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GET A JUMP ON A HEALTHY SUMMER IPSWICH FAMILY YMCA Spring I 2013 Programs March 2 - April 26

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YOUTH DEVELOPMENT Art, Theatre & Dance 3-4 Preschool 4 School Age Care 4 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 Specialty Fitness Programs 9-10 Road Races 10 Sports & Recreation 10-11 Swimming 11 SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY Community Education 11 Volunteerism 11 Giving 11

Spring I 2013 March 2 - April 26

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 Nick Fitzgerald, Teen & School Age Director fitzgeraldn@northshoreymca.org or 978-479-4969 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 Rob Panunzio, Facilities Director panunzior@northshoreymca.org or ext. 1311 Angela Criscuolo, PHV Housing Manager criscuoloa@northshoreymca.org or 978.312.4015 ext. 1315

• Members Currently Enrolled Friday, February 15 - 7:30am • All Members Tuesday, February 19 - 7:30am • Open To Community Tuesday, February 26 - 7:30am Hours of Operation Facility Hours

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

Babysitting Hours

Ages 3 months - 7 years Monday - Thursday 8:30am-12:30pm Friday 4:00pm-6:30pm Saturday 8:15am-12:00pm 2

2013 Membership Rates **Membership ***Joiner Fee Adult (24+) $52/mo $77 1-Adult Family $66/mo $77 with children 2-Adults $89/mo $99 2-Adult Family $97/mo $99 with children Young Adult (19-23) $31/mo $33 Teen $24/mo Youth $15/mo * NEW add a third adult to either 2-Adult membership for only $31 more a month. ** Monthly amount is automatically drafted via the YMCA’s bank or credit card draft. *** Joiner fee is a one-time fee and the amount may be split into monthly payments with our convenient draft option.


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ART, THEATRE & DANCE Explore the Arts

Ages: 2-5 years Fee: Y Member $88 Community $120 Experience the joy of creating music, drama and art together in this class with your child! Play instruments, act out stories and do fun arts & crafts projects. Class length is 45 minutes. IPS Sunday 12:30pm

Super Science

Ages: 3-5 years Fee: Y Member $45 Community $65 Explore, experiment and develop a passion for science with a new science project each week. IPS Thursday 9:30am

Art Class

Ages: 3-5 years Fee: Y Member $45 Community $65 Unleash creativity by using a variety of new and fun mediums, completing an art project each week. IPS Wednesday 9:30am

Construction Club

Ages: 3-5 years Fee: Y Member $45 Community $65 Design and build 3D structures using wild and crazy materials. IPS Tuesday 9:30am

Twinkle Toes With Parent

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

Creative Ballet

Ages: 3-5 years Fee: Y Member $65 Community $90 Creative ballet develops coordination, rhythm, body control and teaches ballet vocabulary, postures and active listening. Class length is 45 minutes. Instructor: Sarah Fader IPS Monday 1:00pm IPS Tuesday 1:00pm

Storybook Ballet

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

Dance Jam

Ages: 4-6 years Fee: Y Member $65 Community $90 Continue the study of ballet but also learn choreography from some of your favorite musicals, as well as dances from around the world including Africa and Latin America. Instructor: Sarah Fader. IPS Monday 3:30pm

Mini Magic Musicals: Cinderella

Ages: 4-7 years Fee: Y Member $98 Community $147 Your dramatic young star will shine on stage in a mini stage production. In this class, children develop stage presence, confidence and basic theatre knowledge as they learn and rehearse songs and scenes. The class culminates in a performance for friends and family. Class length is 60 minutes. IPS Sunday 2:00pm

Sewing

Ages: 8-12 years Fee: Y Member $45 Community $65 Learn how to use a sewing machine. Make tote bags, pillow cases and other fun projects. Intermediate sewers will make clothing. Class length is 60 minutes. IPS Tuesday 5:00pm (Beginner) IPS Tuesday 6:00pm (Intermediate)

Creative Writing

SUMMER CAMPS AT THE Y! Take on summer and sign up for summer camp at the Y! See what our summer camps, Camp Takoma and Camp Dory have in store for a summer of fun and excitement. Pick up a camp guide in the Y Welcome Center or view it online and register for camp online at northshoreymca.org. Make this a summer they’ll never forget!

