Court, the YMCA or Choice Financial.

YMCA Youth Programs

Exercise is important and there’s no better way for you and your child to spend time together than with the YMCA Youth Programs! Their theme for youth sports is “Having fun as a team!” Exercising and healthy living can begin as early as 6 months old! Volunteer coaches are always appreciated! Visit the YMCA for program details and to register. Registration began Aug. 12. Program fees are less for members (YMCA or Center Court). Programs for this fall include:

SEPTEMBER:

Co-ed Volleyball Clinic      Sept. 10-Oct. 8                 Grades 2-6

Mighty Mite Basketball     Sept. 10-Oct. 8                  Grades K-1st

Flag Football                       Sept. 17-Oct. 15                Grades 1st-4th

T-Ball                                     Sept. 17-Oct. 15                 Ages 4-6

Swim Lessons                    Sept. 6-29                             6 months-adult

OCTOBER

Mighty Mite Basketball   Oct. 15-Nov. 12                 Grades K-1st

Girls Youth Basketball    Oct. 22-Dec. 15                  Grades 2nd-6th

Itty Bitty Sports                Oct. 22-Nov. 12                 Ages 3-5

Swim Lessons                     Oct. 3-Oct. 27                     6 months-adult

NOVEMBER

Floor Hockey                      Nov. 19-Dec. 17                                Grades K-3

Happy Feet Soccer           Nov. 19-Dec. 17                                Pre-K

Indoor Soccer                    Nov. 19-Dec. 17                                Grades 1st-4th

Swim Lessons                     Nov. 1-Nov. 22                                  6 months-adult

DECEMBER

Swim Lessons                    Nov. 28th-Dec. 8                                school age

Altru YMCA Family Center

7th St. & Univ. Ave

701.775.2586

www.gfymca.org

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