CYBERLOUNGE Ages 7-14 years The Cyber Lounge is a great place for youth and teens to hang out, do homework and participate in fun activities. Monitored hours are: Jan.-May Mon-Fri 5:00-8:00 pm M: FREE Jan.-May Sat. 9:00am-12:00pm M: FREE Jan.-May Sun. 1:00-4:00pm M: FREE INFLATABLE FRIDAYS Join us for free play on the inflatable obstacle course each Friday. Jan.-May Fri 5:30-7:00pm M: FREE LATE NIGHT BASKETBALL Ages 14 and up There’s something new to do on Friday nights. Come have fun and hang out at the Y after hours and play friendly games of pick up basketball. Jan-Mar. Fri. 9:00pm-12:00am M: $2 / NM: $5
Providing a safe and healthy place to learn foundational skills, develop healthy, trusting relationships and build self-reliance CHILDWATCH Ages 6 weeks-7 years Child Watch provides supervision and activities for children so members can participate in other YMCA activities. Ask about our Building Block activities such as Cooking Capers, Spanish, and Marvelous Messes Monday–Friday 9:30am-10:30am and 5:30-6:30pm Jan.-May Mon.-Fri. 8:15am-1:15pm M: FREE Jan.-May Mon.-Fri. 3:00-8:00 pm M: FREE Jan.-May Sat. 8:15am-2:00pm M: FREE Jan.-May Sun. 1:00-4:00pm M: FREE
PARENTS’ NIGHT OUT Ages 6 weeks-12 years Parents can drop off their kids at the Y and enjoy an evening to themselves. Children ages 4 years and up will enjoy activities such as arts and crafts, XRKade, swimming, gym games and more. Also, we provide a meal and snack to ages 4 years and up. Jan. 6, Feb. 3 Fri. 6:00-10:00pm M: $15 / NM: $25 Mar. 2, Apr. 6 May 4, June 1 Jan. 21, Mar. 17 Apr. 21, May 19
M: $15 / NM: $25
VALENTINE’S DAY DATE NIGHT Ages 6 weeks-12 years Roses are Red, Violets are blue and The “Y” has something fun for you! Take your “Special someone” to a romantic dinner while we entertain your children. Fun, dinner, and swim time are included in this exciting evening. Register by Feb. 11. Feb. 14 Tue. 5pm-9pm M: $15 / NM: $25 SATURDAY SITTER 6 weeks-12 years Your child will have a ton of fun while you enjoy a Saturday morning to yourself. Children 4 and up will go swimming and play in our new XRKade. The Y provides lunch. Jan.-May Sat. 9:00am-1:00pm M: $15 / NM: $25
EDUCATION & LEADERSHIP Knowledge, character development, guidance and encouragement to help youth develop and realize their potential
CYBERLOUNGE SUPERVISED HOMEWORK TIME Ages 7 and up The Y is here to help our younger members set and achieve their personal and educational goals, that’s why we’re offering focused, quiet homework time weekdays in our Cyber Lounge. While not a tutoring program, staff is on-hand to supervise and assist. Jan-May Mon.-Th. 4-6pm. M: FREE
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WITHOUT THE Y! There’s no party like a YMCA party. Kids have a blast splashing, jumping and playing. And you can enjoy a stress-free party that is coordinated by a Y Party Host who will lead activities and assist with setup, serving and clean up. Keep it simple or go to the extreme—you can personalize your own private party room as much or as little as you like. Here are a few ways TO celebrate the big day: POOL PARTIES WIBIT PARTIES SWIM & SLIDE PARTIES SWIM & GYM PARTIES
XRKADE GYMNASTICS SPORTS-THEMED INFLATABLE OBSTACLE COURSE PARTIES
To book a party or get more info., contact us at (540) 342-9622. To book a party or get more info., contact us at (540) 387-9622.
PUT PLAY IN THEIR DAY YOUTH PROGRAMS KIRK FAMILY YMCA January-May 2012
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There’s something for every kid at the Y. Our programs emphasize values, sportsmanship, friendship and most of all, FUN!
SWIM Lessons, competitive swimming and more At the Y, we know that swimming is a life skill as much as it is a great exercise and a challenging sport. That’s why we offer swim lessons for children ages 6 months and up, family swim time, competitive swimming, and many kinds of adaptive swim programs for kids with special needs. Please see our SWIM LESSONS brochure for information about our on-going swim programs.
