Spring Session: 2019 Spring II: April 22 - June 9 Member Registration: Mar 25 Non-Member Registration: Apr 4
Spring II Session Program Guide
Melrose Family YMCA
Welcome Register Online at ymcametronorth.org
Spring II Session: April 22 - June 9 Member Registration: March 25 Non-Member Registration: April 4
LOCATIONS Main Street Facility
Melrose Y Academy
497 Main St. Melrose, MA 02176 Phone Number: 781.665.4360 Fax Number: 781.462.6022
106 Main St. Melrose, MA 02176 Phone Number: 781.665.8522 Fax Number: 781.462.0980
Hours: Mon-Fri: Sat & Sun:
Hours: Infant, Toddler & Preschool Care Mon-Fri: 6:30am-6:00pm
Stoneham Y Academy
Stoneham Total Wellness Studio
39 Pleasant St. Stoneham, MA 02180 Phone Number: 781.279.2002 Fax Number: 781.279.3260
39 Pleasant St. Stoneham, MA 02180
Hours: Infant, Toddler & Preschool Care Mon-Fri: 6:30am - 6:00pm Out-of-School Time Care Mon-Fri: 2:00pm-6:00pm Vacation Programs 8:00am - 6:00pm
â€˘ Personal Training â€˘ Group Exercise Classes Not a member? You can purchase a drop-in pass for $15. Or save money and buy a 10-Class Pass for $100! You can buy the pass online or at the Melrose Family YMCA Welcome Center.
For more information, please contact Bernadette Farrell at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Easter, April 21: Closed Memorial Day, May 27: 7:00am - 11:00am
Member Benefits Child Watch Services Member must remain on premises. Child Watch Services are limited to 2 hours a day per membership and are available at 497 Main Street. For more information please contact: Hannah McCurdy at email@example.com
Hours: Monday-Friday: 8:00am-12:30pm Monday-Thursday: 4:30pm-7:30pm Saturday: 8:00am-12:30pm Sunday: 8:00am-12:30pm
Rates: • FREE for Family Members • Individual Members $3/hr per child-$5/hr siblings • Non-Members $5/hr per child-$7/hr siblings
Kids’ Night Out Your children will enjoy games and crafts while you enjoy a night out! Pizza and water will be served. Space is limited. Sign-ups will not be taken after 5:00pm the Wednesday before a KNO. Cancellations must be made by Wednesday at 5:00pm or will result in a $20 cancellation fee. Ages 3+ and must be potty-trained. Rates: $20 for the first child with family membership and $5 for each additional child. Friday, April 19 Friday, May 17 Friday, June 21
5:30pm-8:30pm 5:30pm-8:30pm 5:30pm-8:30pm
Upcoming Events Sally Frank’s Indoor Farmers Market: Hosted by the Melrose Family YMCA Sunday, March 31 10:00am - 2:00pm
Farmers and vendors who were with the Melrose farmers’ markets during the summer, as well as some new local vendors, will be hosting a market in the Melrose YMCA gymnasium. The market will offer a wonderful array of local produce, sustainably raised meat, poultry, eggs and cheese, fresh fish, pasta, dips and spreads, maple syrup, honey, preserves, teas, spice blends and a wide array of fresh baked goods.
Mission in Motion CycleSTRONG for LiveSTRONG FREE for Family Members!
Saturday, April 6 8:30am - 10:00am
Join us for the Third Annual Mission in Motion CycleSTRONG for LiveSTRONG at the Melrose Family YMCA! Teams or individuals can sign up to cycle for up to 90 minutes. Participants collect donations to cycle and the proceeds will benefit the Y’s LiveSTRONG Program for cancer survivors. LiveSTRONG is a 12 week program designed to help participants regain their health and wellness following a cancer diagnosis and offset the effects of cancer treatment. There will also be opportunities for sponsorships! For more information, please contact Bernadette Farrell at bfarrell@ metronorthymca.org.
Character Storytime : Rapunzel Tuesday, April 16 11:30am - 12:30pm
Children ages 2-7 are welcome to join us in our Child Watch room for a meet and greet with some of their favorite characters! Your little one will get to interact and take pictures with characters while enjoying games and a special story. Please note: Child Watch will close one hour early at 11:30am to host this event. Please register in advance at the Welcome Center. Free for family members.
Family Spring Carnival Thursday, April 18 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Come to the Y for an afternoon of carnival fun in the gymnasium. Children will enjoy carnival games, treats, face-painting and a bounce house. Please register in advance at the Welcome Center. Free for family members.
Pictures with the Easter Bunny Friday, April 19 11:00am - 12:00pm
Hippity, Hoppity, Easter’s on its way! Hop on down to the Melrose Family YMCA for a fun-filled afternoon with the Easter Bunny. We will provide crafts and pictures with the Easter Bunny. Please register in advance at the Welcome Center. Free for family members.
Healthy Melrose Saturday, May 11 10:00am - 12:00pm
The Healthy Melrose Fair is a yearly event that began in 2009 by a team of Melrose residents, educators, city leaders and fitness professionals. This event is dedicated to improving the quality of life to Melrosians and surrounding communities. Come visit the Melrose Y table, participate in demonstrations and discover healthy nutrition options at this fun family event.
