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EXPLORE ENGAGE EXPERIENCE WINTER PROGRAM GUIDE DECEMBER 2016-MARCH 2017 STANWOOD-CAMANO YMCA


STANWOOD-CAMANO YMCA

Happy New Year!

7213 267th Street NW Stanwood, WA 98292 P 360 629 9622 F 360 572 3426

As all of you already know, we live in an active community that is a great place for kids, families, and seniors and I am proud that our new Stanwood-Camano Y is a partner in creating this environment. It is certainly reassuring to me that so many people have had life-changing experiences with the YMCA and that they continue to view the Y as a necessary component of life here in Snohomish and Island Counties.

STAFF MEMBERS Mary Bredereck, Executive Director P 360 572 3410, E mbredereck@ymca-snoco.org Anne Scott, Senior Director P 360 572 3411, E ascott@ymca-snoco.org Craig Chambers, Member Engagement Director P 360 572 3391, E cchambers@ymca-snoco.org Danelle McGill, Membership Billing P 425 374 5714, E dmcgill@ymca-snoco.org Joey Wolfe, Youth Programs Director P 360 572 3390, E jwolfe@ymca-snoco.org Josh Gottas, Aquatics Director P 360 572 3405, E jgottas@ymca-snoco.org Ginny Spooner, Member Experience Director P 360 572 3413 E gspooner@ymca-snoco.org Leah Preston, Volunteer Coordinator P 360 572 3394, E lprestong@ymca-snoco.org Ricardo Gomez, Membership Coordinator P 360 572 3395, E rgomez@ymca-snoco.org Ruth Watkins, Active Older Adult Coordinator P 360 572 3412, E rwatkins@ymca-snoco.org Stephanie Krepela, Aquatics Coordinator P 360 572 3405, E skrepela@ymca-snoco.org Elizabeth Hanna, Teen Programs Lead P 360 572 3401, E ehanna@ymca-snoco.org Wade Perkins, Youth Sports Lead P 360 572 3400, E wperkins@ymca-snoco.org Taylor Berghuis, Family Programs Lead P 360 572 3399, E tberghuis@ymca-snoco.org Brenda Casey, Child Watch/Adventure Zone Coordinator P 360 572 3418, E bcasey@ymca-snoco.org

In my short tenure as Executive Director, it is clear to me that we are impacting a significant number of people in a variety of ways. We opened our doors on September 3rd and in our first month of service we had over 21,000 families, seniors and youth learn to swim, exercise and enjoy family time in our pools, 460 middle school and high school students participate in after school programs developing leadership skills, connecting with mentors, supporting community projects and volunteering, and had over 1,200 babies and toddlers learn social skills, develop motors skills and have the ability to make new friends in our child watch and adventure zone areas. Additionally, we currently have over 800 Silver Sneakers members, which means that our community members over 65 years in age are improving their health, mobility, and having opportunities to engage socially. Having the opportunity to be this type of community hub is exactly what the Y is about: “To inspire, nurture, and strengthen culturally vibrant communities”. I feel so blessed that we can be a part of this type of impact. As YMCA staff, we experience success stories every day and continually look for new ways to reach more people to help them succeed as well. I want to express my sincere thanks to our amazing staff team, the organizing committee, our board of directors and our volunteers who guide and support our efforts, the many donors who helped make our dreams a reality through their financial support, and most importantly, to you, our faithful members, who make the Stanwood-Camano Y the fun and welcoming place that it is! Wishing you all an amazing 2017! In Community,

Mary Bredereck Executive Director

FACILITY HOURS

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CLOSURES

Monday– Friday

5 am - 9 pm

December 24

Christmas Eve: Closing at Noon

Saturday

8 am - 5 pm

December 25

Christmas: Closed

Sunday

11 am - 5 pm

December 31

New Year’s Eve: Closing at 3 pm

January 1

New Year’s Day: Closed

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WHAT’S INSIDE

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MEMBERSHIP

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MEMBERSHIP INFORMATION

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GENERAL INFORMATION

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YOUTH DEVELOPMENT

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CHILDCARE

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YOUTH SPORTS

11 FAMILY PROGRAMS 12 TEEN PROGRAMS 14 YOUTH & FAMILY PROGRAMS 15 GENERAL WATER FITNESS 17 SWIM LESSON FLOW CHART 18 HEALTHY LIVING 20 HEALTH, WELL BEING & FITNESS

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MEMBERSHIP INFORMATION NOW IT’S EASIER THAN EVER TO JOIN THE Y! Membership in the Y is a special thing. Be a part of a leading nonprofit organization for youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. The YMCA of Snohomish County is a membership organization and anyone can join. So, with simple monthly dues, you have no contracts or minimum stays to worry about and no sales pitches to endure. Just quality, healthy programs that your whole family can enjoy.

MEMBERSHIP TYPES FACILITY MEMBERSHIP Get full access to fitness centers at all six YMCAs in Snohomish County with a Facility Membership. Choose from a wide menu of free group exercise classes, enjoy lap and recreational swimming, and receive a free wellness orientation when you join. And as a facility member, you’ll be eligible for priority registration and reduced fees on specialty classes and programs for your whole family. PROGRAM MEMBERSHIP If you’re not already a Y Facility Member and want to participate in programs like summer camps, youth sports, swimming lessons and child care, you’ll need an annual Program Membership. You’ll receive the same great level of quality and caring for which the Y is known, but without access to wellness centers and other amenities offered through a full Facility Membership. COMMUNITY MEMBERSHIP Belonging is a philosophy at the heart of the Y. Everyone in the community is considered a free Community Member and is welcome to participate in key community events and programs such as fun runs, health fairs, and community education. MY Y IS NOW EVERY Y IN WASHINGTON We want to encourage members to use the Y as often as they can. Sometimes, it’s more convenient for members to use a Y in a different location when travelling, near a workplace, or in another region. Now, full facility/full privilege YMCA members can use other Y facilities throughout the state. See website for program details. CORPORATE MEMBERSHIP As part of the YMCA’s corporate membership plan, employees will enjoy the benefits of belonging to Snohomish County’s largest and most respected health, wellness, and human service organization. For more information about corporate membership, please contact the Member Services Director. MEMBERSHIP FOR ALL We believe everyone deserves a Y experience, so the YMCA of Snohomish County offers financial assistance to individuals and families who might otherwise not be able to afford membership or program fees. Ask a staff member about financial assistance.

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FACILITY MEMBERSHIP RATES Membership

Monthly Dues

Join Fee

Family 2

$99

$100

Family 1

$79

$100

Couple

$90

$100

Active Older Adults (65+)

$56

$75

Adult (30-64)

$63

$75

Young Adult (19-29)

$40

$50

Youth (0-18)

$19

$0

PROGRAM MEMBERSHIP RATES Membership

Annual Dues

Family

$50

Individual

$25

DAY PASS RATES Type

Daily Fee

Youth (0-18)

$5

Adult (19+)

$15

Active Older Adult (65+)

$12

Family

$25

Day passes are available with a valid photo I.D.

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GENERAL INFORMATION IT’S BETTER TOGETHER

OUR MISSION

Member-Referred Benefit

To inspire, nurture, and strengthen culturally vibrant communities through youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility. MEMBERSHIP CARD Your membership card is valuable and important. A valid membership card or photo ID is required every time you enter the Y. If you lose your card, you can get a replacement for a small fee. You can also create a digital card to scan at the branch with our mobile app. GUESTS Your membership includes12 complimentary guest passes per year please use them! Each pass, stored electronically on your membership account, is good for one redemption at any branch of the YMCA of Snohomish County, and admits one person or one family to join you at the Y. At busy times, the Y reserves the right to limit guest usage. All guests must present photo identification and adhere to facility guidelines. A guest may use Y facilities up to three times in one calendar year with a member. Thereafter, a day pass or membership must be purchased. FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE Unable to afford the full cost of YMCA memberships and programs? Apply confidentially for financial assistance. Forms are located in the lobby and are also available on our website. Member Services staff are available to assist you with your request. PAYMENT OPTIONS Bank draft and credit card payments are a convenient way to pay membership fees and ensure your membership is current. New membership activation requires a one-month payment of membership dues and pro-rated monthly fees at time of enrollment as well as banking account information or a credit card. If your banking or credit card information changes, please let us know at least 15 days before your draft, or you may be charged a $30 NSF fee for nonpayment. LEAVE OF ABSENCE Members may have their membership held in abeyance once per calendar year upon 15 days advance written notice if membership dues are current. A minimum abeyance of 60 days and a maximum abeyance of 120 days is permitted. Membership will be automatically activated after a term of abeyance expires.

