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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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What’s Happening: Tues. Sept. 6

@ East Grand Forks, MN

First day of school for Minnesota public schools

@ the Grand Forks Public Library

Pre-school story time 10 AM (upstairs in the meeting room to the right of the stairs)

 @ Red River Valley Gymnastics

Bug Time Open Gym 10:30am-11:30am

@ Old Navy

Toddler Tuesday from 10am-12pm. Bring the kids in while you shop the awesome deals and let the Old Navy staff entertain them! BONUS: 10% off every Tuesday when use your Old Navy, Gap or Banana Republic credit card.

@ ONLINE

Sign your child up to audition for the Grand Cities Children’s Choir

Sign the family up for the Choice Financial 10K Fun Run/Walk

Sign your child up for swim lessons at the YMCA

Sign your child up for the youth sports programs at the YMCA

Sign your child up for music classes at UND or at Arioso Music Academy

Sign your child up for the Greater Grand Forks Community Theater Fall Workshops

Sign your child up for the Sioux Kids Club

Check out the ECFE and the PIC websites and consider going to a session

buy pre-sale tickets to Barney’s Birthday party at the Alerus Center (10/11/11)

What’s Happening: Wed. Aug. 31

@ Red River Valley Gymnastics

Bug Time Open Gym 10:30am-11:30am

@ Pasley Ballet School

Open House and Registration 4-7pm. 1002 Park Drive 701.746.5973

@ IHOP

Kids 12 and under eat free w/the purchase of an adult entrée 4pm-10pm

@Minneapolis/St. Paul

Minnesota State Fair

What’s Happening: Thurs. Aug. 25, 2011

@ Grand Forks Public Library

Toddler Storytime 10 am

@ GF area High Schools

First day of school for grades 10-12 Grand Forks Public Schools

@ Pasley Ballet School

Open House and Registration 4-7pm. 1002 Park Drive 701.746.5973

@ Culver’s Restaurant

Northern Cruz Car Club Cruise Night 6-8:30pm Culver’s Restaurant 32nd Ave

@ North Dakota Ballet Company

Fall Registration. call Emily Burkland at 701.746.6044

@ The Betty Englestad Sioux Center

12pm-8pm.  The Sioux Shop will hold a “Fire Sale”

 @ Lincoln Park

Republican Picnic: Burgers & Beans. 6pm. $10 or free for students

@ ONLINE

Sign your young musician up to audition for the Northern Valley Youth Orchestra. Auditions begin Saturday. www.novyo.org

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

Dance, Etc!

Dance, Etc! has instructed local dancers for over 50 years and has recently opened a studio in Crookston, MN. Dance, Etc. offers jazz, tap, hip hop, Zumba, ballet and pointe for students beginning at age 3 to adult.  A Dance with Me class for dancers 18 months and older is also offered.  

Dance , Etc. has very talented and caring instructors who are dedicated to teaching your child the fundamentals of dance, as well as the rewards of hard work, cooperation, concentration, and most importantly– self-confidence. Dance, Etc! provides many performance opportunities for its students with a holiday showcase in December, and two recitals at the end of the year in May.  (Even the tiniest dancers from Dance with Me class get to perform!) Dancers also perform at events throughout the community.  Dance, etc! is committed to age appropriate costumes, music and choreography.

Classes begin next week, Aug. 29th, 2011. To register for classes call 701.775.3476.

899 2nd Ave. N, Suite G, Grand Forks, ND 58201

http://www.dance-etc-nd.com

What’s Happening: Wednesday, Aug. 24th

@ GF area Elementary, Middle and High Schools:

First day of school K-9 for Grand Forks Public School

@ Pasley Ballet School:

 Open House and Registration 4-7pm. 1002 Park Drive 701.746.5973

@ North Dakota Ballet Company:

Fall registration call Emily Burkland at 701.746.6044

@ Online on your computer:

Last day to get 30% off online orders at Old Navy, Gap and Banana Republic. Use code “THANKS” at checkout

 

** If you know of any other activities going on Wed. Aug. 24 please add them in the comment area and we’ll edit the post. If the activity is recurring – please write a short post about it and we can feature it and make sure it’s on every week’s “What’s Happening”.  Email grandforksnodakmommy@gmail.com to send your contributions!

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