Golf Tournament Monday, June 3
Join us for our 35th Annual Charity Golf Tournament to support the children and families in our community! The tournament will be held at the beautiful Kernwood Country Club in Salem, MA. The tournament will be 18 holes, scramble shotgun tee off style. We will conclude the day with a lunch, raffles and words from the YMCA of Metro North Leadership!
BIRTHDAY PARTIES AT MELROSE FAMILY YMCA All parties include one hour of bouncing, swimming or playing and a half hour in the party room. Pool Party Swimmers must pass a swim test to swim in the deep end. Two adults will need to remain with the party at all times. Pool parties take place between 1:30-3:00pm on Sundays. Maximum of 25 participants. For more information contact Rachel Heard at rheard@ metronorthymca.org. Member: $200 Youth Member: $225 Non-Member: $250 Gym Party (5+ years) Maximum of 20 participants. For more information contact Steve Headley at firstname.lastname@example.org. Member: $200 Youth Member: $225 Non-Member: $250 Bounce House Party (5+ years) Maximum of 10 children in the bounce house at once. For more information contact Steve Headley at email@example.com. Member: $225 Youth Member: $250 Non-Member: $300 Zumba Party (7+ years) ZumbaÂŽ birthday party is the ultimate dance-fitness party for young ZumbaÂŽ fans, where they can dance it out and rock with friends to their own rules. A full hour of non-stop fun with dancing to Latin and International beats. For more information contact Bernadette Farrell at firstname.lastname@example.org. Member: $225 Youth Member: $250 Non-Member: $275
The Y is “America’s Swim Instructor” and the most accessible community resource to prevent drowning and encourage a lifelong enjoyment of swimming.
LESSON SELECTOR WHAT AGE GROUP DOES THE STUDENT FALL INTO? 6 months–3 years
3 years–5 years
5 years–12 years
PARENT* & CHILD: STAGES A–B
PRESCHOOL: STAGES 1–4
SCHOOL AGE: STAGES 1–6
TEEN & ADULT: STAGES 1–6
All age groups are taught the same skills but divided according to their developmental milestones.
WHICH STAGE IS THE STUDENT READY FOR?
Can the student respond to verbal cues and jump on land?
A / WATER DISCOVERY
Is the student comfortable working with an instructor without a parent in the water?
B / WATER EXPLORATION
Will the student go underwater voluntarily?
1 / WATER ACCLIMATION
Can the student do a front and back float on his or her own?
2 / WATER MOVEMENT
Can the student swim 10–15 yards on his or her front and back?
3 / WATER STAMINA
Can the student swim 15 yards of front and back crawl?
4 / STROKE INTRODUCTION
Can the student swim front crawl, back crawl, and breaststroke across the pool?
5 / STROKE DEVELOPMENT
Can the student swim front crawl, back crawl, and breaststroke across the pool and back?
6 / STROKE MECHANICS
*At the Y, we know families take a variety of forms. As a result, we define parent broadly to include all adults with primary responsibility for raising children, including biological parents, adoptive parents, guardians, stepparents, grandparents, or any other type of parenting relationship.
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Aquatics Water Fitness Classes Water Exercise 60 Mins Member: FREE
Aquatics Stretch 60 Mins Non-Member: $96
Join us for a full body workout! A combination of cardio respiratory endurance, muscle conditioning and interval training. Registration is required. Classes are in both the shallow and deep end of the pool as follows: Mon, Wed, Thu morning-shallow end, Tue morning-deep end, Fri morning-shallow and deep end combo, Mon evening-deep end, Thu afternoon- shallow end, Fri evening-shallow end.
Promote functional endurance as well as musculoskeletal flexibility.
Water Exercise for Seniors 60 Mins
Water Zen 45 Mins
Light water aerobics with a focus on range of motion.
Hydro-Pilates 45 Mins Member: $28
Enjoy the benefits of pilates and water exercise all at the same time. Recharge while increasing your core and muscular strength and flexibility.
This is an interval class combining cardio and mind/body work including hydropilates, water yoga and Ai Chi (water Ti Chi). Open to all levels, this class is in both the deep and shallow ends. Therefore, a comfort level in the deep end and belts are recommended.
Mon 9:00am 7:30pm
Water Exercise For Seniors
9:00am 1:00pm 8:00pm
Aquatics Stretch Hydro-Pilates Water Zen
1:00pm 10:00am 10:00am
Parent & Child Swim Lessons 30 Minutes | 6 months â€“ Age 3 Family Member: $64 Youth Member: $98 Non-Member: $155
Parent/ Child A (6-18 Months w/parent)
Parent/ Child B (19 - 36 Months w/parent)
Parents learn water safety, holds and towing techniques that encourage basic kicking/pulling and water independence for children. Swim diaper must be worn.
Toddlers are introduced to submerging, kicking and pulling combinations, floating and swimming without flotation. Swim diaper must be worn for children not potty trained.
