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Winter Programs 

Winter I Session: January 9 - February 26

Winter II Session: February 27 - April 16

We have something to offer everyone!

  • Member registration: Monday, December 5, 2022
  • General public registration: Monday, December 12, 2022

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Inclusion   VIEW INCLUSION DATES & TIMES »

Inclusion Basketball (ages 6-9 and 10-14)
Inclusion Basketball is a 45-minute sports class for children with differing abilites, cognitive, physical, emotional, educational, etc. Athletes will learn the fundamentals of basketball such as dribbling, shooting, and basic plays. Modifications will be used for a wide range of disabilities.

Special Olympics - Young Athletes (ages 2-5 and 6-10)
Special Olympics Young Athletes is a sport and play program for children with and without intellectual disabilities (ID), ages 2 to 10 years old. Young Athletes introduces basic sport skills, like running, kicking and throwing. Young Athletes offers families, teachers, caregivers and people from the community the chance to share the joy of sports with all children. An email will be sent with an additional form that will need to be completed prior to class starting.


Dance   VIEW DANCE DATES & TIMES »

Ballet & Tap Dance (ages 4-5)
Class will start to build the foundation of ballet and tap. Students will gain a better understanding of rhythm, tempo and musicality while also learning the basics of ballet. Emphasis is placed on proper body placement but taught through age appropriate fun activities. Dancer attends class independently. Ballet and Tap Shoes are required.

Ballet & Tap Dance (ages 5-7)
Class will continue to build the foundation of ballet and tap. Students will gain a better understanding of rhythm, tempo and musicality while also learning the basics of ballet. Emphasis is placed on proper body placement but taught through age appropriate fun activities. New to dance 5-year-old dancers should take the Ballet and Tap ages 4-5 prior to enrolling in this course. Dancer attends class independently. Ballet and Tap Shoes are required.

Child with Adult Rhythm & Movement (ages 2-3)
Get ready to boogie! Partner with your child in a variety of fun, exciting dances as you spend quality time dancing to the beat. Parent participation is one-on-one with your child.

Creative Movement (ages 3-4)
Introduction to the joy of movement through music and dance. This class will foster your child's imagination while building gross motor skills, listening skills, and positive peer interaction. Basic ballet steps and props are used to build coordination and self-esteem. Dancer attends class independently. Ballet Shoes are required.

Encanto Dance Party (ages 3-6)
Join us as we explore the wonders of the Encanto soundtrack through dancing, crafting, and games. What magical powers does your child have of their own? A fun event for kids who love Encanto and moving to the beat.

Princess Dance Party (ages 3-6)
A wonderful experience for your 3-6 year old to interact with like-minded princesses. Dress up as a beautiful princess, dance, spin and twirl during this fun dance party. Craft included. 


Gymnastics  VIEW GYMNASTICS DATES & TIMES »

Child with Adult Gymnastics - Stage A (ages 1-2)
Explore the beginnings of gymnastics as a child with adult duo. This program is great for toddlers working on muscle coordination and confidence. Spotting techniques will also be introduced.

Gymnastics Stage B (ages 3-4)
Increase skills in strength, flexibility, coordination, and self-confidence while they tumble, swing, and have fun. Participants will be introduced to the basics of all four gymnastics events: vault, bars, beam, and floor.

Gymnastics Stage C (ages 4-5)
Continue to develop skills as more time is spent working on technique, strength and confidence. Achieve mastery of skills like cartwheels, front support and casting, and walking on beam.

Gymnastics Stage D (ages 6-13)
Gain confidence and strength while learning basic gymnastics skills in this introductory gymnastics class. No prior experience necessary. Participants will learn independence and practice skills on floor, beam, bars, and vault.

Gymnastics Stage E (ages 5-13) 
Prerequisite: Stage C or D skills passed.

