19, 2014]For details on program times, location and fees
for the recreational and instructional YMCA programs listed below,
and click on the
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 719 Wyatt Ave.
Y Summer Day
Camp provides a variety of opportunities each week through
August 29 for your child to experience a fun-filled summer! Kids
make new friends and learn from qualified and high-energy
counselors! Kids take weekly fieldtrips to out-of-town water parks,
participate in a summer reading program, enjoy water play days
during camp, exercise, play games and do activities with the new
friends they make at camp. Kids work as a team while learning and
playing, and make fun memories during camp. Each day brings
something fun and new! Camp is for kids entering K-6th
grade. Camp is sponsored by CEFCU and Lincoln Rotary Club.
Y Swim lessons
are under way for children 6 months – 12 years with two more
sessions still available. Session B begins June 30th and
Session C begins July 14th. Each session runs for two
weeks. Swimmers will learn the basics of swimming and water safety
for the younger groups and different swim strokes and techniques for
the older groups. Private and Adult lessons are available upon
Y Art Camp -
Flowers Full of Color!
Kids will enjoy
hours of colorful flower-power fun, making fingertip flowers,
colorful tissue paper flowers arranged in a vase that they draw,
coffee filter flowers, handprint flowers, a
sunshine, a straw blown painted masterpiece, Hippie flowers, peace
signs, and more! Come and have some flower-power fun using neon
colored paint! Art camp is from 9-11 am July 14-16 for kids
entering K-3rd grade.
Blasts gives children entering 2nd-6th
grade an opportunity to go to various out of town locations for
water park fun! A total of six fieldtrips throughout the summer are
available. Children and Y staff are transported by contracted YMCA
bus service and will have a “blast” the entire day. This is a
separate program from our summer day camp.
Y Golf Clinic
is offered in late July for children K-8th grade.
Each participant will learn key components of golf while having a
fun time playing games and activities relating to the sport. These
components include swing, stance, chipping, driving, etc. Children
will also have a chance to receive personalized instruction on areas
they need most.
Flag Football is a youth program for children 4 years-6th
grade that teaches football fundamentals without heavy contact. The
program’s focus is on teamwork in a positive and structured
environment. Children will learn passing, catching, running with the
football, etc. In addition, children will have the opportunity to
develop leadership skills and build self-esteem. Sponsored by
Joe Ryan, Country Financial.
Prairie 55 Bike
Ride - Come join the fun on Saturday, August 23rd for
the YMCA’s annual bike event. For the avid cyclist the YMCA offers a
30 and 20 mile course which takes riders through Logan County
attractions such as the windmills in Union, IL, and the covered
bridge of Skunk Hollow. For the casual rider, the YMCA offers a 5
mile ride around various sites and sounds of the Lincoln Art and
Balloon Festival. Rates are available for individuals and families.
Sponsored by Bassi Contstruction and Fitness Balance.
Coming Soon to the Y! Adult Flag Football and Youth Scatterball/Kickball