Early registration for the YMCA Before and After School
program begins July 30 and continues through Aug. 12 at a discounted
rate. Registration rates increase after Aug. 12. Information on
tuition rates and program fees is now available. Call or visit the
YMCA to receive a pamphlet on this program.
The YMCA still has art
camp opportunities available this summer. Come in and register for
the Aug. 4-8 Summer Art Camp. "World Art Tour" is the theme
for this camp. Students will learn about art and artists from around
the world in a week full of fun. This program is for children
entering first through sixth grade. The camp will be at the YMCA
Activity Center, 719 Wyatt Ave.
Lincoln Area YMCA is accepting applications for Preschool Play
Center programs, which begin on Sept. 8. Programs offered are
"Preschool Play Days" for children age 4-5 years, "Friends & Fun"
for children 3-year-olds and "Toddler & Me" for ages 24-36 months.
Program information is available at the Y office.
The YMCA will accept registrations for Y Youth Fall Soccer
leagues until Aug. 25. Forms received after Aug. 25 will require a
$10 fee increase. This program is for all children age 4 through
eighth grade. Teams practice once a week, with games played Saturday
mornings at the Lincoln Developmental Center soccer fields. The YMCA
junior high travel team will also be starting very soon. The first
game is Aug. 15, so if your fifth- to eighth-grader would like to
take part in this competitive aspect of the Y soccer program, please
contact the YMCA soon. Jim Xamis Ford Lincoln Mercury sponsors YMCA
Summer Field Trip Blast: The
YMCA is offering single-day field trips for kids in first through
Aug. 5, third and
fourth grade -- Splashdown Water Park, East Peoria
Aug. 7, fourth and
fifth grade -- Forest Park Nature Center, Peoria
Aug. 12, first and second grade --
Splashdown Water Park, East Peoria
Participants must register one week prior to each field trip.
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YMCA golf instructor Jacob Horton is at it again. Another session
for the YMCA Golf Clinic is coming Aug. 4-7. Children
entering kindergarten through eighth grade can improve their skills
and learn new skills with the instructor's help. Spaces are limited,
so reserve your child's spot today.
The Y is hosting a biking event, the YMCA Biking Blast, on
Sept. 6 for families, novices and the cycling enthusiast. The Y will
provide a five-mile course for families and novices. There will also
be a 30-mile course for the advanced cyclist. Come out and join us
for fun and fitness on Sept. 6.
Did you know that the Y offers physical education classes for
your preschooler on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 11 a.m. to noon?
Preschool P.E. is a fun-filled program that will begin on Sept.
9. Each day, Nate Bossingham will lead calisthenics, fun gym games
and teach character development to your children. Please register
soon to reserve your child's place.
Gift certificates for any YMCA program are now available at
the YMCA office. These make great gifts for any child! More
information is available at the Y office.
For more details on YMCA programs and events, please contact the
Lincoln Area YMCA at 735-3915; 604 Broadway St., Suite 1; or visit
[Text from file received from
Lincoln Area YMCA]