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Refer your family or friends to join the YMCA and you will both qualify to receive the benefit of a Member-Referred rate, every month, as long as you both stay members. See eligibility requirements and applicable rates in the Frequently Asked Questions guide on the website or talk to your branch Welcome Center. Limited time offer for this promotion Nov. 29-Dec.23, 2016. YMCA-SNOCO.ORG/REFERAFRIEND AWAY PROGRAM The AWAY (Always Welcome at YMCAs) program allows you to access Y’s around the country when visiting from out-of-town. Just show your valid Y membership card. This program is good for 12 visits per calendar year. PROGRAM REFUND GUIDELINES The following guidelines are for programs that do not have required deposits (which are non-refundable). Special restrictions apply to Camp, Child Care, Membership and other programs that are clearly stated in their brochures and registrations. Program Directors have the final say to make any allowances other than the following:

Cancelling a program 1 week prior to first day of the program start date=100% full refund less a minimum of a $5 service fee may apply

Cancelling a program after the program start date = refunds will be prorated less a minimum of a $5 service fee may apply

Cancelling a program half-way or more after the program start date = no refund.

TALK TO US This is your Y. Please make your concerns and comments known! Member suggestion cards are available throughout the facility and at Member Services. We pledge to acknowledge each comment and respond appropriately.

If you prefer to email or telephone your comment, please contact the Membership Director. GET STARTED An easy first step to getting started at the Y is to contact Member Services for a free wellness connection within your first 30 days of membership. A trained Y professional will meet with you to discuss your goals, answer any questions you may have, and recommend appropriate wellness programs for you.

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GENERAL INFORMATION FACILTY YOUTH GUIDELINES “Supervising individuals” are defined as persons 14 years or older. The following general guidelines apply to all youth who are not participating in a supervised, structured program while in the facility: • Ages 6 and under must have direct supervision at all times. • Ages 7-11 must be accompanied by a supervising individual who

remains in the building. • Ages 12 & 13 are not required to be accompanied by a

supervising individual but are subject to age restrictions for specific areas. • Ages 14 and older are considered adults only for the purpose of

use of the facilities and programs. An orientation to the facility and equipment is strongly recommended. AGE GUIDELINES BY AREA • Weight/Cardiovascular Rooms: Ages 12 & 13 may use the strengthening circuit and cardio machines, without supervision after completing the Teen Strength Orientation. Ages 8-11 can only use the cardio machines, but must be under direct adult supervision at all times. Free weights are only available for those 14+, regardless of adult supervision.

• Open Swim: Ages 6 and under must be accompanied by a

supervising individual in the water. All youth are subject to swim testing and other applicable rules (please see the pool schedule or a lifeguard for specific tests).

• As a courtesy to other members, please set phones to silent

while working out and please limit phone conversations to the lobby or non-workout areas. • Taking photos or video without permission is not permitted on Y

premises. LOCKERS Lockers are available for day use by members and guests. You must bring your own lock and remove it at the end of each visit. Items left overnight will be removed from the locker room and placed in lost and found. Always secure your belongings. We recommend that you not bring valuables into the facility; the Y is not responsible for lost or stolen items. Security lockers for small items are available at no cost. ATTIRE As a family organization, the YMCA of Snohomish County encourages members and their guests to maintain an appearance that is not disruptive, distracting, nor offensive in any regard and to wear attire that does not present health or safety concerns. These guidelines are meant for example purposes and may not be inclusive of all expectations. Not permitted

• Family Swim: Ages 13 and under must be accompanied by a

supervising individual in the water. All youth are subject to swim testing and other applicable rules (please see the pool schedule or a lifeguard for specific tests). • Spa/Whirlpool: The Washington State Health Department does not

allow children age 6 and under in the spa/whirlpool. Ages 7-13 may use it when directly supervised by a parent or guardian. • Locker/Shower Facilities: Age 5 and under may use the opposite

sex locker room if accompanied by a supervising individual. Age 6 years and older must use the same sex locker rooms and showers. Family/Assisted changing rooms are available. FOOD AND BEVERAGES No food or drink other than water is permitted in the workout and gym areas. ELECTRONIC USAGE GUIDELINES Due to the advances in cellular and video technology, and for the privacy and protection of our members, the YMCA asks that members and participants adhere to the following guidelines:

Clothing and jewelry that carry sexual, vulgar, or offensive messages or references, including pictures of the use of alcohol, tobacco, drugs, and gang affiliation.

Any apparel item that can be used as a weapon.

Jeans are not permitted in workout areas.

Required in workout areas Closed-toe athletic shoes. Shirts or workout tops. Proper swim attire is required in the pool and spa areas. CODE OF CONDUCT

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Be responsible Be caring to others Treat others with respect Be respectful of others Be honest to yourself and others

Violation of these guidelines may result in suspension or revocation of membership.

• Use of electronic devices is not permitted - at any time - in Y

locker rooms and youth program areas.

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YOUTH DEVELOPMENT OUR STAFF

ENROLL SOON! At the Y, we believe every child has potential, and we’re here to nurture that potential. From youth sports to academic support to leadership development, the Y helps bring out the best in kids, and they keep surprising us with all they can do. SCHOOL-AGE LICENSED CHILD CARE BEFORE & AFTER SCHOOL When school’s out, you can trust the Y to provide an engaging experience for your child right at school. Y School Age programs give your child the opportunity to get to know some of their classmates better as they engage in active play and collaborate on fun projects. In the process, they’ll continue to develop the physical, educational, emotional, and social skills that are essential for success. Our School-Age Care programs: Create safe atmospheres of learning that helps develop self-confidence and builds character through promoting the values of caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility Help each child develop relationships with others and learn to work together in a cooperative manner Involve and serves families in significant ways that build upon their strengths Uses curriculum that supports child-centered and child-directed activities Creates an environment where team members are partners with parents and other caregivers, working together to help kids grow up healthy, happy, and strong Our School-Age program serves children enrolled on Camano Island elementary schools during their out-of-school times from 6:30 am-6:30 pm. Stanwood & Arlington coming soon! Our on-site program is located at the following school: Utsalady Elementary School This program is also accessible to students enrolled in the following school via transportation provided daily: Elger Bay Elementary FEE OPTIONS Our rate option sheets are available online, at the child care site, and at our Stanwood-Camano YMCA branch.

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Our child care programs are staffed with people who understand the cognitive, physical and social development of kids, the need children have to feel connected and supported in trying new things, and the caring and reinforcement parents and families need to help each other. Each child care location has a dedicated Site Director, with a minimum of 30 college credits in early childhood or elementary education. All of our staff have had previous experience working with children. Staff have attended, and continue to attend, regularly scheduled training events on behavior management, communication skills, and creative activities to do with kids. Staff maintain current certification in CPR, First Aid, Child Abuse Prevention, and other certification required by the licensor. In addition, staff and volunteers are thoroughly screened prior to employment and evaluated on a regular basis to ensure continually high performance. SNACKS Menus are created to meet our healthy eating guidelines and be appealing to children. We strive to improve nutrition and offer variety. Providing pleasant mealtime experiences is key in promoting healthy eating habits. A morning and an afternoon snack are provided daily at scheduled times. Menus are available at child care sites upon request. ACTIVITIES Children are like sponges - they watch and absorb knowledge, skills and values from everything and everyone around them. At the Y, we believe the values and skills learned early on are vital building blocks for quality of life and future success. At the Y, school-age kids make friends, learn new skills and do homework. Most importantly, children learn how to be their best selves. Specific activities are different for each location and age group, but all locations feature:

Academic support from caring role models

Physical activity and movement

Free-Choice/Open Centers

Healthy Snack

Group Time

30-minute Outdoor Time; weather permitting

Projects and Activities in Arts, STEM, Literacy, and Cooking

Service learning opportunities

We support school efforts in learning by bridging the gap between school and back. The Y provides hands on experiential activities for kids to learn in different ways. Our School-Age Child Care staff strive to create ways for every child to learn and grow.