9:35am 10:10am 10:45am
Sat 9:30am 1:15pm 9:35am 10:10am 10:45am
Preschool Swim Parents are allowed on deck for the first and last five minutes of each class. Parents are allowed to stay on the deck for the last class of the session.
30 Minutes | Ages 3 - 6 Family Member: $70 Youth Member: $125 Non-Member: $190
This class is for the child who has little or no experience. Increases comfort with underwater exploration and introduces basic self-rescue skills performed with assistance. Please bring goggles
Swimmers must swim 20 feet or about three quarters the width of the pool without flotation to enter this class. Develops intermediate self-rescue skills performed at longer distances than in previous stages. This class will be taught in the deep end of the pool. Please bring goggles to class.
Stage 2 Swimmers must swim 5 feet without assistance or flotation and fully submerge their face in the water to enter this class. Encourages forward movement in water and basic self-rescue skills performed independently. Please bring goggles to class.
Stage 4 Swimmers must be able to proficiently swim the width of the pool on their stomach and back without floatation to enter this class. Introduces basic stroke technique in front crawl and back crawl and reinforces water safety through treading water and elementary backstroke. This class will be taught in the deep end of the pool. Please bring goggles to class.
9:00am 9:35am 10:10am 10:45am 11:20am 11:55am 1:40pm
11:20am 3:30pm 4:15pm 5:25pm
10:00am 3:30pm 4:15pm 4:50pm
10:45am 4:15pm 4:50pm 5:25pm 6:00pm
10:00am 11:00am 4:15pm 4:50pm 5:25pm 6:00pm
9:00am 9:35am 10:10am 10:45am 11:55am 1:05pm
3:30pm 4:50pm 5:25pm
10:45am 11:20am 3:30pm 4:50pm 5:25pm
10:30am 11:30am 3:30pm
10:30am 11:00am 11:30am 3:30pm 4:50pm 5:25pm 6:00pm 6:00pm
11:20am 4:15pm 5:25pm
9:00am 9:35am 10:10am 10:45am 11:20am 11:55am 12:30pm 1:05pm 9:00am 9:35am 10:10am 10:45am 11:20am 12:30pm 1:05pm 9:35am 10:10am 10:45am 1:05pm 9:35am
Aquatics Youth Swim Lessons Parents are allowed on deck for the first and last five minutes of each class. Parents are allowed to stay on the deck for the last class of the session
30 Minutes | Ages 6+ Family Member: $70 Youth Member: $125 Non-Member: $190
Stage 1 & 2
This class is for the child who has little or no experience. Increases comfort with underwater exploration and introduces basic self-rescue skills performed with assistance. Please bring goggles to class.
Swimmers must be able to proficiently swim the width of the pool on their stomach and back without flotation to enter this class. Introduces basic stroke technique in front crawl and back crawl and reinforces water safety through treading water and elementary backstroke. This class will be taught in the deep end of the pool. Please bring goggles to class.
Stage 3 Swimmers must swim 20 feet or about three quarters the width of the pool without flotation to enter this class. Develops intermediate self-rescue skills performed at longer distances than in previous stages. This class will be taught in the deep end of the pool. Please bring goggles to class Stage 1 & 2 Stage 3 Stage 4
Sun 11:20am 11:55am 9:00am 10:45am 9:35am 10:10am 10:45am 2:50pm
5:25pm 6:00pm 5:25pm
4:50pm 6:00pm 6:00pm
4:15pm 6:00pm 5:25pm
10:45am 11:20am 10:10am 11:20am
4:15pm 4:50pm 5:25pm
Advanced Swim 40 Minutes | Ages 6+ Family Member: $75 Youth Member: $130 Non-Member: $195
Swimmers must be able to swim the entire length of the pool with proficient front crawl and backstroke and tread water for 1 minute to enter this class. Please bring goggles to class.
Swimmers must be able to swim 200 yards continuously with proficient front crawl and backstroke, with rudimentary breast stroke, butterfly stroke and tread water for 2 minutes to enter this class. Please bring goggles.
Sat 11:55am 12:40pm 11:55am
Advanced Swim 40 Minutes | Ages 6+ Family Member: $75 Youth Member: $130 Non-Member: $195
Intro to Dives and Turns 30 Minutes
Endurance Sports and Games 40 Minutes
This class will focus primarily on improving standing dives and flip turns on top of continuing to practice stroke development. Must have completed one session of Stage 5.
Designed with more advanced swimmers in mind. This class uses games and other water sportsand activities to increase the endurance and ability of each swimmer. This class gives swimmers a different feel than traditional swim lessons and encourages aquatic sports and games as a part of a healthy lifestyle.
Thursday: 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Sunday: 12:05pm - 12:45pm
Advanced Swim 30 Minutes | 5+ Years Family Member: $140 Youth Member: $250
Competitive Swim Class Twice Per Week. Members only. Swimmers must be able to show proficiency in all four competitive strokes to be able to sign up for this class. Must complete stage 6, or stage 4 for 5-7 year olds, and be evaluated by a director. For more information please contact Benjamin Allis at email@example.com
Ages 5-7 Ages 8+
Tue 3:30pm 3:30pm
Vacation Week Programs Intensive Swim Programs
Family Member: $36 Member: $59 Non-Member: $88 Accelerated programs that teach kids to be safer around water, help overcome fears and provide a sense of pride and accomplishment.
