Exercise your body, mind and spirit and let health, fitness, wellness, new experiences and happiness begin at the Y. Register for Madison Area YMCA Winter 2017 classes that begin on Monday, January 30. Members and non-members welcome.
Priority registration for members begins Tuesday, January 17, at 7:30 p.m. Registration for members is on-going, both online and in person. Non-members may register in person only starting Tuesday, January 24, at 7:30 p.m. The schedule includes new classes in various areas for all ages from parent/child to adult.
The Aquatics department is offering 20-week sessions for children starting at 6 months old through 16. Private swim lessons are available for children 3 years old through adult. The Madison Area YMCA swim team, the Mariners, offers a year-round opportunity for competitive swimming in both YMCA and USA Swimming for girls and boys from 6 years old through high school.
The Gymnastics department is offering 20-week sessions for children of all ages. Parent/child classes are available for crawlers. Gymnastics classes for preschoolers through teens are available. Competitive opportunities are available through participation on the Rosettes gymnastics team.
The Sports department is offering 10-week sessions for children of all ages from preschool through school age in sports including basketball, floor hockey, flag football, pickleball, karate, lacrosse, soccer, indoor soccer, t-ball, tennis, volleyball and strength and athlete training. Y-Winners classes are available in basketball.
The Performing Arts department is offering 20-week sessions for children starting at 2 years old in a variety of disciplines from tap, ballet, jazz, hip hop and Irish dance to musical theatre, singing, acting and improvisation. Students enrolled prior to February 18, are invited to participate in the Year-End Performance at the Annunciation Center at the College of St. Elizabeth on June 3. There is a required costume form and fee required to participate.
Enrichment and family programming at the Y includes classes starting with parent/child classes through school age in a variety of subject matter including arts & crafts, cooking, Legos, reading music, Healthy U and more. The Madison Area YMCA hosts birthday parties through most of its departments. Girls can also earn scouting badges.
Kids Central offers babysitting services for children starting at 3 months old. The Zone, the Madison Area YMCA’s tween area for children ages 8 through 11, has games, books, Xbox, Kinect, rock wall climbing and more! Drop-off programs are also available that allow parents to drop off their children and leave the facility for an extended period of time—must book a reservation in advance.
7th graders who live or attend school in the Madison Area YMCA’s service area may qualify for a free 7th Grade membership. Visit www.madisonareaymca.org for more details.
Teen and adult classes are available in the aquatics, performing arts, sports and fitness departments.
The Madison Area YMCA is a 501c3 cause-driven charitable organization dedicated to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Generous donations make it possible for everyone in the community to be enriched by the Y, regardless of ability to pay, to develop a healthy spirit, mind and body at any age.
The Madison Area YMCA offers hundreds of classes for children and adults. Financial Assistance may be available. For additional information, contact Member Services at the Madison Area YMCA, at 111 Kings Road in Madison, 973-822-YMCA (9622), ext. 2276 or visit the Y’s website at madisonareaymca.org.