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PROGRAM GUIDE

GET FIT TOGETHER THIS FALL Fall I 2012 Programs September 8 - November 2

IPSWICH YMCA

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The YMCA of the North Shore is committed to education and the values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility. Our Y provides all children, adults and families, regardless of income, with opportunities to develop a healthy spirit, mind and body. We work side by side with our neighbors to ensure that everyone, regardless of age, income or background, has the opportunity to learn, grow and thrive. We are the nation’s leading nonprofit and we are committed to strengthening our communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. When you join the Y or take part in our programs, you’re not just a member of a facility or a participant in a class; you are part of a cause.

Fall into Fitness as a Family September Family Membership Promotion September 1 - 16 Earn up to $99 off a Fall I or Fall II Program when you sign up for or upgrade to a One-Adult or Two-Adult Family Membership between September 1 - 16. Learn more about what our Y has to offer for family membership benefits by attending our Family Weekend, September 14-16, visiting www.northshoreymca.org or contacting our Membership Services Director. See page 8 to learn more about the September Family Promotion.

Hometown Wellness Showdown September 17 - October 12 The YMCA of the North Shore has teamed up with Lose It! , boston.com and Ys across Eastern Massachusetts to bring you the Hometown Wellness Showdown, a total wellness challenge. Help our Y earn the crown of the healthiest Y in the challenge by logging your exercise and healthy meals. Earn prizes as your points count toward our Ys goal. Registration starts September 8th and lasts throughout the challenge. Sign up at boston.com/getmoving See page the back cover of this Guide to learn more.

A NEW, EXCITING LOOK We are excited to announce that the YMCA of the North Shore website is getting revamped and will be up and running this Fall session! The new and improved website will allow members to access the information they need even faster with features that include easy navigation, quick links, program search, newsfeed, and much more!

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

CONTACT US

YOUTH DEVELOPMENT Art, Theatre & Dance 4 Preschool 5 School Age Care 5 Gymnastics 5 Health & Wellness 5 Leadership Development / Teens 5 Sports & Recreation 6 Swimming 6-7

978.356.9622

HEALTHY LIVING Family Time 8 Health & Wellness 8-10 Personal Services 8-9 Specialty Fitness Programs 9-10 Road Races 10 Sports & Recreation 10 Swimming 11 SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY Community Education 11 Volunteerism 11 Giving 11

Gerry Beauchamp, Executive Director beauchampg@northshoreymca.org or ext. 1301 Merri-Lynn Lathrop, Associate Executive Director lathropm@northshoreymca.org or ext. 1306 Bill Petryszyn, Member Services Director petryszynb@northshoreymca.org or ext. 1302 Nel Sogoloff, Member Services Associate sogoloffn@northshoreymca.org or ext. 1302 Nick Fitzgerald, Teen Director fitzgeraldn@northshoreymca.org or ext.1316 Terry Gauthier, Health & Wellness Director gauthiert@northshoreymca.org or ext. 1310 Alexa Richards, Youth & Family Director richardsa@northshoreymca.org or ext.1303 Christine McClory, Childcare Director mccloryc@northshoreymca.org or ext. 1312 Ashley Osburn, Aquatics Director osburna@northshoreymca.org or ext. 1307

Fall I 2012 September 8 - November 2

Rob Panunzio, Facilities Director panunzior@northshoreymca.org or ext. 1311

• Members Currently Enrolled Friday, August 24 - 7:30am

Angela Criscuolo, PHV Housing Manager criscuoloa@northshoreymca.org ir 978.312.4015 ext. 1315

• All Members Tuesday, August 28 - 7:30am • Open to Community Tuesday, September 4 - 7:30am

2012 YMCA OF THE NORTH SHORE MEMBERSHIP RATES

*Membership **Joiner Fee

Monday-Friday 5:30am-10:00pm Saturday 7:00am-6:00pm Sunday 8:00am-5:00pm

Young Adult (18-23) $30/mo Adult (24+) $51/mo 1-Adult Family $65/mo 2-Adult Family with children $95/mo 2-Adult Family without children $87/mo Teen $23/mo Youth $14/mo

Babysitting Hours

* Monthly amount is automatically drafted via the YMCA's bank or credit card draft

Monday-Friday 8:30am-12:30pm Monday-Thursday 4:00pm-6:30pm Saturday 8:15am-12:00pm

