For information on Lincoln Area YMCA
programs and events, contact the downtown office, 604 Broadway St.,
Suite 1; visit
www.lincolnymca.org; or call 735-3915. The YMCA Activity Center
is at 719 Wyatt Ave.
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The Lincoln Area YMCA is looking for
participants for several fun-filled trips to the 24th annual East
Peoria Festival of Lights. The YMCA will provide transportation
for 13 participants and two staff to East Peoria for dinner and a
tour of the holiday light show. These trips are for ages 8 to 11
years old and a special adult trip for anyone 18 and over. Be sure
to sign up your child for the New Year's Eve party, which includes a
meal, trip to the Festival of Lights and then back to the Y Activity
Center, 719 Wyatt Ave., for more fun and games. This event is from 4
p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Space is limited. Sign up now to avoid any
waiting lists. Call for more information on dates, times and fees.
Don't miss the Dec. 23 registration deadline for the YMCA Girls
Basketball League. Fees increase by $10 after the deadline. The
season runs from mid-January to mid-February. The Y is looking for
local teams to participate in the fifth- and sixth-grade league, to
improve the competition and learning for the girls. Register today
to take part in this exciting, learning experience. The YMCA thanks
the generous sponsors at Logan County Bank and Graue Inc.
The next Special Art Day at the Y Activity Center will be
Jan. 19, 9:30-11 a.m. Children in first through sixth
grade will learn about color and will design a tie-dye T-shirt
during class. Participants should dress in old clothes for this
class and must bring a white T-shirt to class for the project. The
class fee increases $3 after Jan. 12.
The YMCA is looking for people to join the Active Older Adults
Walking Program. This program is FREE to all participants and
is available at the YMCA Activity Center on weekdays, 6:30-9:30 a.m.
All participants must register through the office prior to walking.
Participants must also sign in daily at the gym prior to walking.
Call the YMCA office if you have questions.
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YMCA Cheerleading will be taking a break for the holidays but
will start up again in January. There are two performances scheduled
at LCHS during the month of January. A Y Competitive Cheerleading
program will also be starting for girls in sixth through 12th grade.
Contact the Y office with any questions.
Looking for a place for your family gathering, birthday party or
work event? Call the Y office today to schedule your gym rental
at the Y Activity Center. Rentals are on a first-come, first-served
[Text from file received from
Lincoln Area YMCA]