YMCA OF WOOSTER Winter/Spring 2013


YMCA OF WOOSTER Winter/Spring 2013
Winter/Spring 2013
Gymnastics Center
1660 Enterprise Pkwy.
Wooster, Oh 44691
(330) 262-1153
Woodland Program Center
680 Woodland
Wooster, Oh 44691
(330) 264-3131
Hours: Mon.-Fri. 5:30 am-9:00 pm;
Sat. 8:00 am-3:00 pm; Sun. 1:00 pm-5:00 pm
Ellen Shapiro Natatorium
515 Oldman Road
Wooster, Oh 44691
(330) 345-3131
Hours: Mon. & Wed. 6:00 am-7:30 pm;
Fri. 6:00 am-7:30 pm;
Tues. & Thurs. 9:00 am-7:30 pm Sat. 10:00am2:00pm; Sun. 2:00 pm-5:00 pm
The Spot!
101 W. Bowman St.
Wooster, Oh 44691
(330) 465-6921
Hours: Mon.-Fri. 3:30 pm-6:30 pm
LuK Launch Pad Daycare
3401 Old Airport Road
Wooster, Oh 44691
(330) 202-6107
Babysitting at Woodland
Mon.-Fri. 9:00 am-11:30 am
Mon.-Thurs. 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Branches & Hours of Operations........................................................................ 2
Membership Rates................................................................................................... 2
Group Exercise.......................................................................................................... 3
Senior Programs....................................................................................................... 3
Gymnastics ............................................................................................................ 4-5
Child Care................................................................................................................... 7
Sports........................................................................................................................ 5-6
Aquatics....................................................................................................................... 6
Competitive Hip Hop.............................................................................................. 6
LuK Launch Pad......................................................................................................... 7
Pre School (including Musikgarten and Leap Frog).................................... 7
Family Nights............................................................................................................. 8
The Spot!...................................................................................................................... 8
Middle School Madness......................................................................................... 8
Policies......................................................................................................................... 8
Membership Rates
Membership Categories
Single Parent Family
Senior Couple
Yearly **Joiners Fee
* Monthly payments are automatic debits from a checking or savings account or from a
credit cart (Visa, Mastercard or Discover) **This is a one time fee for new members only.
Benefits of Membership
Free Babysitting for Members at our Woodland Program Center • Select Free Fitness Classes on
Saturdays for our Members • Full use of the Fitness Center and a free equipment orientation
• Full use of our Natatorium • Members receive preferred rates for all our programs • A.W.A.Y
Program (Always Welcome At the YMCA) most Y's across the country honor your membership
on a limited time basis • Free Family Nights • Over 50 Classes offered per week ranging from
beginners level to more advance levels • Youth Fitness Center • Spinning Studio • Indoor
Gymnasium • Use of Two Racquetball Courts • Dry Sauna for Both Men and Woman - Located at
Woodland • State-of-the-art Aerobics Studio • Gymnastics Center • Silver Sneakers
Access to all Y facilities and programs is limited to registered
participants and active members, All members are required to present
a current, valid membership card or valid photo ID when using Y
facilities and programs. Membership cards are not transferable.
Registration Begins December 21
Registration Begins January 25
Registration Begins February 22
Registration Begins March 22
Registration Begins April 24
Monthly Fitness Pass *Members Only*
Sign up for the monthly Fitness Pass and take as many
classes as you want!
Members Only $40/Month
An addictive high intensity work out that combines cardio
step, kickboxing, strength and resistance training and floor
work. This class is fast and fun! Tue/Thurs 5:30 pm 80 min.
Member $20, Non Member $55
Zumba uses a variety of dances in its routines including:
meringue, salsa, mambo, rumba, and flamenco. Zumba
uses interval training and a combination of fast and slow
rhythms to help burn a maximum amount of calories
and tone and sculpt the body.
Tue/Thurs 9:00 am 7:00 pm
Mon/Wed 6:00 pm
Member $20, Non Member $55
Saturday 8:30 am Free
Member $10, Non Member $30
A workout designed to simulate real road cycling
technique, whether you are a beginner or a seasoned
cyclist. Spinning will take you to the next level. Tempo
ride, race simulations, hill climbing and interval training
will help you meet your fitness goals.
Tue/Thurs 6:00 am - 1/2 Spin, 1/2 Tone
Tue/Thurs 9:15 am 6:15 pm 7:30 pm
Mon/Wed 8:00 am 5:45 pm
Member $20, Non Member $55
Saturday 9:30 am
Member $10, Non Member $30
offers an innovative
blend of physical activity, healthy lifestyles
and socially oriented programming that
allows older adults to take greater control
of their health.
MSROM Mon/Wed 2:00 pm
Cardio Circuit Tue/Thurs 10:15 am
Silver Stretch Tue/Thurs 11:15 am
Cardio Fit Mon/Wed 10:30 am
Fitness Fusion combines
high intensity with
simplicity and lots of
total body toning, strength training, plyometrics and
cardio. This class fuses many workouts into a 1 hour class.