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CHILD CARE CHILD CARE (CONT.) REGISTRATION Registration for the remainder of the 2017 school year is coming soon! CHILD CARE QUESTIONS? Have questions on Child Care, billing or just have suggestions or concerns? Here’s who can help you! School-Age Child Care Registration and Rates Information Joey Wolfe P 360 572 3390 E jwolfe@ymca-snoco.org Child Care Billing Sarah Kessinger P 425 374 5721 E skessinger@ymca-snoco.org

CHILD WATCH & ADVENTURE ZONE Ages 6 weeks-10 years Your child will be safe and well cared for in these areas of the facility while you enjoy your workout. Parents and Guardians must remain on site while utilizing our drop in care areas. Due to heavy usage and limited space, especially during peak times, we have a 2 hour limit in both rooms. Please refer to our room schedules for age limits in both Child Watch and Adventure Zone during specific times. Be sure to pick up a parent brochure at the check-in area for more specific information on these member benefits. Child Watch & Adventure Zone Hours Monday-Friday: 9 am– 1:30 pm Monday, Tuesday & Thursday 3:45-7:30 pm Wednesday: 3:45-8 pm Friday: 3:45-6:30 pm Saturday: 9 am-1 pm Sunday: Closed Adventure Zone serves 3-5 years in the AM and 5-10 years in the PM. All children must be fully toilet trained in order to use the Zone. Note: Hours are subject to change based on class schedules and facility needs. Please check our mobile app or website for the most up-to-date schedules. CONTACT: Anne Scott, Senior Director P 360 572 3411 E ascott@ymca-snoco.org

YOUTH SPORTS WINTER BREAK ACTIVITIES Dodgeball Tournament

3-on-3 Basketball

Ages:11-14

Ages: 11-14

Registration: December 4 -22 2016

Registration: December 4 -29 2016

Date: Thursday, December 22

Times: 2-5 pm

Time: 2-5pm Price: $15/team 6 players)

Dates: Friday December 30 Price: Register your whole team for $30

$3/player

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YOUTH SPORTS Baseball Clinics

Pitching & Catching Clinics

Brush up on your baseball skills and get ready for the season at the Y! Baseball clinics are a great opportunity to come in out of the rain and work on improving baseball skills. We will be working on base running, throwing, glove skills, position specific defense, team defense, and possibly hitting at area cages. There will be 6 sessions to take players right up to near the beginning of the spring season. There is a separate Saturday session which players can register for that will be just for pitchers and catchers.

Ages 8-14

Ages 6-10 Registration: October 18 – January 4 Dates/Times: Thursdays 5-6 pm

Get ready for baseball season and knock the winter rust off at the Y! Pitching and catching clinics are a great opportunity for players to get their arms ready for action and to practice the unique skills of their positions. Groups will be split based on age and coached by YMCA staff. Pitchers will learn a good dynamic warmup, how to properly play catch, throwing mechanics, pitching drills, mental skills, and will be able to throw bullpens to catchers. The catchers will have the opportunity to do blocking drills, receiving drills, footwork and throw down work, pitch calling skills, and be able to catch pitchers! There will be 4 pitching/catching sessions on Saturdays. There is a discount for players who are also enrolled in the baseball clinics.

Registration:

Registration: October 25 – January 1 Dates/Times: Tuesdays 4-5 pm January 10 – February 14 Price: Facility Members: $45 Program Members: $60

October 24– January 4

Registration:

Dates/Times:

October 24 – January 4

Thursdays 6:15-7:30 pm

Dates/Times:

January 4 – February 8

Saturdays 9-10:30 am

Price:

January 21– February 11

Facility Members: $55

Price for Standalone Pitching/Catching:

Program Members: $70

Facility Members: $40

January 4 – February 8 Price: Facility Members: $55 Program Members: $70

Ages: 11-14

Program Members: $50 Price as Add-On with Baseball Clinic Registration:

Facility Members: $20 Program Members: $30

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YOUTH SPORTS Itty Bitty Soccer Ages: 3-5 Help your child to discover their love for soccer! Itty Bitty Soccer is a great opportunity for children to learn the sport and participate in fun activities and games. They will learn about the fundamentals of the game, individual soccer skills, how to be a part of a team, and how to have fun playing sports! Practices will be designed by YMCA staff, and volunteer help is always needed and welcome. Additional Information: Basketball League Ages 5-10 Youth basketball at the Y is a great opportunity to learn the sport and have a lot of fun! Players will practice during the week and play games on Saturdays. They will learn individual skills and team play as they move through the winter season. Teams will be created based on age and skill level and every player is welcome to play. All practices and games will be held at the StanwoodCamano YMCA gym. Registration: October 25-January 1 Dates/Times: January 10–March 4 One Hour Practices either Tuesday or Wednesday between 5-7 pm One Hour Games on Saturdays between 11-3 pm Price: Facility Members: $60 Program Members: $80 Rookie Basketball Ages: 3-4 The YMCA's Rookies Basketball League is an instructional and recreational league. Participants will be introduced to the game and learn basic skills such as dribbling, passing, teamwork and shooting. All players will have fun in a positive and supportive atmosphere. Teams are co-ed and will meet once a week for an hour on Saturdays. Practices will take place during the first half hour and a game will be played during the second half. Rosters will be put together after the first practice. Registration: October 25 – January 20 Dates/Times: One Hour Games on Saturdays 11-Noon January 21–March 4 Price: Facility Members: $45 Program Members: $60

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Participants should wear athletic attire and bring nonmarking shoes for the gym

Water bottle is recommended

Volunteer coaches are always welcome

Uniform shirts will be provided

Registration: October 25– January 10 Dates/Times: Tuesdays 4-5 pm January 10– February 14 Price: Facility Members: $45 Program Members: $60

*Registration closes the first day of class in each session. For more information about youth sports classes or holiday schedules, please contact Wade Perkins at E wperkins@ymca-snoco.org or P 360 572 3400

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FAMILY PROGRAMS FAMILY TIME

FAMILY SWIM

KIDS NIGHT OUT

Family is reserved just for families! A family is defined as one or more adults age 18 or older, and one or more children under 18. The adult must be in the pool during this time.

AGES: 4-12 Looking for a time where your kids can have a blast while you

YOUTH /TEEN ART AND COOKING CLASSES

take some time for yourself? Then we have just the event for you!

START IN JANUARY 2017-REGISTER NOW!

Kids’ Night Out provides the perfect night for parents to take some time for themselves while we watch the kids! We will

engage them in games, activities, crafts, as well as time in our gym and Adventure Zone! Plus, we will provide them with dinner. Make it a play date too and invite some of their friends. Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity!

Dates/Times: Saturday, Jan. 14, 5-9 pm

PARTY & FACILITY RENTALS

Saturday, Feb. 18, 5-9 pm Saturday, March 11, 5-9 pm

For more information or questions about Family Programs contact: Taylor Berghuis, Family Programs Lead P 360 572 3399 E tberghuis@ymca-snoco.org

Price:

$20 per child for program/facility members

FAMILY FUN NIGHTS All Ages Welcome! Family Fun Nights are the perfect way to bring the whole family together! These nights consist of mixer games, crafts, snacks, and group games in our gym. These nights are a great way to also connect with other families in the community. Family Fun Nights happen on the third Friday of every month from 5:30-7 pm.

