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BE HEALTHY BE STRONG BELONG Winter Program Guide Dec 2017 - Feb 2018 Registration opens Nov 1

YMCA OF VIRGINIA’S BLUE RIDGE


YMCA OF VIRGINIA’S BLUE RIDGE PROGRAMS & NEWS MEMBER APPRECIATION WEEK Join us as we celebrate YOU during Member Appreciation week! Be on the lookout for details on daily activities. All YMCA of Virginia’s Blue Ridge locations will be celebrating February 19 - 24

AMERICAN RED CROSS LIFEGUARD CERTIFICATION AGES 15+ American Red Cross Lifeguarding course teaches candidates the knowledge and skills needed to prevent and respond to aquatic emergencies. Water rescues, first aid, CPR and AED certifications are obtained through this course. Registration deadline is a week before the class begins. M: $195 / NM: $225 KIRK FAMILY Y CLASSES: Mar 9 F 4:00-8:00 pm Mar 10 Sa 8:00 am-2:00 pm Mar 11 Su 1:00-5:30 pm Mar 16 F 4:00-8:00 pm Mar 17 Sa 8:00 am-2:00 pm Mar 18 Su 1:00-5:30 pm SALEM FAMILY Y CLASSES: Dec 26-Dec 29 Tu-F 10:00am-6:00 pm

YMCA VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES Give back to your community and reconnect with your inner child. This fall, the YMCA has a variety of volunteer opportunities from coaches for our Preschool and Youth Sports programs to Y Splash, our water safety outreach program for 2nd graders. Volunteer for a better community! Y SPLASH Jan-May

T,W,Th 11:30 am-1:00 pm T,Th 6:30-7:15 pm at Kirk Family Y M,W 6:00-6:45 pm at Salem Family Y

Contacts for Y Splash Kirk Family Y 540-342-9622 Salem Family Y 540-387-9622

Y AFTER SCHOOL Dec-May M-F Times vary between 2:00-6:00pm TEEN LEADERS CLUB Dec-May T

6:00-7:00pm

AMERICAN RED CROSS LIFEGUARD RECERTIFICATION AGES 15+ This course is a competency testing of knowledge and skills, with review and practice of skills. Participants will review CPR, First Aid, and water rescues as well as practice skills before testing M: $100 / NM: $200 KIRK FAMILY YMCA CLASSES: Mar 16 F 4:00-8:00 pm Mar 17 Sa 8:00 am-2:00 pm Mar 18 Su 1:00-5:30 pm

PROGRAM REGISTRATION We encourage program registration at least 7 days before the first day of each program. Register at the Welcome Desk or online at www. ymcavbr.org. Our online portal allows you to search by program, branch, category, time and more!

Visit www.ymcavbr.org and click Register

YOUTH SPORTS We are looking for volunteer coaches to assist with youth Basketball and Rookies Sports Sampler (Basketball, Soccer, T-ball). Jan - Apr

Sa

9:00 -11:00 am

Contacts for Youth Sports Kirk Family Y 540-342-9622 Salem Family Y 540-387-9622

YMCA OF VIRGINIA’S BLUE RIDGE 540.527.9622 • 520 CHURCH AVE., ROANOKE, VA 24016 • WWW.YMCAVBR.ORG


Y EXPRESS AT GAINSBORO DANCE

MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS HOLIDAY POTLUCK Join fellow members to celebrate the joy of the holiday season at our annual Holiday Potluck! Please bring a favorite dish, casserole, salad or dessert to share. Dec 14

Th

6:00-7:30 pm

M: FREE

COMMUNITY GARDEN We harvest from our community garden several times throughout the year. Our fresh produce is given to the Rescue Mission, Apple Ridge Farm and even our Members!

AFRO CENTRIC MOVEMENT The class teaches traditional African dance movements and dances. The class promotes the joy and power of dance. Students are empowered to become liberated by movement, and grounded in the connection of community. Students will leave with increased confidence and joy! Jan 27-Apr 21 Sa 10:15 - 11:15 am *Monthly draft options available

AGES 18+

M: $132 / NM: $165

WELLNESS PROGRAMS BRUNCH WITH GINA AGES 18+ Develop your inner chef and have fun in the process. Walk alongside a YMCA staff member as she introduces participants to new ways of cooking garden fresh veggies. Whether it is canning vegetables, sharing seasonal recipes, or cooking fresh greens, this class will be sure to strengthen your culinary skills. This class caters to older adults and takes place every second Monday of the month in our new teaching kitchen!