Mon/Wed/Fri 9:15 am
Member $30, Non Member $80
One hour low/non impact cardio class. A lighter
version of Fusion. Strength, cardio and flexibility are
components of this class.
Tue/Thurs 8:00 am Member $20, Non Member $55
Join us after work for this cardio head to toe workout.
This class uses weights, bands, resistance balls and
includes stretching and toning. This is a 60 minute class.
Tue/Thurs 4:15 pm
Member $20, Non Member $55
This Class includes weekly weigh ins, accountability,
monthly goals and tools to help you manage your weight.
Thursday 5:30 pm Member $10, Non Member $30
A terrific way to cross train or simply get an all around
strength, cardio and core workout. This intense class
will challenge you using weights, bands, steps and balls,
mixed with high impact cardiovascular segments to
sculpt your muscles and train your heart. It’s a great way
to burn calories while toning your abs, butt and legs.
Mon/Wed 7:00 pm
Member $20, Non Member $55
A thirty minute class that is ideal for anyone who wants
to burn fat, increase flexibility, build and increase
cardiovascular endurance.
Mon/Wed 7:45 am/(30 minute class) 5:15 pm
Member $20, Non Member $55
The basics of battling ropes can be broken down into
three main categories: the velocity or wave method.
Individual or partner training. The pole or push/pull
method. Vertical or horizontal Multi-plain strength
component. Great cardio & strength class.
Tue/Thurs 9:10 am
Tue/Thurs 12:15-12:45 pm
Member $20, Non Member $55
Series of Foundational movements intended to increase
your endurance and strength. Pull ups, pushups, tractor
tires, ropes and plyoboxes. This is a Challenging workout!
Fridays 9:10 am
Wednesdays 4:00 pm
Member $10, Non Member $30
This is a yoga-pilates blend class. Yoga positions
and Pilates techniques. The majority of the class
will focus on stretching.
Fridays 10:30 am
Member $10, Non Member $30
This is a 30 minute class focusing on
squats, lunges, wall sits and tons of
abdominal exercises. Friday’s class is a
30 minute circuit class. Mon/Wed/Fri
12:15 - 12:45 pm
Member $20, Non
Member $55
45 minute pilates mat class will help develop core
strength, improved posture and prevent injury. Great
stress reliever.
Tue/Thurs 9:15-10:05 am
Member $20, Non Member $55
Fitness testing determines your current level of
fitness. This evaluation measures all components of
physical fitness: body composition, flexibility, muscular
strength and endurance.
Member $10.00 Non Member $25.00
The YMCA has personal trainers available for individual
sessions or for a group. Please contact the fitness director
for details or to schedule an appointment.
1 Session
Member $30 Non Member $50
4 Sessions
Member $100 Non Member $200
8 Sessions
Member $200 Non Member $400
The “NEW” senior program at the Y offers a variety of
opportunities for social interaction and fun. Activities
such as day trips, picnics, lunch & scrabble, and walks are
planned and offered to seniors. Day trips include going
to the Cleveland Casino, Festival of lights and dinner,
Aurora outlet mall, Cuyahoga Rails Excursions & Wine
tasting outings.
We are open to suggestions for other day trips as well.
Cost for each trip varies, dates and prices on separate
brochure at the YMCA front desk. Trips must have a
minimum of 8 participants. 13 participants max. Register
at the front desk today!
Horseshoe Casino in Cleveland - Day Trip
Friday, January 25th 9am-5pm
The bus will leave the YMCA at 9am on Friday, January
25th and head up to the Horseshoe Casino in Cleveland.
Lunch at the The Spread Buffet included in cost. Bus will
return at 5pm. Cost includes travel & lunch.
$56/ member, $72/ non-member
Lunch & Scrabble
Every 2nd & 4th Wednesday starting January 2013.
Join us for a light lunch and play scrabble with
friends. Lunch served at 12:15.
Cost is $5 members, $7 non-members
Menu available in the lounge.
NEW: Aqua Zumba M 5:30 pm or F 12:00 pm
Aqua Zumba gives meaning to the idea of an
invigorating workout. Splashing, stretching, twisting
and even maybe some shouting, laughing, hooting and
hollering are often heard. This class integrates Zumba
formula with aqua fitness. This water-based workout
offers cardio-conditioning, body-toning and most of all
exhilarating fun!
HydroDynamic: T/W 5:00pm
Hydrodynamics class is a aquatics fitness class that is
interval training for a total body workout. Aided by fastpaced background music, participants engage in cardio
fitness training and strengthening to condition and
tome musculature. Belts, cropped flippers, kickboards
and weights are incorporated for resistance. The Y will
provide all equipment.