** Joiner fee is a one-time fee and amount can be split into monthly payments with our convenient draft option

HOURS OF OPERATION Facility Hours

Ages 3 months - 7 years

$77 $77 $99 $99

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FOR YOUTH DEVELOPMENT NURTURING THE POTENTIAL OF EVERY CHILD AND TEEN

ART, THEATRE & DANCE Super Science

Ages: 3-5 years Fee: Y Member $40 Community $60 Experiment and develop a passion for science. In this class participants will do a new science project each week. IPS Tuesday 9:30am

Art Class

Ages: 3-5 years Fee: Y Member $40 Community $60 Dabble in a variety of mediums and express your artistic side. In this class participants will do a new art project each week. IPS Thursday 9:30am

Art of Duct Tape

Ages: Grades 2-5 Fee: Y Member $45 Community $65 Come explore the world of Duct Tape! In this workshop participants will create and keep crafts including wallets, flowers, and much more. Sign up for one or both workshops. Meets in Y lobby. IPS Wednesday September 26 3:45-4:45pm IPS Wednesday October 24 3:45-4:45pm

Druidawn Creative Writing Class

Ages: Grades 3-7 Fee: Y Member $45 Community $65 Turn creative writing into a game as you explore and create a magical world in this class. All you need to bring is your imagination. Class length is one hour and taught by Peg Cannell. All writing abilities welcome. IPS Wednesday 3:45pm

Twinkle Toes With Parent

Ages: 2-3 years Fee: Y Member $65 Community $90 Explore the joys of moving to music and make believe while building coordination and rhythm skills. Class length is 30 minutes and taught by Sarah Fader. IPS Friday 12:00pm

Creative Ballet I

Ages: 3-5 years Fee: Y Member $65 Community $90 Create dances inspired by original stories and classical ballets while developing rhythm, body control and learning the vocabulary of ballet. Class length is 45 minutes and taught by Sarah Fader. IPS Monday 1:00pm IPS Tuesday 12:30pm, 1:30pm

Storybook Ballet

Ages: 3-5 years Fee: Y Member $65 Community $90 Develop dances based on stories told in class while learning ballet fundamentals. Class length is 45 minutes and taught by Sarah Fader. IPS Friday 12:30pm

Dance Jam

Ages: 5-7 years Fee: Y Member $65 Community $90 Learn choreography from some of your favorite musicals and cultures. Dance around the world from Africa to Latin America. Class is held at Ipswich Town Hall. IPS Town Hall Tuesday 4:00pm

Ballet I

Ages: 7-9 years Fee: Y Member $65 Community $90 Learn basic barre technique and the fundamentals of ballet. Class length is 45 minutes and taught by Sarah Fader. IPS Monday 3:30pm

YMCA Theatre Company

The Y Theatre Company strives to enrich community by creating a place for children of all ages and backgrounds to join together in a love of stage. In an educational and nurturing environment, we inspire tomorrow’s artists through performance, classroom education, and mentorship. The Y Theatre Company encourages children to embrace diversity, grow in individuality, and cultivate relationships throughout the North Shore.

CHARLOTTE’S WEB AUDITIONS Presented by the Y Theatre Company Auditions: September 7, 4:00-6:00pm at the Sterling YMCA September 8, 11:00am-1:00pm at the Ipswich YMCA Callbacks: September 9, 3:00-5:00pm at the Ipswich YMCA Rehearsals: Mondays and Wednesdays, 3:30-6:30pm Performances: November 16 - 18 at Ipswich Town Hall

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FOR YOUTH DEVELOPMENT NURTURING THE POTENTIAL OF EVERY CHILD AND TEEN

PRESCHOOL Preschool Early Learning Center

Ages: 3-5 years Fee: Varies The Ipswich YMCA Early Learning Center is a place where children learn to explore the world around them by letting their imaginations guide the way. Our creative curriculum, taught by warm, caring and trained staff, offers children the opportunity to grow in spirit, mind and body while developing a strong sense of self.

Gymnastics

Ages: 3-5 years Fee: Y Member $45 Community $65 Older sibling drop in fee $5/class Learn age-appropriate gymnastics skills including include beam, bar, springboard, and tumbling that build self-confidence. class length is 30 minutes. IPS Thursday 10:45am

HEALTH & WELLNESS

Our educational setting exposes children to early math, science, literacy, social studies, the arts and technology in preparation for Kindergarten. In addition, children participate in sports activities such as swimming, sports clinics, gymnastics and more.

