YMCA in Greenfield Notebook, Jan. 9, 2018

Monday, January 08, 2018

Saturday Family Fun Nights: Every Saturday night from 6:15 to 8:15 p.m. the YMCA has a Family Fun Night for parents and children ages 1 to 12. There is a family swim from 6:15 to 8, the gymnastics center is open from 6:30 to 8:15 for parents/children ages 1 to 8 and the new Ninja Challenge Course for 8 to 12 years old from 6:30 to 10. These nights are available for all families. Parents are required to play with their children and cell phones are allowed. Free for those with Y family memberships and an $18 day pass for non-member families. Call 773-3646, ext. 0 for details.

Crush your RESOLUTIONS with Self-Hypnosis: Whether it’s losing weight, following your fitness program, improving sleep or quitting a bad habit, holiday stress always seems to threaten to pull you off that path to a better you, doesn’t it? Join Certified Hypnosis Instructor, Deborah Yaffee, and learn to be your own hypnotist so that you can program yourself to stick to your plans and reach your goals. This effective self-hypnosis program will be a tool you will have forever. (Includes CD). Meets Tuesdays beginning today and Jan. 16, 23 and 30 from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. in the Y’s Social Room. For prices and more information, call Jayne at 413-773-3646, ext. 448.

25 Seniors needed for a 16-Week Fitness Trial: Enhance Fitness is a nationally recognized, evidence-based, group exercise program which helps older adults at all levels of fitness become more active, energized and empowered to sustain independent lives. Class will consist of equal components of aerobics, strength training, flexibility and balance to enhance the participant’s daily lives. Participants will be required to fill out pre/post surveys and to complete simple fitness assessments. Participants must agree to attend at least two out of three classes offered each week during the 16-week period. This class is open to the entire community. Class will run Monday, Wednesday and Friday from Jan. 10 to April 27. Register by calling Jayne at 773-3646, ext. 448. Sign up will be Wednesday at noon.

Y Full-day Preschool Openings:The Y has a few mid-year openings for its full-day preschool. There are two classrooms; one for 2.9- to 4-year-olds and another for 4- to 5-year-olds. There are two-, three- and five-day options available. The students get to use the gym, pool and gymnastics center for weekly P.E. options. Call Lisa at 773-3646, ext. 431 to schedule a tour.

January/February Classes: Registration for all January/February is in progress for adults and children. Youth classes include swimming and gymnastics lessons, basketball skills, kids self-defense, healthy kids class, active games, Ninja challenge, full-day preschool and more. Adults can choose from water therapy/fitness classes, volleyball, dancing, Diabetes Care Program and more. See “Brochure” at ymcaingreenfield.org for all details.