Aquacise: MWF 9:00 am
Aquacise class is an intense aerobic aquatics class in
the shallow end of the pool. All major muscle groups
are utilized. Interval, circuit training, plyometrics and
choreography and motivating music are all part of
this class!
AquaJog: MWF 9:15 am
Aqua Jog is a high intensity workout with no impact.
This class is held in the deep water with flotation belts
worn as support. You need to be comfortable in deep
water. Water resistance helps to tone and strengthen
muscles while burning calories. The floatation
belts are provided by the Y and are required
for this class.
Swim Gym: MWF 5:45 am
Silver Splashers: M/TH 9:00 am
Splash Class is a low/moderate intensity class designed
for improving flexibility while toning, strengthening and
improving the function of the heart and lungs.
Indoor Duathlon March 24
Adults: 2mile run, 1/2 mile swim (800 yards), 2 mile run
Members: $35, Non-members $45
Youth: 1 mile run, 1/4 mile swim (400 yards), 1 mile run
Members: $25, Non-members $35
Run will be held a Gault Track and Swim at the
IRON KIDS Tri and First Tri for Adults May 5
Race starts as 9 am, check in and body marking at 8:00
Members $35, non- members $45
6 and under: 50 meter swim, 1 mile bike,
400 meter run
100 meter swim, 3 mile bike,
800 meter run (1/2 mile)
10-14: 200 meter swim, 6 mile bike
1600 meter run (1 mile)
3 00 meter swim, 9 mile bike, 3200 meter run
(2 miles)
Over 18: 500 meter swim, 9 mile bike and
3200 meter run (2 miles)
Power Hour (ages 2-5 parent/child)
This is a 60 minute class for the child who wants to
burn off energy while working on their strength
and coordination in an unstructured environment.
Tuesdays 11:15 am $25/$45
Fridays 10:15 am $25/$45
Little Rollers (Level I, II, III) (ages 3-5)
This is the beginning of their gymnastics
sport. These classes are for both boys and girls
where kids will develop balance, agility, using
the vault, balance beam, uneven bars and
floor. Each child will practice in all four events.
When registering, sign your child up for the
appropriate skill level.
Level I - 30 Minute Class
Tue/Thurs 9:15 am 5:45 pm $42/$82
Mon/Wed 9:45 am
Saturday 10:30 am $34/$64
Level II - 45 Minute Class
Tue/Thurs 9:45 am 5:45 pm $52/$97
Mon/Wed 10:15 am
Saturdays 10:30 am $42/$79
Winter Session I Saturdays
January 12 -March 16 - 8 classes
Registration December 19
No Classes on 1/26 and 2/16
Level III - 45 Minute Class
Tue/Thurs 10:30 am 5:45 pm
Spring Session I
*Spring Show Session*
Class Times for this session are listed
April 1 - May 3
Registration March 20
Spring Session I Saturdays
April 6 - May 25 - 7 Classes
Registration March 20
No Classes on May 4
Spring Session II
Mini Session 4 Weeks
May 6 - May 31
Registration April 24
Tiny Tumblers (1 & 2 year olds)
This is a 30 minute parent and child class where
the beginning of basic gymnastics and motor
skills are taught. This class is held at the YMCA
Gymnastics Center.
Mon/Wed 9:15 am $28/$56
Fridays 9:30 am $15/$30
Saturdays 11:30 am $22/$41
Winter Session I
January 7 - February 8
Registration December 19
No PM Classes on 1/17 make up date will 2/12
Winter Session II
February 18 - March 22
Registration February 6
Progressive Gymnastics (ages 6-12)
Kids start from the basics and work their way
up while preparing for the pre-team level of
our gymnastics program.
SWINGERS 45 Minute Beginner Class
Tue/Thurs 5:45 pm 6:30 pm 7:15 pm $52/$97
Saturday 9:45 am
KIPPERS 45 Minute Intermediate Class
Tue/Thurs 5:00 pm 6:30 pm 7:15 pm $52/$97
Saturday 9:45 am
FLYERS - 60 Minute Advanced Class
Tue/Thurs 4:45 pm 6:15 pm $60/$102
PRE-TEAM - 90 Minute Class for ages 6-12
Tue/Thurs 4:15 pm $67/$112
FIRECRACKERS - 90 Minute Coach Selected
Class for ages 5-7
Tue/Thurs 4:15 pm
Junior Tumbling (grades
1st - 5th)
In this 60 minute class,
students will learn floor
tumbling skills. This is for
boys or girls who are just
beginning or have tumbling
skills that need improvement.
We will also put an emphasis on
strength and flexibility.
Saturday 8:45 am $46/$84
Little Rollers II
Tue/Thurs 9:45 am 5:45 pm $52/$97
Mon/Wed 10:15 am
Little Rollers III
Tue/Thurs 10:30 am 5:45 pm $52/$97
Senior Tumbling (grades 6th - 12th)
In this 60 minute class, students will
learn floor tumbling skills. This is for
boys and girls who are just beginning
or have tumbling skills that need
improvement. We will also put an
emphasis on strength and flexibility.