Build confidence while utilizing all of the equipment in the gymnastics center to enhance skill level. The following intermediate level skills are the focus while working on form and technique:

  • Floor: bridge kickover, handstand holds, round off
  • Bars: casting, pullover, backhip circle
  • Beam: handstands, turns, jumps
  • Vault: jump to 3/4 handstand, strong hurdle and jump

Gymnastics Stage F (ages 5-13)
Prerequisite: Stage E skills passed.

A class that will build confidence by utilizing all of the equipment in the gymnastics center to enhance skill level. The following advanced level skills are the focus while working on form and technique:

  • Floor: backbend kickover, handstand forward roll, round off
  • Bars: pullover, back hip circle, kip, squat on dismount
  • Beam: side handstand dismount, connected jumps, turns
  • Vault: hurdle with arm circle, handstand flat back

Mini Stars Gymnastics Stages B/C (ages 3-4)
All the fun and skill-building from the 7-week program expanded to this 14-week class for the gymnast who wants double the experience. Use the 14 weeks with the same instructor to polish moves and learn a small routine that will be performed at the conclusion of the program. Equivalent skills to Stages B/C. Class will begin the week of September 12, 2022.

Jr. Stars Gymnastics Stages C/D (ages 5-13)
All the fun and skill-building from the 7-week program expanded to this 14-week class for the gymnast who wants double the experience. Use the 14 weeks with the same instructor to polish moves and learn a small routine that will be performed at the conclusion of the program. Equivalent skills to Stages B/C. Class will begin the week of September 12, 2022.


Youth Sports   VIEW YOUTH SPORTS DATES & TIMES »

3-on-3 Basketball Tournament (Middle School ages) - Monday, January 16, 2023, 10:00am-1:30pm
Our 3 on 3 basketball tournament takes place on Martin Luther King Day when schools are closed. It is a middle school aged co-ed half court tournament. Format is decided on the day of the event as is dependent on the number of participants. Need not be part of a team to register. End time is approximate.

Child with Adult Sports Medley (ages 2-3)
Help your child learn the basics of a medley of sports. Drills and activities are paired with teamwork to allow you and your child to experience sports in an age-appropriate environment. Parent participation is one-on-one with your child.

Fun Fit (ages 6-9 and 10-13)
Fun Fit is a great class to get your child moving through various activities such as sports, games, circuit training, and more. We build confidence in youth as they learn the importance of staying active and developing healthy habits.

Fundamental Basketball (grades K-1 and 2-4)
A 45-minute class where your child will learn the fundamentals of the sport of basketball covering the basics of positions and roles, passing, and shooting & rebounding in a non-competitive environment. 

Intro to Tennis (grades K-2, 3-5, and Middle School)
*Please contact the Tennis Center at 920.347.3080 to register; mention you are registering through the YMCA to get the special rates.* Classes are the perfect opportunity for children to learn the fundamentals of tennis. Activities focus on building Agility, Balance and Coordination skills (ABC?s), while also developing the on court skills needed. They will further develop both forehand and backhand ground strokes, appropriate grip and tennis specific footwork patterns. Red balls have 25% bounce height of a regular ball and are played on a 36' court.

Preschool Basketball (ages 3-5)
Have fun with sports by learning basic sports skills in an environment that is welcoming and fun. Sport classes create a foundation for a positive lifetime sports experience and build independence for those new to formal classes.

Preschool Basketball/Hockey (ages 3-5)
Have fun with sports by learning basic sports skills in an environment that is welcoming and fun. Sport classes create a foundation for a positive lifetime sports experience and build independence for those new to formal classes.

Preschool Soccer (ages 3-5)
Have fun with sports by learning basic sports skills in an environment that is welcoming and fun. Sport classes create a foundation for a positive lifetime sports experience and build independence for those new to formal classes.

Mini Ninja (ages 3-4)
The focus is developing motor skills through mobility, balance, power, strength and endurance. We want to create a strong mind and body through fitness in a fun and safe manner. Setting and achieving goals will help boost self-confidence and self-worth.

