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Greenfield YMCA Notebook

YMCA open New Year’s Day: On Jan. 1, the Y will be open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. There will be four Group Exercise classes: Group Blast from 9 to 10 a.m.; Core from 10 to 10:30 and Zumba Party from noon to 1:30 p.m. and Restorative Yoga from 3 to 4:30. The pool will open for five hours of lap swim plus a family swim from 2 to 3. The weight room, cardio center, basketball court and Jacuzzi will also be available. Day passes for nonmembers, ages 19 and older, will be reduced from $9 to $5. Call for room/class schedules at 773-3646, ext. 0. All individuals buying a day pass must have a photo ID and fill out a release form.

January/February classes: Registration for January/February classes is now in progress … all classes begin the week of Jan. 6 to 13. The Y offers a full array of programs for children starting at 6 months of age with the parent/child classes, plus swimming, gymnastics, several youth sports classes, basketball leagues and skill classes for ages 4 to 12 and fitness classes for ages 3 to 12. Adults of all ages, abilities and interests can choose from over 100 classes/programs including water fitness, water therapy, diabetic care, volleyball league, strength training and individual or team weight loss. January is a great time to set new personal goals for improved health and wellness.

Family Programming: The YMCA has created one-stop-programming options to make it easy and economical for families to get healthy and have fun all at the same time. Monday to Friday from 3 to 8 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., families can choose Y activities to do together or choose separate classes or activities for each member of the family. For example, parents could take a group exercise class or swim laps while their children take a gymnastics lesson or play in the Game Room. For program options go to: ymcaingreenfield.org and click on “brochure” or call the Y at 773-3646 about pricing. With a Y family membership every member of a family can participate in activities seven days a week.

Adult Coed Volleyball League: On Wednesdays beginning Jan. 15, the YMCA will host an eight-week coed volleyball league. The league only has room for eight teams. The games will be 6:30 to 8 p.m. or 8 to 9:30 p.m. Companies or friends are encouraged to put teams together for eight evenings of recreational league play. The per person fees are: Y members, included with membership; program associates, $35, and nonmembers, $50. Call Dave at 773-3646, ext. 436 for more information. This league is a fun night out for company employees at a very low cost.

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