Celebrate your child’s special day at the Y! Let us take care of the details for a stress-free event for you and a fun-filled day for your child and their friends! Just bring the cake and your camera, and we will take care of the rest, including clean up! PARTY OPTIONS Adventure Zone Party (Ages 4-12): Includes 45 minutes of playtime in the Adventure Zone followed by 45 minutes in the decorated party room.

These events are free for all of our facility members.

Splash Party (All Ages): Includes 45 minutes in the pool and 15

Friday, Jan. 20, 5:30-7 pm; Theme is Animal Kingdom

minutes to change followed by 45 minutes in

Friday, Feb. 17, 5:30-7 pm; Theme is Sports Sampler

pool is not exclusive to the reserved pool

Friday, Mar. 17, 5:30-7 pm; Theme is St Patrick’s Day Celebration

GINGERBREAD FUN NIGHT

the decorated party room. Use of swimming party. Parties are scheduled during open/ family swim times.

Celebrate the holidays with a special fun-filled evening! Let your

Teen/Tween Party (Ages 9+): Includes 45 minutes of playtime in the Teen

creativity shine at the Stanwood-Camano YMCA’s first ever

Center playing billiards, ping pong, Wii U and

gingerbread fun night. Work together as a family and make your

more, followed by 45 minutes in the decorated

own gingerbread house. All supplies will be provided for you even

party room.

get to take your creation home! Prizes will be awarded for various

YMCA space rentals are available as a fun, stress-free, and

categories. Sign up today as space is limited.

affordable venue for your next event! Our gymnasium and com-

Registration: November18, 2016-December 21, 2016 Date: Thursday, December 22, 6-8 pm Fees: $15 per family

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munity room are available for rental in addition to our birthday party offerings in the pool, teen room, and adventure zone. Contact: Joey Wolfe, P 360 572 3390, E jwolfe@ymca-snoco.org

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TEEN PROGRAMS WELCOME TO YOUR Y! TEEN MEMBERSHIPS Ages: 10-18, Everyone is welcome at the Y, regardless of age, income, or background. We are excited to welcome youth and teens at a special rate, with great discounts for those who qualify for free and reduced lunch at their school. Come on in to use our 3 pools, teen room, full gym, weight room, cardio equipment, and more! Those who qualify for free lunch: $17 one-time fee for membership through August 2017 Those who qualify for reduced lunch: $34 one-time fee for membership through August 2017

YOUTH DEVELOPMENT CENTER AT THE Y! Ages: 11-18 Come join us afterschool to relax, visit our teen café, or challenge your friends to a game of pool, ping pong or Wii U. Teen Café ($) will offer snacks, smoothies and yoguccinos Free & open to all middle and high school students Times: Monday - Friday 2:15-7 pm

MIDDLE SCHOOL MY ACHIEVERS PROGRAM PORT SUSAN MIDDLE SCHOOL Come join us after school for snacks, fun, homework help and even field trips at the YMCA’s My Achievers Program! Students will get a say in which field trips and activities the program participates in. Stop by and find out what kind of program you can build! Free & open to all PSM, SMS, and LA students Times: Tuesdays and Thursdays 2:15-4:30 pm

HIGH SCHOOL MY ACHIEVERS PROGRAM STANWOOD HIGH SCHOOL Come join us afterschool for snacks, fun, homework help and even field trips at the YMCA’s My Achievers Program! Students will get a say in which field trips and activities the program participates in. Stop by and find out what kind of program you can build! Free & open to all SHS and LHHS students Times: Mondays and Wednesdays 2:30-4:30 pm

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YOUTH AND GOVERNMENT Students grades 8-12 hone their opinions and have their voices heard on the issues that matter to them. Participants will develop public speaking skills, write legislative bills, and debate important current issues with peers. Program culminates in a trip to Olympia where participants put their new skills to use. DATES: Tuesdays 3:00-4:00 pm November 15 - May 6 FEES: $450 Facility Member, $475 Program Member

MARTIN LUTHER KING DAY OF SERVICE Both of our My Achievers' Programs will join with teens from across Snohomish County to commemorate MLK day by serving our communities. There will be more details forthcoming.

CHILL AND SPILL This program is a partnership between Lincoln Academy and the YMCA it uses a journal full of art to help students learn more about themselves and deal with the tough things going on in their lives. Coming 2nd semester at Lincoln Academy.

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TEEN PROGRAMS GIRLS OF PROMISE Every Thursday during lunches at Stanwood Middle School students have an opportunity to play games, do activities and talk about whatever is on their mind in a safe space. It's a time to enjoy their lunches while having fun and building leadership skill and helping students find common ground with each other. A second site will be launched at Port Susan Middle School in 2nd semester which starts in February.

WINTER BREAK FIELD TRIPS Bored for the holidays? Come join the YMCA for three fun filled field trips this winter break. If you’re between 11-18 you can join us, but there are only 14 spots so hurry and get your spot!:

Tuesday, December 20, Christmas Shopping at Pioneer Square in Seattle 9 am-5 pm Cost: $30 for Members and $35 for Community Members

Tuesday, December 27, Family Fun Center Tukwila 9 am-5 pmCost: $50 for Members and $55 for Community Members (Entrance fee included.)

Friday, December 30, Pacific Science Center 9 am-5 pm Cost: $50 for Members and $55 Community Members (Entrance fee included.)

TEEN NIGHT Once every other month after hours the YMCA is open on a Saturday evening for middle school students only. They get access to the pool, gym, the YDC and the Teen Cafe with pizza and other concessions for sale. Dates: Saturdays, January 28 & March 25 Times: 6-9 pm Cost: $5 Facility Members/$8 Non-Members

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YOUTH & FAMILY PROGRAMS A Message From Our Youth Programs Director: Welcome to the new Stanwood-Camano YMCA! We are so excited to serve your family and our community with fun programs that bring out the best in each individual that we encounter. Our goal is to keep every child safe as well as to provide them with every opportunity to grow in confidence and self-esteem through learning new skills, making new friends, and discovering their passions. Your feedback and ideas are essential to making your Y the best that it can be, so please don’t hesitate to contact your program leads or me directly at jwolfe@ymcasnoco.org with your comments. Enjoy your YMCA! Joey Wolfe, Youth Programs Director

Meet the Youth Program Leads Teen Programs Lead: Elizabeth Hanna Favorite Hobby: Horseback riding What I’m excited about: Building quality programs for the Stanwood-Camano teen population that not only are a blast to participate in, but also help youth to reach their potential, experience new things, and to build strong friendships.

Family Programs Lead: Taylor Berghuis Favorite Hobby: Running What I’m excited about: The opportunity to connect with the community and specifically to develop great relationships with families.

Youth Sports Lead: Wade Perkins Favorite Hobby: Coaching baseball What I’m excited about: Providing new and awesome opportunities to the Stanwood-Camano community while developing lasting relationships in the process.

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GENERAL WATER FITNESS AOA (Active Older Adult) Fitness

Community Swim dates are as follows:

A lighter fitness workout designed especially for the young at heart. Also perfect for those recovering from injuries and pre- or post-natal mothers. All ages of adults are welcome!

December 17

June 10 & 17

January 21

July 8 & 15

Aqua ZUMBA®

February 18

August 12 & 19

Join a licensed ZUMBA instructor as they lead workouts poolside. Enjoy the Latin-infused rhythms and motions, and get a full cardio workout! All adults are welcome.

March 18

September 16

April 15

October 21

SilverSneakers® Splash

May 20

November 18

This class provides the combined benefits of an aerobic and a non-impact workout, using the water as resistance to increase muscle tone. All ages of adults are welcome!

Master Swim Increase endurance, refine your strokes, meet other swimmers and learn from a skilled instructor! Fee: Facility Member 3 mo. $120/month, Program Member 3 mo. $180/month.

