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What‘s New @ Baxter YMCA

August Department News, Programs and Events

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.

Tee up for a good cause!

Mark your calendar for the Baxter YMCA Annual Golf Outing.  This will mark the second year our golfers will tee up at the fabulous Dye’s Walk Country Club.  Proceeds support the Annual Campaign.  Entry fee includes 18 holes of golf, cart, lunch provided by nameless catering, and goodie bag.  Complimentary drinks and snacks are available on the course.  Prizes will also be awarded. For more information about participating or sponsoring, click here

Date: September 10
Time: 12 pm Shotgun Start
Location: Dye’s Walk Country Club
                   2080 S. St. Road 135,
                   Greenwood, IN
FM/PM: $100/person

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

Swim Lessons don’t end in the summer! Register for Fall Swim Lessons today!

Swim lessons save lives!  Give your child some added confidence in the pool and yourself a piece of mind!  For more information about Fall swim lessons, click here

Calling all Teen Leaders!

Do you have a teen who wants to impact the community in a positive way? Join the YMCA Teen Leaders program. This club gives teens the opportunity to impact the community through service learning projects, fundraising, volunteering in special events and programs. We also have a little fun too! We take trips to laser tag, the zoo, haunted houses, sky zone, and other trips. We start September 16 so register at the Member Services Desk today!

We’re cleaning house! Wellness Center to close early 8/29

The Wellness Center will close at 4 pm on Saturday, August 29 for a deep cleaning.  Thank you for your understanding!

UPDATE!!! Pardon our dust. Multipurpose Room B update for August 23

We’re improving your experience!  Multipurpose Room B (the exercise room with the hardwood floor) is getting sanded down and refinished on Sunday, August 23 and will be closed until Thursday, August 27.  This means that SOME classes that take place in MRB on Aug 23-26 will be cancelled, others will take place OUTSIDE!  For a complete list of those classes and locations, please click here.  We apologize for the inconvenience, but promise that you’ll love the results!

Enrichment Classes cook up the right combination of fun and learning!

If you’re looking for a little something extra for your preschooler, consider registering for Sensational Science or Creative Cooking.  In Sensational Science, Children’s curiosity will be nurtured by exploring and discovering scientific methods, performing experiments, and drawing conclusions about the different areas of science.  The Creative Cooking class will teach your child how to cook easy-to-prepare foods for the family. New recipes each week table manners and etiquette will be discussed.  Classes meet once a week after morning preschool classes from 11:40 am – 12:10 pm.

We’re improving your experience

Our Indoor Pool has hosted many swim lesson sessions, lap swims, water exercise classes and open swim times over the past year.  To keep it in tip-top shape, we complete an annual maintenance on the pool each August.  This year, we are giving it a little extra attention and shutting it down for the entire month from August 1 – 31.  While we understand this is inconvenient for many of our members, we hope that you will find the end result to be worth-while.  Please consider visiting our Outdoor Pool during that time.

For a list of water fitness classes, please click here.

Thank you for your patience during this time!  If you have any questions or concerns, please call 317.881.9347.

LIVESTRONG at the YMCA

In 2008, the YMCA of the USA partnered with LIVESTRONG® to help cancer survivors begin the journey toward recovery with the LIVESTRONG at the YMCA program. Part of the Y’s commitment to strengthening community through healthy living, the program offers adults affected by cancer a safe, supportive environment to participate in physical and social activities focused on strengthening the whole person-not the disease. The free, 12–week program meets twice a week for 90 minutes, using traditional exercise methods to ease survivors back into fitness and help maintain a healthy weight. Read more…

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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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