April Vacation Week (April 15 - April 18) Preschool Stage 1 Preschool Stage 2 Youth Stage 1 & 2 Youth Stage 4
Mon-Thu Mon-Thu Mon-Thu Mon-Thu
3:30-4:00pm 4:05-4:35pm 3:30-4:00pm 4:05-4:35pm
June Vacation Week (June 10 - June 13) Preschool Stage 1 Preschool Stage 2 Youth Stage 1 & 2 Youth Stage 4
Mon-Thu Mon-Thu Mon-Thu Mon-Thu
3:30-4:00pm 4:05-4:35pm 3:30-4:00pm 4:05-4:35pm
Thu 3:30pm 3:30pm
Aquatics Private Lessons
A great way to learn to swim or improve stroke techniques. Each lesson lasts 30 minutes. To register, please contact:
FREE for Members Not sure which stage your child is in? Come in for a swim lesson evaluation. Saturdays 1:45pm-2:00pm or Sundays 12:45pm-1:00pm. Please register in advance at the Welcome Center to reserve your time.
firstname.lastname@example.org. You will be contacted when a slot becomes available. Private Member: 4 Classes: 6 Classes:
Non-Member: 4 Classes: 6 Classes:
Semi-Private* Member: 4 Classes: $220 6 Classes: $300 Non-Member:
4 Classes: 6 Classes:
*Max 3 swimmers-fee is total for all swimmers.
Adult Swim Adult Beginner A Swim Lessons
Intermediate Swim Lessons
Not much experience? Want to build your skills? This is the place to start! Participants will become more confident in the water and learn the fundamentals of swimming and aquatic safety.
Develop basic swim strokes and have the opportunity to try more advanced swim strokes in this class. Participants must swim 25 yards comfortably.
30 Minutes | Ages 17+ Member: $80 Non-Member: $120
Adult Beginner B Swim Lessons 30 Minutes | Ages 17+ Member: $80 Non-Member: $120
This class is designed for beginners who are ready to begin swimming in the deep end of the pool.
Adult Beginner A Adult Beginner B Intermediate Swim Swim Fit
30 Minutes | Ages 17+ Member: $80 Non-Member: $120
60 Minutes | Ages 17+ Member: $61 Non-Member: $91 Workouts for triathletes and fitness swimmers. All levels are welcome.
8:00pm 8:30pm 8:30pm 10:00am
Certifications Programs Adult and Pediatric CPR/AED Certification Member: $75 Non-Member: $100
Certification: Tue. May14:
5:30pm - 7:30pm
This course will prepare you to recognize and care for breathing and cardiac emergencies involving adults, children and infants and meets OSHA/ workplace requirements. This is a blended learning course. The online portion must be completed prior to class session. This Adult and Pediatric CPR/ AED Certificate is valid for two years through the American Red Cross.
Lifeguard Training Includes CPR, First Aid, AED Ages 15+ | Member: $300 Non-Member: $425
Full Course: June 24- June 27 (Mon-Thu) 8:00am-4:00pm (With online components)
Students will be trained in the nationally recognized Red Cross Lifeguard Course including CPR, First Aid and AED. Certification is determined by successful completion of a comprehensive written exam and water test. Swimming skills are a prerequisite and attendance in all classes is mandatory. Please contact Drew Sidell at email@example.com to schedule a swim test.
Sessions: Sat. June 22:
This is a one-day blended course with both an online and in class segment. Recertification is determined by successful completion of a comprehensive written exam and water test. Students must show proof that their current certification has expired within 30 days after expiration date. Please contact Drew Sidell at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Ages 15+ | Member: $200 Non-Member: $325
Lap Swim & Open Swim FREE for Members! Lap swim is available for ages 14+. Open swim is available for all ages. Children 6 and younger MUST be accompanied by a supervising adult in the water within armâ€™s reach. All participants ages 6+ must use gender appropriate locker rooms. For the most current Lap Swim and Open Swim times visit www.ymcametronorth.org.
8:00am - 4:00pm
The Y nurtures the potential of every child and teen by supporting their unique youth development journey through holistic programming.
Youth Sports Family Member: $62 Youth Member: $91 Non-Member: $120
T-Ball League (Ages 3-5)
Mini All-Stars (Ages 3-5)
Family Member: $102 Member: $120 Non-Member: $177
This class offers different sports and games each week.
60 Minutes I Spring II Only
Learn the fundamentals of playing T-Ball while developing individual skills. Games will be played at the Melrose Common. If outdoor games are rained out, there will be indoor games held at the Main Street Y between 10am-12pm. Please note: parents/guardians are asked to stay for the game and assist their child in following coachesâ€™ directions. If interested in volunteering as a coach, contact Steve Headley email@example.com.
Hop, Skip, Read (Ages 1.5-3) Run, hop, skip and jump through games that will develop gross motor skills. Class will finish each week with a story.
Youth Soccer (Ages 3-5)
Enjoy learning how to hit, field, throw and run the bases.