RICH AND ELIZABETH MACHER TEACHING KITCHEN

Dec 11 M 10:00 am-12:00 pm M: $10 / NM: $10 Stuffed Pork Chops - caramalized onions, apples and gruyere cheese topped with a spicy compote Jan 8 M 10:00 am-12:00 pm M: $10 / NM: $10 Fried Goat Cheese Salad - panko crusted goat cheese fried and topped on a mixed green salad Feb 12 M 10:00 am-12:00 pm M: $10 / NM: $10 Cheesecake - chocolate cheesecake topped with a raspberry sauce and homemade whipped cream

Our new teaching kitchen will be used to facilitate cooking classes for families, seniors, teens, adults and youth. The Y’s culinary programs will empower individuals and families with the skills, knowledge, and confidence to make healthy, affordable meals encouraging healthier eating habits in our community. Be on the lookout for new cooking programs in the months ahead!

YMCA EXPRESS AT GAINSBORO

540.344.9622 • 108 ORANGE AVE., ROANOKE, VA 24016 • WWW.YMCAVBR.ORG


KIRK FAMILY YMCA PROGRAMS MEMBER BENEFITS

(WELLNESS CONT.)

CHRISTMAS POTLUCK AND CANNED FOOD DRIVE Herald in the holidays with friends and members. Please bring a favorite dish, casserole, salad or dessert. Help us share in the joy of the holiday season by bringing a canned food item to be donated to a local community organization. Dec 20

W

12:00-1:15 pm

M: FREE

ANNUAL SOUP DAY Come on in from the cold and warm up with a bowlful of home-cooked and healthy soup provided by Kirk Family YMCA staff! Quantities are limited, so get in early! Feb 7

W

12:00-2:00 pm

YOU vs. YOU CHALLENGE AGES 15+ A new year has begun and maybe you aren’t where you thought you’d be physically. Disappointment with resolutions has become a reoccurring theme and you are fed up. It’s time to take charge, lose weight, reduce body fat, gain muscle, or do all of the above. Program includes two fitness assessments, six Wednesday educational/motivational workshops, and 10% off select personal training packages. Motivational Workshops Feb 7 & 28, Mar 7 & 28, Apr 4 & 25

6:00-7:00 pm

M: $25

M: FREE

WELLNESS PROGRAMS ENHANCE FITNESS AGES 18+ AND MEET CRITERIA Enhance Fitness is a low-impact exercise program especially designed to help older adults and those with chronic disease become more active. Increase strength, flexibility, and boost activity levels. Dec 22-Apr 13 M ,W,F 10:45 am-11:45 pm

M: FREE / NM: $90

RESISTANCE CAMP AGES 15+ When your fitness goals seem to be so far out of reach and you feel like you’ve been backed into a corner…it’s time to push back! Resistance camp is all about strength and endurance. When you are tired and don’t think you can push any further, take a moment, take a deep breath and RESIST. Jan 23-Mar 1

T,Th

6:00-7:00 pm

M: $45 / NM: $99

SPORTS & RECREATION REC ROOM Come enjoy your favorite games like ping pong, foosball and pool or use our computers to play games and stay connected. This is a great place for teens, families and adults to be in community. Teen & Family Hours (Ages 13+ or 6-12 with parent/guardian) Dec-Feb M-F 3:30-8:00 pm M: FREE Dec-Feb Sa 8:15 am-2:00 pm M: FREE Dec-Feb Su 1:00-4:00 pm M: FREE

MINDFULNESS BASED STRESS REDUCTION GROUP AGES 15+ Mindfulness is the practice of being aware of your thoughts, sensations, and emotions in each moment. As a participant in this eight-week Mindfulness Stress Reduction Group, you will learn about and practice mindfulness techniques that are designed to reduce stress and increase self-awareness

Adults Only (Ages 18+) Dec-Feb M-F 8:15 am-3:15 pm

Feb 5-Mar12 M 6:30-7:30 pm M: $35 / NM: $45 WOMEN’S SELF-DEFENSE AGES 15+ Learn tools to protect yourself! This course will use spirit, mind, and body to focus on scenarios and opportunities to practice hands-on training for self-awareness and safety. Taught by Virginia State Certified Defensive Tactics Instructors James Murphy, Kevin Moss, Daniel McRae, & Michael Wheeler.

