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October Department News, Programs and Events

Halloween at the Y is coming…are you ready?

Join us for an evening of family-friendly spooky fun including: a haunted house, costume contest, crafts, snacks, bounces houses, hayrides and much more. Also we will have a special show from Silly Safaris.  For members, cost is $15/family (2 adult max) or $5/person.  Guests, or non-members, are welcome to attend for $7/person.  Children ages 2 and under are free.  Bring a canned food item to donate to our YMCA Giving Tree families in need and receive $1 off your ticket!  Visit our Facebook Events page (Arthur R. Baxter YMCA) for a special contest to win a FREE family pass!

The kids NEED a night out!…and so do you!

Forget finding a babysitter! We’ve lined up the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of each month with activities, fun and lots of peer-interaction. From 5 to 10 pm, you can drop the kids off while you get quality alone time. OR join register your teen for Youth Night and let us sway him or her away from video games for the night. We’re here for teens ages 11 and up the 2nd Saturday of the month from 7 to 10 pm.

Here’s the line-up for October:
Kid’s Night Out: October 10 and 24 from 5 to 10 pm
Cost is $23 for the first child and $10 for each additional child in your family.  Guests (non-members) are $31/$15.

Youth Night: October 10 from 7 to 10 pm. 
Cost is $5 for dinner.

We’re making soccer year-round!

Soccer is now a winter sport at the Baxter YMCA!  Join us for our indoor soccer league beginning November 14. 

Indoor Soccer (Futsol) (Ages 6-15yrs, Coed)
4-game league: Nov 14-Dec 12
Meet Your Team Day: Nov 7
Registrations: Now-Nov 1 ($20 late fee added starting Nov 2)
FM $27    PM $46

Fall Break Swim Lessons

Is your child signed up for Fall Break School’s Out Camp, or just need a an extra swimming safety lesson while school is out?  Fall Break Swim lessons are the perfect fit!  You can choose to come one week or both.  Classes take place Monday through Thursday from 4 – 4:45 pm in the Indoor Pool.  Cost is $26 for members and $51 for guests.

Session A: Oct 12 – 16
Session B: Oct 19 – 23

Register for School’s Out Camp and save your spot for Fall Break!

When school is out, we are IN!  Come join us as the camp fun continues year round! Fall Break Camp is October 12th through the 23rd! Visit to register today!

Final chance for Fall Leagues!

Get in some playing time with our last-minute Fall League options!  We will be serving up volleyball and hitting the courts with basketball.  Here’s the information you need to know!

Fall Basketball League  (Ages 3-15yrs, Coed)
6-game league: Oct 31-Dec 12
Meet Your Team Day: Oct 17
Registrations: Now-Oct 11  ($20 late fee added starting Oct 12)
FM $42    PM $70

Intramural Volleyball (Ages 9-15)
This league is devoted to the beginner volleyball player wanting to learn new skills in a fun, non-competitive environment.
6-game league: Oct 31-Dec 12
Parent Meeting: Oct 17
Registration: Now-Oct 11 ($20 late fee added starting Oct 12)
FM $33    PM $57

Youth and Government: where YOU make the rules!

Looking for a real-life experience?  Join us for Youth and Government.  Teens ages 11 and up will meet to learn the legal process, write bills and end the program with a conference at the State House!  Program begins October 6, so grab a friend and register today!

Where else can you find Synchronized Swimming?

Let our Synchronized Swimming Coach help to develop body control, agility, breath control and endurance, while teaching you to swim with others to music. Classes take place on Monday evenings from 5:15 to 6:15 pm. For more information on the next available session please visit our Member Services Desk.  This class is designed for children ages 6-17. 

Synergy Classes to Accomodate the Preschool Parent

You’re doing something good for your child, now do something good for yourself!  Get fit while your little one is in school!  We’ve added several morning classes to the Synergy schedule to accommodate our preschool parents!  Drop your child off, head to Synergy, get in a great workout, and be finished in time to pick your child up from school!  Register at the front desk today!  A new session begins each month.

Christian Emphasis Committee is currently accepting volunteers

The Baxter YMCA is looking for volunteers who are interested in serving on our Christian Emphasis Committee.  This Committee is a group of members who want to help the Y live out its mission to put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind, and body for all.  If you are interested in joining, click here

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YMCA MISSION: to put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind, and body for all.

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