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Tentative Schedule for Jan. 14th 209

by Kristi Potts on 01/12/19

Tentative Schedule for the Week of January 14th, 2019 - Child Watch is still in it's Trial Phase this week. We have until the end of the month to show that this is a benefit that we want to keep! The room is open from 9-11AM & 5-7PM for kids up to 8 years old. FREE FOR MEMBERS!



Take 12 January 5k

by Kristi Potts on 01/10/19

The Take 12 Program will be starting up again this month! Just $25 for 12 5k runs! This program will include YMCA runs such at the Shamrock Shuffle and the Turkey Trot - so be sure to check it out!

 

PreK/Kinder. Sport Academy SUCCESS!

by Kristi Potts on 12/26/18



Instructor Senior Master Shane Sanders leads some kids in the basics of Taekwondo.

The Y recently changed its approach with Pre-K/ Kindergarten sports offerings. The previous approach had been focused on offering our traditional school sports of football, baseball, basketball, and soccer. Additionally, these sports were offered exclusively within the respective sport season for 4-week blocks of time. Though these sports were enjoyed by all it, kids at this age enjoy trying new things (sports) and thus it was determined to try a new concept, “Sports Academy”.

The Sports Academy is a 4-week session with each week offering a different sport experience. Though the traditional sports are still part of the Sports Academy, so are many other non-traditional sports. Kids have taken part in Taekwondo, Gymnastics, and Tennis, to name a few and soon Gym hockey, track, Bowling, Kickball, and others will be added in the future academies.

Commented Part-Time Program Director Matt Davis, “The kids and parents have overwhelmingly enjoyed the new Sports Academy concept! If you have interest in signing up your child for Sports Academy, please go to the Y website for more details.”

This new method for providing Pre-K / Kindergarten sports/activity programming will provide a fresher new experience for the kids and bring awareness to a broader range of sports and activities other than just the few offered previously (basketball, T-Ball, soccer). The objective is to provide good healthy, active fun that will sustain the kids’ enthusiasm throughout each session. All the sports mentioned will be offered, but for shorter durations within the respective session.

The next session (3) which will include Gym Hockey, Bowling, and Kickball will begin January 9th - 30th. Register by January 8th. Session 4 starts February 26th – March 20th and will go over Basketball, Tennis, Track, Golf. Register by February 25th. Session 5 on April 17th - May 8th will have T-Ball and Soccer. Register by April 16th. All sessions are on Wednesdays either late afternoon or early evening and will last 45 minutes to an hour. Registration is available online at MCYMCA.com/OnlineRegistration or in person at 101 East Cherry St., Red Oak.

Tentative Schedule for the Week of 12/24/18

by Kristi Potts on 12/26/18

Update to this schedule - there is NO Strength Train Together on Wednesday, 12-26-18.

Turkey Trot Routes

by Kristi Potts on 11/19/18

It's almost turkey time! 

Here are the routes for the 24th Annual Turkey Trot this Thursday! 
5-Mile: https://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/fullscreen/327488811/

2-Mile: https://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/fullscreen/327484751/

You can still sign up in person at the Y or Online here: https://operations.daxko.com/Online/3143/ProgramsV2/Search.mvc?category_ids=TAG19557
We will also accept registrations the morning of the race, just be here early to do so! T-shirts are not promised at this point and will be first come, first serve.
Race starts at 7:30AM - see ya there!

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