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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

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Parent Information Center

Grand Forks Public Schools has a fantastic resource center for parents called the Parent Information Center (PIC). It’s mission is to develop positive relationships with families and to provide parents with skills and resources to raise healthy, happy, educated children.

The PIC offers classes, books, videos, dvds & cds and “Topics in a Bag” as resources for parents. The PIC also offers “Parents Morning Out” during the school year. Usually Monday morning, parents come together (with a facilitator) to support and learn from each other. Various parenting topics are discussed and ideas are shared. (There is usually daycare provided). Please contact the PIC for more information on “Parents Morning Out”.

Location: Lewis & Clark Elementary School, Room 1
1100 13th Ave. S.
Grand Forks, ND 58201

 Office hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

 **If school is cancelled due to inclement weather, any PIC class scheduled for that day will be cancelled.**

 For more information or to register for a class,
call 701-787-4216
or email pic@gfschools.org

You can follow the PIC on Facebook OR read their blog at: http://picforparents.areavoices.com/

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