Basketball for Beginners (Ages 3-5) 45 Minutes
Learn the basics of basketball such as dribbling, shooting and passing.
Help your child learn how to run, jump, throw and compete as we offer instruction and practice in the fundamentals of the track and field.
Youth Soccer II (Ages 6-7)
This class teaches basic fundamentals, teamwork and fun with a ball at your feet. Sun
Speed Stars (Ages 3-5)
T-Ball League Hop, Skip, Read Youth Soccer Mini All-Stars
T-Ball (Ages 3-5)
This class will reinforce basic soccer skills and teach more advanced skills. Tue
9:00am 4:15pm 10:00am
11:00am 11:00am 4:15pm
8:30am 11:00am 10:00am 5:15pm
T-Ball Basketball for Beginners Speed Stars Youth Soccer II
Youth Development Youth Sports Family Member: $62 Youth Member: $91 Non-Member: $120
Jump Shots (Ages 5-8)
Dodgeball (Ages 7-10)
The main focus of Jump Shots is to teach fun in the sport of basketball. Learn ball control, passing, shooting, and the general rules of the game.
Floor Hockey (Ages 6-9) 45 Minutes
Come join us as we enjoy hockey scrimmages. Meet new friends while learning to work as a team and pick up some hockey skills.
Enjoy running, throwing and dodging while learning to work in a team setting. Fun is guaranteed!
Basketball Champs (Ages 9-12) 45 Minutes
Players will have an opportunity to work on all aspects of the game, from shooting to dribbling to passing to defense. Occasional games and contests will be mixed with skill-building drills to keep the class fun for all participants.
Nerf Blasters (Ages 7-10) 45 Minutes
Speed, accuracy and teamwork will be taught to improve fitness! Game is similar to paintball or laser tag.
Sun Jump Shots Floor Hockey Nerf Blasters Dodgeball Basketball Champs
4:15pm 4:15pm 5:00pm 3:15pm
Youth Enrichment Family Member: FREE Youth Member: $91 Non-Member: $120
Crafty Creations (Ages 2.5-6)
Children will work on fine motor skills by creating weekly themed arts and crafts projects.
Storytime Adventures (Ages 3-6)
Each week we will read a new story and expand our imagination through literature! Children will do a follow up activity that compliments the story they read.
Healthy Kids Kitchen (Ages 3-6)
Children will learn the fundamentals of cooking including kitchen safety and healthy eating habits. Each class children will leave with a recipe card to practice skills at home. *We may not be able to accommodate all types of food allergies.
Music and Movement (Ages 1.5-4)
Each week we will learn about music through various song, dance and interactive instruments.
Sun Crafty Creations Storytime Adventures Healthy Kids Kitchen Music and Movement
10:30am 10:30am 10:30am
The Y aims to improve the nationâ€™s health and well-being by providing programs and activities that promote wellness, reduce risk for disease and help others reclaim their health.
Adult Fitness Tread & Shred
Speed Training for Adults-NEW!
30 minutes of intense cardio followed by 45 minutes of strength training drills that focus on toning and sculpting.
Steve Headley, member of the Barbados National Track Team, leads this specialty class for adult athletes that teaches proper technique and mechanics for improving speed performance to get you to the next level. Whatever your sport, this class is applicable to you. Like the youth class, this is for intermediate to advanced athletes training for a sport, not an entry-level fitness class.
75 Minutes Family Member: $97 Member: $122 Non-Member: $148
60 Minutes Family Member: $112 Member: $160 Non-Member: $216
Lift Heavy, Look Lean for Men 60 Minutes Family Member: $165 Member: $216 Non-Member: $302
This class will teach strategies for getting cut and lean using free weights, barbells and dietary adjustments, but for MEN! Includes 2 workouts per week with Josh Brown, and 2 body composition measurements at the start and the end of the session (a $50 value).
Lift Heavy, Look Lean
60 Minutes Family Member: $165 Member: $216 Non-Member: $302 Women only class that will teach strategies for getting cut and lean using free weights, barbells and dietary adjustments. Includes 2 workouts per week and 2 body composition measurements at the start and the end of the session (a $50 value). Class Session Key Class 1 Class 2 Class 3 (Coed)
Sunday Morning lift
60 Minutes Family Member: $79 Member: $98 Non-Member: $148
Start your week off right by spending it with trainer Josh Brown, learning to lift correctly and progress confidently. This class is a great compliment to your cardio training, or add this to your Lift Heavy Look Lean routine.
Sun Tread and Shred Lift Heavy, Look Lean for Men Lift Heavy, Look Lean Sunday Morning Lift Speed Training Powerlifting Prep Pre/Post Natal Pilates
Powerlifting Prep- NEW!
60 Minutes Family Member: $165 Member: $216 Non-Member: $302
This introduction to powerlifting focuses on three big lifts: bench, squat and deadlift. Work with CPT Josh Brown to improve your overall strength and power while preparing for the next All Lifts BBQ in September of 2019! Two workouts per week.
