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Schlessman Family YMCA

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Swim Lesson begin monthly.

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Registration is open for before and after school programs.

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New Classes and Clubs!

New classes are always being added! October highlights include: 

  • Gong Bath: Looking for a way to feel refreshed through relaxation? Join us on Friday, October 11, 12 to 1 pm in the gym at the Schlessman YMCA for a spiritual Gong Bath. The cost is $20. Bring a blanket, pillow, and water! Register Here
  • Greeting Card Classes: The holidays are quickly approaching, so now is the time to learn a new skill! Join us on October 9 and 15, from 11:45 am to 1 pm, to learn the art of making three-dimensional crafty cards.
  • Gardening Club Meeting: Winter may be coming, but now is the perfect time to start thinking about “Extending your Season.” Join us on October 4, 11:30 am to 12:30 pm, in the Board Room of the Colorado Building to learn and discuss ways to keep your veggies producing after the first frost.
  • Dance Classes: Available for ages 3 to 8, dance classes include ballet and tap. Held on Saturdays on varying times, these are a wonderful way to let your dancers explore movement and creativity while making friends!

For more information, ask at the Front Desk.

Brown Bag Book Club

Join us every month for the Brown Bag Book Club. The group meets from 11:45 am to 1:15 pm every first Thursday of the month through the end of the year. Bring your own lunch, and make friends, connect, and share! 


New Fitness Class Showcases!

New Les Mills classes and formats are being launched, and we want you to give them a try! You’re invited to our fitness class showcases on October 12 from 9:15-12:30 am and  October 14 from 4:15-8 pm. Come meet the instructors, ask questions, and take the class for free. These Showcases are free to all – members, guests, and the public. Drop in! 


Volunteer Opportunity: Lead a YMCA Social Club

The YMCA is seeking volunteers to help create social clubs at all Wellness Centers! If you are passionate about something, or if you want to learn a new skill, share your love by signing up. Social Club themes will include gardening, books, games, crafts, and more! 

Register below or email Katie Canfield at to learn more.


Member Appreciation Day

Come celebrate being a member of the YMCA, and let the YMCA celebrate you! On October 14, join us for Member Appreciation Day and enjoy promotions, games, and prizes. Activities will be going on during two time periods:

  • 9 to 11:30 am
  • 4 to 6 pm

Thank you Y members!




Fall Festival -- October 26!

Fall is here! Help us welcome the season with a Masquerade-themed Fall Festival. Join us on October 26 from 12 to 3 pm for carnival games, candy, and all things Halloween! Members of all ages welcome!