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Ages: 7-12 years Fee: Y Member $45 Community $65 Write your own creative story then illustrate through drawings. IPS Wednesday 4:00pm

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Y Theatre Company For more information anout Y Theatre Company auditions, productions or others events, please contact Nicole Leotsakos, Performing Arts Director at 978.564.3945 or leotsakosn@northshoreymca.org

ALICE IN WONdERLANd PERFORMANCES Presented by the Y Theatre Company

Alice finds herself in a dreamland of wonder and magic as she follows the White Rabbit to meet the Caterpillar and takes on the Queen of Hearts. Experience this whimsical world with our talented Y Theatre Company actors. A wonderful day at the theatre for families and patrons of all ages as you watch a classic story come to life right before your eyes!

Performances at the Ipswich Town Hall: March 28 at 7:00pm March 29 at 2:00pm and 7:00pm

Tickets on sale March 18 online at northshoreymca.org and at the Ipswich Family YMCA Welcome Center.

www.northshoreymca.org Acting & Voice Private Lessons

Ages: All Ages Fee: Varies (1) 45 Minute Lesson: Y Member $45 Community $70 (4) 45 Minute Lessons: Y Member $160 Community $235 Private acting and voice lessons provide personal attention to a young performer. Covers advanced performance techniques, as well as audition and performance confidence. Arranged by appointment, with times and locations catered to participant and instructor schedules. Schedule individual lessons, or register for a four lesson package. Contact Jasmine Meyers at meyersj@northshoreymca.org for more information.

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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. 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. 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. A two-day minimum is required.

School Vacation Care

Ages: Grades K-5 Fee: Y Members $45/day Community $55/day When school is out, the Y is in! Join us for swimming, sports, crafts and exciting themed activities. It’s a great way to spend time with your friends and have fun during vacation! April 15-19 April Vacation Snow Days Visit www.northshoreymca.org or contact Christine McClory, Childcare Director, at 978.356.9622 or mccloryc@northshoreymca.org for more information.


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GYMNASTICS Tiny Tumblers

Ages: 2-3 years with parent Fee: Y Members $45 Community $65 Older sibling drop in fee $5/class Here is a great chance for parents to participate with their child in a variety of fun activities that develop motor and listening skills. This introductory class features tumbling, climbing, jumping and so much more. Class length is 30 minutes. IPS Monday 10:15am IPS Thursday 10:15am

Gymnastics

Ages: 3-10 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 45 minutes. IPS Monday 10:45am Ages 3-5 IPS Monday 3:45pm Ages 5-7 IPS Monday 4:30pm Ages 8-10 IPS Thursday 10:45am Ages 3-5

HEALTH & WELLNESS

KIdS GET FIT-TASTIC AT THE Y 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.

Teen Circuit

Ages: Grades 6-8 Fee: Y Members FREE Have a blast in this fun and active aerobics class. Grab some friends and come give it a try. Taught by Fitness Instructor Brenda. Class length is 45 minutes. IPS Tuesdays/Thursdays 2:45pm

LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT/ TEENS Hang Time

Ages: Grades 6-10 Fee: Y Member Free Community $6 Hoop it up in the gym or dive into the pool. Play some dodgeball or hang out because on Saturday nights, from 6:00-9:00pm, the Ipswich YMCA is open for teens only! Visit www.northshoreymca.org or check out Ipswich YMCA Teens on Facebook for updates on monthly special activities.

