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ADVENTURE GUIDES & PRINCESSES

Posted on 4 September 2017 7:17 am

For Healthy Living:  

Family Time >

Adventure Guides & Princesses


 
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Adventure Guides

YMCA Adventure Guides is a program designed to strengthen the relationship between a parent and child(ren). Adventure Guides provides an opportunity for parents and adult role models to work with children as guides, teachers and heroes and provides challenges and opportunities, celebrate accomplishments and face fears with children.

MOM/DAD AND ME GYMNASTICS

Posted on 4 September 2017 7:15 am

For Youth Development:  Swim, Sports & Play:

Kids & Teens Sports > Gymnastics:

Mom or Dad & Me

The Mom or Dad and Me class is a 45-minute class for both parent and child (1 to 3 years old) to develop strength and motor skills.  Parents use games, playful exercises, and gymnastics equipment to develop your child’s motor skills, coordination, and physical strength.  Objectives of this class include for your child to have pride in physical achievement, develop a positive attitude toward exercise, and learn skills such as sequential motor planning.  At least one (1) adult should be in class per child.
Gymnastics

     
   


FUN FITNESS CLASSES FOR FAMILIES

Posted on 4 September 2017 7:13 am

For Healthy Living:  Health, Well-Being & Fitness:

Kids, Teens & Families Health, Well-Being & Fitness >

Fun Fitness Classes for Families


 
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Intermediate Tae Kwon Do

BIRTHDAY PARTIES

Posted on 30 August 2017 11:14 am

Host the best birthday party at at the Y! Let the Y family do everything for your child’s special day. The Birthday Party Team will ensure a fun-filled celebration with decorations, games, activities, and much more. All you need to do is sit back, relax, and enjoy the most memorable birthday party of the year.

Our parties include a birthday team member to host the party, awesome activities, basic decorations, water, and paper products. Each party is approximately 2 hours long: 1.5 hours of fun structured activities with 15 minutes of set up and 15 minutes of time to clean up.

*As an added bonus, we have pre-made invitations customized to each party free of charge. Upon reserving your party we would be more than happy to send this PDF to you via email if requested.


CLASSIC BIRTHDAY PARTY
Enjoy the Y’s very own classic party where we keep the kids happy with age-appropriate games such as capture the flag, engaging activities and tons of assorted entertainment.

CHEER PARTY
Go! Let’s do it! Cheer on all your friends at the Y’s Cheer Party. This party includes everything from cheers and chants to safe stunts. At the end, everyone can watch as we perform a rock-star routine!

TASTE THE ADVENTURE
Invite your friends to join in creating edible treats during this fun and yummy one-hour cooking session. Our Birthday Team will provide everything necessary. All you need are your taste buds!

SUPERHERO PARTY
BLAST OFF! Are you a super hero or want to become one?! At our Super Hero Party, you will play super hero games and activities, and bring home a super hero cape. Join us for a heroic adventure as we defeat bad guys at our superhero training camp.

ROCK WALL PARTY
Challenge yourself to our two-story Rock Wall! During our Rock Wall Party, you can climb, boulder and learn the ropes. The Birthday Party Team will also have a bunch of active games for all of the kids to enjoy. Ages 6 and up! *Please note that this is only available at YMCA Anthony Bowen. All participants must sign waivers before they are allowed to climb.

THEME PARTY
What’s your favorite theme? Is it Star Wars? Art? Wherever your imagination takes you, the Y Birthday Team will take care of the rest. Give us a theme and we can create the best party under the sun.

SPORTS PARTY
Be the star of your very own Sports Party where we will play your favorite sports and fun games. The Birthday Party Team will ensure age-appropriate games are chosen for the birthday boy or girl to enjoy their day as the MVP.

DANCE OR ZUMBA PARTY
Slide into your dancing shoes and boogie down at our Dance Party! At the Dance Party, you will learn cool hip dance moves to your favorite songs! The birthday boy or girl can choose their favorite style of dancing (hip-hop, country, pop, ballet, etc.) and everyone will be jamming along with them.

HOLLYWOOD PARTY
Is your child full of star power? Come join us for a Hollywood Party at the Y where you will get pampered and glamorous like the true celebrity that you are. After receiving your V.I.P. treatment, we will put on our very own show-stopping performance for all our family and friends. (Ask us about our Rock Star Party)

MAD SCIENCE PARTY
Create, explore and explode at the Mad Science Party. At the Mad Science Party, you will get to put on your safety goggles and create your own science experiments. Everyone at your party will leave with something fun to show their friends back at home.

SEASONAL BIRTHDAY PARTY
We also have specialty themed birthdays that fit the season! For more information about the theme’s in season, please call your local branch. (Example: Summer Splash Theme – Everyone gets the chance to get a little wet by playing a handful of water games such as water balloon tosses, water tag, and much more!)

 

Contact your local branch to find out more!

YOUTH ENRICHMENT

Posted on 14 November 2016 1:45 am

For Youth Development:  

Education & Teen Leadership >

Youth Enrichment


 
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Child Watch Aide

Provide support for our staff as they care for infants and children of our members. Help lead and provide activities for children 5 and under.

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Day Camp Program Aide

Work under supervision of camp director to help with day-to-day camp activities and events on a regular basis; coach a sports event; help with an offsite field trip; assist with swim lessons; etc.

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Extended Day Aide

Assist with activities, including watching campers before and after camp hours.

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Junior Wellness Aide

Assist our staff in delivering youth wellness programs to elementary school children.

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LEGO Club

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Office Support Aide

Help assist the administrative staff with office tasks.

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Part-Time Preschool

Three hour pre-school classes offered two, three or five days per week

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SciKids

SciKids engages students between 6-13, helping them arrive at high school with a positive attitude towards STEM (Science Technology, Engineering, and Math) and STEM Careers. Students will participate in hands-on, open ended investigations in the fields of environmental science, engineering, technology, and health science.

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Transportation Greeter/Pick-Up Aide

Greet camp parents/ members as they drop off children for day camp, especially new people, and introduce new parents to parents of return campers to make them feel welcome.

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Youth and Government

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Youth Spanish

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Youth Yoga