Tue/Thurs 7:15 pm
Saturday 8:45 am
Tue/Thurs 6:45 pm
Home School Gymnastics
Ages 5 - 12)
This program is for the child
who is home schooled and
is interested in learning
the basics of gymnastics. We
will work on Floor, Vault, Bars, and
Balance Beam. We will also put an
emphasis on strength and flexibility.
Mondays 11:15 am
Wednesdays 12:45 pm
This is a time to come in and practice moves,
routines or simply sharpen skills on all the
apparatus. The open gym times are supervised
however, this is not an instructional time.
Assistance can be given by the supervisor
if needed. Open Gyms will be on Saturdays
beginning January 5th.
Saturdays 12:00 - 2:00 pm $7/$14
*Spring Show*
Spring Session I Class Times
(Class Times are ONLY for Spring Show Session)
Tiny Tumblers
Mon/Wed 9:15 am
Fridays 9:30 am
Power Hour
Tuesdays 11:15 am
Fridays 10:15 am
Little Rollers I
Tue/Thurs 9:15 am $42/$82
5:45 pm $52/$97
Mon/Wed 9:45 am $42/$82
Tue/Thurs 5:15 pm
Tue/Thurs 6:15 pm
Junior Varsity - $42/$90
9th - 12th Grade
Team Name - Fusion
Mon/Wed/Fri 4:00 - 5:00 pm
Varsity - $42/$90
9th - 12th Grade
Team Name - Heat
Mon/Wed/Fri 3:00 - 4:00 pm
Open - $42/$90
18 & up
Team Name - Explosion
Tue/Thurs 8:00 - 9pm
& Saturday 10 am
Tue/Thurs 4:15 pm
Tue/Thurs 4:45 pm
Senior Tumbling
Tue/Thurs 7:15 pm
Home School
Mondays 11:15 am
Wednesdays 12:45 pm
Ages 3 and up
Hip Hop combines street style dance movements
with more technically based jumps and tricks. All
squads will compete in local competitions up to 4
times per year.
Twinkle - $24/$48
3 - 5 Year Olds
Team Name - Firecrackers
Tue/Thurs 5:45 - 6:15 pm
Minis - $32/$64
K - 3rd
Team Name - Rockets
Tue/Thurs - 4:45 - 5:30 pm
Youth - $42/$90
4th - 6th Grade
Team Name - Torpedoes
Mon/Wed 5:00 - 6:00 pm
Sat 11:30
Junior - $42/$90
7th & 8th Grade
Team Name - Grenades
Mon/Wed 5:00 - 6:00 pm
Sat 11:30
Indoor Soccer League
The YMCA youth indoor soccer league is about
to begin again. This is a league that offers fitness
activity and motor skill development. Teams
compete in order to outscore each other in goals
during this game. The league is for boys and girls
Pre-School (4 years of age ) thru 2nd Grade. All
games will be played at the YMCA of Wooster.
Fee: Family Members:$10, Members:$27,
Date: Session 1– February 20th– April 10th
Session 2– May 1st– June 12th
Pee-Wee Sports
Pee-wee sports is a program designed to get kids
up and be active. Every Tuesday and Thursday for
a month, kids will play and learn several different
sports and games designed to have fun and work
on skill development. Examples of what will be
covered include baseball, basketball, kickball,
dancing, karate, and much more. If your child
loves to be active, this program is for you. For ages
4 to 10.
Fee: Family Members:$10, Members:$20,
Non-Members: $30
Date: Tuesday & Thursday Afternoon
2:30pm -3:30pm
Session1– February 5th– February 28th
Session2– March 5th– March 28th
Session 3– April 9th– April 30th
Adult Dodgeball League
Adult Dodgeball is back at the YMCA of
Wooster. Come and get your dodge on as you
play against tough competition. We use official
intramural dodgeball rules. Games are played
on Friday evenings at the YMCA. Ages 16 and
up. Games will begin at 5:30, and be a best out
of 3 matches format.
Fee: $60.00 per team
Date: Session 1– February 15th– March 29th
Session 2– April 26th– May 31st
Tee-Ball and Coaches Pitch
Children ages 5 & 6 will play Tee-ball and work on
learning the basics of playing baseball. Coaches pitch is
for ages 7-9 and will also learn the basics of playing. We
will emphasize learning to play the right way but having
fun while doing it. Games will be played at Parkview
Elementary on Monday and Wednesday evenings.
Games will start at 6:00 pm.
Date: April 15th – May 29th
Fee: Members: $40.00 Non Members: $65.00
YMCA of Wooster Healthy Kids Day Race
The Healthy Kids Day Race at Oak Hill Park is a race
designed to get both kids and parents involved.