Y Up All Night Lock In

Ages: Grades 6-10 Fee: Y Member $20 Community $30 Stay up all night with your friends at the Ipswich Family YMCA! Join us for epic games of basketball and dodgeball, crazy challenges and contests, swimming, movies, video games and more. IPS Saturday, March 16, 8:00pm-8:00am

Skate Trip to Rye Airfield

Ages: Grades 6-10 Fee: Y Member $50 Community $60 Skateboard, scooter or rollerblade with the Y at Rye Airfield Skateboard Park in Rye, New Hampshire. Rye Airfield is New England’s premier indoor skate park with 50,000 square feet of ramps, rails, stairs and bowls. Fee includes two 2 hour sessions, transportation and lunch. IPS Saturday, April 6 8:15am-4:00pm

SAT Prep

Ages: Grades 11-12 Fee: Y Member/Community $190/6 weeks Boost test performance and test taking strategies. Get ready for the upcoming SAT’s on June 2nd with this 6 week class. Class is instructed by Meagan Casey, Ivy League graduate with tutoring experience. SAT Prep book provided. IPS Tuesdays, March 12-April 16 6:30-7:30pm

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.

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SPORTS & RECREATION Play Dates

Ages: 2 years and up with parent Fee: Y Member Free Community Adult Guest Pass Make a play date at the Y! On weekday mornings, our gymnastics and sports court are open for you and your family to enjoy together. IPS Monday 11:15am (Sports) IPS Thursday 11:30am (Gymnastics)

Recess Games

Ages: 3-10 years Fee: Y Member $45 Community $65 Have fun with “old school” and new recess favorites like dodgeball, kickball, capture the flag and more! IPS Wednesday 3:45 am Ages 5-7 IPS Wednesday 4:30pm Ages 8-10

Quick Start Tennis

Ages: 3-10 years Fee: Y Member $45 Community $65 Build foundational tennis skills as progressive techniques are taught according to USTA’s QuickStart format. Racquets provided. IPS Tuesday 10:15am Ages 3-5 IPS Friday 3:45pm Ages 5-7 IPS Friday 4:30pm Ages 8-10

Preschool Kickball League

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 Monday 10:15am Ages 18-36 months IPS Tuesday 3:45pm Ages 6-36 months IPS Thursday 9:30am Ages 6-36 months IPS Saturday 9:00am Ages 6-18 months IPS Saturday 9:45am Ages 18-36 months IPS Sunday 9:30am Ages 6-36 months

Preschool Swimming

Ages: 3-5 years Fee: Y Member $70 Community $100 Level I: Water adjustment, breathing patterns, paddling and independence with flotation. IPS Monday 10:15am, 3:45pm IPS Tuesday 10:15am, 4:30pm IPS Wednesday 1:30pm, 3:45pm IPS Thursday 9:30am, 4:00pm IPS Saturday 9:00am, 9:45am IPS Sunday 9:15am

Ages: 3-5 years Fee: Y Member $52 Community $77 Preschool kickball league with 30 minute practice followed by 30 minute game. Pre-registration is due by February 15. Post registration will be accepted based on availability. IPS Friday 9:30am IPS Sunday 10:00am-12:00pm (time varies weekly)

Level II: Stroke introduction, diving and moving away from flotation. IPS Monday 10:15am, 3:45pm IPS Tuesday 10:15am, 4:30pm IPS Wednesday 1:30pm, 3:45pm IPS Thursday 10:15am, 4:00pm IPS Saturday 9:00am, 9:45am IPS Sunday 9:15am

Karate

Level III: Able to swim without flotation for 5 feet or more, stroke and endurance skills. IPS Monday 9:30am, 4:30pm IPS Tuesday 3:45pm IPS Wednesday 1:30pm, 4:30pm IPS Thursday 10:15am, 4:45pm IPS Saturday 9:00am IPS Sunday 9:15am

Ages: 3-9 years Fee: Y Member $45 Community $65 Y Martial Arts classes develop strength, balance, flexibility and selfdefense skills in a fun and supportive environment that emphasizes character development and self-discipline. IPS Tuesday 3:45pm Ages 3-5 IPS Tuesday 4:30pm Ages 6-9

T-Ball

Ages: 3-9 years Fee: Y Member $45 Community $65 Throw, catch, and play in this fun, active sports class. IPS Wednesday 10:30am Ages 3-5 IPS Thursday 3:45pm Ages 3-5 IPS Thursday 4:30pm Ages 6-9

