Enrichment/Clubs

Winter 2017 Session dates: November 27 – March 4
Spring 2018  Session dates: March 12 – June 10

All participants must register at the front desk or online in order to participate in programs. Many classes have maximums and we want to make sure we have the correct ratios.


“Friday Nights”…Ages 13 and up

This program is a great night out for socializing with other teenagers. The program offers fitness, aquatics and light bites within a safe and comfortable setting and is centered on maintaining self-sufficiency. Participants function independently with peer group mentoring.

Fridays: 6:00—8:00 pm
Winter: Dec. 1, 8, 15, 22; Jan 5, 12, 19, 26; Feb. 2,9; March 2
Spring: March 16, 23; April 6, 20, 27; May 4, 11, 18; June 1, 8
Fees: Members $285, Non-Members $335

 

Sibspeak

This program is designed for siblings of children with challenges. Children will enjoy games and a light snack while engaging in a conversation surrounding life with a sibling that has special needs. Children will meet others who may be in circumstances similar to their own. From 12:00 -12:30 there will be additional support for parents to discuss and share topics related to the group.

Group Facilitator: Stef Jones, MSW

Saturday  11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Dates: 1st Saturday of each month October – June
Fees: Members $150  Non-members  $200

 

 

Unified Art… Ages 6-11

For those children with an interest in the arts, Unified Art provides a collaborative opportunity in the visual arts. Children with special needs will be paired with a partner and given the opportunity to develop artistically and socially. There is no fee for this class but all participants must register.

Ages 6-11: Mondays 4:00 – 4:45 PM 
Ages 12-teen: 
Mondays 5:00 – 5:45 PM
Winter: Nov. 27; Dec. 4, 11, 18 Jan. 8, 22, 29; Feb. 5, 12, 26
Spring: March 12, 19, 26; April 2, 16, 23, 30; May 7, 14, 21; June 4
There is no fee for this program but all participants must register. Class enrollment is limited.

 

The Visual Mixing Bowl…Ages 10 – teens

With the use of technology, cooking lessons will be demonstrated step by step as each participant and volunteer buddy follows at their own preparation station. Of course, the class will then dine together! The participants will learn to pre-plan for each recipe, engage in large and fine motor skill activities, identify and use a variety of measuring tools and enjoy their accomplishments! For ages 10 – teens.

Wednesdays 5:00 – 6:00 PM

Winter
Session 1: Nov. 29; Dec. 6, 13, 20; Jan. 3, 10 Fees: Members: $140; Non-members $190
Session 2: Jan. 17, 24, 31; Feb 7, 14, 28 Fees: Members: $140; Non-members $190
Spring: March 14, 21, 28; April 4, 18, 25; May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 Fees: Members: $260; Non-members $310

 

Music Connections… Ages 4-7

Music Connections is a group experience designed to target socialization and play development in children ages 4-7, through the naturally stimulating and connective medium of music. In a fun, nurturing environment, Music Connections will help each child enhance speech and language skills, while promoting self-expression and self-confidence. Singing, drumming, dancing, and improvised musical interactions will all be used to achieve these goals. This program is facilitated by Arts for Healing Inc.

Thursdays 4:30-5:15
Winter: Jan. 4, 11, 18, 25; Feb. 1, 8
Spring: March 15, 22, 29; April 5, 19, 26
Fees: Members $200, Non-Members $200

Just Us Girls… Ages 8-12

Just Us Girls is a great chance for any girl age 8 to 12 to enjoy anything from manicures to athletics, from art to movie night. We can do it all! Come to the Y on Thursday evenings and join us in all the fun!

Thursdays 5:00 – 6:00 PM
Winter: Nov. 30; Dec. 7, 14, 21; Jan. 4, 11, 18, 25 Feb. 1, 8, 15; March 1
Spring: March 15, 22, 29; April 5, 19, 26; May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31; June 7
Fees: Members $200,  Non-Members $250

 

Power of Play… Ages Preschool

This program is an enriched play-based experience geared towards ANY child who would benefit from practicing their fine and gross motor skills. This program is run by therapists from Sensory Kids who will provide a fun and exciting environment to address handwriting skills, sensory play, age appropriate gross/fine skill practice (posture, balance), strengthening coordination and bilateral skills, classroom skills (pencil grip, cutting, attention and focus).

Mondays: 5:30 – 6:15 pm
Winter: Jan 8, 22, 29; Feb 5, 12, 26
Spring: March 12, 19, 26; April 2, 16, 23
Fees: Members $200,  Non-members $200