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Tempe Family YMCA Program Guide 2016 Winter Programs
480-730-0240 Sports Registration NOW OPEN
Table of Contents The YMCA Cause.................. Page 2 Preschool 0-4..................... Page 3 Gradeschool........................ Page 4-6 Teens.................................. Page 7-8 Adults................................. Page 9-10 Active Older Adults.............. Page 11
JOIN THE YMCA AND BECOME PART OF A COMMUNITY COMMITTED TO HELPING YOU LEARN NEW THINGS AND MAKE NEW FRIENDS AT ANY STAGE IN YOUR LIFE.
A BETTER US MEMBER BENEFITS INCLUDE: EASY ACCESS
- We have 16 locations along with a partnership with Tucson so no matter where you are the Y is not far.
-State-of-the-art fitness center with locker rooms and, gymnasium, Amazing Kids child watch, and Club 5-11. - More great amenities at our other locations. Check out www.valleyymca.org
FREE AMAZING KIDS CHILD WATCH FOR FAMILY MEMBERSHIPS - Kids enjoy up to two hours per day of safe, fun, structured activities, including story time, arts and crafts, active kidâ€™s gym and outdoor playtime (facility and weather permitting)- For ages 3mo - 12yrs (must be potty trained)
PROGRAMS FOR KIDS AND FAMILIES
- FREE Youth, Teen, and Family Fitness Center Orientations. -Quarterly FREE Family Fun Nights
ESPECIALLY FOR THE ACTIVE OLDER ADULT -Variety of classes and social activities -Group Exercise classes such as Aerobics, Stretch, and strength training -Silver & Fit and SilverSneakers Programs
IN THE FITNESS CENTER
Monday-Thursday 5:00am-10:00pm Friday 5:00am-9:00pm Saturday 7:00am-7:00pm Sunday 8:00am-2:00pm
AMAZING KIDS CHILD WATCH HOURS
Monday-Thursday 8:00am-12:00pm & 4:00pm-8:00pm Friday 4:00pm-12:00pm Saturday 8:00am-12:00pm Sunday Closed
HOLIDAY FACILITY HOURS
Thanksgiving Closed Christmas Eve 7:00am-12:00pm Christmas Day Closed New Years Eve 7:00am-12:00pm New Years Day 8:00am-12:00pm Hours may change please view our website for most up-todate hours. www.ValleyYMCA.ORG
The Tempe Y is partnering with Dignity Health to provide a Free Workshop Series for adults and/or caregivers with COPD, Diabetes, Arthritis, High Blood Pressure or any other Chronic Health Condition. Learn proven effective ways to deal with stress, negative emotions, improving communication, working with your doctor, tips for eating well and relaxation techniques. Fall Session: Tuesdays, 12:30pm-2:00pm, October 4th - November 15th, 2016. Please register at Tempe Y to participate in this Healthy Living program. Space will be limited.
- A variety of UNLIMITED group fitness classes - Personal Training (individual or small group) - Free wellness consultations to identify personal health and fitness goals and begin healthy living with the Y. TEMPE FAMILY YMCA 7070 S Rural Road Tempe, AZ 85283 P (480) 730-0240 https://valleyymca.org/tempe
For the most up-to-date information visit www.valleyYMCA.org
For a Better Us
With a focus on youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility, Valley of the Sun YMCA nurtures the potential of every child and teen, improves our community’s health and well-being, and provides opportunities to give back and support neighbors. At Valley of the Sun YMCA we are finding solutions. With community partners such as Arizona State University and Dignity Health, we are implementing research-based programs that work. We are providing families in our area with access to essential services such as water safety classes, healthy meals, and quality childcare. We are extending a hand to disenfranchised community members, ensuring all have a place to belong—a place to find essential human connection and be part of a greater purpose. All of these programs, services and initiatives help us to become “a better us.”
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We know our members love to have fun so we designed super saturdays to give you family time to connect with friends and have some fun at the Y. Upcoming SUPER SATURDAYS: Oct. 1
Adopt a Pet Day 9am to 11am
Day Trip to Ventuccio Farms Corn Maze, Giant Jump Pad, Tube Roll, Zip Line, Extreme Air Pillow Barrel Train Ride, Giant Tube Slide Spider Web Crawl, Pumkin Bowling,Petting Zoo & More!