FIT-TASTIC KIDS

Visit www.northshoreymca.org or contact Christine McClory, Childcare Director, at 978-356-9622 or mccloryc@northshoreymca.org for more information.

SCHOOL AGE CARE After School

Ages: Grades K-5 Fee: Varies The Ipswich YMCA School Age Program is a home away from home. Creative curriculum, sport activity, literacy, science, swimming and art allow for lots of individual choices in an ideal setting. Bus Transportation to the Ipswich YMCA for the after school program is provided from the Winthrop/Doyon schools in Ipswich and the Essex Elementary School. Parents have the option to choose a schedule that best meets their needs from the options listed below. A two-day minimum is required. Visit www.northshoreymca.org or contact Christine McClory, Childcare Director, at 978-356-9622 or mccloryc@northshoreymca.org for more information.

GYMNASTICS Tiny Tumblers

Ages: 2-3 years with Parent Fee: Y Members $45 Community $65 Older sibling drop in fee $5/class Have fun building gymnastics skills through jumping, climbing, balancing, and playing fun games. Improve gross motor skills and build self-confidence. Class length is 30 minutes. IPS Thursday 10:15am

FIT-tastic Kids is a program developed by the YMCA of the North Shore to teach kids ages 8 to 14 how to eat a healthier diet and increase daily physical activity. In this program participants will learn how to make healthy food choices, bring home recipes and ideas to their families to continue healthy lifestyle habits at home and find ways to get moving throughout the day. The goal is for both kids and their families to be FIT-tastic together. FIT-tastic Kids offers flexible scheduling for each family to begin at any time. An 8-week Y youth membership is included when participating in this program. FIT-tastic Kids is free for participants and their families because of the generosity of donors and grantors. For more information, contact Terry Gauthier, Health & Welness Director at 978.356.9622 x 1310 or gauthiert@northshoreymca.org

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LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT/ TEENS Hang Time

Ages; Grades 6-10 Fee: Y Members Free Community $6 Hang out in our Cyber Zone, hoop it up in the gym or swim in the pool because Saturday nights from 6:00-9:00pm at the Ipswich YMCA is open for Teens only! Visit www.northshoreymca.org for updates on monthly special activities at Hang Time. September 8 – Opening Party October 6 – Ipswich Idol

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FOR YOUTH DEVELOPMENT NURTURING THE POTENTIAL OF EVERY CHILD AND TEEN

SPORTS & RECREATION Play Dates

Ages: 2 years and up with Parent Fee: Y Member Free Community Adult Guest Pass (Child free entry) Come play and make new friends during open gym time. This is a non-staffed time so parents supervise. Equipment supplied by Y. IPS Monday 11:15am (Sports) Thursday 11:30am (Gymnastics)

Sports Jam

Ages: 2-9 years Fee: Y Member $45 Community $65 Play a different sport each week including tennis, floor hockey, t-ball, golf, GAGA and more. Build sport-specific skills. IPS Tuesday 9:15am Ages 3-5 4:30pm Ages 6-9 Wednesday 9:45am Ages 2-3 years with Parent 10:15am Ages 3-5 years 3:45pm Ages 3-5 years

Outdoor Arcade

Ages: 3-9 years Fee: Y Member $45 Community $65 Try out our low ropes course elements, play GaGa, archery, mini golf and ping pong at the Y’s outdoor arcade. Bring a water bottle and wear bug spray. IPS Thursday 3:45pm Ages 3-5 4:30pm Ages 6-9

Preschool Soccer League

Ages: 3-5 Fee: Y Member $52 Community $77 Start building soccer skills and socializing with peers in our preschool soccer league. Teams practice for 30 minutes prior to a 30 minute game against another league team. Pre-registration by August 24th is encouraged. Late registrations accepted at the Front Desk depending on space availability. Visit www.northshoreymca.org for more information. IPS Friday 9:30am Sunday 10:00am-12:00pm (Time varies each week)

Karate

Ages: 3-9 years Fee: Y Member $45 Community $65 Experience the sport of martial arts. Learn basic marital arts skills, build coordination, agility and strength. Class length is 45 minutes and taught by Sensei Mike King of the Mark Warner’s Professional Martial Arts Academy. IPS Tuesday 3:45pm Ages 3-5 IPS Tuesday 4:30pm Ages 6-9

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Golf Lessons

Ages: 8-12 years Fee: $60 per person, Ipswich Residents only Receive instruction in putting, chipping and driving. Learn skills from a Golf Professional at the Ipswich Country Club. IPS CC Wednesday September 26-October 17 3:30pm