Dec-Feb Dec-Feb Dec-Feb

Feb 19-Mar 28 M & W 6:45-7:45 pm

Feb 3-Mar 24

KIRK FAMILY YMCA

M: $45 / NM: $99

M: FREE

PICK-UP BASKETBALL AGES 16+ Pick-up basketball has become an institution at the Y, and we invite you to be a part of it. M,W,F 6:30-10:00 am M-Th 5:30-9:50 pm F 5:30-8:50 pm

M: FREE M: FREE M: FREE

MEN’S ADULT BASKETBALL LEAGUE - NEW! AGES 18+ This new league will include regular season games and end with a single elimination tournament. Teams will be made up of 8 players. Register with Morgan Fuller at mfuller@ymcavbr.org or 540-342-9622. Sa

6:00-10:30 pm

M / NM: $300/team

540.342.9622 • 520 CHURCH AVE., ROANOKE, VA 24016 • WWW.YMCAVBR.ORG


KIRK FAMILY YMCA PROGRAMS (SPORTS & REC CONT.) PICKLEBALL AGES 16+ Pickleball is a racquet sport which combines elements of badminton, tennis, and table tennis. Ask the Welcome Desk for dates and times. Dec-Feb Dec-Feb Dec-Feb Dec-Feb

T ,Th 8:30-11:00 am Th 7:00-9:45 pm M,W,F 11:00-2:00 pm Sa 8:00-11:00 pm

M: M: M: M:

FREE FREE FREE FREE

RACQUETBALL CLINIC AGES 13+ Wanting to try a new sport? Give racquetball a go! Our very own Membership Coordinator and professional racquetball player, Kelani Bailey will be hosting a clinic to give you an introductory lesson into racquetball. Spots are limited so register now! Members only. Dec 14 Jan 11 Feb 2

Th Th F

4:00-5:00 pm 4:00-5:00 pm 4:00-5:00 pm

M: FREE M: FREE M: FREE

RACQUETBALL/HANDBALL AGES 13+ Have some friendly competition on any one of our 4 racquetball/handball courts. Call in advance for reservations. Dec-Feb

M: FREE

VOLLEYBALL AGES 16+ Join us in the gym for a pick-up game of volleyball. No registration required, just show up and have fun! Dec-Feb Su 1:00-3:30 pm M: FREE KAYAK ROLLS CLINIC - NEW! AGES 18+ This clinic is a great opportunity to practice skills in a controlled pool environment with lifeguards. Kayak instructors will lead participants in whitewater kayak rolling. Class dates/times TBD M: FREE / NM $10/visit

DANCE ADULT BALLET - NEW! AGES 18+ Adults will learn basic ballet skills, terminology, rhythm and coordination through creative movement and music in a supportive and fun environment. Jan 8-Apr30 M 8:00-8:45 pm M: $99 / NM: $126

AQUATICS TEEN/ADULT SWIM LESSONS

SESSIONS DATES REGISTRATION PRICES DEADLINES Winter 1 Jan 9-Feb 3 Jan 9 Weekdays: M: $42 / NM: $58 Saturdays: M: $21 / NM: $29 Winter 2 Feb 6-Mar 3 Feb 6 T & Th Sa

Weekdays: M: $42 / NM: $58 Saturdays: M: $21 / NM: $29

6:30-7:10 pm 9:30-10:10 am

PRIVATE & SEMI PRIVATE LESSONS ALL AGES Get a little extra attention in the water by booking private lessons at the Welcome Desk. PRIVATE LESSONS 4 (30 min) lessons 6 (30 min) lessons 8 (30 min) lessons

M: $80 / NM: $120 M: $120 / NM: $180 M: $160 / NM: $240

SEMI-PRIVATE LESSONS (PER PERSON) 4 (30 min) lessons M: $60 / NM: $88 6 (30 min) lessons M: $90 / NM: $132 8 (30 min) lessons M: $120 / NM: $176

EARLY RISERS AGES 18+ The early risers program is for swimmers ages 18 and older who have had some sort of competitive swimming experience. Come get your day started with an awesome swimming workout. Participants are encouraged to participate in outside races as well. Year round