Ages 5-15, 9am to 3pm Members $20, Non Members $30
Youth Development (AGES 0-4yrs) CHILD WATCH
Amazing Kids AGES: 3 months-11 Amazing Kids is the Y’s free drop-off child watch program you can use while you work out. Your child will enjoy safe, fun, structured, age-appropriate activities including story time, arts and crafts, and outdoor playtime. Sign your child in for up to 2 hours per day! Parents must remain in the building while your child is in the Amazing Kids area. FREE FOR FAMILY MEMBERSHIPS Parent’s Night Out AGES: Potty Trained-13 Join us for Parent’s Night Out EVERY 2ND FRIDAY OF THE MONTH! Our program specialists will watch your kids while you have a night out. Snacks and activities are provided. October 14th Falling into Fun, November 11th Giving Thanks, December 9th Winter Wonderland. Member Fee: Free Non-Member Fee: $10
Short Sports AGES: 3-5 years Your kids will love our instructional sports programs that introduce them to the fundamentals of sports of all sorts! The YMCAs four core values—respect, responsibility, honesty, and caring—are infused into every class so that kids focus on the value of sportsmanship. October 1- November 5 Member Fee: $9 Non-Member Fee: $27
To Register Call 602-404-9622
Youth Development (AGES 5-11yrs)
Recreational Basketball Grades: 3-12 YMCA leagues are the best and most fun around! Coaches work on basic ball handling, passing, shooting and defensive skills while introducing defensive and offensive schemes. Kids will enjoy learning this great game! Member Fee: $39 Non-Member Fee: $113 Competitive Basketball Grades: K-6 We have leagues for the more advanced player. This league is highly competitive and welcomes the more serious player, and includes All-Star Competitions with awards at Talking Stick Arena. An end-of-season tournament with all Valley of the Sun YMCAs participating is also part of this program. Member Fee: $79 Non-Member Fee: $155 Recreational Volleyball Grades: 1-6 Learn all the tricks to being your best at this popular sport by joining a YMCA volleyball recreational League Member Fee: $39 Non-Member Fee: $113 Competitive Volleyball Grades: 4-12 This league is designed to help the more competitive player refine their skills. Member Fee: $79 Non-Member Fee: $155 Short Sports AGES: 3-5 years Your kids will love our instructional sports programs that introduce them to the fundamentals of sports of all sorts! The YMCAs four core valuesâ€”respect, responsibility, honesty, and caringâ€”are infused into every class so that kids focus on the value of sportsmanship. October 1- November 5 Member Fee: $9 Non-Member Fee: $27
Youth Start AGES: 5-11 Come exercise to your favorite music while having fun. Combines strength machines with cardio in between stations for a full body workout. Member Fee: Free Non-Member Fee: $10 Kids Movement AGES: 5-11 Activity geared to keep kids moving! Member Fee: Free Non-Member Fee: $10 Kids Jujitsu AGES: 5-11 A martial arts class that focuses on grappling and ground fighting techniques. Member Fee: Free Non-Member Fee: $10
Youth Development (AGES 5-11yrs) CHILDWATCH CLUB 5-11 AGES: 5-11 Club 5-11 is a free program where the Y provides a safe environment and takes care of your children while you work out in the facility. We have designed Club 5-11 to keep your children engaged with age-appropriate, educational, and fun activities. See our first page for Club 5-11 hours. FREE Parentâ€™s Night Out AGES: Potty Trained-13 Join us for Parentâ€™s Night Out EVERY 2ND FRIDAY OF THE MONTH! Our program specialists will watch your kids while you have a night out. Snacks and activities are provided. October 14th Falling into Fun, November 11th Giving Thanks, December 9th Winter Wonderland. Member Fee: Free Non-Member Fee: $10 Before and After School Care AGES: 5-13 We offer quality care for children, in a safe and fun environment. Our curriculum appeals to kids and at the same time teaches them about confidence, encourages self-expression and enriches their social development all under the watchful eyes of trained and caring staff. Youth will have opportunities to participate in activities designed to teach about healthy living, arts, math, literacy, movement games, health and fitness and free tutoring. Registration is ongoing and open now. Our licensed camp accept DES. Member Fee: $195 before and after, $117 before only Non-Member Fee: $275 before and after, $177 before only
To Register Call 602-404-9622
S.T.E.M. Thursdays GRADES: K-6 Check out this awesome program that lets kids use their imaginations, problem-solving skills and more through ageappropriate, hands-on activities! The best part is, it’s all about Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math! This program is incorporated into our Afterschool program on Thursdays. FREE
Winter Break Camp AGES: 5-13 It’s a holiday, there is no school, and the kids are home. What to do? We have the answer! We offer special holiday camps during Fall Break. Your children will be well taken care of while having fun during those out-of-school hours. Our licensed camp accept DES. Member Fee: $150 Non-Member Fee: $200 SKY-Y OVERNIGHT HOLIDAY CAMP Camp Sky-Y offers the programs for campers to choose from: archery, arts & crafts, ceramics, high ropes, 50-ft. climbing-tower, paintball, giant swing, rappelling, rock climbing, bouldering, digital photography, mountain biking, overnights, day and night hikes, outdoor living skills, canoeing, weekly dance, swimming in the heated pool, games, basketball, field games, volleyball, skit nights, theme based meals and morning chapel. We also offer the YMCA Rag & Leather character development program. 1.800.660.1385 Y-Members Family Weekend: - Date/Time: Saturday, November 19-November 20th; Check-in starts at 10am on Saturday. - Cost: $35/adult, $25/child- includes meals and accommodations for the night (space is limited). - Activities: Archery, Climbing Tower, Arts/Crafts, Ceramics, High Ropes Course, Hiking, Campfire Christmas in the Pines - A Member Family Fun Day: - Date/Time: Saturday, December 10th; Check-in starts at 10am and activities wrap at 5pm. - Cost: $20 per adult, children are free- includes a light lunch and activities. - Activities: Gingerbread houses, cocoa and cookies, holiday crafts, hiking, and a visit from the man in red with a digital photo emailed to parent.