Water Fitness A water fitness workout designed for all levels of fitness. Classes include warm-up, cardiovascular endurance, muscle toning and stretching. All adults are welcome.

Family Swim This time is reserved just for families! A family is defined as one or more adults age 18 and older with one or more children under 18. The adult must remain in the pool during this time. **Although it is always our intention to follow the scheduled format, classes and/or instructors may change without notice.

Community Swim All Ages

Time: 2-4:45 pm Recreational swim time. One lap lane is provided. Lifeguard on duty. Community swim is available for free to all community members. Upon arriving at the pool, members will be asked to sign in, to help keep track of members in attendance.

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Swim Tests The swim test for Open and Family Swim is an opportunity for the lifeguard to evaluate a child’s stroke and endurance. The child must swim the length of the pool independently, without touching the bottom, with their face in the water for the majority of the test. For kids under age 12. The lap swim test is 50 yards of proficient crawl stroke, demonstrating side breathing and a strong knowledge of lap lane etiquette. For kids under age 14.

Open Swim and Family Swim All children under age 12 who do not pass the height test will be subject to a swim test. Any child that receives a red wrist band or is age 6 and under must be accompanied by a supervising individual age 14+ in the water at all times. Lifejackets are available for use but any child in a lifejacket must be within five feet of supervising individual. One child per supervising individual may be without a PFD but still accompanied in the water within five feet. All lifejackets must be Coast Guard approved.

Lap Swim Lap Swim is reserved for individuals swimming laps. Participants under age 14 must pass a lap swim test in order to participate. During Lap Swim three lanes are available for laps and the open area of the pool may be used for water walking. With the exception of special events and Stanwood High School Swim Team times, at least one lane will be available for laps at all times. When only one lane is open due to programming it will be designated lap swim only, with no water walking allowed for safety reasons.

Spa Regulations Spa rules are posted near the spa. The additional guidelines are for your health and safety: Children under the age of 7 are not allowed to enter the spa for any reason. They may not put their feet or any other body part in the water. Children age 7-13 may use the spa only when directly supervised by a responsible adult age 18+ that is in the spa area.

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GENERAL WATER FITNESS WATER ACTIVITIES YOUTH SWIM LESSONS Group swim lessons are available for everyone 6 months and older. Pick up a swim lesson schedule for specific class information and times. Refer to the Swim Lesson Flow Chart, on the next page, for information on how to place your child. All lessons are 30 minutes long and offered once or twice a week. Register for swim lessons the 15th of the month prior to swim lesson start date.

WINTER SESSION Swim lessons Facility member $50 Program member $70 January Swim Lessons February Swim Lessons M, W 2-25

M, W Jan. 30- Feb. 22

T, TH 3-26

T, TH Jan. 31- Feb. 23

Sat, Jan. 7-Feb. 25

Sat. March 4- April 22

Sun, Jan. 8-Feb. 26

Sun. March 5- April 23

March Swim Lessons M, W Feb. 27- 22 T, TH Feb. 28- March 23 Sat. April 29- June 17

Sun. April 30- June 18

PRIVATE AND SEMI-PRIVATE LESSONS Ages 6 months+ Private Lessons are taught on a one-on-one basis tailored to fit your individual needs or goals. Semi-Private Lessons can be used to teach multiple individuals of a similar skill level at the same time. We do not guarantee that we can fill all private

lesson requests. Requests may take 4-12 weeks to fill. Students who are unable to participate in group lessons due to special needs that make a group environment unsafe are given priority. PRIVATE LESSONS Facility Member Fee: $25 per half hour Program Member Fee: $35 per half hour SEMI-PRIVATE LESSONS

Facility Member Fee: $12.50 per person/half hour Program Member Fee: $17.50 per person/half hour TEEN AND ADULT (12-17 YEARS AND 18+) Classes will focus on the individual goals and needs of each student. This class helps develop comfort in the water, introduce air exchange, floating on front and back and learn basic crawl stroke and other basic strokes. They are introduced to the backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, and elementary back stroke. With emphasis on technique to increase endurance. SWIM CLUB 1 AND 2 (12-17 YEARS) Swim club 1 is for those who are trying to learn how to swim based off of individual goals. This class helps with stroke mechanics at the basic levels as well as increase confidence in endurance and comfortability. This class helps students who have not had formal lessons in the past. Swim club 2 is for those who have a high level of swimming ability and are looking to further their form and endurance as a swimmer. In this class we teach students based off of individual goals set by each student to help them further in their swimming ability. This class gives an opportunity for students to learn about relays and an introduction to swim team routines.

PICK UP A SWIM LESSON SCHEDULE TODAY!

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SWIM LESSON FLOW CHART

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HEALTHY LIVING LIVESTRONGÂŽ AT THE YMCA

LOSE WEIGHT, FEEL GREAT! Receive expert coaching, continuous support, and a full facility YMCA membership. in is learn no in

goals.

Tuesdays 5:30-6:30 pm, Starting January 17, 2017 Wednesdays 11 am– Noon Starting January 25, 2017

Where: Community Room Registration: Open until first day of session This year-long program includes: 12 9m followm $149 Facility Member $299 Program/Community Member Earn a $50 refund if you attend 10 of the 12 weekly sessions This is a $665 value! Space is Limited! Contact: Lynnette Monpas, lmonpas@ymca-snoco.org

LIVESTRONG at the YMCA is a small-group program developed and established in partnership with the LIVESTRONG Foundation, to assist those who are living with, through or beyond cancer to strengthen their spirit, mind, and body. Primary goals of the program include increased strength, cardio vascular endurance, and flexibility while improving energy levels, which will enhance functional ability to do everyday tasks. Recent research from the Yale Cancer Center and Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Institute confirmed that LIVESTRONG at the YMCA participants experience improved fitness and quality of life as well as significant decreases in cancer-related fatigue. DETAILS: Ages 18+ 12-week program with two 90-minute sessions per week FREE for members and non-members Space is Limited! To Enroll for This Winter Session Contact: Lynnette Monpas, lmonpas@ymca-snoco.org

ACT! (ACTIVELY CHANGING TOGETHER) ACT! is a nutrition, activity, and self-improvement program for youth ages 8-11 and teens ages 12-14 and their parents. This is a community-based program for youth who are overweight or at risk of becoming overweight. A YMCA Health & Well-Being Team teaches fun ways to be active, eat well, and create healthy lifestyles for the whole family. To be involved in ACT!, one adult family member or guardian must participate. DETAILS: 12-week program, with one 90-minute class per week FREE for members and non-members Space is Limited! To Enroll for This Winter Session, Contact Lynnette Monpas, lmonpas@ymca-snoco.org

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HEALTHY LIVING WHAT IS PREDIABETES?

YMCA’S DIABETES PREVENTION PROGRAM.

Prediabetes is a condition in which individuals have blood glucose levels that are higher than normal, but not high enough to be classified as diabetes. People with prediabetes are at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and stroke.

If you are at high risk for type 2 diabetes, the YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program can help you adopt and maintain healthy lifestyles that will help you reduce your chances of developing diabetes.

An estimated one in three U.S. adults has prediabetes, yet just 11% of those with prediabetes know they have it. Prediabetes increases the risk of type 2 diabetes, heart disease and stroke. Risk for developing type 2 diabetes may be reduced or eliminated by weight loss, healthier eating, and increased physical activity. Visit our website today to take a quiz to learn if you are at risk for prediabetes and type 2 diabetes. Learn more at ymca-snoco.org/prevent diabetes.

The YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program helps those at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes adopt and maintain healthy lifestyles by eating healthier, increasing physical activity and losing a modest amount of weight in order to reduce their chances of developing the disease. Research by the National Institutes of Health has proven that programs like the YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program can reduce the number of cases of type 2 diabetes by 58%. PROGRAM GOALS:

Reduce body weight by 7%

Increase physical activity to 150 minutes per week

DETAILS: In a classroom setting, a trained lifestyle coach will facilitate a small group of participants in learning about healthier eating, physical activity and other behavior changes. The year-long program consists of 25 sessions over the course of one year.

