Lincoln Area YMCA recently accepted and processed applications for
Beta Sigma Phi sorority's "Book Bags for Kids"
project. In all, 206 book bags and supplies were assembled for local
children whose families qualified financially. Special thanks to
Lincoln IGA and Walmart Supercenter for assistance with this
YMCA is still accepting registrations for the
Before and After School programs offered at all District 27,
Chester-East Lincoln and Olympia South elementary schools.
Megan Kissel Fall Soccer League -- In remembrance of Megan
Kissel, the Lincoln Area YMCA and the Kissel family have dedicated
the fall soccer season to her as a memorial in her name. New this
season is seven exciting weeks of soccer. In this program children
will learn sound soccer fundamentals, good physical conditioning
techniques, meet new friends and have FUN. The first week's session,
Sept. 26 from 2 to 3:30 p.m., will be a clinic led by LCHS soccer
coach Tim Stuckey for players and coaches. Games are on Saturday
mornings at the LDC soccer fields on State Street.
New Fall Volleyball League -- New to YMCA fall sports is a
volleyball league for children in first through sixth grade, broken
down into two divisions: first to third grade and fourth to sixth
grade. The children will learn basic volleyball fundaments and rules
while coaches emphasize teamwork and sportsmanship at weekly games
played at the YMCA Activity Center on Wyatt Avenue. There will be a
one practice per week. Register as soon as possible to ensure there
are enough participants for each division! More info about this new
program is available at
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YMCA Cheerleading -- Children from 4 years through fifth
grade and sixth through 12th grade will learn cheers, cheer
techniques and forms. Cheer coach Cathy Sanders will conduct
practices on Monday evenings. Also, the cheerleaders will be
highlighted as special guests as they perform at local community
events such as football games, basketball games, parades and more.
Adult fitness -- Heather and the Y Fitness Crew are back with
new, even more exciting classes. Beginning Sept. 15, join us on
Tuesdays at 5:30 for Dance Fitness, which highlights a variety of
dance genres that will get you into shape! On Thursdays, a crowd
favorite is back: Punch/Kick Fitness, a mix of kickboxing, dance and
martial arts. These are progressive programs that will teach you
great new moves each week! Classes are at the YMCA Activity Center
on Wyatt Avenue.
Biking Blast -- The YMCA is hosting a family bike ride on
Sept. 20 for both experienced and novice cyclists. There will be
well-marked courses of approximately 30 miles and five miles with
great scenic routes for the entire family. Registrations have begun.
Sign up early to receive discounts.
[Text from file received from
Lincoln Area YMCA]