Teens (12-17) SPORTS
Recreational Basketball GRADES: 3-12 YMCA leagues are the best and most fun around! Coaches work on basic ball handling, passing, shooting and defensive skills while introducing defensive and offensive schemes. Kids will enjoy learning this great game! Member Fee: $39 Non-Member Fee: $113 Competitive Basketball GRADES: K-6 We have leagues for the more advanced player. This league is highly competitive and welcomes the more serious player, and includes All-Star Competitions with awards at Talking Stick Arena. An end-of-season tournament with all Valley of the Sun YMCAs participating is also part of this program. Member Fee: $79 Non-Member Fee: $155 Recreational Volleyball GRADES: 1-6 Learn all the tricks to being your best at this popular sport by joining a YMCA volleyball recreational League Member Fee: $39 Non-Member Fee: $113 Competitive Volleyball GRADES: 4-12 This league is designed to help the more competitive player refine their skills. Member Fee: $79 Non-Member Fee: $155
To Register Call 602-404-9622
Teens (12-17) LEARNING
Teen Leaders Club AGES:13-18 Offered at branches valley wide, the Leaders Club invites youth ages 13-18 to attend weekly meetings and quarterly gatherings. Participants must be committed to being a positive force in their communities, and engaging in activities that develop the spirit, mind and body. This FREE program is available throughout the academic school year. Member Fee: FREE S.T.E.M. Thursdays GRADES: K-6 Check out this awesome program that lets kids use their imaginations, problem-solving skills and more through ageappropriate, hands-on activities! The best part is, itâ€™s all about Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math! This program is incorporated into our Afterschool program on Thursdays. FREE
Do something good! With a focus on youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, Y volunteers give men, women and children of all ages and from all walks of life the resources and support they need to be healthy, confident, connected and secure.
To Register Call 602-404-9622
Healthy Living (Adults)
Group fitness classes are among the most popular exercise programs offered by the YMCA. Whether youâ€™re a beginner or a disciplined athlete, we have a wide variety of classes for all levels. Burn calories, sculpt, shape, and increase muscle tone, all in a friendly, social environment. Build Flexibility - Group Centergy, Gentle Yoga, Yoga, Healthy Back Yoga, Mat Pilates, Meditaion, Tai Chi Build Strength - Group Core, Group Power, Group Active, Total Body Conditioning, Jump Start, Cardio -Group Cycle, Insanity, Cardio Fusion, 3-2-1 Cardio Fit, Group Fight Dance -Pound, Zumba Combo -Group Active. Jump Start, Group Fight
For a full list of our classes, descriptions and schedule visit www.valleyYMCA.org
Healthy Living (Adults) HEALTHY LIVING
One-on-One Personal Training Because fitness needs vary from one individual to another, our YMCA offers personalized training. With years of experience and expert knowledge, a professional, certified trainer works closely with you every step of the way, documenting your progress through a program of variety, progression, and results. Session frequency and length are customized to your goals and busy schedule. Member Fee: $30/30 mins, $45/60 mins
FITNESS BOOT CAMPS AND CLINICS
Power Fest Boot Camp A YMCA Certified Personal Trainer will help you meet your goals in a fun boot camp setting. Focus on meeting individual goals, weight loss, endurance, strength & speed. Monday & Wednesdays 5pm Members $20/4 week session Tuesdays & Thursdays 5:30pm Members $20/4 week session Functional Fitness Boot Camp Work out with a YMCA Certified Personal Trainer in a small-group Boot Camp setting. Focus on functional fitness strategies and find what your high-intensity workout feels like with a combination of resistance training, and cardio to keep the calories burning even after you leave. Wednesdays 6:00am Members $25/6 week session Saturdays 7:00am Members $25/6 week session Nutrition We all need the advice of an expert sometimes, as well as the personal attention that comes with a trainer or coach. The Y offers personal training and coaching to help you set and meet your specific goals, and lead a healthier life. Free
CHRONIC DISEASE MANAGEMENT
Diabetes Prevention Program Prediabetes is a potentially reversible condition that often leads to type 2 diabetes, and 79 million people in the United States are estimated to have it. If you have been diagnosed with prediabetes, or believe you may be at risk for developing the disease, the YMCAâ€™s Diabetes Prevention Program can help you develop a healthier lifestyle and work with you to reduce the risks this condition can pose to your health. Call 602-404-9622 for more information.