The group will meet every week for 16 weeks, followed by three bi-weekly classes, then six months of follow-up with one session per month. WHO CAN PARTICIPATE? In order to qualify for the program, you must be at least18 years old, overweight (BMI > 25)* and at high risk for developing type 2 diabetes indicated by a confirmatory blood value†, prediabetes determined by clinical diagnosis of Gestational Diabetes (GDM) during previous pregnancy, or a qualifying risk score. TO SEE IF YOU QUALIFY, AND TO ENROLL, CONTACT: Andrea Weiler 360 453 2190 *Asian individual(s) BMI > 22 †Individuals who have already been diagnosed with either type 1 or type 2

diabetes do not qualify for this program.

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HEALTH, WELL-BEING & FITNESS

STEPS TO SUCCESS

PERSONAL FITNESS RIGHT START Ages 12+ Exercise can be intimidating. Whether you feel like an uncertain first-timer or are frustrated by numerous fitness ups and downs, you can relax. Our team is ready and willing to be with you every step of the way. All you have to do is ask. We can ensure that you get the “Right Start” with a plan, a program, and maybe the help of some of our specialized fitness technology and apps. Our coaches help to customize the right fit, based on your needs and specific goals. Let our trained Wellness Coaching team help your journey to better results and satisfaction. This service is included in your YMCA membership, make your appointment at the Welcome Center and get started today! TEEN STRENGTH ORIENTATION Ages 12-13 This orientation is aimed at our new youth users. Participants will learn proper cardio skills and safe lifting techniques using the strengthening circuit machines. All youth ages 12-13 must have completed the first session of orientation in order to use the circuit machines. Parental release form required. This service is included in your YMCA membership, sign up at the Welcome Center. PERSONAL TRAINING Ages 14+ including Seniors Working with one of our experienced certified personal trainers will give you the confidence and skills to achieve your fitness and wellness goals safely and efficiently. Your personal training sessions are as unique as your individual needs and will include fitness equipment and movements tailored to build your strength, endurance, flexibility and balance. Sign up for your Personal Training session at the Welcome Center. Each session is 60 minutes long and Personal Training is only available to Facility Members. PERSONAL TRAINING

PARTNER TRAINING

1 session $60

1 session $ 100 ($50 per person)

4 sessions $220

4 sessions $360 ($45 per person)

8 sessions $400

8 sessions $640 ($40 per person)

SMALL GROUP PERSONAL TRAINING 3-5 People, 3 people minimum to run program 4 sessions $480 ($40 per person)

This is your Y. Make it work for you! Take the following steps to ensure you get the most out of your Y Membership.

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SIGN UP FOR YOUR FREE “RIGHT START” ORIENTATION Schedule to meet one of our Wellness Coaches for a free orientation of the facilities and equipment. Work with a Wellness Coach to create a personalized plan to help you met your goals. Make your appointment with a Wellness Coach at the Welcome Center.

2 TRY A CLASS OR PROGRAM To get the most out of your membership, you have to use it! Try out a group exercise class or register for a program. Strive to come into the Y at least eight times a month.

3 STAY INFORMED Our mobile app supplies you with the latest schedules, programs and activities at the Y. You can also generate a virtual membership card so you’ll have it with you wherever you go. And be sure to like us on Facebook for updates on programs, new classes and more.

4 ATTEND A COMMUNITY EVENT The Y is a community of people from all walks of life, working side-by-side to ensure everyone has the opportunity to live life to the fullest. Get involved by coming to an event like Family Nights, Harvest Festival, Senior Healthy Living Fair, or Healthy Kids Day. See the impact you have as a member of an organization that has been strengthening communities since 1901.

5 LET US KNOW HOW IT’S GOING

Fill out a comment card. These help us improve our services and facilities or to know what is working, to make sure your Y works for you. And don’t forget to check-in with your Wellness Coach every now and then. We’re here for you!

8 sessions $840 (35 per person)

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HEALTH, WELL-BEING & FITNESS Meet Our Wellness Coaches Ruth Watkins- My passion is working with active older adults, helping them reach their goals at every level of fitness. Working past medical conditions that may otherwise keep you from your goals. Motion is lotion so let me help you keep moving in the right direction. Personal Trainer-ACE (American Council of Exercise), Group Fitness Instructor- ACE, Health and Fitness Tech.-Skagit Valley College, Senior Fitness Specialist-Senior Fitness Association and Exercise etc., Certified in Applied Functional Science- Gray Institute, Brains and Balance Specialist-Exercise etc. Silver Sneakers instructor, classic, circuits, boot camp, yoga, Splash. Teri Montgomery- I am passionate about fitness, nutrition and health! I challenge myself physically with strength training, intense kickboxing and cycling sessions and love obstacle course training. My background and education include one on one program development as well as group training sessions focusing on dynamic and functional training. My goals are to help members enhance the quality of their daily life. I enjoy working with all age groups and ranges of goals. Fitness is a lifestyle change not a temporary focus! Personal Trainer-International Sports Science Association, Group Instructor- ACE, Les Mills BodyPump, BodyStep, RPM, BodyFlow, BodyAttack, Cxworx, GRIT (Small Team training) Mossa Group Power, R.I.P.P.E.D. TRX basics Ty Graber- My philosophy on training and life is that there are no such things as limits and plateaus, but rather goals and future personal bests. This mentality was forged through a lifetime of competition and athletics. Ty's fitness programs are designed for people who want to increase strength, improve endurance, lose body fat and improve tone. NASM Certified Personal Trainer & CPR/First Aid Card. Latisha– I am a stay at home Mom with two kids at home that got fed up with being stuck in a rut. I had many struggles with getting fit and healthy and began to take group fitness classes at a local gym. The instructor of one of the classes thought I would make and excellent group fitness instructor and I took a certification to

teach group fitness classes. Now I teach multiple group fitness classes and am a personal trainer and want to help others get back on track and meet their health and wellness goals. Certifications: AFAA Group Fitness, NCSF Personal, Trainer, Urban Boot Camp, Zumba® Amy Anderson- I enjoy bringing fitness to every individual’s life and will adept at working with a diverse population. I welcome the challenge to build exercise programs for all bodies, including strength, flexibility, sport specific or injury recovery. Whether you are beginning your wellness journey or you need to boost your current regimen, I will help you progress towards your goals. BA Exercise Sport Science, ACSM Exercise Physiologist Ginny Spooner, Member Experience Director-To live well when we reach our later years, we have to consider fitness today. Even with today’s busy lifestyle, fitness is achievable. There are ways to balance physical activity with our daily work requirements. Being creative and finding ways to exercise will help you develop a fit and healthy lifestyle for the journey of your lifetime. I’ve been working in the fitness industry for 25 years, starting as a group fitness instructor, acquiring an Exercise Science degree and becoming a certified personal trainer. My Education, experience as a group fitness instructor and as a personal trainer has given me a chance to work with a diversified population. Depending on your lifestyle and profession physical fitness can affect your ability to perform your day-to-day activities both at work and play. Whether it is cardiovascular, strength training or flexibility working on any of these three factors of fitness program can improve upon the other. Together, I hope the YMCA Health and Well Being Team can create a balance in your program to get maximum results with a minimal weekly time investment. I believe every day is a new start, it’s just how creative you want to make it. Credentials: BA Exercise Science, Western Washington University, American Council of Exercise (ACE) Certified Personal Trainer, Certified Older Adult Fitness American Institute of Fitness Educators (AIFE), Active Isolated Stretching (AIS), Trigger Point Therapy Specialist, Indoor Cycling Instructor, TRX Pro Trainer

Build, follow, and track your workouts to reach your goals with MobileFiT! The MobileFiT smartphone app empowers you to stay with your exercise routine by giving you a unique communication link with your coach. Instantly see the goals you have set together. Access the custom workout that they designed for you. And every time you log a workout, your coach will see exactly what you did, so they can encourage you and continually tailor their advice to keep you moving forward. Make your appointment with a Wellness Coach today to get started. This service is included in your YMCA membership!

