Fall II registration is open now! Classes run from October 28 through December 22. Sign up before October 19 to take advantage of lower early registration rates! Visit www.nsymca.org for information and online registration.
Adventure Guides Campouts are coming up soon! Adventure Guides provides the perfect opportunity for dads to bond with their kids. Our new Navigators group (children in Northbrook and Glenview, or NSYMCA members) will hold its campout for girls and dads on October 26-27 at Camp Minikani in Hubertus, WI. For details and online registration, visit http://nsymca.org/y/programs/adventure-guides
Halloween Party Time. Get your costume ready for the Y’s 6th Annual Spooky Halloween Party, scheduled for Sunday, October 20 from 2:00 to 5:00pm. Enjoy haunted houses, costume contests, art projects, trick or treating, and the famous Spooky Boat Ride. Children with special needs and their families have exclusive access from 1:30 to 2:00pm. Admission is free for Y members, $10/family for non-members.
Special Membership Promotion on Now! Become a member today and pay no joiner’s fee! Y members receive early registration, discounted program rates, unlimited free fitness classes, and a host of other benefits. Current members who refer a friend can receive a free month for themselves! Limited time offer. Visit www.nsymca.org to find out more or contact Membership Director Sari Glazebrook, firstname.lastname@example.org, 847 272 7250.
Try a Tri. Don’t let your fitness regimen slow down this winter. Get off to a great start with the Y’s Try a Tri Ironman Challenge. Participants complete a full indoor triathlon over the course of eight weeks (October 21 to December 15). Complete the challenge to receive an official NSYMCA Triathlon Tech T-shirt. Registration fee is $15 before October 14, $20 after. Visit the Y front desk to sign up.
Basketball Season is Here. The Y’s Developmental Basketball League for boys and girls in grades K-6 starts on November 2. Participants learn the fundamentals of basketball, good sportsmanship, and teamwork. Registration includes a team jersey. View the Y Program Guide at www.nsymca.org for schedule information and registration.
Basketball/Volleyball Private Lessons. Hoping to jumpstart a new sport, or focus on perfecting your skills? The Y offers private basketball and volleyball lessons for all ages to deliver customized coaching in a comfortable setting. Contact Carol Sassorossi, email@example.com, for more information.
Junior High Art Show. The Y will present its 2nd Annual Juried Junior High Art Show in November, sponsored by the Northbrook Arts Commission. The competition is open to all students in grades 6-8, with cash prizes awarded to the top three entries for each grade. Drop off your framed 2-D artwork at the Y front desk between October 20 and 31, and join us for the official show opening and awards ceremony on November 3 at 4:00pm. For more information, contact Visual Arts Director Cathie Winnie, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Yarn Drive for Charity. Did you know that October is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month? Support local families by donating yarn to the Silver Threads Sewing Group, in memory of Andrew and Xavier Clark. Donations will be used to make blankets, gowns, and IV sleeves for hospitalized infants. Visit the Y front desk to make donations.
New Fitness Programs: If you’re looking to pump up your fitness routine, check out the Y’s options for small group training and classes. Programs like Strength, Stability and Heart, Tabata, Jump Start and Off-Season Triathlon Training will keep you in great shape all winter long. Contact Casey Schmit, email@example.com, for more information.
Exercise Connection, a leader in physical fitness training for individuals with special needs, now offers a fitness course for adults with autism spectrum disorders at the North Suburban Y. Classes focus on core skills including body image, posture, motor coordination, muscular fitness and cardiovascular fitness. Northbrook resident and Director in Training for the Exercise Connection, Laura Fine will lead the class. Class size is limited and one-on-one aide support is available. See the Fall Program Guide at www.nsymca.org for registration information!
The Y is proud to offer professional massage services from Align Wellness Center. Appointments are available for 25 minute or 55 minute sessions in our comfortable Health Center, adjacent to our adult locker rooms. Sign up for appointments at the Y front desk. Y members also qualify for Value Added Partner discounts on massages at Align’s office in Northbrook. Visit www.nsymca.org for more information and pricing.
Do you have a child in half-day kindergarten? Enrich their experience with the Y’s Kindergarten Club extension program! Kindergarten Club creates a fun, full-day experience to support your child’s social and academic development. Afternoon sessions are available, including transportation to/from public schools in Northbrook as well as St. Norbert’s. Hot lunches, snacks, and even swim lessons are all included! Also, check out Y-Time, the NSYMCA’s afterschool program for grades K-5. Limited openings available in each program. For information, contact Shannon Cartier, firstname.lastname@example.org, 847 272 7250 x. 1246.
Parents, please note: non-member guests under the age of 18 must have a signed waiver on file to use YMCA facilities. Please stop by the front desk for more information. Also, unattended children under age 10 are not permitted in the building.
The Y is the perfect place for your next special event. We have the facilities and expertise to make your event fun for everyone. Birthday Parties, Bar/Bat Mitzvahs, Corporate Parties/Meetings, Reunions – the Y has party packages to fit any need. Contact Barb Flanagin at email@example.com.
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