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Youth Swimming Ages: Fee:

6 years and up Y Member $70

Kinderswim - Essex School Community $100

Level I: Floating, breathing patterns, paddling and learning to swim 25 yards independently. IPS Monday 3:45pm IPS Tuesday 4:30pm IPS Wednesday 4:30pm IPS Thursday 4:00pm, 4:45pm IPS Saturday 9:00am IPS Sunday 10:00am Level II: Able to swim 25 yards, stroke and diving development. IPS Monday 3:45pm, 4:30pm IPS Tuesday 3:45pm, 4:30pm IPS Wednesday 3:45pm IPS Thursday 4:00pm IPS Saturday 9:00am IPS Sunday 10:00am Level III: 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 Fee: Y Member $70 Community $100 Must be proficient in Youth Swimming III skills. An assortment of all that swimming has to offer, participants will be challenged with improving their skills in the four competitive strokes, advanced water sports and games, lifeguarding and instructing components. There will also be opportunities to volunteer with swim lessons and move toward completing swim instructor and lifeguard certifications. IPS Wednesday 4:30pm IPS Saturday 9:45am

Pirate Treasure

Ages: 6 years and up Fee: Y Member $70 Community $100 Boats, sunken treasure, snorkeling, diving and more. Games that improve on swimming skills with a pirate theme. Must be able to swim the length of the pool to participate in class. IPS Thursday 4:45pm

Mermaid Island

Ages: 6 years and up Fee: Y Member $70 Community $100 Join our adventures of the deep blue sea. A fun way to improve swimming skills through diving, synchronized swimming and creative games with a mermaid theme. Must be able to swim the length of the pool to participate. IPS Tuesday 3:45pm

Ages: Grade K Fee: $11/week, register by month Essex Elementary School students have the option to be 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. 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 Customize lessons while working with a qualified instructor. Lessons are by appointment only. Financial assistance not available for this program. Please call the Aquatics Office to schedule at 978.356.9622.

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 from YNS coaches. Participants must be able to swim 25 yards. IPS Saturday 7:00-8:00am Ages 11 & up IPS Saturday 8:00-9:00am Ages 6-10

Springboard Diving

Ages: 9 years and up Fee: Y Member $70 Community $100 Learn the basics of competitive diving. Students will practice approaches, forward and back jumps in straight, pike and tuck body positions as well as forward and back 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 IPS Wednesday 4:30pm

SHARKS & LITTLE SHARKS SWIM TEAM The YMCA of the North Shore Sharks & Little Sharks swim team works to develop the best combination of swimmers and human beings through the strengths of innovative coaching techniques and strategies, supportive parental involvement and integration of our core values – Caring, Honesty, Respect, and Responsibility. From ages 5 and up, the Little Sharks and Sharks programs maintain an infrastructure of children, coaches and parents who create the platforms and opportunities for each and every swimmer to fulfill their goals and their potential as a person, swimmer and team member.

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FAMILY TIME

HEALTH & WELLNESS PERSONAL SERVICES

HEALTHY KIdS dAY Join us for our Healthy Kids Day celebration: Saturday, April 13, 9:00am -12:00pm Ipswich Family YMCA As part of the Y's commitment to strengthen community by addressing critical gaps in health and education, Healthy Kids Day® will encourage kids and parents to commit to keeping the body and mind active this summer. Stations and activities include fire safety in the Fire Department’s Safety House, Police’s bike rodeo and child IDs, freebies, petting zoo, Melanoma Foundation, gymnastics family obstacle course and GaGa! For more information, please visit northshoreymca.org or contact Alexa Richards at richardsa@northshoreymca.org

Parent’s Night Out: Gym & Pizza Party Ages: Grades K-5 Fee: Y Member $15 Community $20 Let us watch the kids while you have a Friday night out! Games, contests, crafts and more. This event is held in the gymnasium, supervised by experienced Y staff. Pizza included. IPS March 15 6:30-8:30pm IPS April 19 6:30-8:30pm

Birthday Parties

Ages: All Ages Fee: Y Member Community 1-15 participants $150 $180 16-30 participants $185 $215 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. Pool, Dance or Gym parties are available. Bring the decorations and food of your choice to make it an unforgettable event. Financial assistance not available for birthday parties.

