Hoop It Up
-- Here's a way to have fun and stay active. Anyone 15 years and
older can come out on Wednesday nights for pickup basketball games
at the Y Activity Center from now until Dec. 18. Registration
Kids Bike Ride -- The YMCA is hosting a bike ride on
Saturday, Sept. 28, for kids ages 4 years through sixth grade.
Parents of all participants ride for free! If you preregister
by Sept. 26, save $3 off your registration fee.
Softball -- Swing into fall with softball Oct. 1-3. Kids ages
8-12 will learn the fundamentals of softball. New this fall,
softball is free! Deadline for registration is Sept. 24.
Capture the Flag -- Sign your kids up and join the YMCA group
on Saturday, Oct. 12, for great outdoor fun at Kickapoo Park.
Kids in first through ninth grade can participate. Deadline for
registration is Oct. 3.
Harvest Run -- Take to the streets and help a great cause.
Join the YMCA in the annual Harvest 5K run or 1-mile fun run/walk on
Saturday, Oct. 26. Proceeds go toward the Harvest of Talents.
Sign up before Oct. 24, and save $3.
Before- and after-school programs -- Looking for something
for your kids to do after school? The YMCA has the perfect option.
The Y offers an after-school program for kids in kindergarten
through sixth grade at all District 27 schools, Chester-East Lincoln
and Olympia South in Atlanta. Fourth- to sixth-grade children in
Lincoln are picked up in the Y van and taken to the Y Activity
Center for the preteen program. The Y also offers a before-school
program for District 27 schools and Chester-East Lincoln.
Registration for these programs is available throughout the school
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No school? No problem! -- The YMCA offers School's Out Fun
Days. The Y provides recreation and playground fun, hands-on
projects, guest speakers, arts and crafts, and much more. The
special days for October are Friday, Oct. 11, for District 27
schools; Monday, Oct. 14 (Columbus Day) for District 27,
Chester-East Lincoln and Olympia South; and Friday, Oct. 25,
for District 27 and Olympia South. The deadline to register is two
weeks prior to the scheduled day, and space is limited.
For more information about any of these events and programs or to
register, stop by the YMCA office at 604 Broadway St. in
Lincoln between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday-Friday, call
217-735-3915 or visit
[Text from file received from
Lincoln Area YMCA]