Quick Start Tennis

Ages: 5-10 years Fee: Y Member $45 Community $65 Break down tennis skills to progressively become a better player. Follow USTA’s QuickStart format with modified court, tennis balls and racquet sizes. Racquets provided. IPS Monday 3:45pm Ages 5-7 IPS Monday 4:30pm Ages 8-10

High School Athletic Conditioning

Ages: 14 YEARS and up Fee: Y Member $45 Community $65 Gain strength, power and speed functional to your sport. Maximize your potential by doing sport-specific weight training and drills using barbells, boxes, kettle bells, tubing, dumbbells and agility ladders. IPS Tues/Thurs 2:30pm

Kids Fun Night Let us watch the kids while you have a Friday night out! Games, contests, crafts and more. This event is hosted at the School Age Center, supervised by experienced Y staff and includes two slices of pizza. For kids grades K-5, fee for Y Member is $15 and Community is $20. September 21 & October 19 6:00-8:30pm

SWIMMING Parent/Child Swimming

Ages: 6 - 36 months Fee: Y Member $50 Community $75 Learn techniques for introducing children to water, safety skills, paddling, kicking and independence. Class length is 30 minutes. IPS Monday 9:30am Ages 6-18 months IPS Thursday 10:15am Ages 6-18 months IPS Saturday 9:00am Ages 6-18 months IPS Sunday 9:30am Ages 6-18 months IPS Monday 10:15am Ages 18-36 months IPS Thursday 9:30am Ages 18-36 months IPS Saturday 9:45am Ages 18-36 months IPS Sunday 10:15am Ages 18-36 months


FOR YOUTH DEVELOPMENT NURTURING THE POTENTIAL OF EVERY CHILD AND TEEN

Preschool Series Swimming Ages: Fee:

3-5 years Y Member $70

Community $100

Youth Series Swimming Ages: Fee:

6 years and up Y Member $70

Community $100

Beginner: Water acclimation, breathing patterns, paddling Beginner: Floating, breathing patterns, paddling. Learn to swim and independence with flotation 25 yards independently IPS Monday 10:15am, 1:30pm, 3:45pm IPS Monday 3:45pm IPS Tuesday 10:15am, 4:30pm IPS Tuesday 4:30pm IPS Wednesday 1:30pm, 3:45pm IPS Wednesday 4:30pm IPS Thursday 9:30am, 4:00pm IPS Thursday 4:45pm IPS Saturday 9:00am, 9:45am IPS Saturday 9:00am IPS Sunday 9:15am IPS Sunday 10:00am Intermediate: Stroke introduction, diving, moving away from flotation Intermediate: Must be able to swim 25 yards, stroke and diving IPS Monday 9:30am, 10:15am, 1:30pm, 3:45pm, development 4:30pm IPS Monday 3:45pm, 4:30pm IPS Tuesday 10:15am, 3:45pm, 4:30pm IPS Tuesday 3:45pm, 4:30pm IPS Wednesday 1:30pm, 3:45pm, 4:30pm IPS Wednesday 3:45pm, IPS Thursday 9:30am, 10:15am, 4:00pm IPS Thursday 4:00pm IPS Saturday 9:00am, 9:45am IPS Saturday 9:00am IPS Sunday 9:15am IPS Sunday 10:00am Advanced: Must swim without flotation 5 feet or more, stroke and endurance skills IPS Monday 9:30am,1:30pm, 4:30pm IPS Tuesday 10:15am, 3:45pm IPS Wednesday 1:30pm, 4:30pm IPS Thursday 10:15am, 4:45pm IPS Saturday 9:00am IPS Sunday 9:15am

Starts & Turns

Ages: 9 years and up Fee: Y Member $70 Community $100 Perfect your front flip, back flip, open turns, diving, starts, stroke breakouts and finishes. Participants must be able to swim 25 yards. IPS Monday 4:30pm IPS Thursday 4:00pm

Kinderswim - Essex School

Ages: Grade K Fee: $11/week, register by month Take a swim lesson after school. Essex Elementary School students get picked up after school by the Ipswich YMCA and go to the Y for swim lessons. Parents must pick up children at the Ipswich YMCA pool. Registration is done on a monthly basis with swim registration forms sent home in backpacks. IPS Wednesday 1:00pm

Swim Specialty Lessons

Ages: 3 years and up (Y Members Only) Private: $32/30 minutes, $110/package of 4 Semi-Privates: $18/30 minutes, $70/package of 4 Group: $12/45 minutes Work with a qualified instructor or book a group lesson with your friends. Lessons are by appointment only. Please call the Aquatics Office to schedule at 978.356.9622 x1307.