SPORTS JUNIOR BASKETBALL Ages 4-6 years The YMCA knows basketball--in fact, we invented it! We help kids become better players and better people. Our basketball program is progressive with multiple age levels. We make sure that every child gets to play and that games are safe, fair and most of all, fun! Register by Jan. 6. Jan. 7-Feb. 25 Sat. 9:00-11:00am M: $75 / NM: $95 YOUTH BASKETBALL LEAGUE Grades 2-5 The Youth Basketball League is where kids learn character through competition. Young players get to play in a competitive environment with other league teams outside the Y while focusing on good sportsmanship and skills that will prepare them for the next level of competition. Biddy League – Co-ed Grades 2-3 Pee Wee League – Boys Grades 4-5 Pee Wee League – Girls Grades 4-5 Dec. 10-Mar. 3 Practices: vary Games: Sat. M: / NM: $25* *$12 uniform fee is not included in cost
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FENCING Ages 6 years+ Fencing is great exercise, safe and FUN. Our instructor is a skilled, competitive fencer who teaches values and sportsmanship through warmups, group skills, drills and partner practice. Competition is optional. Beginner class Jan. 7-Feb.25 Sat. 1:00-2:00pm M: $70 / NM: $115* Mar. 3-Apr. 7 Sat. 1:00-2:00pm M: $60 / NM: $95* Apr. 28-Jun 2 Sat. 1:00-2:00pm M: $60 / NM: $95*
LEVEL 2 INTERMEDIATE Ages 5-12 years Levels 2 placement will be made by instructor based on skill. Jan. 5-Feb. 23 Th. 5:15-6:15pm M: $45 / NM: $90 Jan. 7-Feb. 25 Sat. 10:15-11:15am M: $45 / NM: $90 Mar.1-Apr. 5 Th. 5:15-6:15pm M: $35 / NM: $70 Mar. 3-Apr. 7 Sat. 10:15-11:15am M: $35 / NM: $70 Apr. 19-May 24 Th. 5:15-6:15pm M: $35 / NM: $70 Apr. 28-Jun. 2 Sat. 10:15-11:15am M: $35 / NM: $70
Intermediate class Jan. 7-Feb.25 Sat. 2:00-3:00pm Mar. 3-Apr. 7 Sat. 2:00-3:00pm Apr. 28-Jun 2 Sat. 2:00-3:00pm *Price includes $25 equipment rental fee.
LEVEL 3 ADVANCED Ages 8-12 years Levels 3 placement will be made by instructor based on skill. Jan. 7-Feb. 25 Sat. 11:15am-12:15pm M: $45 / NM: $90 Mar. 3-Apr. 7 Sat. 11:15am-12:15pm M: $35 / NM: $70 Apr. 28-Jun. 2 Sat. 11:15am-12:15pm M: $35 / NM: $70
M: $70 / NM: $115* M: $60 / NM: $95* M: $60 / NM: $95*
SPRING SOCCER Ages 4-6 years Our players learn to be “goal oriented” as they develop soccer skills through drills and games taught by experienced soccer coaches. Each Saturday session includes a team practice followed by an organized game in a noncompetitive environment. Register by Apr. 27. Apr. 28-Jun 2 Sat. 9:00-11:00am M: $55 / NM: $75 SPRING TEE BALL - KIRK Ages 4-6 years Our tee-ball program focuses on developing good players and good sports. Kids will learn the basics of America’s favorite pastime through throwing, catching, hitting and base running. Each Saturday session includes a team practice followed by an organized game in a non-competitive environment. Register by Mar. 2. Mar. 3-Apr. 7 Sat. 9:00-11:00am M: $55 / NM: $75
GYMNASTICS PARENT AND TOT (Parent Required) Ages 3-4 years Gymnastics is a fun way for you and your child to be active together. You’ll learn to assist as your child learns REAL gymnastics skills on the minitrampoline, tumbling track, foam skill-building equipment and balance beams. Shhh, don’t tell the kids that these activities also encourage patience, sportsmanship, self-confidence and coordination too. Jan. 5-Feb. 23 Th. 4:00-4:30pm M: $35 / NM: $70 Jan. 7-Feb. 25 Sat. 9:00-9:30am M: $35 / NM: $70 Mar. 1-Apr. 5 Th. 4:00-4:30pm M: $25 / NM: $50 Mar. 3-Apr. 7 Sat. 9:00-9:30am M: $25 / NM: $50 Apr. 19-May 24 Th. 4:00-4:30pm M: $25 / NM: $50 Apr. 28-Jun. 2 Sat. 9:00-9:30am M: $25 / NM: $50 Y GYMNASTICS Our gymnastics program follows the Y Gymnastics and USA Gymnastics curriculum. Children learn progressively, in a safe and nurturing program that builds confidence, balance, strength and coordination. Our instructors are trained and skilled, with more than 40 years of combined experience. LEVEL 1 BEGINNER Ages 3-12 years Jan. 5-Feb. 23 Th. 4:30-5:15pm M: $40 / NM: $80 Jan. 7-Feb. 25 Sat. 9:30-10:15am M: $40 / NM: $80 Mar.1-Apr. 5 Th. 4:30-5:15pm M: $30 / NM: $60 Mar. 3-Apr. 7 Sat. 9:30-10:15am M: $30 / NM: $60 Apr. 19-May 24 Th. 4:30-5:15pm M: $30 / NM: $60 Apr. 28-Jun. 2 Sat. 9:30-10:15am M: $30 / NM: $60
