Phone (419) 673-6131

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Programs



 

The YMCA reserves the right to reschedule and cancel classes when necessary.

PAYMENT FOR PROGRAMS IS DUE WITH REGISTRATION.

Classes may be cancelled due to a lack of required number of participants - be sure to SIGN UP for your favorite classes PRIOR to the start of the session!!!


Cheerleading / Tumbling (Monthly program) - YMCA Made To Move is here!
Lead Instructor, Kristin Camper-Perkins, is offering three new activities: 
HCFY Hardin County Heat Cheer - Both the Youth Cheer and Senior Cheer are currently full.  Please contact Kristin Camper-Perkins if interested.

Tumbling - For all athletes looking to improve strength, flexibility, balance, and coordination.  Toddler Tumbling through Level 3 advanced classes; held Mondays, Tuesdays, or Thursdays. Per month - $32 Y-members; $40 non-members.


For more information on fees and exact times for the above programs, call or stop by the YMCA!

AQUATICS

*** Classes require a minimum number of participants.  Please contact the YMCA for availability of classes.

No Summer lessons.  Swim lessons start back up after fair.

Pre-School Swim Lessons (Pike, Eel, Ray/Starfish): -
For children 3 - 5 years old.  This is an introduction to swimming.  Early lesson will focus on floating and developing swimming skills including strong kicks. Tuesdays & Thursdays, 11:00 - 11:30 a.m.; or Mondays & Wednesdays, 5:00-5:30 p.m.;   $25/$50

Y Progressive Swim Lessons (Polliwog, Guppy, and Minnow):
Swim lessons are available for youth from pre-school and up. Lessons meet twice a week over a six-week period. Children are expected to progress at their own rate.   Mondays & Wednesdays, 5:30-6:00 p.m., $25/$50 

Advanced Swim Lessons (Fish, Flying Fish, Shark, Porpoise) -
This is for swimmers who have passed Minnow or the equivalent.  The lessons are designed to teach advanced swimming techniques, including breast and butterfly strokes, competitive turns, and competition dives/ starts.  Please check with the Aquatics Director for further details.

Aquacize: Adults -
A fun class that improves flexibility and range of motion. For adults, age 18 -98 and abilities - no swimming required!
M, W, F, 8:45 - 9:45 a.m.; $25/$50 per month.

 Parent and Child swim Lessons-
 Tuesdays and Thursdays 10:20 A.M.-10:50 A.M $25.00 for members, $50 for Non Members. Ages 6 months - 3 years. limit 6 per class. Mon-Wed 6:10 P.M. -6:40 P.M

Aqua Zumba -Known as the Zumba pool party.  Aqua Zumba gives an invigorating workout of Splashing, stretching, twisting, even shouting, laughing, hooting and hollering.  Integrating the Zumba formula with traditional aqua fitness disciplines.  Workout that's cardio-conditioning, body toning and exhilarating. Thursday's 5:30 P.M. $25.00 members,$50.00 Non Members.

 


    All basic fitness classes are free to Y members unless otherwise stated. 

    Monthly sessions
    Class space limited - Pre-registration required!   


         

    Classes require a minimum of four pre-registered participants in order to be offered. Don't let your favorite class be cancelled - register BEFORE the session begins!!!

    FREE (to members) FITNESS PROGRAMS


    Chisel & Chat: M, W, F - 8:00-8:45 A.M. An aerobic mix of step and floor exercises. Instructor:  Diana Smith (YMCA volunteer)                  Free/$30      

    Total Body Conditioning : M, W, F - 9:00-9:45 A.M.  Mix of step and floor exercises.   Free/$30   instructor:  Marlene Jolliff                  

    Strength: T, Th - 9:00-9:45 A.M.   Build strength, muscle tone, and flexibility. Free/$30         instructor:  Meg Manns   

    SilverSneakers CardioFit:  T, Th - 9:00 - 10:00 A.M. - Great exercise class that adds a cardio workout to the MSROM routine.  Space is limited to first 30 participants.  Free to SilverSneakers and Y-members / $30 per Month, non-members.  Instructors: Marlene Jolliff (Tuesday) and Beth Hull (Thursday)

    SilverSneakers MSROM: T, Th - 10:00 - 11:00 A.M. - Non-cardio exercise class emphasizing muscular strength and range-of-motion exercises using small balls, resistance bands and dumbbells.  Instructors are Marlene Jolliff (Tuesday) and Beth Hull (Thursday).  Space is limited to first 30 participants; SilverSneakers participants given priority, followed by YMCA members, then non-members.  (MSROM class is free to SilverSneakers and Y-members; $30 to non-members)

    In-Between Fitness: M, W, F - 10:00-11:00 A.M.    Low intensity, low impact dance-type class, taught by Beth Hull. This class is good for the returning exercise enthusiast who wants to start out at a slower pace.     Free/$30 