Come and enjoy the nice weather and the 1 Mile run
through the park. Age groups are 4-6, 7-8, 9-11, and
12-14. After the race is over, medals will be presented
for the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place finishers. Following the
race, head down to the YMCA of Wooster for the rest
of the Healthy Kids Day activities.
Date: April 27, 2013, 9:00 am
Fee: $10 per child $25 per family
YMCA of Wooster Youth Basketball League
The YMCA youth basketball league is back this
spring! The league is for kids pre-school-1st, 2nd4th, and 5th-7th. This leagues is for both new and
experienced players. We place a high emphasis on
skill development and learning to play the right
way. A skills assessment will take place on March
2nd, with the league beginning on March 9th.
Come and join the fun at the YMCA.
Date: March 9th-May 4th
Fee: Family Member:$10, Member:$45,
Youth and Adult Karate
Awase-Kenpo Karate-Do literally means “Combined Fist
Methods and the Way of the Empty Hand.” Students
in this program learn kata, sparring, self-defense,
and techniques including blocks, punches, kicks, and
breakfalls. Students progress through 10 colored or “kyu”
ranks before testing for black belt. 16 classes in 8 Weeks.
Classes are on Tuesday & Thursday Nights. Youth karate
ages 5-12 at 6:30 pm and Adults 13 and up at 7:30 pm.
Session 1: January 22nd– March 21st
Session 2: March 26th– May 21st
Fee: Members: $60 Non-Members: $90
Walk-ins: $8
Adult Volleyball League
Come Join The Fun!!! This is a semi to competitive
volleyball league. Some players will have had some
organized experience, but most people playing in
this league will be of recreational background. All
Churches, companies, friends, and families are invited
to join this league. Fee: $165 per team
Session 1: January 14– February 27th
Session 2: March 11– April 22nd
Session 3: May 20th– July 1st
Y-Ball High School Basketball League
Games played on Saturdays@ YMCA Woodland Facility.
All games are officiated. Minimum of 8 players on a
roster maximum of 15. Every team must have an adult
coach present over the age of 21 years of age. Teams are
required to provide shirts with numbers on the back.
TO BE TASTEFUL. All players MUST be enrolled in high
school full time and CAN NOT be currently playing for
their high school team.
Fee: $315 per team
Date: League begins January 5th– February 23rd
emphasis on diving, elementary backstroke, and
survival skills. Swimmers learn to swim a complete
lap of the pool (50 feet) unassisted on both their
front and back. The instructors also focus on
teaching level body positions, rhythmic breathing
and rotary head movement.
Tues/Thur 2:30 pm & 5:30 pm
Session I January 7 – February 1, 2012
Session II February 4 – March 1, 2012
Session III March 4 – March 29, 2012
Session IV April 8 – May 3, 2012
Session V May 13 – May 31, 2012
Cost: Members $25.00 Non-members $50.00
PROGRESSIVE (Ages 6 – 16)
POLLIWOG is for children with no previous
experience and /or hesitancy in the water. Children
will learn alternating arm stokes and flutter kick using
kick boards while covering a distance of 10-15 yards.
They will also be introduced to paddling and kicking
on their back. The curriculum includes bubble
blowing, putting entire face in the water, bobbing
and an introduction to floating both on front and
back. Tues/Thurs 6:00 pm
PARENT/CHILD (Ages 6-35 months)
The purpose of Parent and Child swimming lessons
is to make both parents and children comfortable in
the water. The child learns about a new environment,
while the parent learns how to teach the child to be
safe in the water. Classes are designed so the child
has fun while the parent urges the child to respond to
simple commands that pertain to basic aquatic skills.
Thursday 6:00
GUPPY focuses on rotary breathing. The freestyle
and backstroke stokes are refined. Concentration
is on endurance and strength to accomplish
swimming 25 yards on the front and back. By
the end of GUPPY, students must be able to swim
25 yards of freestyle demonstrating rhythmic
breathing and 25 yards of backstroke in order to
advance to MINNOW. Tues/Thurs 6:00 pm
PIKE is for children who are new to swimming lessons
and are ready to take class without their parent. They
will learn alternating kicking, blowing bubbles, and
alternating arm motion. Emphasis will be on putting
their faces in the water.
Tues/Thurs 2:00pm & 5:30 pm
MINNOW level students must be able to swim front
crawl and backstroke 25 yards without stopping.
Concentration is on front crawl with coordinated
freestyle and rotary breathing. In this level, students
must have very good freestyle and backstroke because
they will be swimming up to 50 yards continuously.
They will be introduced to breaststroke and using
symmetrical arms, which is one of the competitive
strokes. In order to move up to FISH, the child must
be able to swim 50 yards of freestyle, 50 yards of
backstroke, and 25 yards of breaststroke.
Tues/Thurs 6:00 pm
EEL’s are working on swimming independently at
least five feet on their front and back in a horizontal
position. The child should be comfortable submerging
underwater. This class concentrates on back floating
independently and kicking on back while swimming.
