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Member News

Join us on August 11th for 11am-2pm for Community Appreciation Cookout.
This is a free event for the community, come enjoy the fun!!

Programs Update:

Flag Football: Ages: 2nd - 4th Grade- Cost: Members $40.00 Nonmembers $80.00- Deadline for registration is August 26th 2018. League Info: Games will begin the week of September 10, 2018; teams will play twice/week, evenings during the week and Saturday mornings (no games scheduled on Sunday). Flag Football skills clinic will be held Thursday, August 23, 2018 by the Volunteer Coaches from 5:30-7:30pm on Miller Field.

Fall Soccer: Ages: 4 yrs - 1st Grade; 2nd - 4th Grade & 5th - 8th Grade- Cost: Members $35.00 Nonmembers $70.00- Deadline for registration is August 26th 2018. League Info: Games will begin the week of September 10, 2018, teams will play twice/week, evenings during the week and Saturday mornings (no games scheduled on Sunday). Soccer skills clinic lead by Matt Philbrick & Walt Kinney will be held August 23rd & 24th at YMCA Miller Field Registered youth can attend this clinic and learn soccer fundamentals and skills. Clinic schedule for 4 years-1st grade: 5:30-6:30pm; 2nd-8th grade 6:30-7:30pm.

Pedigo Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu: Our instructor, Chad Hawkins, has a Purple Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) under Heath Pedigo. Chad is a 7xIBJJF World Champion, 5xIBJJF Masters Pan American Champion, 15xIBJJF Chicago Champion, Abu Dhabi Pro trial Champion and Shoyoroll Sponsored athlete.
Kid’s Bully-Proof/Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu - 15 roster max; Wednesdays 6-7pm. This program is for youth ages 6 - 12 years of age focusing on development of coordination, body awareness, discipline, focus, confidence, self-defense, fitness, goal setting and socialization. Utilizing Judo, Wrestling and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, it involves techniques such as grabbing and rolling which will develop fine motor skills and increase coordination and balance.
Adult Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu - 10 roster max; Wednesdays 7-9pm. This program is for students ages 13+ offering same Judo, Wrestling and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu techniques in an effort to fulfill participants goals whether it be to get in shape promoting health and flexibility, eliminates stress and/or compete in tournaments. Gi’s (jacket, pant, belt) are purchased through the YMCA with costs ranging from $75 - $100 for adults.

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. 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+

Class Updates:

2018 Water Aerobics: **can sign up any time**
Location: Vandalia park district swimming pool
Schedule, Cost & Age: Sessions begin Tuesday, June 26, 2018 through Thursday, August 30, 2018 and are offered each Tuesday & Thursday from 5-6pm. Members program fee is $35, non-members is $70. We’ll also offer a daily session fee of $5.00. Waiver must be completed. 12 years of age and up can participate.

Fitness Kickboxing: **New sessions begining** Are you ready to challenge yourself? If you’re looking to take your workout to the next level, this fitness kick-boxing class is just what you need. Class Times: Wednesday’s at 5pm

Registration Options: Each Sessions is 8 Weeks
Session: July 11th – August 29th
Session: September 5th – October 24th
Session: October 31st – December 19th

Cost: Member: $30 per session Non-Member: $60 per session Fitness Kick-Boxing Drop-In Fee: $10/class

Vinyasa Yoga: Will be taking a break during the month of August

HITT: **New Instructor** Join Michelle on Tuesday and Thursday evening for 5-6pm for an intense total body blast.

Full Body Stretch and Core: **Same class new name** 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.

Child Watch: **Hours Change** Monday – Thursday!!!! Times:5-7pm Cost is just $1 per child for members and $2 per child for nonmembers

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