    BodyWorks:
    T,TH - 5:00-5:45 P.M.    Great allover strength workout for all fitness levels.  Instructor: Beth Wetherill,  Free to Y-members/ $30

    Circuit / Interval Class: 
    Total body workout using circuits and/or intervals.  Good for all fitness levels.  Tuesday & Thursday, 6:00-6:45 pm  Instructor: TyAnn Hijma;  Free Y-members/$30 potential members

    Step It Up:
    M, W - 6:00-6:45 P.M.  This class is for all fitness levels. A variety of workouts with weights/strength highlighted.  Instructor:  Beth Wetherill      Free/$30                        

    Boot Camp
    : T, Th - 7:00-7:45 P.M. This class incorporates boxing type moves that work the upper and lower parts of the body.  Instructor: Kriss Brien      Free/$30

    New Zumbatomic  - Monday evening 6:15p for children ages 4-7, and 7:00 p.m for children ages 7-12.  -- Designed exclusively for kids ages 4-12.  Zumbatomic classes are rockin, high energy fitness-parties packed with specially choreographed, kid friendly routines and all the music kids love, like hip-hop, reggaeton, cumbia and more.  Parents love Zumbatomic because the effects it has on kids, increasing their focus and self confidence, boosting metabolism and enhancing coordination.  Cost is $15 for members and $30.00 for new members. 

    V.A.M.P.E.D - Monday and Wed Evenings at 6.00 P.M. Instructor is Michelle Nalls. Free Members / $30.00 potential members.

    Kids Fit and Fun -Saturdays 10:00 A.M 5-8 year olds. 10:30 A.M 9-11 year olds. Free members /$10.00 Potential members.

     

     
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    Other Fitness Offerings at reduced rates to members:  

    PERSONAL TRAINING: YMCA trainers guide you, one-on-one, with your personalized fitness program.   $20 per hour, Y-members / $30 potential members, or  multiple 1-hour sessions for $15 a session  for members, or $25 for non members.  Current trainers: Meg Manns,  Richie Goff

    NEW-NEW-NEW: 
    ZUMBA FITNESS
    - TWO CLASSES!
      Now Mondays & Wednesdays at 5:00 p.m. OR Tuesdays & Thursdays at 7:50 p.m  $15 Y-members/ $30 non-members.
    Group Cycling
    -  All-level group cycling class for an overall workout.
     
    Monday  and Wednesday Group Cycle 5:00 - 5:45 p.m.   Instructor: Beth Wetherill         
     
    $15  Y-members per month or  $30 potential members   Lunchtime Ride Express -  Monday, Wednesday and Friday 11:45 A.M. -12:15 P.M.;  $15/ $ 30 per month Instructor: Beth Hull
        
    Yoga
    : Improve your flexibility and strength, improve posture, breathing, reduce stress.Tuesdays and Thursday, 10:00-11:00 a.m. , Instructor: Alyssa Johnston; $15 Y members and $30 for non members per month.  Monday and Wednesday - 7:00-8:00 P.M. instructor: Chassie Schwemer.    $15 Y members and $30 for non members per month.


    Adult Volleyball:  Wednesdays - 7:00 - 9:00 p.m., and Fridays -5:30-7:00 p.m.   Open to adults and older teens.   Free to Y members/ $15 year non-member.   

    Adult Racquetball League: League is for intermediate to advanced skill players. Offered in January if enough interest. $15.00 members and $30 for non members.

    Racquetball Private Lessons:
      Learn the basics of this fast-paced sport with Frank Marsico.  Both adult and youth lessons are available. $ 5 per half-hour, members;  $15 per half-hour, non-members.  Contact the YMCA if interested.

    Massage: Massage (relaxation, therapy, or hot stone) offered by appointment only, Tuesday through Friday; LMT Kathie Phillips (formerly "Therapeutic Touch").  Current rates vary by type and length of massage.  Call the Y for more information or to schedule your appointment.

    Register at the front desk for these programs and more!

     

  • Youth Sports Programs

    • Sports programs are seasonal;  Pre-registration required; participation fees vary.

       

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      SOCCER : PLEASE NOTE - Players age up in the fall; teams that wish to stay together should register at the same time.

      Fall Outdoor Travel Soccer: (U8-U15) -  Registration - first two weeks of June.    
                Teams that wish to stay together should sign up as a team at the same time.  Remember- players will age up for the Fall season where applicable. New players and late registrants will be placed on teams where needed on a first-come, first-serve basis.
                All new players must submit a copy of "Certificate of Live Birth" from the health department of the county they were born in. 
                The Fall Soccer Season runs mid-August through September.   Optional tournaments in October.
                Fees for Fall U8-U15 soccer:  $30 Y-members / $50 non-members
       
      Spring Outdoor Travel Soccer
      : (U8-U15) - Registration - first two weeks of January.  Players will remain in the same age bracket as they played in the previous fall. $10.00 late fee for all late registrations.
       
