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Biking Blast -- It'll be here before you
know it! Join the YMCA on Sunday, Sept. 20, for a family bike ride.
There will be well-marked courses of five miles with great scenic
routes for the entire family to enjoy and approximately 30 miles for
the enthusiasts. Ride will start at the YMCA Activity Center on
Wyatt Avenue at 12:30 p.m. Registrations have already begun. Sign up
early at the Y office to receive discounts. (See
Date change: Due to rain on Sept. 20,
the Biking Blast was rescheduled to Oct. 11.
For information on
Lincoln Area YMCA programs and events, visit the downtown office, 604 Broadway St.,
Suite 1; call 735-3915; or visit
www.lincolnymca.org. The YMCA Activity Center is at the
former Odd Fellows gymnasium on Wyatt Avenue.
Adult Fitness -- The YMCA Fitness Crew is back in full swing.
Dance Fitness highlights a variety of dance genres that will get
you into shape.
Punch/Kick Fitness, on Thursdays, is a mix of kickboxing, dance
and martial arts. Sign up for six weeks of classes and get generous
savings. Classes are at the YMCA Activity Center on Wyatt Avenue.
Megan Kissel Fall Soccer League -- Regular registrations are now
over, but we are still accepting sign-ups for fall soccer. New this
season is seven exciting weeks of soccer. The first week's session,
Sept. 26 from 2-3:30 p.m., will be a dedication ceremony to Megan
and a clinic led by LCHS soccer coach Tim Stuckey for players and
coaches. (Related article:
Megan Kissel Fall Soccer League dedication
Fall Volleyball League -- Regular registrations are now
over, but you can still get your teams together and receive generous
discounts, or come into the Y office to register and be placed on a
team. Find team registration forms and more information at
Lincoln Area YMCA art instructor Marion Doble will offer
Printmaking Art to first- to third-grade children on Monday,
Oct. 12, from 9:30 to 11 a.m. at the YMCA Activity Center. Children
can try their hand at carving their own print plate, putting "ink"
on the surface, laying paper on top and creating their own prints.
This class will follow traditions of master artists and printmakers
Leonardo da Vinci and Edward Munch. Member and nonmember rates
apply. Fees increase after the Oct. 5 registration deadline. (See
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Registration forms are now available for the School's Out Fun
Days on Oct. 9 and 12. Both dates are for District 27 children,
and C-EL students can attend on Oct. 12. These are
thematically planned, fun-filled "mini-camp" days offered to
kindergarten to sixth-grade children on weekdays when school is not
in session. Fun Days are at the YMCA Activity Center, 719 Wyatt Ave.
YMCA Before and After School staff members lead activities, lessons,
playtime and more. Fee increases apply after registration deadlines,
which are two weeks prior to each Fun Day. (See
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Lincoln Area YMCA]