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GROUP EXERCISE CLASSES FACILITY MEMBER GROUP CLASS DESCRIPTION These classes are free to Facility Members and those with a day pass. You are welcome to drop in to any of these classes, no registration required! Pick up a Group Exercise Class Schedule for class times and instructors. Barre Where ballet meets Pilates and Yoga. Barre focuses on a unique combination of dynamic movement and isometric holds, in sequences to strategically transform the body and develop long term postural benefits. Barre Fusion This class technique will give you better balance, body awareness, coordination and posture. Utilizing a variety of equipment to push yourself to new levels. Brains and Balance Reduce your fall risk and increase mental sharpness. Strengthen your core, legs and postural muscles while increasing your ability to balance and perform daily activities. We do mental exercises that challenge and create stronger mental cognition while moving your body. Basic Strength A class specifically targeted for those wishing to improve strength with a total body workout using barbells, dumbbells, exercise tubing and body weight as options to maximize the benefit of strength conditioning. Group Cycle Cycle is a non-impact alternative to other weight bearing activities. No prior experience with cycling indoors or out. All fitness abilities will find a challenge and will be coached along the way. Sign-up for a bike fit prior to class. HIIT/ Core High intensity interval training, this class alternates periods of short intense anaerobic exercise with less-intense recovery periods. These short, intense workouts provide improved athletic capacity and conditioning. Ending with core stability exercise to improve your HIIT performance.

SilverSneakers® Classic Move to the music through a variety of exercises designed to increase muscular strength, range of movement, and activity for daily living skills. Hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles, and a ball are offered for resistance, and a chair is used for seated and/or standing support. AOA Circuit Fitness that increases your cardiovascular and muscular endurance power. Upper body strength work with various equipment is alternated with non-impact aerobic choreography. A chair is available for support. AOA Yoga Move your whole body through a complete series of seated and standing yoga poses. Chair support is offered to safely perform a variety of postures designed to increase flexibility, balance and range of movement. Restorative breathing exercises and a final relaxation will promote stress reduction and mental clarity. TRX/Cycle This is a Lunch hour special! Get a 30 minute interval on the spin bike and 30 minute upper body and core strength workout with the suspension Trainer. Zumba® Join the fitness party! Dance your way to a healthier you with Latin moves and rhythms. Zumba® Gold Designed for active older adults or the true beginner. This class will address the anatomical, physiological, and psychological needs specific to these populations with a slower Latin beat. Zumba® Toning All the fun of Zumba®, using small dumbbells for toning. Tai Chi A graceful form of exercise that includes a series of movements performed in a slow, focused manner and accompanied by deep breathing. Tai Chi is a noncompetitive, self-paced system of gentle physical exercise and stretching.

Matt Pilates Improve strength and flexibility through exercises that enhance your posture and core strength. Exercises are conducted from the floor. Core Ball ‘n Cardio Develop strength, endurance and body awareness within your core with the comfort of the stability ball. Dumbbells are used with basic exercises for a total body workout. Step Choreographed step aerobics help you to burn calories while having a good time with upbeat music.

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GROUP EXERCISE CLASSES PICK UP A GROUP EXERCISE SCHEDULE IN THE WELCOME CENTER TODAY! ***TRX Fusion The Suspension Trainer and Rip Trainer are used alternately to engage in unlimited movements, such as speed striking or slow strength and stability, which when performed properly, enhance fluidity and range of motion and decrease the risk of injury. Getting started? We are committed to helping you achieve your goals every step of the way? Here are some of our beginner Group Exercise programs that will get you fit while having fun in a supportive group setting! Challenge yourself! If you are not new to exercise and involved in a workout routine, familiar with strength training and are in good health, here are some of our challenging classes for you! Cardio Boot camp This class will be targeting cardio endurance through various drills to improve your over all fitness along with agility, flexibility and strength.

Strength Train Together This class will blast all your muscles with a high-rep weight training workout. Using an adjustable barbell, weight plates, and body weight, this workout combines squats, lunges, presses, and curls, with functional integrated exercises. Dynamic music and a motivating group atmosphere will get your heart rate up, make you sweat and push you to a personal best. ***TRX Basic Training TRX Suspension Training system is a safe, effective and enjoyable exercise modality. This class targets functional fitness, mobility and strengthening exercises for the lower and upper body, as well as balance and gait enhancement for the participants. ***TRX Fusion The Suspension Trainer and Rip Trainer are used alternately to engage in unlimited movements, such as speed striking or slow strength and stability, which when performed properly, enhance fluidity and range of motion and decrease the risk of injury.

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*** New to TRX Classes? Please attend introduction to TRX Mondays at 8:30 am! Cycle/Core This low impact, high energy class, utilizing specialized indoor bikes, will burn calories and build muscle endurance and strength. Suitable for any fitness level. Come along for the ride! Arrive 10 minutes early to allow for proper fit. Basic Yoga Incorporate static and dynamic flexibility movements using postures and positions to increase flexibility, reduce stress and improve strength and posture.

Cardio Kick Boxing A unique, fun, high energy class. Enjoy high intensity drills consisting of jabs, hooks, uppercuts and kicks designed to get you on your way to a leaner body and healthy state of mind.

Boot Camp Full body workout using a variety of equipment to improve strength and endurance.

***TRX Suspension Training A class format using the Suspension Trainer that leverages gravity and your body weight to a variety of exercises. You are in control of how much you want to challenger yourself on each exercises by simply adjusting your body position to add or decrease resistance.

Flow Yoga A alignment-based Vinyasa style, that strings together poses in a continuous progression. Transitions from one pose to the next are made cautiously, to examine proper alignment. The practice is presented in a multi-level style, with two to four options and use of yoga-props. Good for beginner to intermediate practitioners. Hatha Yoga Combines the best of a revitalizing workout with a gentle inward approach that leaves you feeling mentally rejuvenated and peaceful. Routines emphasize strength, stamina, breath & mindfulness, with modifications provided to meet all levels of physical ability. There is an emphasis on alignment and adapting the asana to suit each individual’s body and level of flexibility. This class is welcoming for those new to yoga while still providing a challenge for the intermediate to advanced student. Multipurpose Room 1 (M1) Located lower floor across from the Gym Multipurpose Room 2 (M2) Located upper floor next to the Adventure Zone Spin Room (SR) Located upper floor next to the Kitchen

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HEALTHLY LIVING WATER EXERCISE & ACTIVITIES

ACTIVE OLDER ADULT/SENIOR CLASSES

Teen and Adult swim lessons(12-17 years and 18+) Classes will focus on the individual goals and needs of each student. This class helps develop comfort in the water, introduce air exchange, floating on front and back and learn basic crawl stroke and other basic strokes. They are introduced to the backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, and elementary back stroke, with emphasis on technique to increase endurance.

Here at the Y, we offer lots of ways for active older adults and seniors to increase their range of motion, muscular strength, and balance. Whether it’s a senior conditioning class in the gym or in the pool, dancing to a Latin beat, lifting weights or stretching in yoga, it’s all fun and tailored specifically for you! Please refer to our Class Schedule for class times and descriptions.

AOA (Active Older Adult) Fitness

Zumba® Gold

SilverSneakers® Classic

Aqua Zumba®

SilverSneakers® Splash

AOA Circuit

AOA Yoga

A lighter fitness workout designed especially for the young at heart. Also perfect for those recovering from injuries and pre– or post–natal mothers. All ages of adults are welcome!

Aqua ZUMBA® Join a licensed ZUMBA instructor as they lead workouts poolside. Enjoy the Latin-infused rhythms and motions, and get a full cardio workout! All adults are welcome.

SilverSneakers® Splash This class provides the combined benefits of an aerobic and a non-impact workout, using the water as resistance to increase muscle tone. All ages of adults are welcome!