Advanced: For competent swimmers in all strokes, endurance and technique based IPS Monday 4:30pm IPS Tuesday 3:45pm IPS Wednesday 3:45pm IPS Thursday 4:45pm IPS Saturday 9:45am IPS Sunday 10:00am

Porpoise Club

Ages: 10 years and up Be challenged with racing, lifeguarding and instructing components. IPS Monday 3:45pm IPS Tuesday 3:45pm IPS Wednesday 4:30pm IPS Thursday 4:45pm IPS Saturday 9:45am

Intro to Swim Team

Ages: 6 years and up Fee: Y Member $70 Community $100 Find out what being on the North Shore Sharks swim team is all about. Learn about the competitive aspects of swimming for YNS coaches. Participants must be able to swim 25 yards. IPS Saturday 8:00-9:00am

Springboard Diving

Ages: 9 years and up Fee: Y Member $70 Community $100 Learn how to do tuck, pike and reverse dives. Participants must be able to pass the deep water test and do a forward dive from the side of the pool. IPS Tuesday 4:30pm

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FOR HEALTHY LIVING

IMPROVING THE COMMUNITY’S HEALTH AND WELL-BEING

FAMILY TIME FALL INTO FITNESS AS A FAMILY Family Membership Promotion September 1-16 Earn up to $99 off a Fall I or Fall II Program when you sign up for or upgrade to a One-Adult or Two-Adult Family Membership between September 1 - 16. Experience all the Y has to offer for families during our FAMILY WEEKEND September 14-16 when we’ll feature special family and youth classes, offer tours of the facility and give you and your family access to open times in our gym and pool! Visit www.northshoreymca.org or call your YMCA of the North Shore branch for more information.

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Birthday Parties

Ages: All Ages Fee: Y Member Community 1-10 Participants $125 $150 11-20 Participants $150 $175 21-30 Participants $180 $205 Bring friends and family to a party at the Y. Parties include one hour of activity and one hour of celebration in our lobby party location. Bring the decorations and food of your choice to make it an unforgettable event. Pool Party, Dance Party or Gym Party available.

Family Halloween Dance

Ages: All Ages (Parents must attend) Fee: $20/Family Dress in your costume and dance the night away to all the classic Halloween tunes! Games, snacks and pizza included. Pre-registration is encouraged and can be done at www.northshoreymca.org or at the front desk. Please contact Alexa Richards, Youth & Family Director, at 978.356.9622 x 1303 or richardsa@northshoreymca.org for more information. IPS Friday October 26 5:30-7:30pm

Y Not Ride

Ages: All Ages Fee: Free As a family, create a bike route that stops at our Ipswich historical landmarks: Choate Bridge, Whipple House Museum, Appleton Farms, Town Wharf, Old Jail House, Pavilion Beach and the Ipswich YMCA. Take and post a family photo from each location on www.facebook.com/ipswichfamilymca or send them to Terry Gauthier, Health & Wellness Director, at gauthiert@northshoreymca.org IPS Saturday September 22 (Rain: September 29)

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HEALTH & WELLNESS PERSONAL SERVICES Body Composition

Ages: 14 years and up Fee: Y Member $15 Community $20 Weight in scale numbers doesn’t tell you everything. Body Composition Testing is a clear measurement of muscle tissue vs. body fat – and this can help you re-evaluate your goals and re-define your fitness needs. To schedule an appointment, please contact Terry Gauthier, Health & Wellness Director, at 978.356.9622 x1310 or gauthiert@northshoreymca.org

Fitness Assessment

Ages: 18 years and up Fee: Y Member Only $25 Let one of our personal trainers assess your fitness level by testing your ability in the five components of fitness: cardio respiratory endurance, muscular endurance, muscular strength, flexibility and body composition. This assessment will allow us to identify risk factors and create an efficient and effective exercise program. Approximately one hour. Fee can be applied to a package of personal training sessions. Schedule your first consult with Terry Gauthier, Health & Wellness Director, at 978.356.9622 x1310 or gauthiert@northshoreymca.org