Preâ€Š/â€†Post Natal Pilates-NEW! 60 Minutes Family Member: $79 Member: $98 Non-Member: $148
Our Prenatal/Postnatal Pilates class is designed specifically for the changing pregnant body, as well as the recovering body of a new or experienced mom. Using special techniques for the pregnant woman, Pilates will help stabilize areas as well as help strengthen, tone and maintain flexibility. Pilates will also help you strengthen and gain control of muscles used in delivery. After pregnancy, Pilates helps the body quickly get back into shape and helps re-strengthen the areas affected by pregnancy and delivery. This class can also be an ideal option for those with diastasis recti, hernias or other abdominal injuries that require modified abdominal work. Non-crawling infants are welcome.
7:00pm 8:30am1 6:30pm2 7:30pm3
8:30am1 6:30pm2 7:30pm3
9:00am 7:30pm 10:30am
Healthy Living Adult Fitness Warrior Strong-NEW!
Intro to Pickle Ball-NEW!
45 Minutes Family Member: $69 Member: $85 Non-Member: $129
60 Minutes Family Member: $79 Member: $98 Non-Member: $148
This circuit based class will prepare you for obstacle course races and mud runs! A great way to build lean muscle, shed fat and get your cardio. Each class will feature 8 exercises that target the body and each will have modifications to fit each memberâ€™s fitness level. All exercise levels are welcome.
Wudang Tai Chi & Qigong
60 Minutes Family Member: $79 Member: $98 Non-Member: $148
75 Minutes Family Member: $86 Member: $99 Non-Member: $147 This class is flowing and dynamic and utilizes both the external body and oneâ€™s inner energy. All levels welcome. For more information contact Paul/Rosalie DiCrescenzo at: (617) 285-1178.
Warrior Strong Wudang Tai Chi and Qigong Intro to Pickle Ball Triathlon Club
This program is for beginners and people looking to hone their skills. 30 minutes of lessons and drills will be followed by 30 minutes of competitive play. Join on your own or with a partner/ teammate. The session will culminate in a final tournament in February. Come and join us!
Prepare for spring and summer triathlons. Program will include weekly training assignments and one coached workout per week.
9:30am 12:00pm 8:00am
Boxing Boxing for Fitness
Boxing Studio, 2nd Floor 60 Minutes $5 per class or 10-class pass for $45 Boxing for fitness has never been more popular. Come and try it out to see why so many people are using it to develop stamina, relieve stress and get absolutely ripped. * See Boxing Schedule addendum on the Group Exercise Schedule for a full list of classes.
This class incorporates the power and stamina building, fat burning, muscle toning and metabolic increases of the longer classes in an intense 30 minutes! FREE for members.
Adult Fitness For Active Seniors We have a number of programs designed specifically for active seniors. A great way to stay active and socialize with like-minded members.
Senior Lifting for Strength and Balance
60 Minutes Member: FREE Non-Member: $91
Enjoy a workout in the gymnasium and then light aqua aerobics in the pool for gym and swim. Tues: Light Aerobics & Weights Thurs: Stretching & Weights
60 Minutes Family Member: $79 Member: $98 Non-Member: $148
Learn proper form, leg strength for balance and core strength. Complete the class with some stretching and flexibility work for a complete workout.
Senior Fitness Center Hours
A trainer experienced in senior fitness will be on hand to orient seniors to the equipment, answer questions about exercise, fitness center etiquette and general fitness so you get the most out of your workout.
Sun Stay Fit Senior Lifting for Strength & Balance Senior Fitness Center Hours
Group Exercise FREE for Members! Over 50 classes per week! Check out the schedule at www.ymcametronorth.org.
Women on Weights
45 Minutes | FREE for Members In this informal formatted class, learn the basics of upper body strength training with free weights. Sun Women on Weights
Healthy Living Jump-Start Orientation FREE for Members! All members receive 2 FREE appointments to learn how to use the fitness equipment. Visit the Welcome Center to make an appointment.
Personal Training Get the motivation, accountability and guidance you need for success! You can purchase packages of 3, 6 or 10 sessions; or if you are interested in long-term training, pay weekly to fit your budget. It is convenient and long term training becomes more affordable.
•Work one-on-one with a trainer for 30 minutes or 60 minutes per session.
•Limited to two people.
•Excellent for members with injuries or limitations, or for individuals seeking an accelerated program. •Individual attention provides a custom plan to suit your needs and to help you reach your fitness goals.
•Get the advantage of a trainer’s guidance with the added benefit of peer accountability when you workout with a friend. • Partner training sessions are a perfect fit for friends, workout buddies and couples that share similar health and fitness goals
Specialty Training: • One-on-one or partner training in a specific modality or with specific goals in mind. We are currently offering boxing, speed development, swim or endurance training. Note: training is on dry land and primarily in the Fitness Center. For more information, please contact Bernadette Farrell at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Massage To schedule your appointment please email: Tamara Mills, Massage Therapist at email@example.com. Family Member Member Non-Member
30 min. $42 $45 $52
60 min. $52 $60 $68
Adult Basketball League Member: $25 | Non-Member: $97.50 Monday and Wednesday from 7:00pm-10:00pm.