Sitting dives and diving safety are introduced. In order
to move up to RAY a child must be able to swim 15 feet
by themselves both on their front and back.
Tues/Thurs 2:00 pm & 5:30 pm
RAY is for students who have experience swimming
and taking lessons. They can swim 15 feet in prone
position with face in the water, and are able to begin
freestyle while swimming the front crawl, and back
float independently. Rotary breathing is introduced
and emphasized. Diving, elementary backstroke, and
survival skills are introduced at this level. In order to
move up to STARFISH a child must be able to swim on
length of the pool (25 feet) on both their front and back.
Tues/Thurs 2:30 pm & 5:30 pm
STARFISH is for children who can swim 25 feet
with their face in the water independently. Rotary
breathing is strongly emphasized, as is a continued
In FISH level there is continued stoke development of
freestyle, back crawl and breaststroke. Children begin
to learn butterfly and flip turns. Emphasis is on stroke
refinement and building endurance. The child must
be able to swim 75 yards of freestyle. Backstroke, and
breaststroke and 25 yards of dolphin kick (15 feet of
butterfly) in order to progress to flying fish. Tues/
Thurs 6:00 pm
Students with a very strong swimming ability may
enroll in FLYING FISH. This class is for experienced
swimmers who are able to swim freestyle with rotary
breathing and proper backstroke for 75 – 100 yards
continuously. The breaststroke will be refined as well
as a continued introduction to butterfly, the final of the
competitive strokes. Instructors will also teach diving
and flip turns for freestyle. Tues/Thur 6:00 pm
Tuesday 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
three infant rooms and two toddler rooms. The children
are grouped by age to help meet their needs at each
stage of their development. A daily report will be given
to parents upon departure.
Gross Motor Play - There is a large muscle room
for the children to utilize in inclement weather and
at scheduled times throughout the day. An outside
playground is also available. This area includes several
climbing units, area for bikes and open areas to run
and play.
Staffing - The state sets up specific guidelines that all staff
must meet. In addition, the YMCA focuses on four core
When hiring we look for individuals that will support
our values and will provide a loving, safe, nurturing and
educational environment for the children. There are trained
staff in First Aid, CPR, Communicable Disease and Child
Abuse on site at all times.
Ages - The facility will accommodate age 6 weeks to 5
years, as well as school age K - 6th Grades.
Meals - Children that are able to eat table food will
be provided with two meals and one snack each day:
breakfast, lunch and snack. The LuK Cafe will prepare
lunch. Each meal will meet the requirements set forth
by the state.
Infant/Toddler Meals - Children using bottles and
eating baby food will need to have their formula and
food provided by parents. The center staff will be able
to warm bottles and food if needed.
Rest Time - The center will provide each child a crib or
cot for rest time. All cribs and cots will be labeled with the
child’s name. Sheets will be provided by the center.
The Preschool - The center will provide a learning
program for children in the preschool years during the
morning hours. The program will be planned by using
themes, objectives and evaluations. We have three
preschool rooms: A room for young three (3 year old
room); a room for older threes and young fours (4 year
old room); and a room for older fours and young fives
(5year old room).
Infants/Toddlers - Children from infancy through the
toddler years will also be challenged in a variety of
activities to assist in their developmental needs. We have
License - The center is licensed through the Ohio
Department of Job and Family Services.
Cleanliness - As a center and staff we will also
be committed to provide a clean and organized
environment. Cleanliness does not mean children
cannot have some messy fun. We will provide all types of
learning experiences, even messy ones!!
For more information or for a tour of the Daycare
contact our Daycare Director Staci Seibert at
Serving kids 3-5 years old, 3 days a week, limited
space available, member rates, licensed program,
specializing in quality care & offering a nurturing and
creative environment. Information packet available at
Front Desk.
Fees: $30 Registration Fee per Child
$80/ Month for YMCA Members
$100/ Month for Non Members
(No refunds available for missed schools days, monthly
fee reflects days we are closed)
A Place To Stay, A Place To Grow
As the leader in youth development, we understand the
importance of providing our participants with a balance of
academically rich activities as well as an enhanced focus on
overall physical well-being. We work to design experiences that
help your child learn, grow and thrive.
YMCA of Wooster After School
In YMCA of Wooster After School care, kids engage in physical,
learning and imaginative activities that encourage them to
explore who they are and what they can achieve. In addition to
supplementing what they have learned in school, they participate
in interactive learning models that engage critical thinking skills,
get assistance with their homework from trained YMCA staff, have a
chance to socialize with each other and form long-lasting friendships
that enhance their development, growth and self-confidence.
Grades K - 6
Monday - Friday on regular school days
Nutritious snacks offered daily
Before and After School Care
Transportation to all WCS
School Days Off Camps
A safe place to learn, have fun and get active
Additional attendees:
Members: $5 Participants: $7
Grades K - 6
Come join us at the YMCA for games, swimming,
activities, and more! Camp runs from 6:30 a.m. to 6:00
p.m. with activities scheduled throughout the day.
