YMCA in Greenfield Notebook, Dec. 12, 2017

Monday, December 11, 2017

Y Gift Certificates: Y holiday gift certificates are available starting at $20. The certificates can be used for preschool or childcare payments, 2018 summer camps, youth or adult classes or membership dues. Great gift options that provide family fun, youth activities or healthy options for all ages. See “Brochure” at ymcaingreenfield.org for details or call 773-3646, ext. 0.

Holiday Memberships: The Y is offering two-, four-, and six-week memberships for students and visitors in the area for the holidays or semester break. The memberships include 60 group exercise classes per week from yoga to Zumba, use of the lap pool, Jacuzzi, weight room, cardio machines and the gym for basketball or volleyball. The prices are $29, $50 and $70. Call 773-3646, ext. 0 for more details.

Y Full-day Preschool Openings: The Y has a few mid-year opening for its full-day preschool. There are two classrooms; one for 2.9-4 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 classes begins the week of Dec.11 for Y facility members and Dec. 18 for all others. 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. All classes begin Jan. 2 to 8.

Family Memberships: A family membership makes a great holiday gift for the entire family. A family membership provides activities every day for everyone ages five and over. Family members can each do their own activity at the same time or play together in the pool, gym, gymnastics center or game room. For a very low fee, the provides child watch for children ages 8 weeks to 5 years so parents can take a fitness class, go for a swim or work out on strength or cardio machines. The Y’s sliding fee scale makes a family membership affordable for most families. Call 773-3646, ext. 0 for more details.

Prescribe the Y Program: Regular exercise is a medication that can help many people heal or deal with health issues with no side effects. The Prescribe the Y Program is a 12-week doctor-referred wellness program that helps hundreds of Franklin County people get healthier each year. The fee for 12 weeks of care is $129. Financial aid is available. For information, call 773-3646, ext. 448 or ask your doctor for a referral for a free consultation.