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Schlessman Family YMCA

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Personal Training

Swim Lesson begin monthly.

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Pilates Studio
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Pilates Reformer Studio

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New fitness classes for 2020!

Fitness classes for YMCA members are unlimited! Have you tried these ones? Check them out!

  • Les Mills GRIT, Wednesdays, 12 pm with Payton
  • Les Mills BODYATTACK, Wednesdays, 12:30 pm with Payton
  • Mat Pilates, Wednesdays, 9:15 am and 5 pm
  • Indoor Cycling, Thursdays, 9:15 am with Mike
  • Les Mills GRIT, Saturdays, 7:15 am with Payton
  • Les Mills CXWORX (CORE), Saturdays, 7:45 am with Payton
  • Indoor Cycling, Sundays, 10:15 am

NOTE: The new start time for Cycling on Wednesdays is 6:15 pm.

Card-Making Class

The Card-Making Class is back. Join us January 20, 2020, from 11:30 am to 1 pm, and create a three-dimensional, hand-stamped card as a way to say thank you, congratulations, or thinking of you.

Each class includes supplies to make two custom cards.

Please bring $5 for supplies to the class. The class will be held in the Yale Community Room at the Schlessman Family YMCA.

Gardening Club Reminder!

Calling all gardeners! Join us on February 7, 2020, from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm in the Colorado Building to capture and build your skills in gardening.

Introducing: Yoga and Wine!

Join us for a special long yoga class, followed by a gathering of wine, light refreshments, and chocolates! The event will be held in the evenings in February at all YMCA Wellness Centers. The cost is $20 for members and $30 for non-members. Must be 21. Space will be limited – Watch for registration information.

90-Minute Cooking Demonstration

Our heart contracts 100,000 times every day and never gets a vacation. So, we need to take care of it! Our diets play a key role in nourishing our hearts.  Come show your heart some love by learning to cook with your heart’s health in mind. Bring your own wine or water!

February 3, 5:30 to 7 pm

Cost is $20 for members, $30 for non-members

Kids Dance!

Do you have a child who loves to dance? Registration is open for Dance Classes at the Schlessman Family YMCA. Classes meet Saturdays from 9 am to 1 pm starting January 11, 2020. Sign up on a monthly or semester basis. Kids learn basic ballet techniques and other important skills for movement education. Recital classes learn a choreographed dance.