Personal Training

Ages: 18 years and up Fee: Y Member Only: 1/1 hour session $50 3/1 hour sessions $144 5/1 hour sessions $230 10/1 hour sessions $440 Visit www.northshoreymca.org for group rates Hire a personal trainer and discover how their genuine interest, support and “exercise know-how” will help you achieve your health and fitness goals. Our Personal Trainers have years of experience and various specialties. To schedule an appointment, please contact Terry Gauthier, Health & Wellness Director, at 978.356.9622 x1310 or gauthiert@northshoreymca.org

TRX Suspension Personal Training

Ages: 16 years and up This is the incredible workout created by a Navy SEAL that you are hearing so much about! Take it to the next level with a Personal Trainer for a customized TRX workout perfect for you and your fitness level. Training length is one hour. Check out our Personal Training rates online and contact Terry Gauthier, Health & Wellness Director at 978.356.9622 or x1310 or gauthiert@northshoreymca.org to schedule a trainer.


FOR HEALTHY LIVING

IMPROVING THE COMMUNITY’S HEALTH AND WELL-BEING

Therapeutic Aquatic Exercise

Power Lifting

SPECIALTY FITNESS PROGRAMS

Beginners Running Club

Ages: All ages Fee:  $110 per hour private lesson $60 per hour semi-private lesson Experience the benefits of aqua therapy. From arthritic hip, shoulder and back injuries to cardiac rehab and stroke recovery the water is a great place to get that injury on the road to healing fast. To schedule an appointment, please contact Merri-Lynn Lathrop, Associate Executive Director, at 978.356.9622 x1306 or lathropm@northshoreymca.org

6 Weeks to Health & Fitness

Ages: 16 years and up Fee: Y Member $125 Community: $155 Take the steps needed to make real changes that support a healthy and fit lifestyle. In this program participants will meet with a Registered Nutritionist for four 30 minute visits and with a Personal Trainer to kickstart a fitness regimen. This is a perfect way to succeed in our Hometown Wellness Showdown! Appointments scheduled at your convenience. Please contact Terry Gauthier, Health & Wellness Director, at 978.356.9622 x1310 or gauthiert@northshoreymca.org for more information.

Lifestyle Group Fitness Challenge

Ages: 18 years and up Fee: Y Member $288 Community $350 Join our 12 Week Lifestyle Fitness Challenge! Work as a group with a Personal Trainer who will push you to commit to the program and see results. Two sessions a week with body compositions, nutritional guidance and weekly weigh in. This is a perfect way to succeed in our Hometown Wellness Showdown! Please contact Terry Gauthier, Health & Wellness Director, at 978.356.9622 or x1310 or gauthiert@ northshoreymca.org for more information. IPS September 24-December 21

Kick Start Healthy Eating

Ages: 14 years and up Fee: Y Members Free Community $5 Drop in fee Check in with a Fitness Coach once a week for guidance in creating healthy food choices. We will help you tackle your diet one day at a time. This is a perfect way to succeed in our Hometown Wellness Showdown! Please contact Terry Gauthier, Health & Wellness Director, at 978.356.9622 x1310 or gauthiert@northshoreymca.org for more information.

Express Rowing

Ages: 14 years and up Fee: Y Member $99 Community $124 Get the most from the Concept II Rower and complete 5000m efficiently. Class length is 30 minutes and led by Trainer Cam Carpenter. IPS Tues/Thurs 9:30am IPS Wed/Fri 5:30pm

Ages: 15 years and up Fee: Y Members Only $93/week Get super strong and learn competition technique for deadlifts, squats and bench press. Increase repetitions and strength safely with proper form. Groups of two for 60 minute sessions with Trainer Cam Carpenter. IPS Mon/Wed/Fri 3:30pm IPS Mon/Wed/Fri 4:30pm IPS Mon/Wed/Fri 6:30pm

Ages: 16 years and up Fee: Y Member $99 Community $124 Join the club and get motivated to run your first 5K or get stronger for your next 5K. Learn technique, build endurance and benefit from group camaraderie. Class length is 60 minutes. IPS Mon/Wed 10:00 am Tracey Burke IPS Tues/Thurs 4:15pm Rachel Goncalves

Basic TRX Group Class

Ages: 16 years and up Fee: Y Members $15 Drop-in Community $28 Choose your intensity for leveraged body weight exercises that build power, strength, flexibility, balance, mobility and prevent injuries. Class length is 45 minutes with Trainer Jane McNally and must have three participants to run. IPS Mon/Wed/Fri 7:00am