Active Older Adults GROUP FITNESS
Silversneakers速 Circuit Combine fun with fitness to increase your cardiovascular and muscular endurance power with a standing circuit workout. Upper body strength work with hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles and a SilverSneakers速 ball is alternated with non-impact aerobic choreography. Silversneakers速 Classic Have fun and move to the music through a variety of exercises designed to increase muscular strength, range of movement, and activity for daily living skills. Handheld weights, elastic tubing with handles, and a ball are offered for resistance; and a chair is used for seated and/or standing support. Silversneakers速 Yoga Move your whole body through a complete series of seated and standing yoga poses. Chair support is offered to safely perform a variety of postures designed to increase flexibility, balance and range of movement. Restorative breathing exercises and a final relaxation period will promote stress reduction and mental clarity. Personal Training Our personal training program helps you develop an exercise program specific to your individual needs, health status, limitations and goals. It also provides you with proper exercise technique, program design and progression to avoid common mistakes and exercise-related injuries. You and your personal trainer can establish realistic and attainable goals in a one-on-one, partner or group setting as you integrate variety into your exercise program to avoid boredom and training plateaus. Bingo Potluck The last Monday of every month 12-2pm Bring your favorite dish and join us for 2 hours of bingo fun, with prizes! Members and Non-Members welcome $5.00 each
For a full list of our classes, descriptions and schedule visit www.valleyYMCA.org
TEMPE FAMILY YMCA CAMPS FALL BREAK & WINTER BREAK The Y. For A better Us. Camps • • • • • • • • •
Awesome field trips Cool interactive guest speakers Movement games with a certified personal trainer STEM projects A fun game room with computers, pool table, air hockey & more Cooking project Am & pm snack provided Gym time Art
WHEN: Fall Break Camp September 30 - October 7 Winter Break Camp December 19 - 30 TIME:
7am to 6pm
Members $150 per week Non -Members $200 per week
Fall Carnival Friday October 22nd 10:00am-12:00pm Fun safe environment for the entire family. Dress up or come as you are and enjoy this occasion with us. Carnival games, a fun bounce house, costume contest & more. Free to the community. Pokémon Go Club 2nd & 4th Friday of every month 6:00pm-9:30pm We invite all Pokémon trainers to join us. Gotta Catch’em all! Pokémon hunt, food & fun! We will provide YMCA bus transportation to Pokémon hot spots. Kids will have a blast discussing the latest Pokémon info, trading, time in our game room and pizza dinner. Life skills and independent life skills will be taught.
Social Responsibility DROWNING PREVENTION
We offer free and reduced-cost swim lessons, water safety and drowning awareness education programs for youth and adults most in need.
CLOSING THE ACHIEVEMENT GAP
The Y is closing the academic achievement gap with pilot programs that improve students’ educational readiness, engagement and outcomes, and contribute to their personal growth. We have programs that range from infancy to early adulthood.
Y-ACHIEVERS PROGRAM This program helps youth seeking alternative education, leadership development, or internship opportunities. REACH AND RISE MENTORING We also offer a signature mentoring program that connects at-risk youth with a positive role model who offers advice, leadership and positive approaches to overcoming risk factors. All of our mentors complete an in-depth training before they are paired with a mentee.
