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Schlessman Family YMCA

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Learn to Cook at the Y!

Improve your nutrition and cooking skills with a 90-minute cooking demonstration by Therapeutic Chef & Culinary Instructor Lynda Lacher. Learn knife skills, easy-to-make family-friendly recipes and techniques, and nutrition information, plus taste and enjoy delicious food. Cooking methods taught include braising, stewing and slow cooking convenient, comforting, and satisfying one-dish meals.

Join us:

  • November 7, 5:30 to 7 pm in the Yale Community Room
  • November 8, 11:45 am to 1:15 pm in the Yale Community Room 

$20 for Members, $30 for Non-Members

Fitness Class News!

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

  • Les Mills CXWORX, Mondays, 5:30 to 6:30 pm
  • Les Mills GRIT, Mondays, 6 to 7 pm
  • Les Mills BODYCOMBAT, Mondays, 7 to 8 pm
  • Les Mills GRIT, Tuesdays, 10:30 to 11:30 am
  • Les Mills CXWORX, Tuesdays, 11 am to 12 pm 


Card-Making Class

Join us November 11, 11:30 am to 1 pm in the Yale Community Room, to learn how to make beautiful greeting cards from scratch. Each class includes two cards with a festive Thanksgiving theme! Register at the front desk. Bring $5 to cover supplies.


Come Sing with Us

Join us for an evening of singing, dinner, and community in an “Old-Fashioned Sing-a-Long,” November 21, 5 to 7 pm in the ASO Basement. Bring a dish to share for the potluck and take in the music! No registration necessary.


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.

Celebrate with Santa!

Santa Claus is coming to the Schlessman Family YMCA to read stories and even grab a healthy workout! Festivities will include cookie decorating, winter fun, crafts, and a carriage ride. Come join the fun and see Santa on: 

  • December 3, 5 to 7 pm – Stories with Santa
  • December 4, 8 to 10 am – Winterfest! Workout with Santa