90 min. $78 $90 $102
Youth Fitness Family Member: $67 Member: $91 Non-Member: $135
All prices for youth and teen fitness classes unless otherwise noted.
Little Ninja Warriors (Ages 10-13)
Intro to Weight Training II (Ages 10-13)
Just like the popular TV show, test your ninja warrior skills against your friends. Our own warrior instructor will lead participants through unconventional circuits that build confidence while challenging body and mind.
Intro to Strength and Athletic Conditioning-NEW! (Ages 10-13) 60 Minutes
For young athletes ages 10-13 who want to learn how to gain strength with resistance training, as well as improve their conditioning with interval and cardio training. Taught by Josh Brown, Intro to Weight Training instructor, personal trainer and competitive body builder.
Intro to Weight Training I (Ages 10-13) 60 Minutes
FOR BEGINNERS! This class is designed for youths interested in various forms of weight training including body building, weight lifting, power lifting and lifting for strength. Trainers will provide instruction on technique, progression and proper spotting. Participants will learn how to lift safely, minimizing injury and maximizing results.
Little Ninja Warriors Intro to Strength & Athletic Conditioning Intro to Weight Training I Intro to Weight Training II Speed Training for Athletes Boxing for Youth Fitness
60 Minutes twice per week Family Member: $131 Member: $179 Non-Member: $269 FOR YOUTH WHO HAVE GONE THROUGH INTRO I, and are interested in a more serious class. This class picks up where Intro I left off, progressing youths in various forms of weight training including body building, weight lifting, power lifting and lifting for strength. Trainers will continue to provide instruction on technique, progression and proper spotting, progressing weights for strength and results.
Speed Training for Athletes (Ages 13-17) 60 Minutes Family Member: $112 Member: $160 Non-Member: $216
Steve Headley leads this specialty class that teaches proper technique and mechanics for improving speed performance to get you to the next level. Whether your sport is track, football, basketball, soccer, lacrosse, baseball or softball, this class is applicable to you! For athletes training for a sport, not a fitness class.
Boxing for Youth Fitness-NEW! (Ages 11-14)
45 Minutes This class introduces boxing skills and techniques to kids ages 11 through 14 in a small group setting giving each participant practice on a real bag. Boxing develops coordination while also increasing strength and improving endurance. Kids in this class will develop self-confidence while they keep physically fit for any and every sport.
3:15pm 4:15pm 3:15pm 3:30pm 4:15pm
Healthy Living FREE Youth Fitness Center Hours For youth ages 11-13. Fitness Center staff will be prepared to orient youths to the equipment, answer questions about training and etiquette, and provide spots when needed.
Monday-Friday: 2:30pm-4:30pm Holidays and School Vacations: 12:30pm-4:30pm FREE Member Family Open Gym Members under 12 must be accompanied by a parent. Participants must bring their own basketballs. For a schedule of open gym times visit ymcametronorth.org.
FREE Member Family Fitness Time Members ages 9-13 may workout in our Fitness Center. Must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. We recommend youths receive a free fitness orientation to learn how to use the equipment. Fitness orientations are available throughout the week. Please see the Fitness Center Staff.
Monday - Thursday: Friday: Saturday: Sunday:
8:00pm - 10:00pm *NEW* 5:00pm - 10:00pm 1:00pm - 6:00pm *NEW* 1:00pm - 6:00pm *NEW*
Total Wellness Studio Stoneham Total Wellness Studio: 39 Pleasant St. Stoneham, MA 02180
Group Exercise Classes
Personal Training is available at the Stoneham Total Wellness Center. One-on-one, Partner Training and Small Groups welcome. See Adult Fitness for more details.
Jump into one of our group exercise classes at the Stoneham Total Wellness Center designed to challenge your fitness! Visit our website at www.ymcametronorth.org for a complete schedule. Not a member? You can purchase a drop-in pass for $15. Or save money and buy a 10-Class Pass for $100! You can buy the pass online or at the Melrose Family YMCA Welcome Center. For more information, please contact Bernadette Farrell at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Evidence Based Health Interventions For 170 years YMCAs have united around healthy mind, body and spirit for all. With half of Americans living with a chronic disease and chronic disease accounting for 80 percent of health spending, the YMCA of Metro North is focusing on initiatives to prevent and control chronic diseases including diabetes, hypertension and arthritis. This is in addition to programs provided for members suffering from heart disease and cancer or dealing with other issues. Evidence based interventions are practices or programs that have peer-reviewed, documented empirical evidence of effectiveness. The Melrose Family YMCA provides evidence based health intervention programs under the guidance of YUSA or in partnership with local health care providers. LIVESTRONG at the YMCA A 12-week exercise program for cancer survivors. Open and FREE to all community members, includes a 12 week membership for participants. Winter session running through May 2019. Next session will begin in September 2019. Cardiac Rehab Maintenance In partnership with MelroseWakefield Health Care. Participants who graduate from the Cardiac Rehabilitation Program get referred to our program and can attend a number of classes scheduled at various times during the week. Registration is required, but FREE for all members and a drop-in rate of $10/class for non-members. Y-Heart With this blood pressure self-monitoring program, participants become accountable for their own well-being by taking and tracking their blood pressure over a course of 12 weeks. The information empowers participants to make decisions to improve outcomes in their hypertension management. This pilot program is FREE and open to all community members. Register at the Welcome Center. Fit Lifestyles for Youth An exercise program in partnership with Pediatric Health Care Associates. Contact Alison Carnevale at email@example.com to see if your child is eligible. Coming in 2019: YMCA Diabetes Prevention Program Enhance Fitness, for arthritis Yoga for Those Who are Coping with Addiction Dance for Children with Autism Parkinsonâ€™s Fitness For more information, contact Bernadette Farrell at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Social Responsibility Our Mission The YMCA of Metro North builds strong kids, strong families and strong communities by enriching the lives of all people in spirit, mind and body.