REDUCING CHRONIC DISEASE
We offer financial assistance, subsidized and free memberships to our local military families, seniors and community members in need to provide them with the opportunity to develop a healthy lifestyle through our many wellness programs. YMCA DIABETES PREVENTION PROGRAM The YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program provides a supportive environment where people at risk for diabetes can work with others in a small group setting to learn how to adopt healthy habits to reduce the chances of developing this disease. Research suggests that programs like the YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program can reduce the number of cases of type 2 diabetes by almost 60%.
PREPARING YOUNG ADULTS TO BE SELF-SUFFICIENT
We provide free programs such as Teen Leaders Club and workforce development workshops that help build confidence, social skills and self-esteem. We also provide affordable youth sports, after school recreation and summer camp programs that help them build relationships and develop teamwork and sportsmanship.
YOUTH & GOVERNMENT The Youth & Government program is a model legislative program that allows middle and high school students the opportunity to learn the legislative and judicial processes through hands-on conferences and activities. Each December, Youth & Government students take over the Arizona State Capitol building to debate bills, elect program leadership, and work together to resolve the issues facing Arizona.
TEEN LEADERSHIP PROGRAM Leadership and academic enrichment programs, along with our dedicated efforts to close the academic achievement gap for low-income youth, ensure that every child has an opportunity to envision and pursue the best possible future.
SERVING OUTSIDE OUR WALLS
The Valley of the Sun YMCA carries out its mission in the communities that it serves even when there is not a facility present. There are many volunteer programs and community programs for youth, adults and seniors that happen all across the Valley.
Become a Member MEMBERSHIP
TEEN $20 $0
The Valley of the Sun YMCA is a cause-driven nonprofit organization dedicated to providing affordable programs and services to benefit people of all incomes and backgrounds in our community. With financial assistance, eligible kids and families find the assets they need in YMCA programs like membership, youth sports, swim lessons, child care, before/after school programs, summer camp, teen leadership, and so much more.
CHECK OUT ALL 16 BRANCHES OF THE VALLEY OF THE SUN YMCA Ahwatukee Foothills Family YMCA 1030 East Liberty Ln. Phoenix, 85048 (480) 759-6762 Chandler/Gilbert Family YMCA 1655 W. Frye Rd. Chandler, 85224 (480) 899-9622 Copper Basin Family YMCA 28300 N. Main St. San Tan Valley, 85143 (480) 882-2242 Desert Foothills Family YMCA 34250 N. 60th St. Scottsdale, 85266 (480) 596-9622 East Valley-Ross Farnsworth Family YMCA 1807 S. Sunview Mesa, 85206 (480) 649-9622 Flagstaff Family YMCA 1001 N. Turquoise Dr. Flagstaff, 86001 (928) 637-6590 Glendale/Peoria Family YMCA 14711 N. 59th Ave. Glendale, 85306 (602) 588-9622 Legacy Foundation Chris-Town YMCA 5517 N. 17th Ave. Phoenix, 85015 (602) 242-7717 Lincoln Family Downtown YMCA 350 N. 1st Ave. Phoenix, 85003 (602) 257-5138 Maryvale Family YMCA 3825 N. 67th Ave. Phoenix, 85033 (623) 873-9622 Mesa Family YMCA 207 N. Mesa Dr. Mesa, 85201 (480) 969-8166 Northwest Valley Family YMCA 12450 W. Cinnabar Ave. El Mirage, 85335 (602) 688-5335 Scottsdale/PV Family YMCA 6869 E. Shea Blvd. Scottsdale, 85254 (480) 951-9622 Southwest Valley Family YMCA 2919 N. Litchfield Rd. Goodyear, 85395 (623) 935-5193 Tempe Family YMCA 7070 S. Rural Rd. Tempe, 85283 (480) 730-0240 Yuma Family YMCA 1917 W. 32 St. Yuma, 85364 (928) 317-0522 CAMP SKY Y 5725 S. Senator Hwy. Prescott, AZ 86303 (800) 660-1385
REDUCE YOUR TAX LIABILITY. CHANGE THEIR LIVES. The Y.™ For a better us.™ Take advantage of a special state tax credit and make a real difference in the lives of deserving people in your community. Make a gift to the Y’s working poor initiative and get a dollar-for-dollar credit – up to $400 for an individual, $800 for joint filers – against what you owe in state taxes. You can still take advantage of this tax credit even if you get a refund! Donations will provide medical services, educational programs, childcare, and other badly needed services for the working poor. And, if you choose to, you can earmark your gift for whichever program or local community you’d like.
Get the details and donate today. ValleyYMCA.org/CARES Valley YMCA Cares PO Box 1670 Phoenix, AZ 85001
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