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Sports Update:

Youth Golf Clinic: The Family YMCA of Fayette County in collaboration with the Vandalia Country Club and Vandalia High School Golf Program are offering a youth golf program designed to provide youth a fun and interactive experience learning the game of golf. Boys & girls ages 8 - 15 can register; $40.00 for members and $80.00 for non-members. Clinic will be offered on Mondays & Thursdays beginning Thursday, April 26, 2018 through Thursday, May 24, 2018 from Beginners: 5:30-6:15pm & Intermediates: 6:15-7:00pm first session 4/26/18 will meet at YMCA and the remaining sessions will meet at Vandalia Country Club). Registration is limited to 12 per group.

Summer Teeball, Baseball and Softball: Teeball- Vandalia: Teeball consists of 4 and 5 year old youth, both boys and girls. Players will hit from a tee. Games will be played at Simma Park beginning the first week of June. Teams will play twice/week in the evenings with games scheduled at either 5:30pm or 6:45pm. Cost : Members - $30 Non-members - $60 Registration Deadline: Monday May 14 2018
Pinto Baseball - Vandalia: Pinto League is for 6-8 year old boys and girls and is coach pitch. Games will be played at Kelly Park & Ruemmelin/Freight Field beginning the first week of June. Teams will play twice/week in the evenings with games scheduled at 6:00pm. Each player will receive a performance shirt as uniform. YMCA will provide teams with helmets, bats, balls, tees, catcher’s equipment, etc. We recommend that youth wear uniform pants. Cost : Members - $35 Non-members - $70 Registration Deadline: Monday May 14 2018
Travelling Baseball & Softball - Patoka League: Baseball League is for boys 7-9 who play coach pitch and 10-12 who play Little League Baseball. Softball League is for girls 7-9 who play coach pitch and 10-12 who play Little League Softball. Games begin mid-May. Each player will receive a performance shirt and hat/visor to wear as their uniform. YMCA will provide teams with helmets, bats, balls, tees, catcher’s equipment, etc. We recommend that youth wear uniform pants. Cost : Members - $40 Non-members - $80 Registration Deadline: Sunday, April 15 2018.

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+

Other Events:

Parents Night Out:
Parent’s Night Out is a fun-filled evening for kids ages 5-12. We will offer NERF Wars, open gym (Dodgeball/sports), G/PG Movies and a Concession Stand: Pizza ($2.00/slice), Candy ($1.00), Drinks ($1.00) and all you can eat Popcorn ($1.00)! Each child will wear a wrist band with emergency contact information to identify each child. We will also have a “bank” where kids can keep their money in a safe place after purchasing snacks. Registration begins at 5:15 pm.
When: 4/27/2018, 5:30 - 9:00pm
Price: $15.00 per child/siblings $5.00

YMCA Grand Raffle:
Family YMCA of Fayette County $10,000 Grand Raffle
Where: At the Family YMCA of Fayette County

When: Saturday, April 7, 2018
Time: Party begins at 5:30 pm
Are you ready for a Totally Rad 80’s Party!
Dinner catered by Good Old Days Catering
Come hungry and ready for a good time!

Fun includes:
Live and Silent Auction
20+ Pies *baked by local bakers* will be auctioned
Mystery Bag Game
Rubik’s Cube 50/50 Game
80’s Costume Contest

Only 225 tickets sold, each ticket includes entry into the event, dinner for 2 and entry into the $10,000 Grand Raffle Drawing.

Class Updates:

Vinyasa Yoga: Are you ready to strengthen and lengthen your muscles and relax your mind? Join Malia Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 8:30-9:30am!

Yoga Flex: Join Jessamie Monday and Thursday evening at 6pm for a faster flowing yoga workout.

HITT: Join Ben on Tuesday and Thursday evening for 5-6pm for an intense total body blast.

Stretch Class: Tuesday & Thursday 10-11am. Join us for Total Body Stretching to improve flexibility and performance. A yoga strap or towel is also suggested to aid in the stretching.

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

Under Construction: Monday - Friday starting at 5am! Same great class, now easier for our early bird exerciser to enjoy.

****Child Watch: Monday – Thursday evening!!! Times are 5pm-8pm. Cost is still just $1 per child for members and $2 per child for nonmembers

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