COMMITMENT TO SAFETY
Everyone belongs at the Y, and no person will be turned away because of financial limitation. For more information about confidential financial assistance, please call the Melrose Family YMCA at (781) 665-4360 or visit our Welcome Center for an application.
The Melrose Family YMCA is committed to providing a safe environment for our members, employees and guests. Our staff is recruited, thoroughly vetted and receives extensive training. The process includes:
• Application with work history.
Every day we work side-by-side with our neighbors to make sure that everyone, regardless of age, income or background, has the opportunity to be healthy, confident, connected and secure. The YMCA of Metro North provides over $1,000,000 in scholarship support to the people in our communities that need it most. Every gift makes a difference. Give today!
• Comprehensive interview process.
Donate today! www.ymcametronorth.org/give
We work closely with law enforcement and other community outlets to always ensure the safety of our staff, volunteers and members.
COMMUNITY SUPPORT The Melrose Family YMCA collaborates with local causes and organizations that share our core values of caring, honesty, respect, responsibility. Our employees and volunteers are proud to support: • Melrose Rotary • Melrose Chamber of Commerce • Healthy Melrose • Bread of Life • Melrose Wakefield Health Care • Melrose Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition • Stoneham Chamber • Victorian Fair • Melrose PTO
• Full background check with CORI & SORI and at least 3 reference checks. • Training includes but is not limited to child abuse training, CPR, First Aid, behavior management, bully prevention, team building, service learning and child development.
Policies Program Registration & Closure Policies In order to receive member rates for programs, your membership must be current throughout the entire program session. If it expires during the session and you do not renew your membership, you will be charged an additional fee to bring the total cost of the program to the non-member rate.
WAIT LIST POLICY
CREDITS AND REFUNDS
If a program is full, you may request to be placed on the wait list. You will make no payment until accepted in the program. The program director will contact you to inform you of your acceptance into the class. You will have 24 hours to contact us, if we do not hear from you, your name will be removed from the wait list and the spot will go to the next person on the wait list. Your spot is not accepted/secured unless payment is received. Please be sure we have your correct address, email and phone number to contact you.
The YMCA may cancel a class due to unforeseen events, I.e. safety concerns, weather, building closures, etc. The YMCA will make every effort to make up the cancelled class, however, in the event the class cannot be made up, a system credit will be issued.
PROGRAM CANCELLATIONS The YMCA may cancel a class due to unforeseen events, I.e. safety concerns, weather, building closures, etc. The YMCA will make every effort to make up the cancelled class, however, in the event the class cannot be made up, a system credit will be issued.
CLOSURE POLICY It is the policy of the YMCA of Metro North to remain open during inclement weather. Should the city or state declare an emergency, or the safety of our members and staff be in question, it may be necessary for the Y to close. If this is the case and fee based classes are cancelled you will be offered a makeup class at an alternate date. In the event of inclement weather or snow closings, please refer to our website, Facebook & Twitter for communication regarding our hours and programs.
Credits and Refunds • If the YMCA cancels a program, a full refund will be processed. • If notification of withdrawal is received 48 hours or more prior to the first class, a YMCA credit or full refund will be processed. • If notification of withdrawal is received less than 48 hours prior to the first class, a YMCA credit will be issued. • If notification of withdrawal is received between the first and second class, a YMCA credit will be issued minus the cost of the class already held. • There are no refunds after the 2nd scheduled class. • Make up classes or refunds are not available for classes missed by participant due to personal conflict. • If a cancellation is due to a medical issue, a doctor’s note must be provided in order for a refund to be processed.
Our Mission The YMCA of Metro North builds strong kids, strong families, and strong communities by enriching the lives of people in spirit, mind and body.
LEADERSHIP Katelyn Papadopoulos, Branch Executive Director email@example.com Kelly Curtis, Membership and Community Outreach Director firstname.lastname@example.org Ellen Casey, Branch Administrator email@example.com Rachel Heard, Welcome Center Coordinator firstname.lastname@example.org Benjamin Allis, Aquatics Director email@example.com Drew Sidell, Assistant Aquatics Director firstname.lastname@example.org Bernadette Farrell, Senior Program Director/Health and Wellness Director email@example.com Stephen Headley, Sports and Teen Director firstname.lastname@example.org Diana Herbert, Group Exercise Coordinator email@example.com Branden Lamarre, Regional Director of Facilities firstname.lastname@example.org