Special activities will include swimming at the YMCA
Natatorium, bowling, and much more!!
Camp will be canceled on days that there are five or
less participants signed up, so please register NOW!
The deadline to register is a week before the school
day is out. If you sign up for camp and do not attend,
you will not be refunded unless you cancel your
registration prior to the deadline. Your payment is due
when you sign up unless other arrangements have
been made with Youth Director. Register at the YMCA,
680 Woodland Avenue. Questions? Call the YMCA at
Camp Fees:
Family Members: $25/day
Members: $25/day
Non-Members: $35/day
*All participants must pack a lunch!
Jan 21 - Bowling @ Wayne Lanes 1pm-3pm
(please bring socks)
Feb 15 - PJ Day– Wear your favorite PJ’s for
Movie & Games.
Feb 18- Swimming at the YMCA NatatoriumBring a swimsuit and towel- 1pm-3:30pm
Feb 21 - Swimming at the YMCA Natatorium
March 29– Closed
April 1-5 Spring Break
Afternoon activities TBA 1-3:30pm
Ages: 2 ½-5 yrs
Learn and grow together through play.
At the Y, we believe the values and skills learned early
on are vital building blocks for quality of life and future
success. Play & Learn is a parent & child program designed
to support early childhood development. We invite
families, friends and neighbors and their children, from
birth to 5-years, to come eat, play, create, and explore
together. Play & Learn helps pre-schoolers improve their
cognitive skills and develop positive relationship skills
through playful activities. Parent/guardian and child
engage it activities such as:
Lunch with the LAW -Come have lunch with members of
our local law enforcement, see their police cars and ask
all the questions you want. Be sure to bring a camera to
take pictures of this special moment. All children must be
accompanied by an adult.
LEGO Building Projects- Come have lunch and
participate in Lego design competitions. Build and race
a Lego Car, Float a Lego Boat, have fun building with
your kids!!
My First Field Trips- Enjoy a short bus trip to Dominoes
Pizza where the kids and parents will learn how to make
their own pizza and have lunch. All children must be
accompanied by an adult.
Dance/Gymnastics- Let’s get down and boogie! Come
dance to Steve & Greg’s Freeze Dance, Hokey Pokey,
Listen & Move and much more. Also join us for Tumble &
lunch as we learn from Miss Christy how to do gymnastics
tumble and enjoy a healthy lunch together.
Story-time- Come enjoy story time with Miss Lori
(preschool teacher & director) and have a lunch that goes
with our story like…”If you give a Pig and a Pancake” or
“Cloudy with a chance of Meatballs”.
Interactive Games- Enjoy a lunch and interactive game of
Candyland, built to suit adults and kids alike!! And more
Session Dates & Times:
Every 2nd & 4th Tuesday of each Month Jan-May & Sept-Dec
Days: Tuesday’s
Session Fees:
$18.00 members
$25.00 participants
Fees are per couple (adult/child). This is not a discounted
program for Y-staff.
Additional attendees:
Members: $5
Participants: $7
The Spot! offers a different and unique alternative
to your basic after school program. The Spot! offers
tutoring and mentoring through College of Wooster
volunteers who are there to assist your youth. With
The Spot! being focused on educational & self
improvements, we also have numerous youth and
teen programs available to its members. The programs
offered from The Spot! promote the YMCA’s ideals of
strengthening one’s spirit, mind, and body. The Spot! is
located inside Cornerstone Elementary ( downstairs &
through the back door by the playground). Hours are
from 3:30 - 6:30 p.m. M-F. Come down and check us
out! Membership is only $10/year!!
Interested in helping your child develop cognitive,
social and gross motor skills? Interested in fostering new
friendships or just need interaction with other adults?
The Y will begin offering Mommy & Me fitness classes- a
great place to bond while getting in shape!!
Join us every Wednesday at 10:15am for a 45 minute
exercise class designed especially for parents and
Four sessions- Wednesdays at 10:20am Location: TBA
Ages: 2yrs-5 yrs
Class starts: Wednesday, January 9th
Members-$18 Non-Members-$30
The YMCA of Wooster offers Middle School Madness a
monthly social program for teens in grades 5 - 7.
Middle school teens meet on designated Friday nights
from 7 – 10 p.m. at the Y for an evening of games,
tournaments, sports, snacks and a supervised dance.
Each themed event is supervised by trained YMCA
counselors. Registration required. Call the YMCA today
to register. Phone: 330-264-3131.
DATES: January 11, 2013, March 8, 2013, May 10,
Cost: $5 per event (Member; must show YMCA
membership card)
$8 per event (Participant)
Tickets available at the door with cash only. Snacks &
Drinks available for cost.