TRX Suspension Training

Ages: 16 years and up Fee: Y Member $20 Community $28 Train for any fitness goal with TRX Suspension Training, a total body workout with just one piece of equipment. Participants will build total body strength, balance, flexibility and core stability. Class length is 30 minutes. To find out more and packages, visit www.northshoreymca.org or contact Terry Gauthier, Health & Wellness Director, at 978.356.9622 or x1310 or gauthiert@northshoreymca.org

TRX/Kettlebell Training

Ages: 16 years and up Fee: Member $75/6 Sessions Community $18/Drop-in Get the best of both worlds with combined TRX/Kettlebell training. Build core strength, reduce body fat and improve muscle tone and endurance. Class is led by Trainer Cam Carpenter IPS Wednesday 11:00am, 6:30pm IPS Friday 11:00am, 6:00pm

Boot Camp

Ages: 18 years and up Fee: Y Member $99 Community $124 Get fit and have fun doing it in our boot camp style workout. Boot campers will go outdoors and indoors to perform body weight exercises, calisthenics, agility drills and running to improve physical fitness. Class length is 60 minutes and led by Trainer Emily Dolaher. IPS Tues/Thurs 9:00am

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FOR HEALTHY LIVING

IMPROVING THE COMMUNITY’S HEALTH AND WELL-BEING

Spinning for Weight Loss

Ages: 18 years and up Fee: Y Member $125 Community $175 Get a group of four or more friends together and meet your weight loss goals with this eight-week performance program. Power through your plateaus and see results with Trainer Jen Tougas. To schedule an appointment, please contact Terry Gauthier, Health & Wellness Director, Terry Gauthier, Health & Wellness Director at 978.356.9622 or x1310 or gauthiert@northshoreymca.org IPS Tues/Thurs 10:00am Side B Gym

ROAD RACES

Tabata Circuit

Age: 18 years and up Fee: Y Member $45 Community $75 Challenge muscles and torch calories on a whole new level with timed bursts of energy and brief rest periods in this weight training series. Class is led by Trainer Cam Carpenter. IPS Monday 7:30pm

Fit Over 40

Ages: 40 years and up Fee: Y Member $80 Community $99 Make your body a fat burning machine and boost your metabolism and energy level. Develop a smart and effective strength and conditioning program under the guidance of a Personal Trainer, Patricia Koning. IPS Tues/Thurs 6:00am

Strong Men & Women

Ages: 40 years and up Fee: Y Member Free Community $80 Implement safe and effective strength training, increase muscle mass and strength, stimulate weight loss and improve bone density. Work to reduce risk for diseases and conditions such as osteoporosis, diabetes, heart disease, arthritis. depression and obesity. IPS Tues/Thurs 10:00-11:00am

Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program

Ages: 18 years and up Fee: Y Member Free Community $80 Gentle, safe exercise routine for persons with mild to severe joint pain. This research based program increases your body’s range of motion, flexibility, balance and strength. Exercises can be done in a chair, standing or on the floor. IPS Wednesday 11:30am

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Join our community of runners at our remaining races in the 2012 YMCA of the North Shore Road Race Series! Our road races are meant for people of all ages and all running abilities. If you haven’t experienced what it’s like to finish your first road race, we guarantee you that once you do, you’ll be hooked! Like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/nsyroadraceseries and visit us at www.northshoreymca.org or for registration information and updates on upcoming events.

Races to Look Forward To: Run The Goose 7K (Gloucester) - 9/3 Poker Run 5 Mile (Rowley) - 9/29 Witch City Road Race 5K (Salem) - 10/21 Reindeer Run 5K (Beverly) - 12/1

SPORTS & RECREATION Ski Conditioning

Ages: 16 years and up Fee: Y Member $99 Community $124 Prep for ski season with a ski industry professional. In this class participants will learn sport-specific conditioning from an expert. Class length is one hour with Trainer Patrick Gilbert. IPS Mon/Thurs 6:00pm

Adult Co-ed Volleyball League

Ages: 18 years and up Fee: Y Members $87 Community $107 Like to play pick-up volleyball? Why not join our adult co-ed volleyball league. League runs August 23 - December 6. Visit www.northshoreymca.org for more information. IPS Thursday 7:00-10:00pm

Adult Co-ed Recreational Volleyball

Age: 18 years and up Fee: Y Member Free Community $15 Come join us for a few bumps, sets, and spikes and make some new friends. Two courts open for round-robin play for beginner and intermediate level players. IPS Tuesday 7:30pm-10:00pm