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To find out more information or sign up for personal services, please contact Terry Gauthier, Health & Wellness Director, at 978.356.9622 x1310 or gauthiert@northshoreymca.org

Body Composition

Ages: 14 years and up Fee: Y Member $15 Community $20 Body Composition Testing is a clear measurement of muscle tissue vs. body fat. Knowing your body composition can help you re-evaluate your goals and redefine your fitness needs. Financial assistance not available for this program.

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. Fee can be applied to a package of personal training sessions. Financial assistance not available for this program.

Personal Training

Ages: 18 years and up Fee: Y Members 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 Achieve your health and fitness goals with personal training by certified, experienced personal trainers. Financial assistance not available for this program.

TRX Personal Training

Ages: 16 years and up Fee: Y Member $20 Community $28 Build total body strength, balance, flexibility and core stability with intermediate TRX movements. Financial assistance not available for this program. Session length is 30 minutes.

Therapeutic Aquatic Exercise

Ages: All ages Fee:  $110/hour for a private lesson $60/hour for a semi-private lesson Experience the benefits of aqua therapy for arthritic hip, shoulder and back injuries as well as cardiac rehab and stroke recovery.Financial assistance not available for this program. To schedule an appointment, please contact Merri-Lynn Lathrop, Associate Executive Director, at 978.356.9622 x1306 or lathropm@northshoreymca.org


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SPECIALTY FITNESS PROGRAMS

To find out more information about or register for specialty fitness programs, please contact Terry Gauthier, Health & Wellness Director, at 978.356.9622 x1310 or gauthiert@northshoreymca.org

Resolution Reset: 10-Pound Challenge March 4 - April 15 You’re invited to participate in a FREE six-week weight-loss challenge from March 4-April 15 in partnership with the Y and “Lose It!” By signing up, setting a personal weight-loss goal of 5-10 pounds and logging your food and exercise, you’ll be on your way to resetting your resolution and reaching one of your 2013 goals! Learn more online at northshoreymca.org

March Madness Fitness Fundraiser

Ages: 16 years and up Fee: Y Member $15 with shirt Community $20 with shirt Y Member $10 Community $15 A challenging line up of fitness classes including Piloxing, Kettlebells, Zumba Tone and more. Raffles, snacks and free giveaways to keep you motivated. Proceeds go towards Y For All financial assistance fund. IPS Saturday, March 9 8:00-11:00am

Couch Potato to 5k

Ages: 16 years and up Fee: Y Member $65 Community $85 Get ready for the Ipswich Y’s Chase the Gorilla Down Argilla 5k (3.1 miles) on April 13! Meet with trainer and track coach Will Schild once a week to prepare for your first 5k. Participation in this program will save you 20% off your Chase the Gorilla Down Argilla registration fee. IPS Saturday 12:00pm IPS Sunday 12:00pm

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 8-week performance program. Power through your plateaus and see results with Trainer Jen Tougas. IPS Tuesday/Thursday 10:00am Side B Gym

TRX

Ages: 16 years and up Fee: Y Members $15/class Community $20/class Build power, strength, flexibility, balance, mobility and prevent injuries while learning basic TRX movements. Financial assistance not available for this program. Taught by Instructor Jane McNally. Class length is 30 minutes. IPS Monday/Wednesday/Friday 7:00am

TRX Core 30

Ages: 16 years and up Fee: Y Members $120 Community $160 Drop-in: Y Members $15/class Communitty $20/class Target the core muscles in 30 minutes. All TRX exercises will focus on core strength and stability. IPS Monday/Wednesday 6:00pm\

Adult Circuit Training

Ages: 18 years and up Fee: Y Member Drop-in $6 Community Drop-in $12 Experience the heart-pumping benefits of circuit training in this advanced class. Taught by Trainer Jen Tougas. IPS Friday 9:30am

