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Sports Update:

Running Club: Whether you run marathons or are just starting out, our running club will give you the motivation to get started or keep going. We welcome runners and run/walkers of all abilities and paces and will provide a fun and encouraging atmosphere. The club is led by Rick Myers, who is our Board President. Rick has 10 years running experience and has ran in 28 marathons, 3 half marathons and 10 or so 5Ks. Running Days & Times - Tuesday & Thursday evenings at 6:00pm and Saturday mornings at 8:00am. We will always meet at the YMCA, 710 N Rock Island Avenue, Vandalia, Illinois 62471. Cost & Age: Free for current YMCA members; $30/year non-members; 18+

Volleyball Clinic: Two age groups will be divided based on level of age, interest and participation. Clinic will be held on the following dates: September 15, 16, 18, 22, 26 & 28 in the John K. Ashdown Gymnasium. Weekdays Group 1 attends from 5:30-6:30pm, Group 2 attends from 6:30-7:30pm. On 9/16/17 Group 1 attends 9:00-10:00am, Group 2 attends 10:00-11:00am. Each participant will be notified of group placement before clinic begins. Deadline is Sunday, August 27, 2017, Cost: Member $30.00 Nonmember $60.00.

Fall Soccer League: Games will begin the week of September 11th, teams will play twice/week, evenings during the week and Saturday mornings (no games scheduled on Wednesday or Sunday). Soccer skills clinic lead by Matt Philbrick will be held August 25th & 26th. Registered youth can attend this clinic and learn soccer fundamentals and skills. Clinic schedule for 4 years-1st grade: Friday 5:00-6:00pm and Saturday 9:00-10:00am; 2nd-8th grade Friday 6:00-7:00pm and Saturday 10:00-11:00am. Deadline is Thursday, August 24, 2017, Cost: Member $30.00 Nonmember $60.00.

Flag Football League: Games will begin the week of September 11th, teams will play twice/week, evenings during the week and Saturday mornings (no games scheduled on Wednesday or Sunday). Flag Football skills clinic will be held Thursday, August 31st by the Volunteer Coaches from 5:30-7:30pm on Miller Field. Deadline is Monday, August 28, 2017, Cost: Member $40.00 Nonmember $80.00.

Class Updates:

Water Aerobics: Lynn Sefton has directed the Water Aerobics Program the past 20+ years. She incorporates lots of fun, action, and movement to provide a total body workout in a weightless environment. Participants are encouraged to go at their own pace. Being able to swim is not a requirement as workout sessions are completed in shallower water, not exceeding 3 feet. Dates: Sessions begin Tuesday, June 27, 2017 through Thursday, August 31, 2017 and are offered each Tuesday & Thursday from 5-6pm, except for Tuesday, July 4, 2017. Cost & Age: Members program fee is $30, Non-members is $60. We’ll also offer a daily session fee of $5.00. Waiver must be completed. 12 years of age and up can participate.

Stretch Class: Monday & Thursday 10-10:45am. Join us for 45 minutes of Total Body Stretching to improve flexibility and performance. Class begins with standing stretches and progresses to stretches on a mat. We also throw in some floor ab work to challenge the core. Class ends with optional Foam Roller Exercises. Bring a towel & water. Feel free to bring your own mat & foam roller although some are provided. A yoga strap or towel is also suggested to aid in the stretching.

Circuit Training - Monday & Thursday 9-9:45am. Join us for 45 minutes of Total Body Training. Modifications are offered at each station. Minimum age is 10 (if accompanied by an adult) and 13 without an adult.

****Child Watch: Monday – Thursday evening!!! Times are 5pm-7pm. The Saturday Morning 8-10am Childwatch will still be available.
Cost is still just $1 per child for members and $2 per child for nonmembers.

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