Ninja Warrior Jr. (ages 5-8)
We focus on developing motor skills through mobility, balance, power, strength, and endurance. We want to create a strong mind and body through fitness in a fun and safe manner. By learning new obstacles, we help athletes develop a positive mindset towards themselves and others. Setting and achieving goals will help boost self-confidence and self-worth.

Recreational Basketball (grades 1-2 and 3-4)
A 75-minute class that builds on the foundation learned in Fundamental Basketball. Continued work on ball handling, understanding of offense and defense, and player positions in a game setting will be the focus of this program. Players are strongly encouraged to take a fundamental class prior to enrolling in the recreational program. The YMCA values good sportsmanship and teamwork will be a focus in each class to build players confidence and self-esteem.


Swim Lessons   VIEW SWIM LESSONS DATES & TIMES »  

Adult Swim Lessons (ages 14+)
Our adult swim lessons have an open format so that individual goals will set the pace. Increase your confidence, physical fitness and swimming ability while meeting a few other adults who are doing the same. For ages 14 & older.

Child with Adult Swim Lessons (ages 6 months-2 years)
Accompanied by an adult, infants and toddlers learn to be comfortable in the water and develop swim readiness skills through fun and confidence-building experiences, while parents learn about water safety, drowning prevention, and the importance of supervision. A parent or family member from the same household, at least 16 years old, is required to be in the water with the child; 1 adult maximum.

Child with Adult Swim Lessons (ages 2-4)
Students develop comfort with underwater exploration, safe ways to enter and exit the water, body position and control, and movement through the water. A parent or family member from the same household, at least 16 years old, is required to be in the water with the child; 1 adult maximum.

Master Swim (ages 16+)
Get the ultimate in pool workouts! Whether you swim for the workout or you are a competitive swimmer, you can improve your stroke technique and physical fitness in the program. Participants should be able to swim 300 yards prior to beginning this program.

Preschool Swim Lessons (ages 3-5)
Students develop comfort with underwater exploration, safe ways to enter and exit the water, body position and control, and movement through the water.

Youth Stages 1-3 Swim Lessons (ages 6-13)
Students develop comfort with underwater exploration, safe ways to enter and exit the water, body position and control, movement through the water, and will be introduced to combining skills. 

Youth Stages 4-6 Swim Lessons (ages 6-13)
Students will focus on all developing all major strokes in a class designed to increase stamina, and fluency in the water. Students will learn about competitive swimming and how to continue to utilize swimming as a part of a healthy lifestyle. Must have completed Stages 1-3.

Pre-Team Swim (ages 5-15)
Pre-Team Development is an introductory class to GBY Competitive Swimming. The four competitive strokes are refined as well as other competitive swimming fundamentals such as starts and turns. Swimmer must be able to swim multiple lengths (25 yards) of the front crawl (freestyle) with rotary breathing. Must have successfully completed Youth Stage 5.


Youth, Teen, Family   VIEW YOUTH/TEEN/FAMILY DATES & TIMES »

3-on-3 Basketball Tournament (middle school ages) - Monday, January 16, 2023, 10:00am-1:30pm
Our 3 on 3 basketball tournament takes place on Martin Luther King Day when schools are closed. It is a middle school aged co-ed half court tournament. Format is decided on the day of the event as is dependent on the number of participants. Need not be part of a team to register. End time is approximate. 

Art Academy (ages 8-12)
Express yourself with the visual arts. We usually work in two dimensions. We try to experiment with diverse media. No previous skill required. Imagination encouraged!

Builders' Club (ages 8-12)
Get creative and let your imagination soar during Builders' Club where we will use everything from Legos to cardboard to make our masterpieces. We will use skills like problem solving, engineering, science, and teamwork along the way.

Cooking Class (ages 6-9 and 10-13)
Our junior chefs will explore the basics of cooking while preparing nutritious snacks and dishes. The class will focus on kitchen safety, measurement, and using spices while making healthy recipes. Participants will prepare their own individual dishes while working alongside our "Head Chef" Y staff.