T,Th Sa

5:15-6:15 am 8:00-9:00 am

M: $20/mo NM: $35/mo

Year round

T,Th Sa

6:30-7:30 am 8:00-9:00 am

M: $20/mo NM: $35/mo

STROKE-O-NOMICS AGES 18+ Our Swimming Stroke Clinic is a program that is a combination of stroke instruction and conditioning. This program is great for adults who are looking for a modified masters swim program or beginning triathletes. Emphasis is on the 4 competitive strokes; individuals must be able to swim continuously for 25 yards. Year round

KIRK FAMILY YMCA

AGES 13+

T & Th 9:00-10:00 am M: $20/mo NM: $35/mo

540.342.9622 • 520 CHURCH AVE., ROANOKE, VA 24016 • WWW.YMCAVBR.ORG


SALEM FAMILY YMCA MEMBER BENEFITS

(WELLNESS CONT.)

AOA LUNCHEON AGES 55+ Enjoy a fun, friendly meal with your friends while experiencing enriching games and activities or a special presentation from local community partners! Dec 13 Feb 14

W W

12:00-1:00 pm 12:00-1:00 pm

M: $6 / NM: $6 M: $6 / NM: $6

THROWBACK BOOT CAMP AGES 15+ Bond with teammates while you play your way to fitness! This gamebased boot camp brings the FUN back to working out with an “old school” dose of competition. Pull out your sweat band and Converse shoes! Meets twice per week for six weeks. *Non-members receive a temporary membership during the duration of the boot camp Feb 20-Mar 30 T & F 5:15-6:15 am Feb 20-Mar 29 T & Th 10:30-11:30 am Feb 20-Mar 29 T & Th 6:00-7:00 pm

M: $45 / NM: $99 M: $45 / NM: $99 M: $45 / NM: $99

SPORTS & RECREATION PICK-UP BASKETBALL AGES 16+ Pick-up basketball has become an institution at the Y, and we invite you to be a part of it.

WELLNESS PROGRAMS WEIGHT LOSS SUPPORT & COACHING AGES 18+ 45 minutes of weight loss coaching in a small group setting with a Life Coach. Each session will include support, education, and motivation. Jan 8-Feb 26

M

5:30-6:15 pm

M: $35 / NM: $45

ENHANCE FITNESS AGES 18+ AND MEET CRITERIA Enhance Fitness is a low-impact exercise program especially designed to help older adults and those with chronic disease become more active. Increase strength, flexibility, and boost activity levels. Dec 22-Apr 13 M ,W,F 11:15 am-12:15 pm

Dec-Jan

M,W

7:30-9:00 pm

PICKLEBALL AGES 16+ Pickleball is a racquet sport which combines elements of badminton, tennis, and table tennis. Ask the Welcome Desk for dates and times. Dec-Jan

M,W,F 8:30-11:00 am

SALEM FAMILY YMCA

M: FREE

VOLLEYBALL AGES 16+ Join us in the gym for a pick-up game of volleyball. No registration required, just show up and have fun! Dec-Jan

T,Th 7:00-9:50 pm

M: FREE / NM: $90

WEIGHT LOSS BOOT CAMP AGES 15+ This six-week boot camp is designed to help you start the New Year off right, and get you back on track. Join us for goal setting and weight checks, followed by 45-minutes of interval training each session. Led by a certified personal trainer and geared toward beginner to intermediate exercisers. Meets twice per week. Measurements and fitness testing performed at beginning and end. *Non-members receive a temporary membership during the duration of the boot camp. Jan 9-Feb 16 T & F 5:15-6:15 am Jan 9-Feb 15 T & Th 10:30-11:30 am Jan 9-Feb 15 T & Th 6:00-7:00 pm

M: FREE

M: $45 / NM: $99 M: $45 / NM: $99 M: $45 / NM: $99

540.387.9622 • 1126 KIME LANE., SALEM VA 24153 • WWW.YMCAVBR.ORG

M: FREE


SALEM FAMILY YMCA AQUATICS

TEEN/ADULT SWIM LESSONS AGES 13+ SESSIONS DATES REGISTRATION PRICES DEADLINES Winter 1 Jan 8-Feb 3 Jan 8 Weekdays: M: $42 / NM: $58 Saturdays: M: $21 / NM: $29 Winter 2 Feb 5-Mar 3 Feb 5 T & Th Sa

Weekdays: M: $42 / NM: $58 Saturdays: M: $21 / NM: $29

6:00-6:40 pm 9:10-9:50 am

PRIVATE & SEMI PRIVATE LESSONS ALL AGES Get a little extra attention in the water by booking private lessons at the Welcome Desk. PRIVATE LESSONS 4 (30 min) lessons 6 (30 min) lessons 8 (30 min) lessons