Musikgarten is the leader in early childhood music
education - for children and we are bringing it to the Y!
Through a certified teacher- we will offer a complete
program that helps toddlers and children develop a
deep love of music and the ability to express it. Involve
the whole family in this fun and energizing 30 minute
Six sessions-Fridays at 10am Location: TBA
Ages: 15mths-3.5yrs
Class starts: Friday, January 4th
Members- $30 Participants-$42
**Additional class materials=extra purchase, but is
not required
Every 3rd Friday of Each Month
January 18th – Flick N’ Float - Join us for a Flck N’
Float at the YMCA Natatorium Pool! Hotdogs, Pizza,
Candy Bars, & Pop will be available for an additional
low price as you and your family float in the pool while
watching “Finding Nemo”. You are more than welcome
to bring noodles, coast guard approved lifejackets,
blankets, and camping chairs. We are excited to see
you there!
When: Friday, January 18, 2013
Time: 6-8:30pm
Cost: Members-FREE, not including food
Participants- Adults $5, Children $2
This incredible evening for your children is filled with
a variety of fun games, activities, and a movie & they
won’t want the night to end! And don’t worry about
snacks – we’ll take care of that too!! Popcorn, cookies &
juice provided during the evening snack.
When: Friday, April 19th, 2013
Time: 6-10pm
For Ages: 6 weeks-6th grade
Cost: $10 per Family for Family Memberships
$15 per Family for Single Memberships
$20 per Family for Non-Members
Space is limited! Pre-registration is required! Call the
YMCA of Wooster today to register!!
Day Passes - Day passes, which entitle you to use the pool, gym, weight
room, and racquetball courts may be purchased at either building. A
waiver must be signed by a parent for members under 18.
Building Rentals - The Woodland Avenue facility and the Ellen Shapiro
Natatorium are available for rental use. Whether it is for a birthday
party, meeting, youth overnighter, or whatever the occasion, the
Woodland facility houses a conference room, multi-purpose room,
gymnasium, racquetball/wallyball courts, and more. Call for prices for
your birthday party, family function or company organization.
Nonprofit organization rates available.
Babysitting - Babysitting is a free service for members. The Woodland
Avenue Program Center has babysitting available Mon - Fri mornings
9:00 - 11:30 a.m. and Mon -Thurs evenings 5:00 - 8:00 p.m for infants through
age six. This service is to be used when the adult bringing the child will be
using the workout facility or taking a class on the premises of the YMCA Woodland Avenue. Non members may purchase a babysitting card at the
front desk.
March 15th – Karaoke Sock Hop Family Night Want to unleash your inner Rock Star? In honor of
the rock & roll era…. Come dressed in your 50’s era
attire and get ready to sing all of your favorite rock
n’ roll oldies! This event is open to all ages, so bring
the whole family! Don’t forget your poodle skirts
and leather jackets! We will have karaoke, dancing
and other fun activities! Root beer floats, bubblegum blowing contest, and more!
When: Friday, March 15, 2013
Time: 6-8:30 pm
Members- $5 per family
Participants- $15 per family
April 19th- Parents’ Night Out - Need an evening
without the kids? The Y’s Parents’ Night Out gives our
parents the opportunity to take a well-deserved break.
Go out for a night on the town feeling confident that
your little ones are safe and having the time of their
lives with their favorite Y counselors.
AWAY program - This program allows members who are traveling to
another city outside a 60-mile radius to use the local Y free, or at a
reduced rate. If using a visiting pass more than three times a month, a
Wooster YMCA membership should be purchased.
February 15th – Valentines Dance Celebrate by making special family memories
and shaking your groove ‘thang to some great
music! Our Family Valentine’s dance is fun for
the entire family, so come out and join us for
an entertaining night. Light refreshments also
When: Friday, February 15, 2013
Time: 6-8:30pm
Cost: Members-Free
Participants-$10 Family
Weather Closing Policy - If Wooster City Schools close for weather involving
dangerous road conditions all YMCA classes are cancelled until Noon. All
YMCA facilities
will remain open for walk in use only, but there will be no babysitting
provided. If there is a level 3 emergency all YMCA facilities will be closed.
Concealed Weapon - It is illegal to carry a firearm, deadly weapon, or
dangerous ordnance anywhere on the YMCA of Wooster’s property.
Unless otherwise authorized by law, no person shall knowingly possess,
have under the person’s control, convey, or attempt to convey a deadly
weapon or dangerous ordnance onto these premises.
The YMCA of Wooster is committed to providing assistance through
“scholarship” programs and memberships to any youth or family with
a true financial need. Funds made available for financial assistance
are provided through United Way, YMCA fundraising, and grants.
Request made prior to the first class -- 100%
Request made after first class -- 50%
Request made after the second class -- No Refund
Cancelled Programs -- 100% refund or amount may be credited
towards another course. Once credit is chosen, no refunds are made.