DANCE PRE-BALLET Ages 3-4 years Little ballerinas learn basic ballet skills, terminology, rhythm and coordination through creative movement and music in a supportive and fun environment. Jan. 2-Feb. 20 Mon. 6:15-6:45pm M: $35 / NM: $70 Jan. 7-Feb. 25 Sat. 10:15-10:45am M: $35 / NM: $70 Feb. 27-Apr. 2 Mon. 6:15-6:45pm M: $25 / NM: $50 Mar. 3-Apr. 7 Sat. 10:15-10:45am M: $25 / NM: $50 Apr. 16-May 21 Mon. 6:15-6:45pm M: $35 / NM: $60* Apr. 28-Jun. 2 Sat. 10:15-10:45am M: $35 / NM: $60* PRESCHOOL COMBO Ages 3-4 years In combo classes, students explore a variety of dance forms including tap, jazz and ballet. Basic exercises and movements are taught to help develop coordination and flexibility. Children may learn through skipping, hopping, galloping, ballet positions and beginning tap and jazz steps. Jan. 5-Feb. 23 Th. 6:45-7:30pm M: $40 / NM: $80 Jan. 7-Feb. 25 Sat. 11:30-12:15pm M: $40 / NM: $80 Mar.1-Apr. 5 Th. 6:45-7:30pm M: $30 / NM: $60 Mar. 3-Apr. 7 Sat. 11:30-12:15pm M: $30 / NM: $60 Apr. 19-May 24 Th. 6:45-7:30pm M: $40 / NM: $70* Apr. 28-Jun. 2 Sat. 11:30-12:15pm M: $40 / NM: $70* YOUTH COMBO 1&2 Ages 5-8 years Dancers get the best of both worlds in this class, learning both ballet and tap techniques. Students will also learn basic rhythm and tap choreography and the foundations of ballet. Jan. 2-Feb. 20 Mon. 6:45-7:30 M: $40 / NM: $80 Jan. 7-Feb. 25 Sat. 10:45-11:30am M: $40/ NM: $80 Feb. 27-Apr. 2 Mon. 6:45-7:30 M: $30 / NM: $60 Mar. 3-Apr. 7 Sat. 10:45-11:30am M: $30 / NM: $60 Apr. 16-May 21 Mon. 6:45-7:30 M: $40 / NM: $70* Apr. 28-Jun. 2 Sat. 10:45-11:30am M: $40 / NM: $70*
YOUTH FITNESS TEEN WEIGHT TRAINING Ages 12-15 This training is essential for teens who want to know how to safely perform a variety of cardiovascular and resistance training exercises so that they are able to use the Wellness Center without direct supervision from a parent or guardian. Includes: manual, orientation, test and certification. Training is offered by appointment. M: $25 KIDS MARATHON Ages 5-12 This non-timed, non-competitive event is an opportunity for young runners and walkers to participate in a marathon modified just for kids! Kids complete 25.2 miles on their own and then finish the last mile together on race day, To help young runners, the Y provides tips on other activities kids can do to clock miles—like jump roping, rollerblading, dancing and fun runs/walks throughout the season. All participants will receive a race shirt, race number bib, finisher’s medal and goodie bag. Apr. 21 Sat. 8:00-9:30am Register online only at www.blueridgemarathon.com Register before Dec. 31 M: / NM: $15 Register before Feb. 29 M: / NM: $20 Register after Feb. 29 M: / NM: $25 There is a $5 discount for each additional child in the same family.
PLAY MIDDLE SCHOOL MANIA Ages 11-14 years The Y isn’t just kids’ stuff! Middleschoolers have a blast with friends in our XRKade, on our Wibit, in the pool, dancing and playing games. Jan. 27, Feb. 24 Fri. 7:00-10:00pm M: $5 / NM: $5 Mar. 30, Apr. 27 Fri. 7:00-10:00pm M: $5 / NM: $5 May 18 XRKADE FREE PLAY HOURS XRKADE combines video gaming and exercise: from dancing and bike riding to wall climbing and gaming where you are the controller! Get ready to play hard and laugh loud. Jan.-May Mon.-Fri. 4:00-7:00pm M: FREE Jan.-May Sat. 10:00am-2:00pm M: FREE Jan.-May Sun. 1:00-4:00pm M: FREE
YOUTH JAZZ AND HIP HOP Ages 6-10 years This upbeat class introduces young dancers to jazz and hip hop fundamentals and uses age-appropriate and non-suggestive music/ movements. Take part in a high energy, fast and fun dance class. Jan. 5-Feb. 23 Th. 6:00-6:45pm M: $40 / NM: $80 Mar.1-Apr. 5 Th. 6:00-6:45pm M: $30 / NM: $60 Apr. 19-May 24 Th. 6:00-6:45pm M: $40 / NM: $70* *price includes recital costume The XRKade is a great way to stay active during the winter months.