FOR SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY GIVING BACK AND PROVIDING SUPPORT TO OUR NEIGHBORS

SWIMMING Swim Fit

Ages: 18 years and up Fee: Y Member $45/Month Community $90/Month Y Member $15/Drop-in Community $22/Drop-in Whether you’re trying to stay fit, train for a triathlon or compete on our Master’s Swim Team, our coaches will provide you with workouts based on your goals. All levels are encouraged to participate. For more information, contact Carol Meyer, Associate Aquatics Director, at 978.927.6855 x1204 or meyerc@northshoreymca.org IPS Tues/Thurs/Fri 5:45-7:00am

VOLUNTEERISM By giving their time, our Y volunteers truly change lives in our community. In 2011, more than 3,200 volunteers logged over 31,000 hours for our organization, lending their expertise, their compassion and their enthusiasm to a variety of endeavors and positions that included road races, camp clean-ups, swim meets, Children’s Enrichment Center readers, lifeguards, homework helpers, camp photographers and marketing assistants, to name just a few. Learn more about volunteer opportunities at the Ipswich YMCA and in our YMCAs across the North Shore at www.northshoreymca.org

GIVING

COMMUNITY EDUCATION Babysitting Certification

Ages: 10 and up Fee: $60 per person Learn babysitting skills including how to diaper, feed and be safe. Parents are actively looking for babysitters that hold this certification. IPS Monday October 8 9:00am-1:00pm

Certification Courses

Ages: 12 and up Classes are designed to meet state codes for lifeguards, personal trainers, childcare workers, restaurant employees, etc. IPS CPR (Adult/Infant/Child) September 27 6:00pm $50 October 24 6:00pm November 26 6:00pm IPS First Aid $50 September 25 6:00pm October 22 6:00pm November 28 6:00pm IPS Pro CPR $65 September 29 10:30am IPS Oxygen $50 September 29 12:30pm

SAT Prep Course

Ages: Grades 11 & 12 Fee: Y Member $210 Community $210 Score higher on the SATS with coaching and individualized strategies given your personal test taking style. Workbook included. Class size limited, register early. Seven week session. IPS Thursday 6:30-7:30pm

Give the Gift of Learning

Give the gift of an educational scholarship to a young person! With the start of a new school year, the Y is excited to welcome back the young minds that participate in our early education and after school programs! As with all of our programs, our Y is committed to never turning anyone away, regardless of their ability to pay. Keeping to this mission, many of the youth we serve, future community leaders, artists and scientists, are able to participate thanks to help from financial assistance scholarships. These scholarships are made possible thanks to the generosity of our annual donors. Learn more about giving the gift of learning and other ways to support our Ys mission at www.northshoreymca.org

Planned Giving

GIve a gift today will help support future generations. Planned gifts can be made through your will, life insurance policy or retirement plan. All those who make a gift will be invited to join the Triangle Society, our planned giving recognition society. If the Y has left a lasting impression on your life, please call Sam Sanker, Director of Planned Giving, at 978.921.1753 or sankers@northshoreymca.org for more information.

YMCA GALA

SCUBA

Ages: 18 and up Fee: Y Member $250 Community $250 NAUI certification course includes classroom work and supervised pool diving time. Bring snorkel, mask and fins, all other equipment is provided. Open swims not included. IPS Friday 6:00-9:00pm

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Ipswich YMCA 110 County Road Ipswich, MA 01938

Total Wellness Challenge

September 17 - October 12 Registration: September 8 - 16

Non-profit org. U.S. Postage PAID YMCA of the North Shore

Help our Y earn the crown of the healthiest Y in Eastern Massachusetts! Sign up for the Hometown Wellness Showdown Challenge! Y members and non-members can participate in the challenge by signing up at boston.com/getmoving anytime during the challenge.

How it Works:

• Sign up for the challenge at boston.com/getmoving • Fill in your profile, choose your hometown team and your local Y. • Log your meals, snacks, and exercise on the Lose It! app or website throughout the 4-week challenge. Your points are combined with your teammates’ to help our Y and community compete for the healthiest title.

• Earn points and be eligible for hundreds of prizes from brands like New Balance, Oster, HealthoMeter, Fitbit and more! • Receive support along the way from boston.com/getmoving, the Y and your challenge teammates. • Achieve your goal to improve your health.

During this time there will be NO JOINER FEE in September, so get involved. You could win a 3 Month Free Membership along with other fantastic prizes!


Ipswich Fall I Program Guide 2012