Fit Over 40

Ages: 40 years and up Fee: Y Member $99 Community $124 Build strength, improve cardiovascular endurance and burn calories with cardiovascular and strength exercise. Our Y Personal Trainer will challenge you while keeping your individual goals and limitations in mind. IPS Tuesday/Thursday 6:00am

Power Strength Training & Competition

Ages: 18 years and up Fee: Y Member $5 Strength training is one of the best ways to build muscle, lose fat, increase strength and improve sports performance. Register for this class and train with Richie on March 2, 9 and 16. The competition is March 23 at noon. Win five personal training sessions with Richie. IPS March 2, 9, 16, 23

Fit Friday

Ages: 18 years and up Fee: Y Member Free Community $66 Are you looking for something to do on Friday evenings? We will be offering a different class every month this session to spice up your workouts and inspire you to try something new. March: Muscle Conditioning. April: Boot Camp Fitness. IPS Friday 5:30pm

Sunday Fitness Challenge

Ages: 18 years and up Fee: Y Member Free Community $66 Experience an intense fitness challenge every Sunday with cardio, strength and flexibility. Perfect for those weekend warriors looking to get a hard workout in on Sunday mornings! IPS Sunday 9:30-10:45am

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Lifestyle Group Fitness Challenge

Ages: 18 years and up Fee: Y Member $288 Community $350 Join our 12 Week Lifestyle Fitness Challenge! You’ll work in a group setting with a Personal Trainer for two sessions a week as well as body composition tests, nutritional guidance and a weekly weigh in. Financial assistance not available for this program. IPS April 1-June 17

Indoor Triathlon Training

Ages: 16 years and up Fee: Y Member $99 Community $124 Carla Tonks, an All American Triathlete, shows participants how to piece together swimming, biking and running into a successful triathlon. Participation in this program includes registration to the indoor spring triathlon event! Dates/times TBD. Please visit northshoreymca.org for more information.

ROAD RACES Join the YMCA of the North Shore for another year of exciting races in the 2013 North Shore Road Race Series! The series features 12 races across the North Shore with awesome finisher prizes. Visit northshoreymca.org to learn more about the series, view a full schedule of road races and register!

Ipswich Y Tri

Ages: 16 years and up Fee: Pre-registered: Y Member $35 Community $45 Late entry: Y Member $45 Community $55 Join us for the 2nd indoor sprint triathlon, great for beginner through experienced triathletes. The event consists of a ½ mile swim in the pool, a trip of 13 on the Keiser cycling bikes and a 3.1 mile run on the treads or outside. IPS Sunday, April 28th 11:00am

Strong Men & Women

Ages: 40 years and up Fee: Y Member Free Community $80 Feel stronger today! Experience the benefits of strength training to enhance strength, stimulate weight loss and improve overall health including increased bone density. IPS Tues/Thurs 10:00-11:00am

Flex & Stretch Yoga For Men

Fee: Y Member $72 ($12/per session) Community $108 This yoga session is for the inflexible who need to stretch and strengthen. Class limit is 6 to provide personal attention to breath, form and focus. Instructor: Jemma Tory IPS Thursdays 12:00pm

Diabetes Management

Ages: All ages Fee: Y Member $144 Community $180 Work with a Y Personal Trainer on improving lifestyle habits to control your Diabetes. Over the course of three sessions, participants will experience health and fitness assessments, therapeutic interventions and an exercise recommendations.

Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program

Ages: 18 years and up Fee: Y Member Free Community $80 Get better range of motion and improve flexibility, balance and strength with gentle, safe exercises for persons with mild to severe joint pain. IPS Wednesday 11:30am

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SPORTS & RECREATION Adult Co-ed Volleyball League

Ages: 18 years and up Fee: Y Member $87 Community $102 League runs March 21-June 27. Maximum number of teams is 10. Visit www.northshoreymca.org for more information. IPS Thursday 7:00-10:00pm


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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

SWIMMING Swim Drop-in

Ages: 18 years and up Drop In Fee: Y Member $5/class Community $8/class Punch Pass Fee: Y Members $20/4 Community $32/4 Coached lap swimming workout for beginner and intermediate levels. IPS Friday 10:00am

Swim Fit

Ages: 18 years and up Fee: Y Member $45/Month Community $90/Month Y Member $15/Drop-in Community $22/Drop-in This class is for swimmers who wish to refine and improve their breaststroke, sidestroke, and elementary backstroke and want to use swimming for exercise or to participate in our Master’s Swim Team. All levels encouraged to participate. IPS Tues/Thurs/Fri 5:45-7:00am

COMMUNITY EDUCATION Babysitting Certification

Ages: 10 years and up Fee: $60/person Learn babysitting skills including how to diaper, feed and keep children safe. Parents are actively looking for babysitters that hold this certification. IPS Wednesday, April 17 9:00am-1:00pm

Lifeguard Certification

Ages: 16 years and up Fee: Y Member $300 Community $330 There was a great need in our community last summer for qualified lifeguards. Get your certification now and be ready for summer work. Must be 16 and able to swim 500 yards to participate. IPS March 2-23, Saturdays 10:30am-5:00pm IPS April 15-19, Monday-Friday 9:00am-3:00pm

Certification Courses

Ages: 12 years and up IPS CPR (Adult/Infant/Child) $50 March 12 6:00pm April 22 6:00pm IPS First Aid $50 March 14 6:00pm April 24 6:00pm IPS Oxygen $50 April 9 6:00pm IPS Pro CPR Recert $40 April 11 6:00pm

SCUBA

Ages: 18 and up Fee: Y Member $250 Community $250 This 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 Fridays, starting April 12 6:00-9:00pm

VOLUNTEERISM Give Time. Change Lives. Volunteer. There are so many ways to give your time, give back, and support your neighbors. To learn more about Y volunteer roles, visit northshoreymca.org or contact Kim Lations, Y Volunteer Coordinator, at lationsk@northshoreymca.org

GIVING Did You Know...? The Ipswich Family YMCA is a charity. We are a non-profit organization focused on community and human services. 100% of your donation goes directly to those in need. Every dollar donated to our Y For All annual campaign is used to support local children, families and individuals through Y programs, membership and camp. Y For All is more than donors and dollars. Our annual campaign is a grassroots effort led by dozens of volunteers and businesses from our communities.

2013 Y for All ... Ways to Get Involved!

Looking for a way to give back to your community? Volunteer for our 2013 Y For All Annual Campaign! To get started or to learn more, email Rob Thatcher, Y Development Associate, at thatcherr@northshoreymca.org. There are plenty of ways to get involved: Join a Y For All team Join with other volunteers and staff members and help us reach our campaign goal! • Attend our campaign Kick-Off and bring a friend! • Help secure five new donors or ask five past donors to continue their support in 2013 • Join our campaign celebration in late spring! Help make phone calls at a Y For All Phone-a-thon! Join fellow volunteers for a night of phone calls and free food! Fundraise on Facebook Love the Y? Like us on Facebook? Create your own Y fundraising page and go social!

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TAKE ON SUMMER! SUMMER CAMPS AT THE YMCA! Take on summer and sign up for summer camp at the Y! See what our summer camps have in store for a summer of fun and excitement. Pick up a camp guide in the Y Welcome Center or view it online and register for camp online at northshoreymca.org. Make this a summer they’ll never forget.

STAY SAFE, LEARN HOW TO SWIM Some kids play soccer, some kids dance but every kid needs to learn how to swim! As you gear up for summer, make sure your child knows how to stay safe by and in the water - sign up for one of our swim programs!

HEALTHY KIDS DAY - APRIL 13 As part of the Y’s commitment to strengthening community by addressing critical gaps in health and education, Healthy Kids Day® will encourage kids and parents to commit to keeping the body and mind active this summer. We have tons of activities for the whole family! Feeling motivated? Run our Chase the Gorilla Down Argilla 5k first!

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