Now’s the time to
register for Youth Basketball, Gymnastics and Music In Motion! Kids have so
much fun learning new activities and the Y is just the place for them. The Y
Youth Sports Program helps kids learn sportsmanship and athletic skills in a
safe, friendly environment with lots of support and supervision.
Don't miss this
opportunity to participate in Youth Basketball. It's an exciting sport
combining team play and individual skills. Emphasis will be placed on skill
development and learning the rules of the game. YMCA Youth Basketball
promises no tryouts, no getting cut and no bench warmers! Every child plays
at least half of every game while making friends and learning new
techniques. Registration is open to children ages 3 through 5th grade now
through Feb. 27. The season begins March 6 and ends April 22. Ages 3-4 will
practice and play on Saturday mornings in our preschool division. All other
age divisions will have one practice a week and games on Saturdays. The cost
per child is $40 for Y members and $80 for non-members.
appropriate activities, children in the Gymnastics program learn gymnastic
and tumbling skills while having fun. Benefits include strength development,
flexibility, balance, coordination, increased self-confidence and
concentration. Tiny Tykes registration is open to children from 18 months to
3 years old and their "fun loving" adult. Tumble Tots introduces children
from age 3 to 5 years old more rigorous tumbling skills. Progressive School
Age Tumbling, for kids ages 6-12, rounds out the developmental skills needed
to give participants a sound foundation. Registration for tumbling is open
now through March 6 when classes start. The program cost varies by age.
Music In Motion is
a new program for kids age 0 to 5 and their caregiver to encourage learning
through songs, dance, instruments and body movement. This six week fun,
active class teaches learning concepts for our little ones in a fast-paced
environment. Come jam and make new friends. Cost for per child is $30 for Y
members and $60 for non-members.
Register online at
www.dunelandymca.org/youth-development/youth-sports or at the Y Front
information, feel free to contact Youth Sports Director Andrew Zimmer at
firstname.lastname@example.org or call at the Y, 926-4204.
Located at 215
Roosevelt St. in Chesterton, the Y is open 7 days a week. For more
information about membership, programs or services stop in, give call or
visit online at www.dunelandymca.org.
The Duneland Y has
been serving the Duneland communities for more than 50 years, focusing on
youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, and is a United
Way of Porter County Partner Agency.