Cooking Club (ages 8-12)
Preparing food safely with the time tested skills and tricks of the kitchen. Please be prepared to try new things!

Craft and Kitchen (ages 3+) 
Work together as a family to create a craft project and whip something up in our kitchen. This is a FREE event! Supplies are provided.

Craft Club (ages 8-12) 
Get creative with Craft Club! Students will explore a variety of hobbies such as paper quilling, knitting/looming, jewelry making, and more to produce traditional and modern crafts that are both functional and decorative.

Family Pottery Painting Workshop (ages 6+)
Paint/glaze your choice of a pre-made pottery piece, including mugs, plates and bowls. Your creations will be taken off site to be kiln-fired and ready for pick-up 1 week later.

Lets Get Ready to Babysit (ages 11-13)
Our fun and fast-paced class will include scenarios and interactive activities. Our topics will consist of lessons in child development, age-appropriate play, behavior challenges & solutions, first aid & safety, handling emergencies, and communication with parents. *Please bring a lunch or dinner*

Little Music Makers (ages 3-5)
Have fun making music together through instrument play, singing, action songs, and other activities. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Mini Ninja (ages 3-4)
The focus is developing motor skills through mobility, balance, power, strength and endurance. We want to create a strong mind and body through fitness in a fun and safe manner. Setting and achieving goals will help boost self-confidence and self-worth.

National Spaghetti Day: Making Pasta (ages 5+) - Wednesday, January 4, 2023, 5:00pm-7:00pm
This is a family event, so each child will need an adult helper. Each family will be given dough to work with to create their own pasta. Equipment is provided.

Ninja (ages 9-14)
Challenge yourself each week with a different class focus. Run a timed obstacle course, learn tricking and flips, refine your power and movement skills. Develop confidence and physical fitness through a program that supports and encourages personal growth. An extension of our Ninja Warrior Jr. class with more intensity for older participants.

Ninja Camp 1-Day (ages 5-13)
Our Ninja Warrior obstacle course trining will challenge you to become stronger, more confident, and increase your body control. Bring a swimsuit, towel, and bag lunch for this fun, all day camp!

Ninja Warrior Jr. (ages 5-8)
We focus on developing motor skills through mobility, balance, power, strength, and endurance. We want to create a strong mind and body through fitness in a fun and safe manner. By learning new obstacles, we help athletes develop a positive mindset towards themselves and others. Setting and achieving goals will help boost self-confidence and self-worth.

On My Own at Home (ages 10-12)
Participants will learn how to stay busy and safe when at home alone, how to check for safety & dangers at home, how to handle emergency situations, simple skills for first aid, and how to make small snacks that are safe to eat.

STEAM Class (ages 6-9 and 10-13)
Do you enjoy using different technology to learn and play? This class is for you! Participants will work with different types of technology tools such as coding software, 3D pens, robots and so much more. Each week we will explore the world of technology through an exciting variety of activities and challenges.

STEAM Team (ages 8-12)
Do you enjoy using different technology to learn and play? This club is for you! Participants will work with different types of technology tools such as coding software, 3D pens, robots and so much more. Each week we will explore the world of technology through an exciting variety of activities and challenges.

Theater (ages 8-12)
Theatrical arts including but not limited to skit selection, rehearsal and performance, improvisation, oral interpretation, character development, stage management and direction.

Youth Beginner Strength and Conditioning (ages 10-13)
This progressive six-week program will build the confidence of youth with physical activity, learning about healthy habits, and learning how to safely use the equipment available at the Y. Beginner level led by Wellness Staff Madison.

Youth Intermediate Strength and Conditioning (ages 10-13)
This progressive six-week program will build the confidence of youth with physical activity, learning about healthy habits, and learning how to safely use the equipment available at the Y. Beginner level led by Wellness Staff Madison.

Youth Pottery Class (ages 8-12)
This beginner class offers an introduction to the process of working with clay. Students will hand-build several unique pieces, to take home for use or as gifts, using the techniques taught in this class.

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