      As in the fall season, Coaches and Teams that wish to stay together for the Spring season should register all at the same time.
                New players and late registrations will be placed on teams where needed,
      on a first-come, first-served basis. Spring season runs mid-March through April and ends mid-May.
                              
      Outdoor U6 In-House League - Soccer year: Fall  - Spring :  informal beginner soccer for ages 4 and 5. 
                Fees for U6 Soccer are $25 Y-members / $35 non-members.

      Traditionally, the soccer year runs from August 1 to July 31. Children "age up" to the next age bracket in the fall.  Age is determined by the age the child has reached on July 31. 

      BIRTH CERTIFICATES REQUIRED for ALL new players to YMCA soccer program!!

      Four age groups are available for travel soccer , Fall 2012 - Spring 2013:
                        U-8 (birthdates between August 1, 2004 to July 31, 2006)
                        U-10  (birthdates between August 1, 2002 to July 31,2004)
                        U-12 (birthdates between August 1, 2000 to July 31, 2002)
                        U-15 (birthdates between August 1, 1997 to July 31, 2000)

      Children may not play up more than two years from their true age; this is a state policy.

                 Teams currently play in the Black Swamp League and travel to area communities within a 10-50 mile radius.
                Health Department -issued BIRTH CERTIFICATES are required for all new players;  ENTRY FEES ARE DUE upon registration!!!
              
               Players, coaches, and teams must register at the YMCA each season; teams will stay together where possible.

      Teams may choose to play in area tournaments at their option.  The YMCA is not able to sponsor tournament participation at this time, and it does not endorse tournament play.

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      Beginning Racquetball: Grades 4-8. Specified times.  Learn the rules of the game, how to serve, volley, play offense and defense.  Basic skills are stressed.  Limit of five kids in a class.    Frank Marsico is the instructor.  Contact the Front Desk if interested.
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      Tae Kwon Do: This Korean form of martial art teaches self defense and develops motor skills for ages six and up. Held year-round.  Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6:00 p.m., Community Room. Fees are  $30 per month, Y-members/ $40 potential members.  Contact Tim Conkle, instructor, for more information.

      Other Youth Programs:

      Art Classes - (If interested, please contact the Front Desk- class will be offered with enough interest) Classes held Wednesdays. Create art from a variety of materials - traditional and non-traditional, recycled items and found objects.  Learn about artists and their works - each week will feature a work of art which complements the week's project.
              Children's Art Class
      , for students in grade 2 through 5;
              Advanced Art Class, designed for older students and adults of any skill level. Younger students will be accepted if accompanied by their parent(s).
              Fee for either Art Class is on a monthly basis - $10 Y-members/ $15 non-member.
              Pre-registration is required for both Chess Club and Art Classes.

      Home School Fitness:  Tuesdays, 1:00-2:00 p.m.;  pre-registration required for 7-week sessions, September through May. Activities include soccer, basketball, gymnasium games, swimming, track & field.  Each session ends with a free swim in the indoor pool. Home School Fitness is $ 3 per child, per week. 
             

     



SUMMER CAMPS

(NOTE:   there is a required minimum of thirteen paid, pre-registered campers in order for Day Camp to be held)

Summer Day Camp - Pre-registration REQUIRED the Thursday prior to the camp week you want to attend, please!  

        Day Camp (ages 3-7)- Day Camp will be offered every other week through the summer, beginning June 13.  Each week of camp works around a different theme. Camp held on Monday, Wednesday, Friday; 9:00 a.m. - 1:00. - camp games, songs, crafts, swimming and special activities each week - kids should bring sneakers, swimsuit, towel.   $30 Y-members/ $40 non-mbrs.  Miss Beverly (Horn) is the supervisor.
        
       
  PRE-REGISTRATION  and Fee Payment REQUIRED for Day Camp.



    More
    Fun Stuff for Youth -

    Youth Fitness Orientation: This four-session class teaches youth, ages 12-15, the proper use of all exercise equipment in our weights room, as well as guidelines for creating an exercise routine.  Upon successful completion of the class, youth are entitled to work out in the weights & equipment room unaccompanied by an adult.  Instructor:  TBA
    Classes are offered by popular request - must have at least 3 registered to hold the course.  Cost is $40;  youth must be Y-member.

     

    SILLY SATURDAYS - This program is usually held from 9:00 - 12:00 noon the 2nd Saturday of the month, October - May; activities are seasonal; Miss Beverly is the coordinator.  $ 10 members / $15 potential members.       Pre-registration is required,limit of 25 kids.

    SUPER SATURDAYS - New Saturday morning program for ages 8-12.  Usually the fourth Saturday of the month, subject to change according to holidays.   $10 members/ $15 non-members.  Next Super Saturday is scheduled for January 26th  Space is limited to 20 kids- register by closing time on the Thursday prior to the scheduled Super Saturday!