Master Swim Increase endurance, refine your strokes, meet other swimmers and learn from a skilled instructor! Fee: Facility Member $40/month, Program Member $60/month.

Water Fitness A water fitness workout designed for all levels of fitness. Classes include warm-up, cardiovascular endurance, muscle toning and stretching. All adults are welcome.

Lap Swim Lap Swim is reserved for individuals swimming laps. Participants under age 14 must pass a lap swim test in order to participate. During Lap Swim three lanes are available for laps and the open area of the pool may be used for water walking. With the exception of special events and Stanwood High School Swim Team times, at least one lane will be available for laps at all times. When only one lane is open due to programming it will be designated lap swim only, with no water walking allowed for safety reasons.

Family Swim This time is reserved just for families! A family is defined as one or more adults age 18 and older with one or more children under 18. The adult must remain in the pool during this time. **Although it is always our intention to follow the scheduled format, classes and/or instructors may change without notice.

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ADULT SPORTS Basketball Ages 18+ Join our Adult Basketball Leagues this winter and lead your team to the playoffs! Adult basketball leagues will have 6 games plus playoffs during the week at the YMCA gym. Bring your own team or register as an individual and battle through the league in a fun and competitive environment. Dates/Times: Mondays & Wednesdays 7-9pm January 23–March 15 Cost Individual : Facility Members: $60 Program Members: $80 Cost Team: Team registration $350 Additional Information: Participants should wear athletic attire and non-marking shoes. Leagues may be split by age if there are great enough numbers. Pickleball League All Ages Pickleball is a mix between tennis and ping pong and is played in the gym. The Pickleball League will be open to players of all ages and skill level, no need to be a pro! Two person teams will be placed into the most appropriate level of competition for league play, and will engage in 6 week long “seasons”. Equipment will be provided by the Y or you can bring your own. Dates/Times: Mondays and Wednesdays 9:30-11:30AM January 4 – February 15 Price: Facility Members: $55 Program Members: $70

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GROUP INTERESTS STARTING NEW GROUPS Are you passionate about something and looking to share your passion with others? Please let us know, and we’ll try to help you connect with other members of our community. While we may not be able to accommodate every interest, we’d like to help. If you would like to start a new group interest at our Y, let us know.

SENIOR PROGRAMS Ages 65+ NEW YEAR HEALTHY HABITS AOA POTLUCK Healthy Dish Potluck Everyone bring their favorite healthy food to share and discuss healthy eating choices that we enjoy! When: Thursday, January 5 Time: Noon-1 pm Where: Community Room

ADVANCED CARE PLANNING Ages 18+ What if you were tragically injured in an accident, had a debilitating fall or a life altering diagnosis? Think about it, a medical crisis can hit anyone at any time at any age. Who will be your voice if you are unable to speak? Who will decide if you can’t? Advance care planning is not just about old age. A medical crisis could leave someone too ill to make his or her own healthcare decisions. Get the tools you need! This workshop involves learning about the types of decisions that might need to be made, considering those decisions ahead of time, and then letting others know about your preferences. Now is the time to plan so you can be sure to get the health care you want! Knowing how you would decide takes some of the burden off family and friends. Have the conversation! Registration Opens: January 22 When: Thursday, February 23, 3-5 pm Where: Stanwood-Camano Community Room Cost: Free and open to the Community

AGING GRACEFULLY Dr. Dirks and Dr. Wells from Northwest Center for Optimal Health will be educating us on beneficial practices to naturally help us age gracefully with nutrition, active lifestyle and mind/body awareness we can enjoy a healthy older life. When: Thursday, January 26 Time: 1:30-3 pm Where: Community Room AOA POTLUCK- SHOW SOME LOVE Show some LOVE for one another! Let’s gather and share our love stories. In honor of American Heart month and choosing “heart healthy” recipes! When: Thursday, February 9 Time: Noon-1 pm Where: Community Room AOA POTLUCK– FEELIN GREEN! Feelin Green this month? Bring a GREEN dish to this potluck or your favorite St. Patrick’s Day food. This is National Nutrition month. Lets choose to feed our bodies for wellness! When: Thursday, March 9 Time: Noon-1 pm Where: Community Room KEEP YOUR KIDNEYS HEALTHY with Dr. Pamila Keech Puget Sound Kidney Care Clinic Did you know 1 out of 10 American adults have some sort of Chronic Kidney Disease? Learn more about why your kidneys are so important to your health and how you can keep them healthy. Dr. Pamila Keech, MD Chief Medical Officer of the Puget Sound Kidney Center will lead a dynamic presentation on Kidney Basics. Online Registration: Closes March 22 When: Thursday, March 23 Time: 1-2 pm Where: Community Room

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SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY Giving back and supporting our neighbors is part of what makes the Y the Y. We are a community and we lend a hand where we can. TOGETHER, WE CAN BUILD A BETTER US Every day, the YMCA of Snohomish County gives our community the support it needs to learn, grow, and thrive. From advocacy to food security, disease prevention to athletics, football to dance classes, everything we do helps strengthen our neighborhood and the people who live here. But keeping our neighborhoods great is a full-time job. Every day, our community faces new challenges that create a greater need for the work we do. And we need your help to do it. Your gift can help Snohomish County and everyone in it shine. For a better you. For a better community. The Y.™ For a better us.™ Learn more at ymca-snoco.org/ForABetterUs

SOCIAL SERVICES Y COMMUNITY

Y Community provides free or reduced-fee activities to families in partnered emergency and transitional shelters. Activities vary from the YMCA and other locations. Register with your caseworker or the Community Coordinator. Y community programs are made available through community Annual Campaign donations. Contact member services if you would like to make a gift to support future programming. YOUTH MEMBERSHIP The Y is for everyone. Youth Memberships are available to teens who are eligible for free or reduced-price lunches at school. Turn in your Youth Membership application with: • School District letter of eligibility for the free/reduced lunch program, or from a school counselor confirming eligibility. • Payment of $17 or $34, based on free or reduced status Ages 10 and older Additional Information: These Youth Memberships expire August 31. Please reapply each school year. Contact: Craig Chambers, Member Engagement Director, P 360 572 3391, E cchambers@ymca-snoco.org

VOLUNTEERISM & GIVING VOLUNTEER, DONATE, ADVOCATE Our movement is made up of people of all ages and from every walk of life, all working side-by-side to ensure that everyone, regardless of gender, income, or background, has the opportunity to live life to the fullest. Financial assistance keeps the Y available for kids and families who need us most. We count on the generosity of our members and community to help people of all ages and from all walks of life be more healthy, confident, connected, and secure. When you give to the Y, your gift will have a meaningful, enduring impact right in your own neighborhood. The Y’s Financial Assistance Program is supported by contributions to our Annual Campaign and United Way. And finally, the Y could not survive without the dedication of our volunteers. From youth tutors to committee members, teen mentors to fundraisers, board members to fitness instructors, volunteers lend their time, talents, and energy to help strengthen our community. VOLUNTEER, DONATE, ADVOCATE Across the United States, more than 500,000 business leaders, community advocates, parents, teens, and individuals who want to give back and support their neighbors volunteer at the Y. In 10,000 neighborhoods nationwide, including Snohomish County, we have the presence and partnerships to not just promise, but deliver positive personal and social change. Y volunteers give men, women, and children of all ages and from all walks of life the resources and support the need to be healthy, confident, connected and secure. VOLUNTEERS OF THE Y • Leads our Board of Directors and branch committees. • Raise funds to ensure the Y is accessible to all members of the community through Annual Campaign. • Motivate and support youth through coaching our sports teams and teaching many of our classes. • Extend a hand to help adults who want to do more, be more or live healthier through healthy living programs. • Participate in opportunities to give back and support neighbors through food drives, community events and more! If you would like to donate some of your time please pick up a volunteer application. Volunteer opportunities and application can be found on our website at ymca-snoco.org. Contact: Leah Preston, Volunteer Coordinator, P 360 572 3394, E lpreston@ymca-snoco.org

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