M: $80 / NM: $120 M: $120 / NM: $180 M: $160 / NM: $240

SEMI-PRIVATE LESSONS (PER PERSON) 4 (30 min) lessons M: $60 / NM: $88 6 (30 min) lessons M: $90 / NM: $132 8 (30 min) lessons M: $120 / NM: $176

EARLY RISERS AGES 18+ The early risers program is for swimmers ages 19 and older who have had some sort of competitive swimming experience. Come get your day started with an awesome swimming workout. Participants are encouraged to participate in outside races as well. Year round Year round

M & W 5:15-6:15 am M & W 6:30-7:30 am

SALEM FAMILY YMCA

FIT FAMILIES NEW FAMILY FITNESS INITIATIVE Beginning in January, we are launching a new program called Fit Families. This program is for parents and their children ages 5 years and older. Programs will rotate every 6-weeks to keep you and your children active and engaged. This is a great way to be in community with other families and make new friends! FAMILY YOGA Spend healthy, happy, quality time together with your children doing family yoga. Feel connected with group and partner poses, and rediscover life without mobile devices and distractions. Let go and find your inner child! Jan 9-Feb 13

Tu

6:00-6:45 pm

M: FREE NM: $30/family

FAMILY GAME NIGHT Families have fun experiencing group games. We will be learning the basics of Volleyball, Basketball, and Pickleball just to name a few. Join us for an evening of fun and games and make new friends! Feb 20-Mar 27 Tu

6:00-6:45 pm

M: FREE NM: $30/family

M: $20/mo NM: $35/mo M: $20/mo NM: $35/mo

540.387.9622 • 1126 KIME LANE., SALEM VA 24153 • WWW.YMCAVBR.ORG


JUMP START YOUR FITNESS

IT’S A GROUP THING

FIT START

Group Exercise is FREE at the Y

Fit Start is a FREE program that provides you with an easy to follow plan. Our highly-trained staff will help you set attainable goals and will provide ongoing support necessary for your success. Fit Start is recommended for all new members and those who need to revive their fitness routine. We will give you the basics to help you hit the ground running with absolute confidence, and without feeling overwhelmed. Sign-up at the Welcome Desk and you’ll get a Wellness Coach to meet one-on-one with you over three 30-minute sessions.

PERSONAL TRAINING 30 Minute Sessions 1 Hour Sessions Partner Sessions

Whether on land or in water, group exercise classes are ALWAYS FREE to Association Wide YMCA members. We offer more than 200 classes per week!

Personal Training programs can be purchased in one-month, 3-month, and 6-month packages. A minimum of 3 sessions per month is required.

Get the latest schedules at the Welcome Desk or ymcavbr.org.

GET ACTIVE Group X Challenge Feb 12 - Mar 25

Heat things up this winter by participating in our Group X Challenge! This is a 6-week challenge where you’ll get more energy, more strength and more endurance all while building relationships and forming healthy habits. Plus, we’ll be giving away weekly prizes! HOW DOES IT WORK? 1.) Pick up a Group X Challenge Tracker Card at the Welcome Desk or Group Exercise rooms. Whenever you attend a class, ask the instructor to initial a box on the card. You get one point per workout and you can earn up to FIVE (5) points for working out each week. Turn in your card each week and pick up another one. 2.) It’s Better Together! Members will be provided with Group X Guest Passes during the challenge to earn extra points. Your guests will be allowed to experience the class for free and you will earn one (1) bonus point for each guest your bring. Earn FIVE (5) bonus points if your guest becomes a member. Make sure to return completed Guest Passes to the Welcome Desk so you get full credit! 3.) Every week there is a prize drawing. Turn in your Challenge Tracker Card or Group X Guest Pass for points that week and your name will be entered in the drawing for a weekly prize. Our prizes get bigger with each week, and as long as you keep participating, you can win a weekly prize! 4.) The grand prize is awarded to the member with the highest number of total points at the end of the Group X Challenge. Must be a member of the YMCA of Virginia’s Blue Ridge to win.

YMCA OF VIRGINIA’S BLUE RIDGE 540.527.9622 • 520 CHURCH AVE., ROANOKE, VA 24016 • WWW.YMCA.VBR.ORG

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